Our CAP accreditation has been extended until September 14, 2015. A copy of our current accreditation certificate can be found here.
All samples for DNA testing for peroxisomal disorders should be sent directly to the DNA Diagnostic Lab at Johns Hopkins. The full range of biochemical testing for peroxisomal disorders is still available.
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Genetics Laboratories at Kennedy Krieger Institute
About the Genetics Laboratories:
The Genetics Laboratories at the Kennedy Krieger Institute provide accredited clinical tests to aid the diagnosis of patients with disorders of metabolism and/or disorders associated with intellectual disability.
Laboratory services are divided into three specialized sections. These sections include:
Our expert staff, most of whom hold joint faculty appointments at both the Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, provide timely results and detailed interpretations with the opportunity for clinical consultation. We also perform analyses on research samples of human or non-human origin.
Samples may include whole blood, plasma, red blood cells, urine, fibroblasts and other cell cultures, and tissue (research only).
Accreditation, Certification & Licensure:
The Genetics Laboratories is certified by the Department of Health and Human Services under CLIA ID #21D0649789, accredited by CAP #1353022, and licensed by the State of Maryland lab permit #802. The Kennedy Krieger Institute's EIN is #52-1524965.
Laboratory staff participate in the quality assurance and proficiency testing program (Biochemical Genetics Survey) offered by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the European Research Network for Evaluation and Improvement of Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment of Inherited Disorders of Metabolism (ERNDIM).
Contact the Genetics Laboratories:
The Genetics Laboratories can be reached at (443) 923-2788.