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DNA EXTRACTION

Background

High quality genomic DNA is prepared from a variety of sample types including whole blood, tissues, cell suspensions and chorionic villus samples. The genomic DNA is use for a variety of applications including microarray analysis, MLPA and DNA sequencing.

DNA extractions can also be performed for research groups. Please contact the laboratory to arrange this.

 

Testing at WRGL

DNA is prepared manually using commercial reagent kits following standard laboratory procedures. Following DNA preparation the quality and quantity of DNA is evaluated using a Nanospectrophotometer.
 

 

Cost, Sample Requirements & Turnaround Times

 

Test

Cost NZD*

Sample Requirements

Current TAT

DNA extraction from whole blood $117 Adults: 4 ml in EDTA (purple top)
Children: 1-2 ml in EDTA (purple top)
For newborns and very young babies supply 1 ml EDTA (purple top)
2 working days
DNA extraction from other specimens $117 CVS, amniotic fluid,tissue,
bone marrow, other specimen types on request

2 working days

 
*No direct charge for the central region DHBs covered by the Crown Funding Agreement

DNA Extraction

ABOUT US

Wellington Regional Genetics Laboratory (WRGL) provides a comprehensive, integrated diagnostic cytogenetic and molecular genetic testing service

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CONTACT US

(04) 918-5352
wrgl@ccdhb.org.nz