The following Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics tests are performed in our Genetic Diagnostics Laboratory:






In addition to these tests the Unit can arrange any genetic test offered through theĀ Asiri Centre for Genomic and Regenerative Medicine, Credence Genomics or theĀ GENDIA network.


Sample Collection and Transportation

Prior to collecting samples, patients should be offered pre-test genetic counseling and written informed consent obtained from them. Test requisition/consent forms and specimen containers can be obtained by contacting the Human Genetics Unit.


Please transport samples to the lab as fast as possible after collection. If delays are anticipated, send them in a cool box but do not freeze samples. All samples should reach the lab between 8:30 am – 3:00 pm from Monday to Friday (except public holidays).