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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Cellular Pathology

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Electron microscopy specimens

Specimen / container requirements

  • Routine: Fix a 1-3 mm piece of tissue in 4 percent glutaraldehyde in 0.1M phosphate buffer
  • Other: Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) cases initially contact:
    • The EDS Diagnostic Service
      Northwick Park and St Marks Hospitals
      London North West Healthcare NHS Trust
      Level 8V, Watford Road
      Harrow
      Middlesex HA1 3U