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Mitochondrial DNA

Category Biochemistry
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The Neurogenetics department at the Institute of Neurology provides services for a number of inherited mitochondrial diseases.

Clinical Indications

Investigation of inherited disorders arising from mutations in mitochondrial DNA

Reference range

See report

Sample & container required EDTA (lavender top)
Sample volume 5-10 mL
Turnaround time Up to 6 weeks

Not currently performed in house; this is a referred test. Clinical Biochemistry will forward these specimens to the Department of Neurogenetics at the Institute of Neurology. Specimens will only be forwarded if they are accompanied with the request and consent form available from the referral centre: 020 3448 4250. Reports are returned directly from the referral centre to the requesting clinician.