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About Our Molecular Diagnostics Lab

Clinical Lab Services

The CLIA-certified Nemours Children's Molecular Diagnostics Lab serves as a pediatric diagnostic center, providing reliable molecular clinical lab services to diagnose more than 30 genetic diseases.

Located at Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware, our lab specializes in molecular diagnosis of neuromuscular diseases including muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy, Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy and Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease.

Testing is also available for Barth syndrome, Rett syndrome, Pelizaeus-Merzbacher-like disease, Costello syndrome, CFC syndrome, Feingold syndrome and benign hereditary chorea and many others.

Billing Information

  • We do not bill third-party payers (insurance companies) for samples received from external sources.
  • The person or institution (clinical lab; send-out lab; physician office) sending the sample is responsible for full payment of the invoices within 30 days of receipt of the invoice.
  • If a purchase order number is necessary for payment to your institution, please provide it at the time of the sample submission.
  • If the patient is on medical assistance, please contact the lab prior to sample submission.
  • Invoices are generated when sample tests are completed. We have a 30-day remittance policy from the date of the invoice for receiving payments.
  • For direct patient billing, prepayment for the testing services is required prior to beginning our testing. A completed credit card form (PDF) is required. Please complete the form and include the paperwork with the shipment of the patient sample.

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Ordering Information

Details and pricing for each service are listed below. For more information, please contact:

Susan Kirwin
Assistant Director
Molecular Diagnostics Lab

Phone: (302) 651-6775
Email: susan.kirwin@nemours.org

Testing Services