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Dried Blood Spot (DBS) testing & instructions

  • Dried Blood Spot request form - Please use this form when sending DBSs to the WoSSVC
  • DBS kits are available by contacting the laboratory by email: [email protected] In the email please state:
    • Name to post to
    • Address you wish the kits to be sent to 
    • If you require freepost labels

We require 5 full DBS spots per card.  Four full spots will be required for the automated screening process (regardless of the number of tests requested) and one full spot for PCR testing (if the patient is HCV antibody positive).

 

      FIVE FULL DRIED BLOOD SPOTS ARE REQUIRED

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      WITH BLOOD SOAKED THROUGH FROM FRONT TO BACK

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DBS testing instruction sheet for users - suitable for printing