Molecular genetic testing (GOS)
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.
For diagnosis of genetic disorders Carrier testing
|Sample & container required||See request form and instructions|
|Sample volume||See request form and instructions|
|Turnaround time||Up to 6 weeks|
Not currently performed in house; this is a referred test.
Reports are returned directly from the referral centre to the requesting clinician.