Clinical Research with LC/MS/MS


For the improvement of human life Quality AB Sciex has the most Advance Mass Spectrometry Solution.

Increasingly, innovative mass spectrometry methods are being used in place of conventional analysis for a wide variety of research applications, including the accurate quantitation of trace levels of hormones, steroid panels, vitamin D, drugs of abuse, pain panels or immunosuppressants.
As the leader in Mass Spectrometry, AB SCIEX is working closely with clinical research laboratories throughout the world to develop these and other research applications for this fast, sensitive and robust technology. AB SCIEX offers complete solutions for research laboratories combining industry-leading systems, software and pre-configured methods with comprehensive service and support, that will help you get up and running quickly when implementing mass spec in the clinical research laboratory.
Mass spectrometers are general purpose laboratory instruments for research use only. They have not been cleared or approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration or any other agency, or under the European IVD Directive, for diagnostic or other clinical use.

Broad application coverage

Our tandem mass spectrometry solutions are used in a wide variety of clinical research applications:


Inborn Errors of Metabolism

  • Amino acids for related disorders
  • Acylcarnitines for fatty acids oxidation defects and organic acidemias
  • Very long chain fatty acids (VLCFAs)
  • Orotic acid

Endocrines & Biomarkers

  • Steroids
  • Vitamin D and Metabolites
  • T3/T4
  • Homocysteine
  • Catecholamines
  • Bile acids
  • Haemoglobin variants
  • Peptides & Proteins
  • Purines & Pyrimidines

Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

  • Immunosuppressants
  • Pain panel drugs
  • Antiretrovirals
  • Anticonvulsives
  • Antipsychotics
  • Anticancer agents

Toxicology Research

  • Comprehensive drug screening
  • Drugs of abuse
  • Cannabinoids
  • Opiates
  • Amphetamines
  • Benzodiazepines
  • Pain Panel Drugs
  • Barbiturates

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