Department of Pathology

SPECIAL CHEMISTRY AND IMMUNOLOGY

Immunology Laboratory Hours:
Monday through Friday: 6:30am - 11:30pm
Saturday and Sunday: 7:30am - 11:30am
Closed holidays


The Division of Special Chemistry and Immunology provides specialized diagnostic through the Clinical Laboratory at the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center located in University Hospital. These analysis platforms require extra time to perform and many tests require interpretation by a trained professional. Medical conditions relevant to the Special Functions Laboratory testing:

  • Endocrinology Disorders
  • Reproductive Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Serology Testing
  • Autoimmune Disorders
  • Cancer/Tumor Marker Analysis
  • Hemoglobin Disorders

Latest technology includes:

  • 4th Generation HIV (with p24 antigen detection)
  • HIV 1 and 2 differentiation
  • Multiplex PCR analysis for HPV genotyping
  • Bioplex (multiplex flow) technology for autoimmune testing
  • Immunofluorescence biochips for autoimmune testing
  • 5th WHO International Standard for hCG (used in Downs Syndrome Screening)
  • Free Light Chain analysis