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Pathology & Laboratory Medicine | Clinical Services | Chemistry

Key Personnel

Director: John W. Scott, MD, PhD; Phone: 504-988-1487

Manager: Colette Newton, MHS, MT(ASCP); Phone: 504-988-2187 , 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Monday-Friday

Department Hours

24 Hours Per Day, 7 Days Per Week

Major Policies

Most tests are available 24 hours per day. See the Quick Test Reference chart for exceptions.

Specimens will not be accepted if they are improperly labeled.

Test Panels Available

Basic Metabolic Panel

NA

K

Chloride

CO2

Glucose

BUN

Creatinine

Calcium

Comprehensive Metabolic Panel

Glucose

BUN

Creatinine

Total Bilirubin

Albumin

Total Protein

Calcium

Aspartate-Amino Transferase (AST or SGOT)

Alkaline Phosphatase

Lytes

Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT)

Liver Panel

Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST)

Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT)

Alkaline Phosphatase

Total Bilirubin

Albumin

Total Protein

Lipid Profile Panel

Cholesterol

Triglycerides

HDL - high density lipoprotein

LDL - low density lipoprotein (direct)

VLDL - very low density lipoprotein (calculated)