Each sample should be accompanied by a completed and signed "Request for DNA diagnostic tests" form and a signed Informed Consent Form (DNA, NGS-Next Generation Sequencing).
The Department does not accept samples directly from patients.
The Neurogenetics Department has recently launched the "National prevention programme for Friedreich ataxia", in collaboration with the Ministry of Health. You may get additional information from the relevant leaflet (Greek) here. You may get the relevant "Request and consent forms" here.
The Department is certified by the European Molecular Genetics Quality Network (EMQN) for most of its diagnostic services. The 2009 scheme certification is here.