Laboratories and Facilities
The In Vitro Diagnostic Development and Clinical Trials Group research and development (R&D) and Clinical Research Team is housed in the Indiana University Health Pathology Laboratory and at Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Hospital, both in downtown Indianapolis. SLEH laboratory performs about 1.5 million tests each year serving the vulnerable populations of Marion County (Indianapolis).
IU Health Pathology Laboratory
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Hospital
The following methodologies/ technologies, approximate annual test volumes, and instrumentation/assays are utilized by the In Vitro Diagnostic Development and Clinical Trials Group.
Blood cultures (94,000), urine/wound/respiratory (150,000/20,000/15,000), mycology/parasitology (14,000/5,000), TB (10,000), virology cultures (2,000).
BACTEC, Vitek, Bruker Maldi-TOF, VIDAS, WASP, FilmArray, Verigene, PNA FISH, Cepheid, Hologic, DiversiLab
Tumor markers (5,000), viruses (35,000), STD (65,000), genetics, coagulation.
BD, Hologic, Roche, Cepheid, GenMark, Luminex, Focus, Illumigene, Illumina, Immucor, BioMerieux, Promega, Qiagen, ABI, Abbott, Invivoscribe, Agilent
Metabolic analytes (300,000), blood gases, protein and immunofixation electrophoresis (20,000), mass spectrometry.
Beckman-Coulter, Siemens, Gem 4000, Abbott, ImmunoCAP, Agilent
Blood counts (250,000), Urinalysis (50,000), Flow cytometry.
Beckman Coulter, IRIS
PT/INR (120,000), special coagulation assays.
IL ACL-TOP, ELISA
Type and cross match (10,000); antibody identification (20,000).
Immucor NEO/Echo, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Haemonetics TEG
Cytology (57,000-gynecologic and 8,500 non-gynecologic), Fine-needle aspirates (4,500), biopsies (89,000), Immunohistochemical stains, In-Situ Hybridization. Digene