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 4 mL Adult EDTA Blood (Preferred) 0.5 mL Paediatric EDTA Blood
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 Molecular Genetics via:
Lablink ext 22000
Mark Greenslade (Technical Head) ext 22010
Pippa Grainger (Section leader) ext 22014
For more information about the Molecular Genetics service:
Molecular Genetics information page