The Clinical Chemistry Laboratory is a state-of-the-art, fully automated laboratory. Clinical Chemistry includes STAT and routine testing in the areas of general chemistry, endocrinology, special chemistry, immunology and toxicology. The Clinical Chemistry laboratory services the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System and the University of Illinois Reference Laboratory.

The Chemistry laboratory performs over 2 million orderable tests per year. The laboratory has a Beckman Total Lab Automation system, Synchron LX20s, Unicell DXIs, ADVIA Centaurs, DSX automated ELISA analyzers, Abbott IMx and TDx/FLx instruments, Radiometer blood gas analyzers and a graphite furnace atomic absorption instrument. The testing menu includes routine chemistry and specialty testing such as tumor markers, reproductive hormones, hepatitis testing, therapeutic drug monitoring and infectious disease serologies.


Ming Jin, PhD
Phone: 312-996-1625


Special Chemistry/Chemistry:
Carmen Brana-Mulero, MS, MT(ASCP)
Phone: 312-996-5737

Chemistry/Quality Assurance:
Linda Filson, MT(ASCP)
Phone: 312-413-4768

Contact Information

Hours of Operation:  24 hours/day, 7 days/ week
Phone:                        312-996-4440

Address:                    Pathology Laboratories
2nd Floor, Clinical Sciences Building
840 South Wood Street (MC 750)
Chicago, IL 60612