Sending modalities

How to send us samples:

Postfach 20 14 53
80014 München

For courier services:
Max-Lebsche-Platz 31
81377 München

MLL Münchner Leukämielabor GmbH
Max-Lebsche-Platz 31
81377 München

We are available
Telephone: +49 89 99017-0
Fax: +49 89 99017-111

Material acceptance and shipping
Monday to Saturday,
Sunday by prior arrangement (call us).

Opening hours
Monday - Friday 07:00h - 17:00h
Saturday 07:00h - 13:00h

Testing material
Detailed information on test material and shipping can be found in our primary sample collection manual.


Request form

Please enclose this completed examination form with your sample shipment. The form represents all diagnostic methods and analyses completely.


Request form hemoglobinopathy

Order for laboratory and molecular genetic testing for hemoglobinopathies.


Patient consent - Research projects

By providing this patient consent, you agree to the use of excess biomaterial for research purposes.


Primary sample collection manual

Detailed information on test material and shipment can be found in our primary sample collection manual.


Information for correct sampling of buccal swap and nail material

Here you will find information on the correct sampling of germline material.


FAQs - questions and answers

If you have questions about placing an order, diagnostics or reports, you will find the right answers in our FAQs on the Service site.

to our FAQs

Processing times

For the methods offered, the processing times generally apply as indicated in the following table, from the arrival of the sample in the laboratory to the reporting of the findings.

Methods Required processing times
Cytomorphology, cytochemistry 2 hours to 1 day
Immunophenotyping 2 hours to 1 day
FISH 1 to 3 days
Sequencing 3 to 10 days

Quantitative PCR

1 to 5 days
PCR for detection of fusion genes 1 to 5 days

PML-RARA detection at diagnosis

4 to 6 hours
B-/T-cell receptor analysis, chimerism analysis 3 to 10 days
Chromosome analysis 3 to 7 days
24-color FISH, incl. chromosome analysis 5 to 10 days

TPSAB1 ddPCR CNV analysis

4 to 11 days

DPYD melting curve analysis

1 to 3 days

Hemoglobin electrophoresis, blood count, Iron status

1 to 2 days


2 to 8 days


2 to 8 days

Contact persons

Do you have questions about sample submission, analyses performed or findings? We are available for you with our interdisciplinary team. With us, you can ask your questions specifically to physicians or scientific staff from the methodological areas. This way you will receive the most competent answers. Contact us with your request or read our frequently asked questions (FAQ).


Questions about shipment of sample material

Submission modalities - Request forms

Requesting additional analyses

Questions about diagnostics and methodology


Questions about clinical reports, partial finding reports and processing times

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Quality management

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Your contact person

»Close cooperation between clinician and laboratory leads to quick and precise diagnosis for the patient.«

Dr. med. Christian Pohlkamp

Internist, Hematologist and Oncologist
Head of Cytomorphology
Head of Customer Care

T: +49 89 99017-150