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About the Histochemistry and Tissue Processing Lab

The CLIA-certified Histochemistry and Tissue Processing — Muscle Enzyme Histochemistry Lab is part of the Department of Biomedical Research at Nemours Children's. Located on the campus of the Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware, the lab provides clinical laboratory testing for Muscle Enzyme Histochemistry services.

Our Commitment

Our commitment is to provide basic and complex diagnostic Muscle Enzyme Histochemistry services for Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware, its partners and collaborators, while keeping with the mission, vision and values of Nemours and preserving efficiency in all processes.

Lab Researchers & Location

Lab Head

Heather Hardy, HT (ASCP)
Laboratory Director

Phone (Office): (302) 651-6827 
Phone (Lab): (302) 651-6771
Fax: (302) 651-5010

Our Location

Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware
Histochemistry and Tissue Processing Laboratory
1701 Rockland Road
Rockland 1 Room 274
Wilmington, DE 19803

Clinical Services & Equipment

Clinical Services

Lab Test Selection (PDF)

Lab Equipment

The lab is equipped with excellent instrumentation and maintains LEAN principles of operation. Our instrumentation includes:

  • (1) Leica tissue processor
  • (1) Leica cryostat
  • (3) Leica automated microtomes
  • (1) Sakura H&E stainer
  • (1) Leica immunostainer
  • (1) Thermo Scientific HistoStar embedding center TM.
  • (2) Olympus light microsopes
  • (1) Olympus fluorescence microscope
  • (1) HiTech imaging system with ImagePro Plus software
  • (1) Galileo Tissue Microarrayer