Mass Spectrometer

Separation Sciences (Clinical Chemistry)

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Separation Sciences is part of the Department of Specialist Testing and has specilists working in the clinical speciality of Clinical Chemistry providing a number of services including:

  1. Investigation of Pheochromocytoma
  2. Investigation of Vitamin D deficiency
  3. Investigation of Carcinoid Syndrome
  4. Measurement of plasma homocystiene
  5. Renin and Aldosterone measurements
  6. Thiopurine Methyl Transferase (TPMT) measurements
  7. Prednisolone spot and absorption tests for the investigation of prednisolone resistance or compliance
  8. Measurement of Testosterone by LC/MSMS in females

Separation Sciences use LC/MSMS and other chromatographic techniques as well as providing Radioimmunoassays for Renin and Aldosterone.

Clinical Advice and Further information about the tests we offer can be obtained from:

We have extensive research experience and have developed a number of bespoke one off assays for various analytes (e.g dexamethasone) and offer collaborative research assay development.