Laboratory Information

Autoimmune system diagnostics

Antibodies against CCP (cyclic citrullinated peptide)
Autoimmune diagnostics - diabetes mellitus
Basophil degranulation test

Endocrinology

ACTH stimulation test

Function tests

Lactose tolerance test

Coagulation

APC resistance (Factor V Leiden)
Platelet Function Testing with the PFA-100

Infection serology and molecular biology (PCR)

Directly detecting Chlamydia trachomatis using PCR
Inflammation markers: C-reactive protein (CRP)
Hepatitis C (HCV) antigen
Human papillomavirus (HPV) - trigger for cervical cancer
Human papillomavirus (HPV) - importance for men
Whooping cough (pertussis)
Procalcitonin sensitivity - a test for the control of antibiosis in diseases of the respiratory tract

Clinical Chemistry

Calprotectin in the stool
HE4 - tumour markers for ovarian cancer
ProGRP - tumour markers for diagnostics, monitoring the progress and therapy of small-cell lung cancer

Microbiology

Avian influenza
Clostridium difficile - diagnostics in the stool
Enteroviruses
Helicobacter pylori 13C-breath test
Legionella
QuantiFERON®-TB gold plus (QFT-Plus test) – Tuberculosis Diagnostics
„Swine flu” (A/H1N1 type influenza)
Stool diagnostics

Maternity services

Amendment of the maternity guideline with regard to the documentation of rubella immunity in the maternity record
Diagnostics, treatment and after-care for gestational diabetes mellitus
Glucose concentrations in the plasma during pregnancy
„Baby on time” screening and care programme by AOK Nordost
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Metabolism

Dementia diagnostics
Deoxypyridinoline
Homocysteine
NT-ProBNP laboratory parameters for assessing heart failure
Pancreatic elastase 1 in the stool
Vitamin H (biotin deficiency)

Toxicology

Compliance review in the course of smoking cessation by determining nicotine/cotinine levels
Diagnostic clarity in matters related to alcoholism
Catecholamines and metabolites
Drug levels in the blood (anti-epileptic drug: Keppra®)
Drug levels in the blood (anti-epileptic drug: Topamax®)
Drug levels in the blood (anti-epileptic drug: Trileptal®)
Determining mycophenolate levels for monitoring transplantations

Tumour diagnostics

Overview: Tumours and suitable tumour markers
Human placental alkaline phosphatase (hPLAP)
M2-PK in the blood as a tumour marker for renal cell carcinoma, seminomas and other testicular tumours
NMP 22 - a marker for early detection of bladder cancer and tumour after-care
PCA3 test in patients with suspected prostate cancer
Prostate-specific antigen (PSA)
Selective determination of free light chains in the serum
Improvement in the diagnostics, monitoring and therapy control of monoclonal gammopathies
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