Karyotype, GTG-banding -Tissue
- All chromosomes
Minimum 2-3 mm3 fresh tissue (skin biopsy)
Refrigerate until time of shipment. Ship sample overnight at room temperature for receipt at SickKids Cytogenetics Laboratory within 24 hours of collection.
Place in sterile container with SickKids Cytogenetics transport media or other sterile culture media.
Karyotyping of fibroblasts derived from tissue biopsy is usually performed when mosaicism is suspected in a patient, or when results cannot be obtained from peripheral blood.
Constitutional chromosome disorders, including aneuploidy, chromosome rearrangements, and mosaicism
Browse tests by laboratory
Toll Free: 1-855-381-3212