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Clinical Chemistry Procedures


A. Laboratory Hours:

Routine Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 am to 5 pm
Emergency (STAT) Service: 24 hours/7 days.

B. Telephone Numbers:

Clinical Chemistry - Information and Results - 206-8590
(Includes Drug Monitoring, Endocrinology, Flow Cytometry, Immunology, and Toxicology)


Some clinical Chemistry tests are performed ONLY after consultation with a Laboratory Medicine Resident. See the Alphabetical List of Tests for further information. A Laboratory Medicine Resident is available at all times for consultation regarding clinical Chemistry problems.

Monday - Friday, 8 am through 5 pm - 206-5527, or pager number (415) 443-2311.

At all other times, call the Clinical Laboratory Information Section (Inquiry) at 415-206-8590, and request their assistance to contact the Lab Medicine Resident on call.

  1. REQUISITION: Clinical Chemistry/Immunology

All clinical Chemistry specimens should be submitted on one of the following requisitions:

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