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Specialty Clinical Laboratories


Specialty Clinical Laboratories

The Specialty Clinical Laboratories (SCL) at IBR is dedicated to serving New York State consumers and private clients in the performance of medical laboratory testing. The SCL has 10 separate laboratories and receives specimens from all over the world from approximately 150 different facilities.

The SCL provides laboratory services in the following areas:

·      Molecular neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis (DNAJC5)

·      Molecular fragile X

Specimen Submission Process

To arrange to refer a specimen to our laboratories, please first telephone Edwine Oghayore at

(718) 494-5292, or Milen Velinov, MD, at 718-494-5219.
SCL fax number: (718) 494-0694

All specimens should be shipped to:

SCL–Specimen Accession Lab
1050 Forest Hill Road
Staten Island, NY 10314


Please see requisition forms

Information Sheets (downloadable PDFs)

Fragile X Lab - Intake Procedures for Prenatal Diagnosis

Fragile X Molecular Analysis

Autosomal Dominant Kufs Disease consent form