Paternity Testing (postnatal and prenatal) – sample required from each person being tested (3 people)

Code

PATT

Sample Reqs

A / AF / CVS [9] [11] [12] Contact lab

Turnaround

5 days

Special instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided. [11] Patient consent required. Consent Form can be found at the back of this guide. [12] Please provide one sample for each person being tested.



Sample type guide

A

Lavender Vacutainer, EDTA anticoagulant, 4ml/10ml (10ml EDTA tubes are used for specific PCR assays)

AF

Amniotic fluid (5mls PCR – 10mls Karyotype)

CVS

Chorionic Villus (medium provided by laboratory))

See the Sample Requirements page for an explanation of all the sample requirements.

See the Special Instructions Legend page for a full list of special instructions.

Last-updated: 18/12/20

 

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