Other Cultured Adherent Cells* (not Amnio/CVS), Collection and Shipping Instructions
|Volume:||Send 2 T25 flasks near confluence, sterile. Please state the tissue of origin.|
|Labeling:||Label with the patient name plus a second identifier such as date of birth, specimen ID or medical record number.|
|Stability:||Cultures must be topped off with sterile medium immediately before shipping. Always establish and keep backup cultures but do not send them unless requested to do so by GeneDx.|
|Shipping:||Ideal handling is to ship immediately at ambient temperature for overnight delivery with arrival Monday-Saturday. In hot weather a cool pack can be enclosed.|
* Non-adherent cells such as lymphoid cell lines will be accepted but it is the sender’s responsibility to write “Non-Adherent Cells” with bold marker on the flask and paperwork.
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