Shipment & Contact

For shipment of samples please use the following address label:


  • Ship the samples on dry ice;
  • Label the box with the assigned project number;
  • Label the sample(s) unambiguously (preferably use stickers);
  • Email or include an appropriate sample list;
  • Check our opening hours for sample receipt

Sample receipt can only take place from Monday until Friday Noon (12:00 GMT+1.00)

Our laboratory is closed on the following holidays:


  • New year's day - January 1
  • Good Friday - April 19
  • Easter - April 21 and 22
  • Kings day - April 27
  • Labour day - May 1
  • Ascension day - May 30
  • Pentecost - May 9 and 10
  • Christmas December 25 and 26

Shipping costs are the responsibility of the referring clinician and/or medical center. Our laboratory does not accept responsibility for shipping costs associated with samples sent to us. Note that this may include additional charges for custom clearings.For prenatal testing please contact the laboratory before sending samples.


For regular mail only (NOT for sample shipment)

Amsterdam UMC, Location AMC
Laboratory Genetic Metabolic Diseases (F0-132)
P.O. Box 22700
The Netherlands

Phone: +31 20 5661918
Fax: +31 20 6962596

E-mail: Core Facility Metabolomics