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About Us

Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego has been designated by the California Department of Public Health, Genetic Disease Screening Program, as an Area Service Center. We serve San Diego, Riverside, Orange and Imperial counties as one of seven Area Service Centers in California.

What We Do

As a designated Newborn Screening Area Service Center, we provide:


  • Positive Cases
  • Specimens needing re-collection
  • Missing Test Results
  • Specimens Not Obtained

Training and Assistance

  • Hospitals
  • Public Health Departments
  • Physicians
  • Midwives