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ApolloGen’s genetic tests are not direct-to-consumer. All tests must be ordered and results sent to a health care professional, usually a physician or genetic counselor. Individuals who are interested in genetic testing are encouraged contact their health care professional who can evaluate the appropriateness of genetic testing.

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Sample Requirements - For All Samples

Type:

Requirements:

Shipping:

Whole Blood

In EDTA (purple top) tube:

  • Infants (<2 years): 2-3 ml
  • Children (>2 years): 3-5 ml
  • Older Children & Adults: 6-9 ml

Blood samples should be sent by overnight shipping at room temperature as soon as possible after being drawn. If the specimen cannot be sent immediately, it should be stored refrigerated at 4°C. The blood specimen must not be stored for more than 3 days at 4°C.

Saliva

OrageneTM Saliva Collection kit:

(available through EGL) used according to manufacturer instructions.
Please contact us for a collection kit.

Store sample at room temperature. Ship sample within 5 days of collection at room temperature. No overnight shipping is necessary.

DNA

10 ug collected in Tris buffer or H2O

The sample(s) should be stored at -20°C, and ship on dry ice or room temperature.

Requirements:

In EDTA (purple top) tube:

  • Infants (<2 years): 2-3 ml
  • Children (>2 years): 3-5 ml
  • Older Children & Adults: 6-9 ml

Shipping:

Blood samples should be sent by overnight shipping at room temperature as soon as possible after being drawn. If the specimen cannot be sent immediately, it should be stored refrigerated at 4°C. The blood specimen must not be stored for more than 3 days at 4°C.

Requirements:

OrageneTM Saliva Collection kit:

(available through EGL) used according to manufacturer instructions.

Shipping:

Blood samples should be sent by overnight shipping at room temperature as soon as possible after being drawn. If the specimen cannot be sent immediately, it should be stored refrigerated at 4°C. The blood specimen must not be stored for more than 3 days at 4°C.

Requirements:

10 ug collected in Tris buffer or H2O

Shipping:

The sample(s) should be stored at -20°C, and ship on dry ice or room temperature.

Shipping

Please ship samples by overnight courier Monday through Thursday to:

  • ApolloGen Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory
  • 15375 Barranca Pkwy, A105-106
  • Irvine, CA 92618, USA

Holidays

ApolloGen is closed on weekends and observes the following holidays. If shipping a sample during those times, please contact the laboratory prior to sample collection.

New Year's Day Independence Day Thanksgiving Day
Memorial Day Labor Day Christmas Day

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