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Test Name: Tissue Trace Elements
Testing Laboratory: BC Children's Hospital Complex Biochemistry Laboratory
Collection Container: Tissue samples are to be collected in an acid washed, plastic screw cap vial.
Alternate Collection Container(s): Collect specimen on sterile gauze and wrap it with another sterile gauze and place in a sterile specimen container. Ensure specimen doesn’t touch the specimen container walls.
Sample Type: Tissue (Liver)
Collection and Shipping Requirements: Ship on ice/cold pack
Liver for iron, copper and/or zinc analysis. Only done when requested by a pathologist.