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Immunochemical Core


The Immunochemical Core Laboratory (ICL) at Mayo Clinic is a specialized facility that provides immunochemical and chemistry testing at an affordable cost to clinical and basic science researchers.

ICL services include:

  • Accurate and timely measurement of analytes for Mayo Clinic investigators, as well as external customers, conducting protocols approved by the Institutional Review Board or Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
  • Timely development and validation of analytical procedures to support research studies for Mayo investigators and external customers

The Center for Translational Science Activities at Mayo Clinic provides laboratory and quality assurance support to the ICL. Learn more about the ICL and its staff and expertise.

Services and equipment

  • Available tests. More than 65 tests are on the ICL's test menu. View available tests.
  • Equipment. The ICL has automated chemistry and immunoassay analyzers, as well as a mass spectrometry system for chemical and protein analysis. Also in the lab is instrumentation for enzyme-linked immunosorbant assay (ELISA) and radioimmunoassay (RIA) procedures on various analytes. View equipment list.
  • Research and development. With a strong development team, the ICL can develop novel assays and improve its current assays. View research and development information.
  • Licensure. The ICL adheres to stringent quality control standards and is certified by both the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). View licensure details.

Accessing the core

Learn more about how to request ICL services.


Contact Hilary Blair, lab manager, at 507-255-4385 for questions about fees.

Location and hours

The ICL is located in the Joseph Building, Room 5-223, at Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus. It operates from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central time, Monday through Friday.


  • March 15, 2012
  • ART884052