DETECTION

 

We understand timely detection of disease states and drug usage is paramount to the successful treatment of your patients. Bluewater partners with you by providing the best clinical data available to our clients.

 

Toxicology Department

Presumptive screening for amphetamines, barbiturates, opioids, benzodiazepines, synthetic analgesics, and illicit drugs as well as sample manipulation detection is performed using an enzyme immunoassay analyzer. Bluewater Diagnostic Laboratory utilizes these EIA technologies to report qualitative results.

Confirmatory testing at Bluewater affords the most precise detection levels and ensures the highest sensitivity in the industry by utilizing Advanced Liquid Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) technology to report quantitative results. The ability to rapidly detect a wide variety of drug compounds and metabolites from these methodologies enhances the physician’s ability to determine if their patients are staying compliant with prescribed medications.

Bluewater understands the value in choosing from urine or salvia specimens in order to adapt to physician and patient’s needs. The ability to rapidly detect a wide variety of drug compounds and metabolites from these methodologies enhances the physician’s ability to determine if their patients are staying compliant with prescribed medications.

 

Core Department

Our Chemistry testing, boasts a wide array of wellness and infectious disease tests, by utilizing the most advanced Chemistry/Immunoassay analyzer on the market, so you can ensure the health of your patients.

Our Hematology analyzer is performed by the “gold-standard” of CBC testing, so you can be confident in the most reliable results.

Sexual Health testing is performed by cutting-edge real-time PCR technology to detect and confirm infectious diseases, so you can manage and monitor your patient’s treatment armed with the most specific information available.