PreventionGenetics will accept post mortem samples for DNA Banking as long as the family understands that often times the quality and quantity of the DNA recovered may be compromised and may not be adequate for certain types of testing in the future. Samples obtained from a Medical Examiner are usually not ideal. They may be over a week old, may not have been stored under ideal temperatures, or may be collected in blood tubes that do not have the appropriate anti-coagulant.
View a list of ideal sample types and shipping instructions.
Please call first to alert us of the shipment at 715-387-0484.