Endocrinology is a part of internal medicine which is concerned with disorders of hormone levels. It is based on the ability of recognizing hormones selectively and to measure their concentration in blood. Our reliable ELISA and diagnostic methods should be used if heart or vascular diseases are suspected, a lack of testosterone is present or tumors are existent.
An especially significant example is the determination of the chromosomal aberration trisomy. These assays are very important when monitoring hormone replacement therapies (HRT) to avoid postmenopausal disorders.
Alpha Fetoprotein (AFP)
Human Placental Lactogen (HPL)
Sex-hormone-binding globulin (SHBG)
Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) ELISA
of the hypophysis which can indicate an insufficiency of the hypophysis or an adenoma in the hyphophysis.