Skin (fibroblast) Chromosomal Breakage Test Providers

Guy’s & St Thomas’s are the only centre in the UK that performs skin chromosomal breakage testing on skin biopsy obtained cultured fibroblasts (and on amniotic/chorionic tissue for the purposes of antenatal testing). Enquiries to Dr Ian Kesterton at:


More information on Guys and St Thomas’s cytogenetics services.

Note that chromosomal breakage on skin biopsy obtained fibroblast culture takes up to six weeks and may be inconclusive.

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