Chemistry

Contact Information
Contact:
B4/241 CSC-2472
600 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53792-2472
Phone:
(608) 262-9553
Email:
Hours:
  • 24/7 - 365 days of the year

Hours of Service:

24/7 365 days of the year

Number of Analytes:

Over 250 different tests

Workload:

> 1.4 million tests/year

Specimens Types:

Primarily plasma/serum but also whole blood, urine, CSF, peritoneal fluid, synovial fluid, and other body fluids.

Analytical Systems:

Highly automated systems that automatically read the barcode labels on the tubes for patient specimens to determine specifics tests to run and with results auto-filled into EPIC patient chart. Estimated value of equipment is > $3 million majority acquired by lease-rental.

Detection schemes:

Ion specific electrodes, spectrophotometric, turbidometric, nephelometric, fluorescent polarization, chemiluminescent, and others.

Analytes:

Electrolytes (sodium, potassium, & chloride), lipids (cholesterol, triglyceride, HDL-chol), enzymes (CK, LDH, AST, ALT, and others)

Certified:

CLIA through the College of American Pathology