in 1975, the USC Endocrine Laboratories specialize
laboratory support for thyroid cancer patients while providing
nationwide research-quality thyroid testing services. Because
strongly believe that the patient’s interests are of primary
importance, our mission has always been to help our clients integrate
new methodologies and state-of-the-art research concepts into their
Some of the special services we provide for our thyroid cancer patients
in particular, include:
Thyroglobulin (Tg) measurement by two methods (Tg IMA
for Tg Antibody-negative sera; Tg RIA is used for Tg Antibody-positive
sera and/or in cases where Tg IMA shows discordant results.)
archiving of unused sera from Thyroglobulin (Tg)
Our facility houses
state-of-the-art instrumentation that allows
perform routine clinical thyroid testing while simultaneously
conducting on-going research into the development of new
Another focus of our research encompasses validation and comparison
studies of current methodologies.
Tg remeasurement of archived specimens when
requested by the physician.
Our services are ultimately defined according to the needs of
whether that client is a physician, hospital, clinic, reference lab,
individual patient, or other medical service provider.
We are here to serve you and as part of our service-oriented
philosophy, we welcome your comments and suggestions.
126 W. Del Mar Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91105-2508
Phone: (855) 224-7111
Fax: (855) 224-7123
John T. Nicoloff, M.D.
Endocrine Laboratories are
licensed by the State of California, Department of Health Services, the
College of American Pathologists, and certified by Medicare according
to the provisions of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act of 1988.
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