Test Background The North East Thames Regional Genetics Service Laboratory (Great Ormond Street Hospital) 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 See request form and instructions
Sample Volume See request form and instructions
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 North East Thames Regional Genetics Service Laboratory (Great Ormond Street Hospital). Specimens will only be forwarded if they are accompanied with the request form
Download the request form here