Electron Microscopy Facility 

Nasal or Ciliary Mucosal Biopsy

Nasal or Ciliary Mucosal Biopsy Submission:

Nasal or Ciliary Mucosal Biopsy Collection:

  • Should be placed in Cell or Viral Culture Transport Media.  Important: DO NOT FIX the specimen.  
  • Optimal time for obtaining best results is to send tissue within 1 to 2 hrs of collection.
  • Send immediately to Dr. Gunning.

Send biopsy and paperwork to the appropriate Specimen Delivery Address.

A PDF version of the complete instructions for tissue collection can be downloaded here.

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Last Updated: 6/26/15