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Paediatric Laboratory Medicine

Specimen Type - Kidney (Mostly autopsies)

Test Name

Specimen Type - Kidney (Mostly autopsies)

Division

Mitochondrial Disease

Turn Around Time

  • Tissue Biopsies: Frozen - 1 month
  • Tissue Biopsies: Fresh - 5 business days

Disease/Condition

Enzyme Testing for Mitochondrial Diseases

Specimen Type

Kidney

Minimum Specimen Requirements

30-50 mg (Vial or Eppendorf Tube)

Storage/Transportation

Transport on dry ice.

Special Requirements

Snap frozen.

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