The Cytogenetics Unit, with the Hematology Service from Hospital ICO-Germans Trias i Pujol (Badalona), is responsible for analytical tests belonging to Special Hematology from samples of whole blood, serum, plasma, urine, body fluids, bone marrow, lymph nodes, spleen, and tumor masses. The available analysis include: Special Hemostasis, Erythropathology, Special Cytology, Immunophenotype, Cytogenetics and Molecular Biology.

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


  • Conventional cytogenetics culture and karyotype performance
  • Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) with commercial probes
  • QF-PCR
  • Microarrays. SNP microarrays
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