Services

Homocysteine

Availability

tHcy testing with the tHcy Enzymatic Assay is available for everyone at the A/C Diagnostics Laboratory. Contact the Company for small scale and bulk testing for any amount of samples. The tHcy Enzymatic Assay is now being applied to Hitachi and all major analyzers as well as microplate fluorescence and absorbance readers. Kits will be available in 2002.

SPECIMEN COLLECTION AND PREPARATION

EDTA-plasma is recommended for homocysteine determination. Storage should be at 4°C for short periods. For longer storage, samples should be kept frozen at -20°C. Overnight fasting is recommended before blood is drawn. Standardized sampling procedures are crucial.

Vitamin B6

AVAILABILITY

The Enzymatic B6 Assay is available for everyone at the A/C Diagnostics Laboratory. Contact the Company for small scale and bulk testing for any amount of samples.

The Enzymatic B6 Assay is now being applied to Hitachi and all major analyzers as well as microplate fluorescence and absorbance readers. Kits will be available in 2002.

B6 ENZYMATIC ASSAY PATENTS

A/C Diagnostics has filed a series of worldwide patent applications covering all aspects of genetically-engineered recombinant homocysteinase to measure B6.