Imperial Collage Healthcare

Molecular genetic testing (KGC)


Test Background
The Kennedy Galton Regional Molecular Genetics Laboratory provides services for a number of genetic disorders and will also accept blood samples from local patients for DNA extraction and forwarding to other specialist labs within the national network.


Clinical Indications
For diagnosis of genetic disorders Carrier testing


Reference Range

See report


Sample Required
EDTA (lavender top)


Sample Volume
0.5-2.0 mL paediatrics 5-10 mL adults


Turnaround Time
Up to 6 weeks


Notes
Not currently performed in house; this is a referred test.

Clinical Biochemistry will forward these specimens to the Kennedy Galton Regional Molecular Genetics Laboratory. Specimens will only be forwarded if they are accompanied with the request form
Download the request form here


Reports are returned directly from the referral centre to the requesting clinician.

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