Consultation with the Core Laboratory is required prior to submission of specimens. Please contact us via e-mail: MDLwgs@cdph.ca.gov
or phone: (510) 412-3940
Supplemental Information or Form
The Whole Genome Sequencing Test Request Form should be completed and submitted with samples.
Performed on Specimens From
Acceptable Sample/Specimen Type for Testing
Minimum Volume Required
Storage & Preservation of Sample/Specimen Prior to Shipping
Store at ambient temperature
Ship cultures on nonselective nutrient or similar agar in tubes with leak-proof screw cap closures.
Test subject to CLIA regulations requires the following identifiers: patient name, date of birth or age, and gender.
Shipping Instructions which Include Specimen Handling Requirements
Ship at ambient temperature
Whole Genome Sequencing and Data Analysis
Interferences & Limitations
MDL Points of Contact
MDL Core Laboratory (510) 412-3940, Monday - Friday 8 AM to 5 PM Pacific time.