Biomedical Diagnostic Center

Clínic Barcelona. Hospital Universitari

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April 5, 2017

Novelties of the Test March 2017

In the annex you can find the changes we have introduced in our Test Catalog during the month of March, 2017.

February 23, 2017

Accreditation of the Course of Scientific Sessions of the Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics Service

Continuing education of health professionals is a real need in the face of the constant appearance of new developments in the different areas of medical knowledge.

November 8, 2016

New Immunoneurology Unit

The new Immunoneurology Unit at the Immunology Department of the CDB is functioning as from Monday 24th of October.

November 4, 2016

Novelties of the Test Catalog October 2016

In the annex you can find the changes we have introduced in our Test Catalog during the month of October, 2016.

October 21, 2016

Hospital Clínic makes a commitment to the molecular diagnostic of solid tumors in clinical practice.

The Medical Oncology department at Hospital Clínic, together with the Biomedical Diagnostic Center (CDB), positions at the forefront of the clinical application of this diagnostic tool in the Spanish public health system.

The Biomedical Diagnostic Center (CDB, Centro de Diagnóstico Biomédico) is the organizational and management structure of the various specialties encompassed in the Clinical Laboratory Area of Hospital Clínic de Barcelona.

In addition to its task as a general hospital laboratory, the CDB is a recognized reference laboratory for specialized tests.

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Our skilled professionals are committed to ensuring the highest quality of the services provided, from designing studies to the evaluation of results. This high level of expertise and the use of state-of-the-art techniques for healthcare and research purposes enable us to offer a wide range of services covering all the needs of our clients. We provide a professional service that also includes advice and guidance in the interpretation of results.

Clinical cases

  • Diagnosis of Wilson Disease

    Wilson disease is inherited in an autosomal recessive trait characterized by an impairment of cellular copper transport. It leads to accumulation of copper in several organs, most notably the liver and brain. The diagnosis and early treatment is essential to prevent the progression of the disease.

  • Premature Ovarian Insufficiency

    Loss of menstrual regularity before the age 40 may be a sign of premature ovarian insufficiency (POI). Early diagnosis of POI is important to to treat the hypogonadism and prevent associated diseases. There is an association between POI and premutation in the FMR1 gene. It is very important to provide information and genetic counseling in carriers for future pregnancies.


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08036 Barcelona
Tel:+34 93 227 54 64
Fax:+34 93 227 98 75

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April 20, 2017

A study reveals the biological changes in breast cancer between the primary tumor and metastases

April 5, 2017

Elías Campo takes office as Director of IDIBAPS

Biomedical Diagnostic Center (CDB)

Villarroel, 170 · 08036 Barcelona
Tel: +34 93 227 54 64 · Fax: +34 93 227 98 75 · ·