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DNA Ploidy - Paraffin Block

Source Non-Blood
Mnemonic PLDY
Specimen Requirements

Paraffin embedded tissue

DO NOT send blocks. Please cut 3 x 50 um sections and place in a capped test tube for transport.

2 x 106 cells are required for testing. If samples are hypocellular, additional paraffin sections may be requested..

Specimen Handling

Specimens submitted to CLS from within Alberta: Deliver immediately to Flow Cytometry.

Specimens submitted to CLS from outside Alberta: Ship at room temperature, using an overnight courier. Please follow Flow Cytometry Shipping and Handling instructions when sending to CLS.

Additional Information

Specimens submitted to CLS from outside Alberta: Use FC3200EP Flow Cytometry Out of Province Requisition.
For pricing and billing , refer to Flow Cytometry Pricing and Billing.

Testing Location Flow Cytometry
Testing Frequency Monday, Wednesday
Alternate Name(s)
Reference Interval Provided on report.