Shipment & Contact

For shipment of samples please use the following address label:


  • Follow the specific shipment instructions for the requested test;
  • Include the completed test request form found on the webpage of the required test;
  • Label the sample(s) unambiguously (at least name and date of birth);
  • 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 1st
  • Good Friday
  • Easter
  • Kings day April 27th
  • Labour day May 1st
  • Ascension day
  • Pentecost
  • Christmas December 25th and 26th

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.

Request forms:

For regular mail only (NOT for sample shipment)

Academic Medical Center
Laboratory Genetic Metabolic Diseases (F0-132)
P.O. Box 22700
The Netherlands

Phone: +31 20 5665393
Fax: +31 20 6962596

Metabolite diagnostics
Enzyme diagnostics
DNA diagnostics