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.
Please refer to the Laboratory User's Guide for our online searchable test database and other test-related information.
Updates and changes to laboratory tests and/or laboratory practices may be viewed in our archived Laboratory Alerts. The Department of Pathology Newsletter FOCUS highlights recent advances and important topics in Laboratory Medicine and Pathology.
Nikola Baumann, Ph.D.
Carmen Brana-Mulero, M.S., MT(ASCP)
Linda Filson, MT(ASCP)
Interim supervisor: Anita Patel, MT(ASCP)
Anitha Daniel, MT(ASCP)
Hours of operation: 24 hours/day, 7 days/week
2nd floor, Clinical Sciences Building
840 S. Wood St. (MC 750)
Chicago, IL 60612