The Core Endocrine Laboratory (CEL) is a fully accredited, CLIA approved, endocrine testing facility. The CEL performs a comprehensive list of routine and specialized endocrine tests on blood, urine and tissue samples for hospitals, clinics, pharmaceutical houses, clinicians and the clinical investigator. Using state of the art immunoassay methods, this laboratory currently provides testing support for the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center (a busy clinical endocrinology practice), a number of community hospitals and contract services for specialized testing to numerous university medical centers, institutes and pharmaceutical houses. A full staff of board certified clinical endocrinologists and clinical scientists are available for consultation and interpretation of test results.