Sending patient material

When you request diagnostics, the material required is dependent on the indication and is listed on the request form. This form also includes guidelines for transportation.

The table below provides details on the amount of patient material required.

Application form

Material

Amount

FISH on buccal cells

buccal cells  

2 preparations

 

Urine

10 ml

Hemoglobinopathies

EDTA blood

4 - 7 ml

 

Amniotic fluid

/Chorionic villus 

15 ml or 20 mg

Molecular genetics

DNA

At least 15 micrograms (variable)

 

EDTA blood

2x 4 - 7 ml

 EDTA blood for FSHD2x7 - 10 ml 
   

 

EDTA blood, neonate

1x 2,5 ml

 

Muscle biopsy, protein diagnostics

 

 

Chorionic villus 

20 mg

 

Amniotic fluid

15 ml

 

 

 

Postnataal Genome research

EDTA blood

2x 4 - 7 ml

 

EDTA blood, neonate

1 ml

 

Li-heparin blood

4-7 ml

 

Li-heparin blood,neonaat

1 ml

 

Tissue biopsy

0,5 x 0,5 x 0,5 cm

Prenatal Genome research

Foetal blood

2 ml

 

Chorionic villus

20 mg

 

Amniotic fluid

10-20 ml

RNA research

Li-heparin blood

1x 5 ml

Red blood cell enzyme diagnostics

EDTA blood

2x 5 ml

 

EDTA blood, neonate

2x 1 ml

Tumourcytogenetic research

Li-heparin Bone Marrow

5 ml

 

Heparine blood

5 ml

 

Tissue biopsy

 

 

The material can be sent to the mailing address from the LDGA by post or courier.