Electron Microscopy Facility 

General Tissue Sample

Tissue Sample Submission (i.e., kidney, tumor specimens):

Tissue Sample Collection:

  • Place minced (1 mm cubes) specimen in 3% glutaraldehyde immediately.
  • Send specimen at ambient temperature in a vial containing 3% glutaraldehyde.
  • Please provide the following clinical information: Patient’s age, sex, and site of biopsy, clinical symptoms, signs and duration (including family history), other relevant clinical laboratory studies, systemic/concurrent disease.

Send tissue sample 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: 3/23/15