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Clinical Chemistry

Clinical ChemistryThe UC Irvine Clinical Chemistry Laboratory offers a comprehensive range of routine and specialized testing for diagnostic, prognostic and disease monitoring purposes on blood, urine and other fluids.

The laboratories maintain a comprehensive selection of routine, high-volume automated clinical biochemistry tests as well as a diverse menu of serological tests, toxicology, therapeutic drug monitoring, endocrine/hormone analysis, tumor markers and others.

All common automated tests are performed in the UC Irvine Health Douglas Hospital Laboratory or in our core laboratory facility, with a rigorous standardization and quality-control program to assure comparability of results. Stat and high throughput testing are performed on automated tracks for sample processing and analysis. Consultative/interpretive reports by faculty are provided for amino acid analysis and monoclonal gammopathy analyses (protein electrophoresis).

Services are available in the following areas:

  • Routine (high volume) testing, specialized disease/organ system-related testing
  • Specialized tumor marker testing
  • Advance lipid screening
  • Comprehensive fetal lung maturity testing
  • Toxicology and therapeutic drug monitoring
  • Trace metal analysis
  • Protein electrophoresis/consultative service
  • Amino acid screening/consultative service

Educational opportunities include:

Research

  • Pancreatic cancer biomarker discovery
  • HDL subclasses
  • Bio-repository for biomarker discovery

Faculty

Sherif Rezk
Sherif Rezk, MD
Medical Director,
Clinical Chemistry

Contact Information

Location and General Inquiries
UC Irvine Health
101 The City Drive South
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714.456.5201

Pathology Requests and Reports
Phone: 714.456.5507

Medical Director
Sherif Rezk, MD
Phone:714.456.5009

Senior Supervisor
Shirley Tungpalan
Phone 714.456.6543

Senior Chemist
Victor Barte
Phone: 714.456.8662

SUPERVISORS, RAPID RESPONSE
Morning
Joan Fajayan
Phone: 714.456.6543

Evening
Isabelita (Bell) Mosqueda
Phone: 714.456.5201

Overnight
Cristina Reyes
Phone: 714.456.8795

  

  

For more information, call 1-888-UCI-LABS (888-824-5227)