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Process of Muscle biopsy
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Process of Muscle biopsy

What is the procedure normally followed after obtaining a muscle biopsy speciman?  Is it normal for a speciman to set in the lab freezer for almost 4 months before being sent for genetic testing?  Is the speciman still acceptable to be sent for testing after this length of time?
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We recommend that you contact the laboratory that is performing the testing. The lab should be able to tell you the proper specimen handling requirements.
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