mitochondrial diseases
The Diagnosis of Mitochondrial Diseases Brochure
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Collection Requirements & Shipping Instructions


  • Blood in EDTA Lavender top tube, 3-5ml; room temperature or refrigerated.

  • Blood in Acid Citrate Dextrose (ACD) Yellow top tube, 5-8ml; room temperature.

  • Muscle Flash Frozen, 100-150mg, approximately 0.1 cm in diameter and 0.5 cm in length; on Dry Ice.
For infant samples, please contact lab at (212) 305-9706 for appropriate collection amount.


Please note, our address has changed to:
Laboratory of Personalized Genomic Medicine
Department of Pathology and Cell Biology
Columbia University Medical Center
630 West 168th Street, P&S 17th Floor, Room 401
New York, NY 10032

Tel. 212-305-9706
Fax: 212-342-0420

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