Stead Family Department of Pediatrics- Medical Genetics

  • Shivanand R. Patil Cytogenetics and Molecular Laboratory

    Requesting Genetic Testing


    Specimens should be sent by overnight courier. If arrival will occur on the weekend, specimens should be delivered to Specimen Control, UIHC, 6240 RCP, ATTN: Cytogenetics and Molecular Lab. Please call the Cytogenetics Laboratory and leave patient name, specimen type, referring physician's name and phone number, and tracking number of courier recorded on our voice mail. We can provide a Fed Ex account number for shipping charges on a case by case basis.


    Styrofoam mailers are available from our laboratory for out-of-hospital clients (contact the laboratory for specific details).