Unitat de Citogenètica


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The Cytogenetics Unit in collaboration with Laboratory of Hematology. Hematology Service from Hospital ICO-Germans Trias i Pujol (Badalona) is responsible for analytical tests belonging to the Hematology Service from samples of whole blood, serum, plasma, urine, body fluids, bone marrow, lymph nodes, spleen, and tumor masses. The available analysis include Cytogenetics (karyotype), FISH and SNP-microarrays (in collaboration with Unit of Microarrays from IJC).

The Cytogenetics Unit includes the Laboratory of Cytogenetics of the Institut Català d'Oncologia (ICO) from Badalona. The Unit process more than 3000 samples per year from ICO Badalona, from ICO Girona and ICO Bellvitge.

The services that the Cytogenetics Unit offers are listed below:

-        Conventional cytogenetics culture and karyotype performance

-        Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) with commercial probes

-        QF-PCR.

-        Microarrays. SNP microarrays


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Cytogenetics Unit

To perform conventional cytogenetics, culture, FISH and QF-PCR please contact with Dr. Isabel Granada (igranada@iconcologia.net) from the Laboratory of Cytogenetics of the Hematology Department, ICO-Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Barcelona   

For this service please click the link: 

Hematology Laboratory. ICO Badalona