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Our laboratory understands the needs of pediatric patients differ significantly from those of the adult patient and require a specialized approach in providing laboratory testing for infants, children and in some situations, adults.

Phone. 937-641-5100, clinical labs
Fax. 937-641-5403, clinical labs; 937-641-5482, pathology

Medical Director: L. David Mirkin, MD

  • Raymond Wong, MD, associate medical director

Administrative director: Sarah H. Jenkins, PhD

Services (Inpatient/Outpatient)

  • Medical genetics
  • Chemistry
  • Hematology
  • Microbiology
  • Virology
  • Serology
  • Transfusion services
  • Phlebotomy
  • Pathology
  • Molecular diagnostics

Tests not performed at Dayton Children's are sent to reference laboratories approved by the medical staff.

Services Provided

Clinical Laboratory

  • Clinical chemistry
  • Urinalysis
  • Coagulation
  • Hematology
  • Endocrinology
  • Microbiology, microbiological serology and virology
  • Therapeutic drug monitoring and drugs of abuse
  • Transfusion services
  • Phlebotomy
  • Catheter urine collection

Medical Genetics 

  • DNA testing
  • Genetic counseling
  • Public education
  • Direct patient care through clinics and consultations


  • Surgical pathology
  • Histology
  • Limited cytology services
  • Autopsy services
  • Limited consultations

Laboratory Manual

Referral Process

Phone: 937-641-5100
Fax:  937-641-5403

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

After hours, a pathologist is on call.
Clinical laboratory is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


Related to : Lab/Laboratory, Pathology.


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