Got your pink box?
Genetic carrier screening is done on saliva samples and performed at our testing provider Victorian Clinical Genetics Services (VCGS).
You will have been provided with a pink box by No.1 Fertility staff, this contains a saliva collection kit. If you have not received a pink box please ask your Fertility Specialist or Genetic Counsellor about genetic carrier screening, after this discussion they can provide you with a pink box.
Follow the video tutorial, or steps below to ensure prompt and accurate results.
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Collect & label your sample
1 It’s important not to eat or drink for at least 30 minutes before collecting your sample. A contaminated sample cannot be used.
3 Unscrew the lid from the tube. Turn and place the swab into the liquid. Close tightly.
7 Put your sample + the test request form into the biohazard bag provided.