CHROMOSOME ANALYSIS, SOLID TUMOR
Submit tumor tissue in a sterile screw capped container in Hanks / Ringers solution. Ship refrigerated immediately. DO NOT FREEZE. Specimen must reach ADL, BLR within 24 hrs. Formalin fixed specimen not acceptable. Give clinical history on Chromosome Analysis Test request form.
Culture, Microscopy, Karyotype
Sample Daily by 1 pm
Report 23rd Day Evening
Trim tissue free of fat, normal and necrotic tissue.