Cell culture


Description

The laboratory routinely cultures fibroblasts, chorionic villi and amniocytes principally for karyotyping purposes such as prenatal diagnosis and mosaicism screening. The laboratory can also extract and store DNA from established cultures and from the original, uncultured sample material if required.


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Additional information

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Sending address

Great Ormond Street Hospital NE Thames Regional Genetics Service Laboratories
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
Barclay House
37 Queen Square
London
WC1N 3BH

Laboratory service

Genetics


Sample requirements

Fresh viable tissue samples


Reference range

Not applicable


Turnaround time

Not applicable


Cost

Upon request


Call in advance?

Not required


Genetics

The Genetics Laboratories provide an extensive range of Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics diagnostic testing services.

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