Information and order

Address

Amsterdam Laboratory of Genome Diagnostics

Academic Medical Center
Dept. Clinical Genetics, H01-114
Meibergdreef 9
1105 AZ AMSTERDAM – The Netherlands

Email

info@amsterdamgenomedx.com

Phone

Available Monday-Friday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM; (UTC+1)
+31-20-5665110

Fax

+31-20-5669389

Ordering process

Order a genetic test:

  1. Use the test catalog and order form (see corresponding topic in the FAQ section for a step-by-step instruction) on this website. For Whole Exome Sequencing (WES) trio, search for WES in the test catalog.
  2. After completion of the order form, print the form as instructed and add it to your sample (complete the pedigree information manually if applicable).
  3. An email is automatically sent to the ordering physician email address indicated in the form. This is for confirmation only.
  4. The analysis report will be sent to the ordering physician by regular mail. In case the report will be delayed, the ordering physician will be notified by email.
  5. For more support contact info@amsterdamgenomedx.com

Sample requirements

Please note that samples for prenatal diagnostics will only be accepted upon previous notification.

Depending on the requested test, the following materials are accepted:

  • EDTA blood (per request 2x 6 ml. Note: do not use 4 ml tubes. For infants per request 5-10 ml EDTA blood).
  • Purified DNA (usually 5 µg; 20 µg for NGS panels)
  • Amniotic fluid (min. 10 ml)
  • CVS (chorionic villi) ( ~ 30 mg.)
  • EDTA umbilical cord blood (approx. 1 ml)
  • Cultured cells (fibroblasts, chorionic villi)
  • (1 flask, min. 25 cm2, 80 – 90% confluent)
  • Biopsy material (e.g. heart tissue) (volume 0.5 cm3)
  • Saliva (only if collected in Oragene OG-500 kits – available from AGDx upon request by Email: info@amsterdamgenomedx.com)
  • Buccal Swabs (only if collected in Isohelix SK1 kits – available from AGDx upon request by Email: info@amsterdamgenomedx.com)

Shipping instructions

Send your sample to:

Amsterdam Laboratory of Genome Diagnostics
Academic Medical Center
Dept. Clinical Genetics, H01-114 (Outside office hours: delivery at LAKC B1-114)
Meibergdreef 9
1105 AZ AMSTERDAM – The Netherlands

Please note: all specimen tubes should be labeled with patient’s name and date of birth. Unlabeled specimen tubes are not accepted.

  • Cooling is not necessary.
  • Samples should not be frozen.
  • Shipment of purified, extracted DNA and buccal swabs specimens is typically unproblematic within any timeframe due to the stability of these samples.
  • EDTA/ACD blood should always be sent off immediately and arrive in our facility within 5 days of collection.
  • Prenatal specimens should be shipped to us using an express delivery service.
  • All specimens should be shipped to us with a completed requisition form
  • Please use transport tubes in accordance with UN3373 regulations (http://www.un3373.com/info/regulations/)

Billing

  • An invoice will be sent to the ordering physician’s address or to the address indicated on the test requisition form.
  • Please pay within 30 days by bank money transfer to the bank account nr. indicated on the invoice.
  • Please always refer to the Request No. (see order form)