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Paediatric Laboratory Medicine

Specimen Type - Heart (Endocardium biopsy)

Test Name

Specimen Type - Heart (Endocardium biopsy)

Division

Mitochondrial Disease

Turn Around Time

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

Disease/Condition

Enzyme Testing for Mitochondrial Diseases

Specimen Type

Heart

Minimum Specimen Requirements

> 2 mm3 (Vial or Eppendorf Tube)

Storage/Transportation

Transport on ice

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