Immunochemistry Laboratory at King's College Hospital
Opening Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm
This is a UKAS accredited medical laboratory (No 9067), accredited to ISO15189:2012 for the tests listed in the schedule of accreditation available on the UKAS website https://www.ukas.com/wp-content/uploads/schedule_uploads/00007/9067%20Me... .
We offer all manner of immunoassay-based analysis covering over 30 different analytes.
We provide this service for a wide range of referrers throughout UK and internationally.
Our team is a group of highly qualified, motivated scientists committed to providing advice, sample requirements and efficient turnaround for results.
- As a tertiary referral centre for endocrinology at King’s, we are routinely involved in the investigation process for patients with suspected endocrine disorders and the monitoring and treatment of patients with known disease.
- We also have extensive experience in Alpha-1-Antitrypsin (AAT) phenotyping, Alkaline phosphatase (ALP) isoenzyme and Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) oligoclonal IgG interpretation, regularly offering training for regional trainees.
- With our specialist experience in radioimmunoassay (RIA), we have recently added chromogranin A to our RIA repertoire for the investigation of neuroendocrine tumours
- The laboratory also offers other RIA-and immunoassay-based testing in areas such as bone turnover, tumour markers, liver fibrosis and iron deficiency.