Assay Services staff member Robin Goy loads a sample on the LC/MS/MS while Amita Kapoor studies Vitamin D data generated on the instrument.

Assay Services – Assay Options

Above: Assay Services staff member Robin Goy loads a sample on the liquid chromatography–mass spectrometer while Amita Kapoor studies Vitamin D data it generates.


The WNPRC Assay Services Unit has developed a wide range of assays. Some of the common assays are displayed in the table below.  Please contact us to determine the optimal assay for your project.

Common assays performed by Assay Services:

Method

Analytes

Platform

Matrix

STEROIDS cortisol, cortisone, progesterone, testosterone, estrone, estradiol, androstenedione, DHEA LC-MS/MS

RIA

EIA

Blood, urine, feces, hair, tissue, breast milk, cell culture
VITAMIN D cholecalciferol, 25(OH)D2&3, 24,25(OH)2D2&D3, 1,25(OH)22D2&D3 LC-MS/MS Blood, breast milk
CATECHOLAMINES epinephrine, norepinephrine, dopamine, serotonin HPLC-ECD Blood, urine, CSF, cell culture    
PROTEINS & PEPTIDES LH, FSH, GnRH, SHBG, creatinine,

oxytocin, CRP, insulin

 

EIA

RIA

Blood, urine, feces

Service options

There are 3 types of service provided by our laboratory:

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Self-Service

The investigator or research personnel work with Assay Services staff to perform determinations. Utilizing this service is the lowest cost option for investigators but requires being on site.

Full-Service

Assay Services staff performs all determinations and results and validations are sent to the investigators electronically.

Express-Service

Investigators samples are prioritized to have results in the shortest time frame possible.