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Tulane University Health Sciences
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
1430 Tulane Avenue SL-79
New Orleans, Louisiana
70112-2699
Phone 504-988-5224
Fax 504-988-7389
Email tulpath@tulane.edu

Clinical Chemistry

Key personnel:

Director:

Frances Santorelli, MT (ASCP) SM; Phone: 988-7454


Manager:

Colette Newton, MHS, MT(ASCP); Phone: 988-2181, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Monday-Friday 


Department hours:

24 Hours Per Day, 7 DaysPerWeek 


Major policies:

Most tests are available 24 hours per day.

See the Quick Test Reference chart for exceptions. 

 

Specimens will not be accepted if they are improperly labeled.


Test panels available:


Basic Metabolic Panel

  • NA
  • K
  • Chloride
  • CO2
  • Glucose
  • BUN
  • Creatinine
  • Calcium

Comprehensive Metabolic Panel

  • Glucose
  • BUN
  • Creatinine
  • Total Bilirubin
  • Albumin
  • Total Protein
  • Calcium
  • Aspartate-Amino Transferase (AST or SGOT)
  • Alkaline Phosphatase
  • Lytes
  • Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT)

Liver Panel

  • Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST)
  • Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT)
  • Alkaline Phosphatase
  • Total Bilirubin
  • Albumin
  • Total Protein

Lipid Profile Panel

  • Cholesterol
  • Triglycerides
  • HDL - high density lipoprotein
  • LDL - low density lipoprotein (direct)
  • VLDL - very low density lipoprotein (calculated)

 



Dept. of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112 504-988-5224 tulpath@tulane.edu