Maine Health

Automated & Special Chemistry

The Automated Chemistry and the Special Chemistry Departments provide 24-hour, 7 days a week coverage with the majority of testing available on a 24-hour basis. The team is comprised of professionally trained and certified personnel. NorDx provides two comprehensive automated blood chemistry test menus for measurement of serum and plasma specimens. The use of serum indices provide automated detection of adverse specimen conditions such as lipemia and hemolysis.

Special Chemistry offers a wide range of testing, including:

  • Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
  • Drugs of Abuse Testing
  • Cardiac Marker Monitoring
  • Tumor Marker Monitoring
  • Fetal Lung Maturity Assessment
  • Volatiles Analysis
  • Pentobarbital Monitoring
  • Breath Hydrogen Analysis