Shipping Information

  • All outside institutions please contact MLabs. Provide who will be responsible for payment. Third party billing (with prior authorization number, insurance company name, policy number, group number), Institutional, or patient prepay (including credit card) are accepted.

  • Fill out the appropriate laboratory order form. (Incomplete information will delay testing.)

    Biochemical Genetics Requisition              Molecular Genetics Requisition

    Biochemical Sample Requirements           Molecular Sample Requirements

                                                                                 Molecular Testing Consent Form 

  • Label all specimen tubes with patient's Medical Record Number (if registered with the University of Michigan) patient's full name and the date of birth. 
     
  • Provide who will be responsible for payment. Third party billing (with prior authorization number, insurance company name, policy number, group number), Institutional, or patient prepay (including credit card) are accepted.
     
  • Ensure that the proper specimen is obtained and the appropriate test is requested. Test requirements regarding proper sample collection, handling and storage information can be found below.  All specimens must be accompanied by a completed requisition form and,  for Molecular Genetics, a completed consent form.

How to ship a Specimen to MLabs 

Central Distribution
University of Michigan Health System
Department of Pathology
Central Distribution 2F367 UH SPC 5054
1500 E. Medical Center Drive 
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5054

Phone: 800-862-7284 
Fax: 734-936-0755