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Paediatric Laboratory Medicine

Specimen Type - Liver (Biopsies/Autopsies)

Test Name

Specimen Type - Liver (Biopsies/Autopsies)

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

Liver

Minimum Specimen Requirements

10 mg (minimum) from biopsy; 30-50 mg from autopsy

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