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DNA Isolation/Storage


DNA/RNA
Test performed by: LabPLUS - Dept. Diagnostic Genetics - Molecular Genetics


Referral Requirements

Important Note:

For sendaway requires a Specialist to complete a Molecular Genetics sendaway form.

Download: Consent for Genetic Testing/DNA Storage - Consent Genetic Testing_DNA Storage.pdf


Specimen Collection
EDTA4 mL Adult EDTA Blood (Preferred)
EDTA0.5 mL Paediatric EDTA Blood

NOTE:

A minimum of 0.5ml can be processed. However, sufficient DNA for downstream testing cannot be guaranteed if less than 4.0ml blood is collected.

Transport all bloods at room temperature within 24-48 hours. If necessary specimens can be refrigerated overnight for transport at room temperature the following day.

For testing of other sample types please contact the laboratory prior to sending.


Contact Information

Contact Molecular Genetics via:

Lablink                                                     ext 22000

Mark Greenslade (Technical Head)   ext 22010

Pippa Grainger (Section leader)              ext 22014

Email: DGen@adhb.govt.nz




For more information about the Molecular Genetics service:

Molecular Genetics information page


Last updated at 15:49:04 22/03/2021