Collect whole blood in a purple top (EDTA) tube (preferred). Extracted DNA is also an acceptable specimen.
5ml whole blood or 11 ug DNA
Refrigerate sample until shipment. Send the sample at room temperature with overnight delivery for receipt Monday through Friday within 24 hours of collection.
Whole blood can be refrigerated until shipment.
Heparinized specimens, severely hemolyzed specimens, frozen, clotted or possibly commingled specimens, blood in non-sterile or leaky containers, mislabeled or inappropriately labeled specimens.
Do not heat, freeze or centrifuge blood before shipment. Refrigerate sample until shipment.
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Whole blood in EDTA purple top tubes is the preferred sample. High molecular weight genomic DNA is also accepted. Cheek epithelial cells or other samples containing DNA may be acceptable. Contact the laboratory for specific instructions regarding such samples before sending the sample.
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