Specimen Requirements

Depending on the test being performed ExceedMDx Genetic Testing offers a few convenient and non-invasive specimen collection options:

  1. For Male Ancestry, Maternal Ancestry, Paternity and Maternity Testing & Genetic Testing (e.g. for KRAS, BRAF, HER2/neu, CYP2C9, VKORC1 etc.):


    SPECIMEN COLLECTED: SALIVA

    COLLECTION DEVICE: Saliva DNA Collection and Preservation Device (shown below)

    We can use either a few mL of liquid saliva ("spit") samples or an oral swab in the case of infants, the elderly or disabled individuals. Saliva samples can be shipped at room temperature.

  2. For Urine-Base Pathogen Detection Tests for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) as well as for some other pathogens:


    SPECIMEN COLLECTED: URINE

    COLLECTION DEVICE: Urine Preservation Tubes (shown below)

    We require 25 to 45 ml of urine for these tests. Urine can be shipped at room temperature.

  3. Are you interested in testing a sample of blood, plasma, serum, stool, tissue, other bodily fluids or fabric? Please contact us and we will be delighted to discuss your specific requirements in greater detail.