Gas chromatography- mass spectrometry in use to measure drugs of abuse. Using such state-of-the-art instrumentation, the Clinical Chemistry Laboratory provides toxicological analyses essential to the care of overdosed patients and to the support of
The Clinical Chemistry laboratory provides routine and state of the art specialized assays for patient care. The laboratory is open and staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and tests of an urgent nature are available around the clock. One or more of the laboratory directors are available at all times for consultation and/or to facilitate use of the laboratory's services.
Clinical Chemistry laboratories generate over three million test results a year, offering assays for nearly 200 different clinically important constituents. Assays are carried out using a wide variety of techniques ranging from fully automated instruments to high performance liquid chromatography and tandem mass spectrometry.