News and Stories

September 12, 2023

Lab Tests for Healthy Aging

Curious about staying youthful? The secret is a healthy lifestyle. It is never too late to get started!

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September 01, 2023

Celebrating Compassion and Collaboration: HNL Lab Medicine and NCC’s Back-to-School Pantry Drive

In a heartwarming display of unity and generosity, HNL Lab Medicine is thrilled to share the exciting news of its partnership with Northampton Community College (NCC) for a remarkable Back-to-School Pantry Drive.

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August 28, 2023

Martin K. Till Featured on Health Care Power List

Martin K. Till, President and CEO of HNL Lab Medicine, has been named a top leader on Lehigh Valley Business’ Health Care Power List.  

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August 16, 2023

Why Blood Tests Are Important for Children: Top Tests Explained

Blood tests are diagnostic tools that help pediatricians assess your child’s health. 

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July 28, 2023

Hepatitis & The Different Types of Viral Infections

Did you know that viral hepatitis is a group of liver infections caused by different viruses? It is also characterized by inflammation of the liver. What does the liver do, you ask?
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Clinical Departments

Special Chemistry

Special Chemistry testing handles tests that are ordered relatively infrequently, primarily for the purpose of investigating and diagnosing less common diseases.


HNL Lab Medicine’s Special Chemistry department utilizes a wide variety of methods, including:

  • Electrophoresis
  • High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
  • Nephelometry
  • Enzyme Immunoassay
  • Western Blot
This testing can be performed on a range of specimens, including blood, urine and stool.
We focus on subspecialty areas including:
  • Protein Studies for Multiple Myeloma
  • Hemoglobinopathy Evaluations
  • Tumor Marker Testing
  • Allergy Testing (using the ImmunoCAP system)