Sample Storage

If transport to our laboratory is delayed, blood, urine and oral fluid samples should be stored in a refrigerator. Urine and oral fluid samples can be kept frozen in plastic tubes which do not burst in the cold.

Hair samples shall be stored in an aluminum foil in the dark at room temperature in our hair envelope. Do not refrigerate.

Further information on relevant topics

Transport

Transport

Besides postage a shipment of samples by courier is possible within most parts of Germany.

Methods of Measurement

Methods of Measurement

Dependent of the question at hand, different methods of measurement are used in lab diagnostics.

Cut-off and Reference Values

Cut-off and Reference Values

What are cut-off and reference values, how are they determined and why they might change.

Chain of Custody

Chain of Custody

Chain of custody designates the complete documentation of all pre-analytical and analytical steps in analysis of a sample.

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