Serum is a transparent, protein-rich fluid that separates out when blood coagulates. Serum consequently lacks clotting factor. Serum contains minerals, hormones and antibodies. Blood serum is an important source of electrolytes such as sodium (Na), potassium (K), magnesium (Mg) and calcium (Ca). The electrolyte balance in the body is essential for the function of cells and organs.
ALS Scandinavia offers serum analysis by high-resolution ICP-MS (ICP-SFMS). Our analytical method is accredited and covers 67 elements
For more information about our laboratory, please see ICP Laboratory.
ALS conducts own research in the field of metal, element speciation and isotope analysis of clinical samples. The research at ALS has resulted in a large number of scientific articles and conference papers. Please follow the link for more information about our research.
Questions and answers
ALS Scandinavia recieves regularly questions regaring our metal analysis of clinical sample process. We have compiled the most fequently asked questions and answears, (FAQ) here.
All our serum analyses are performed at the ALS Scandinavia laboratory in Luleå. Please contact our customer service at + 46 920 28 99 00 for more information or send a message below directly to our customer service team.