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Molecular genetic testing (GOS)

Category Biochemistry
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 & 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.
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 genetic test request form here

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