Ciliary Ultrastructural Examination
Ciliary Biopsy for Immotile Cilia Syndrome
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Standard methods for the processing of tissue for electron microscopic examination are followed.
Diagnosis by ultrastructure.
Interpretive report provided.
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
An EM fixation kit containing glutaraldehyde fixative may be obtained by contacting MLabs. Place the specimen into the 3% formaldehyde/3% glutaraldehyde fixative. Fix at 4 degrees C until shipment at ambient (room) temperature. Do not freeze the specimen. For Buffy Coat specimens, collect specimen in green top tube. Refrigerate and send at least 4mL intact heparinized whole blood.