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Skin Biopsy

About This Test

Department: Biochemistry


  • Skin biopsy tube


Turnaround Time:

6 - 8 weeks


For fibroblast culture/storage

Discuss with Duty Biochemist and liaise with referral laboratory prior to sampling if not SUDI case.

Please supply full clinical details when requesting.

Replacement tubes must be ordered in advance from Birmingham Children's Hospital. The Laboratory keeps a small stock of tubes for emergencies - please contact the Duty Biochemist if required.


Other Comments:

Samples are stored/cultures set up at Department of Newborn Screening & Biochemical Genetics, Birmingham Children's Hospital, Whittal Street, Birmingham, B4 6DH