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 10
  • Easter - April 12 and 13
  • Kings day - April 27
  • Liberation day - May 5
  • Ascension day - May 21
  • Pentecost - May 31 and June 1
  • 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


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