Clinical Chemistry Laboratory

The Clinical Chemistry Laboratory performs a wide variety of routine and STAT laboratory testing of analyses in serum, urine, cerebrospinal fluid and other body fluids. The majority of our tests are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and are performed using automated chemistry analyzers which employ a combination of optical, electrochemical, enzymatic and immunoassay-based methodologies.

Additionally, advanced chemistry tests are a performed using a variety of techniques including mass spectrometry and electrophoresis based methods from Monday to Friday, 7 am – 5 pm.

Our specific services include:

  • STAT and routine serum chemistries including electrolyte testing, liver function tests, cardiac enzyme testing, lipid testing, anemia-related studies, thyroid function and other endocrine studies
  • Blood gas and oximetry
  • Serological testing for HIV
  • Therapeutic drug monitoring for immunosuppressants
  • Monoclonal antibody testing using nephelometry, and serum/urine protein electrophoresis
  • Urine chemistry and toxicology
  • TSH

Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Chemistry laboratory, please contact Gail Kinchla, technical director, at 617-732-8387.

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