Laboratory Services


Contact Pathology / Laboratory Medicine

Staffed by almost 200 medical technologists, administrators, administrative assistants and pathologists, our lab performs approximately 2 million tests per year.

Ordering a Test

Instructions for ordering a test:

1. Fill out requisition.
2. Place labels on requisition and all tubes.

  • Refer to our lab catalog for specimen collection, storage, and transportation requirements.

3. Package specimens as appropriate.
4. Send (via USPS, express mail, or courier) form and specimen(s) to:

  • ATTN: Laboratory
    Wayfind: C1451
    Children’s Medical Center
    1935 Medical District Dr
    Dallas TX 75235

5. Contact us at or call 214-456-2320 with any questions. 


The laboratories are accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP). The Transfusion Medicine Department is also accredited by the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB).

Accreditaton Numbers:

  • Dallas Campus
    CLIA # 45D0481024
    CAP# 2070801
    AABB Accreditation
    ID#  6997
  • Legacy Campus
    CLIA# 45D1081681
    CAP# 7211417
    AABB Accreditation
    ID#  6997

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