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Paediatric Laboratory Medicine

Specimen Type - Fibroblasts

Test Name

Specimen Type - Fibroblasts

Division

Mitochondrial Disease

Turn Around Time

Fibroblasts: 3 weeks - 3 months

Disease/Condition

  • Enzyme Testing for Mitochondrial Diseases

Specimen Type

Fibroblast

Minimum Specimen Requirements

1 dish for subculturing (For RCE,L/P, PDH, PC);  20 dishes for mitochondrial isolation

Storage/Transportation

Room temperature

Special Requirements

Tissue culture dish 100x200mm

Shipping and Contact Information

The Hospital for Sick Children
Rapid Response Laboratory
170 Elizabeth Street, Room 3642
Toronto, ON
M5G 2G3
Canada
Phone: 416-813-7200
Phone: 1-855-381-3212