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Service Charges & Ordering


Service Charges

Effective 1-Jul-2017

Service Sample Type Full Service1* Self-service2*
HKU Academic Research Other Academic Research HKU Academic Research Other Academic Research
Buffy Coat HK$ 110 HK$ 130 HK$ 90 HK$ 110
Whole Blood
Tissue HK$ 125 HK$ 150 HK$ 105 HK$ 125
Buccal Swab

*Per sample cost at multiples of 48 samples (extraction kit provided). For other ordering quantity, please enquire.

1 Full service (done by CGS staff) = DNA extraction + quantity assessment by NanoDrop + quality assessment by agarose gel electrophoresis
2 User will be shown how to operate EZ1 instrument; NanoDrop & gel analysis NOT INCLUDED.

* Maximum of 2 separate sample submissions are included for each 48 extraction.  An extra HK$300 handling fee is required for each additional submission.

* If courier delivery of designated sample tube to user is needed, HK$ 35 (HKU) or HK$ 42 (other academic research) will be charged per shipment.

With advance submission of sample IDs, sample tube labels will also be provided for both full- and self-services.

Due to safety concerns and variations in sample type, pre-treatment (i.e. manual lysis) for samples is generally not included in above services.
Please discuss with us if you have special needs.

Commercial clients welcome, please enquire.

For academic institutes or commercial clients outside of Hong Kong, an extra HK$300 (per payment transaction) handling fee is required if the payment is made by bank draft or telegraphic transfer.

*IMPORTANT:* To qualify for HKU pricing, the investigator must be a regular employee of HKU AND payment must be made from an internal HKU financial account that qualifies for internal transfer; otherwise non-HKU price will be charged to cover the 15% finance charges levied by the HKU Finance Office for incoming external funding.


Service Ordering

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