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Activities of the department

 

Biochemical diagnostic services

 

The following tests are offered for patient care

 

A. Serum/Plasma Investigations

 

Parameters

  • Albumin, Serum
  • Alkaline Phosphatase (ALP), Serum
  • Ammonia, Plasma
  • Angiotensin Converting Enzyme, Serum
  • Anticardiolipin Antibodies-IgA, Screening, Serum
  • Anticardiolipin Antibodies-IgG, Screening, Serum
  • Anticardiolipin Antibodies-IgM, Screening, Serum
  • Antiphospholipid Antibodies-IgG, Screening, Serum
  • Antiphospholipid Antibodies-IgM, Screening, Serum
  • Aryl Sulfatase A, Serum
  • Bilirubin Total, Serum
  • Calcium, Serum
  • Carbamazepine (CBZ), Serum
  • Ceruloplasmin, Serum
  • Chloride, Serum
  • Cholesterol Total, Serum
  • Copper, Serum
  • Creatine Kinase (CK), Serum
  • Creatinine, Serum
  • Folate, Serum
  • Gamma Glutamyl Transferase (GGT), Serum
  • Glucose, Serum
  • HbA1c (Glycated Haemoglobin)
  • Hexosaminidase Total A & B, Serum
  • High Density Lipoprotein (HDL) Cholesterol, Serum
  • Homocysteine Total, Plasma
  • Lactate Dehydrogenase (LDH), Serum
  • Lactate, Plasma
  • Lithium, Serum
  • Osmolality, Serum
  • Phenobarbitone (PB), Serum
  • Phenytoin, Serum
  • Phosphorus Inorganic, Serum
  • Potassium, Serum
  • SGOT (AST), Serum
  • SGPT (ALT), Serum
  • Sodium, Serum
  • T3 (Triiodo Thyronine), Serum
  • T4 (Thyroxin), Serum
  • Total protein, Serum
  • Triglycerides, Serum
  • TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone), Serum
  • Urea, Serum
  • Uric Acid, Serum
  • Valproate, Serum
  • Vitamin B12, Serum

 

 

B) CSF - Investigations

 

Parameters

 

  • CSF-Sugar
  • CSF-Protein
  • CSF-Chloride
  • CSF-Lactate

 

 

 

C) Urine - Investigations

 

Parameters

 

  • Abnormal metabolites, Screening , Urine
  • Bence Jones protein, Screening, Urine
  • Chloride, Quantitative, Urine
  • Copper 24 hours, Quantitative, Urine
  • Homocystinuria, Screening, Urine
  • Microalbumin, Quantitative, Urine
  • MPS Spot Test, Urine
  • Myoglobinuria, Qualitative, Urine
  • Osmolality, Quantitative, Urine
  • Porphobilinogen, Qualitative, Urine
  • Potassium, Quantitative, Urine
  • Protein 24 Hours, Quantitative, Urine
  • Sodium, Quantitative, Urine
  • Urobilinogen, Qualitative, Urine

 

 

 

D) Screening for Inborn Errors of Metabolism by Tandem Mass Spectrometry (TMS)

 

a) Amino acids

 

 Parameters

 

  • Alanine
  • Arginine
  • Citrulline
  • Glycine
  • Leucine/Isoleucine
  • Methionine
  • Ornithine
  • Phenylalanine
  • Tyrosine
  • Valine

 

 

 

b) Carnitines

 

 

  • Free carnitine, C0
  • Acetylcarnitine, C2
  • Propionylcarnitine, C3
  • Malonylcarnitine, C3DC
  • Butyrylcarnitine, C4
  • 3-OH-butyrylcarnitine, C4-OH
  • Methylmalonyl carnitine, C4DC
  • Isovaleryl/2-methylbutyrylcarnitine, C5
  • Tigyl carnitine, C5:1
  • 3-OH-isovalerylcarnitine, C5-OH
  • Glutarylcarnitine, C5-DC
  • Hexanoylcarnitine, C6
  • Adipylcarnitine, C6DC
  • Octanoylcarnitine, C8
  • Octenoylcarnitine, C8:1
  • Decanoylcarnitine, C10
  • Decenoylcarnitine, C10:1
  • Dodecadienoylcarnitine, C10:2
  • Dodecanoylcarnitine, C12
  • Dodecenoylcarnitine, C12:1
  • Tetradecanoylcarnitine, C14
  • Tetradecenoylcarnitine, C14:1
  • 3-OH-tetradecenoylcarnitine, C14-OH
  • Hexadecanoylcarnitine, C16
  • Hexadecenoylcarnitine, C16:1
  • 3-OH-hexadecanoylcarnitine, C16-OH
  • 3-OH-hexadecenoylcarnitine, C16:1 OH
  • Stearoylcarnitine, C18
  • Oleylcarnitine, C18:1
  • Linoleylcarnitine, C18:2
  • 3-OH-octdecanoylcarnitine, C18-OH
  • 3-OH-oleylcarnitine, C18:1-OH