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Acetone – Blood

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ACTB A or H 2 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Acetone – Urine

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ACTU RU 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Acetylcholine Receptor Autoantibodies

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ACRA B [4] 5 days
Special instructions
[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

 

Acetylcholinesterase Isoenzymes

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ACEI AF 7 days
Special instructions
 

 

Acid Phosphatase – Total

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
APT B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

ACTH (Adreno Corticotrophic Hormone)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ACTH A (Plasma frozen) 1 day
Special instructions
 

 

Activated Protein C Resistance

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
APCR C (Frozen) [4] [18] 3 days
Special instructions
[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.
[18] Citrate Samples. Samples should be double spun and separated and frozen within 4-8 hours of sample taking, if a delay is expected with transportation to the laboratory, samples must be transported as frozen.

 

Acute Viral Hepatitis Screen

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
AHSC B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

ADAMTS – 13 activity assay

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ADAM C (Frozen) [4] [18] 3 days
Special instructions
[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.
[18] Citrate Samples. Samples should be double spun and separated and frozen within 4-8 hours of sample taking, if a delay is expected with transportation to the laboratory, samples must be transported as frozen.

 

Adenosine Deaminase

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
AD A / B / Fluid   3 weeks
Special instructions
Please note fluid type.

 

Adenovirus Antibodies (CFT) IgG

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ADAB B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Adenovirus by PCR

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ADV F / PCR / VS / SC 7 days
Special instructions
 

 

Adiponectin

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ADIP B 2 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Adrenal Cortex Antibodies

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ACTX B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Albumin

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ALB B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Alcohol (Legal) Police Blood Sample

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
LALC Police Sample 3 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Alcohol (Medical)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ALCO G [1] 4 hrs
Special instructions
[1] Contact the laboratory for special sample tubes/containers/instructions.

 

Alcohol (Urine)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
UALC RU 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Alcohol Profile

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
AP A A B G 5-7 days
Special instructions
 

 

Alcohol Profile 2

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ALCP A A B G RU 5-7 days
Special instructions
 

 

Aldolase

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ALDO B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Aldosterone

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ALDN B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Aldosterone (Urine)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
UALD PU 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Alk Phosphatase lsoenzymes

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
APIE B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Alkaline Phosphatase

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ALP B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Allergy – Individual Allergens

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ALLE B 2-21 days
Special instructions
 

 

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Allergy (Specialist Drugs) Single drug

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
RSD H H 3 days
Special instructions
 

 

Allergy Profile (Eczema Provoking)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ALEC B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Allergy Profile (Mediterranean)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ALMD B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Allergy Profile (Middle East)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ALME B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Allergy Profile (Rhinitis Provoking)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ALRN B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Allergy Profile (UK)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ALUK B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Allergy Profile 1 (Food & Inhalants)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
1A B B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Allergy Profile 2 (Inhalants)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
2A B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Allergy Profile 3 (Food)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
3A B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Allergy Profile 4 (Nuts & Seeds)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
4A B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Allergy Profile 5 (Children’s Panel)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
5A B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Allergy Profile 6 (Shellfish)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
6A B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Allergy Profile 7 (Finfish)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
7A B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Allergy Profile 8 (Cereal – Singles)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
8A B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Allergy Profile 9 (Antibiotics)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
9A B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Allergy Profile 10 (Insects)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
10A B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Allergy Profile 11 (Combined Shellfish / Finfish)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
11A B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Allergy Profile 12 (Milk & Milk Proteins)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
12A B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Allergy Profile 13 (Stone fruit / Rosaceae family)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
13A B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Alpha 1 Antitrypsin (Serum)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
A1AT B 1 day
Special instructions
 

 

Alpha 1 Antitrypsin (Stool)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
A1AF RF 10 days
Special instructions
 

 

Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Genotype – PI*M, PI*S, PI*Z

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
GENE A [9] 4 weeks
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.

 

Alpha 1 Glycoprotein

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
OROS B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Alpha 1 Microglobulin

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
A1MG RU [1][22] 10 days
Special instructions
[1] Contact the laboratory for special sample tubes/containers/instructions.
[22] Must be fresh.

 

Alpha 2 Macroglobulins

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
A2MG B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Alpha Feto Protein

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
AFP B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Alpha Feto Protein (Maternal)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
AFPM B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Alpha Fetoprotein on Amniotic fluid

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
AFPA AF [9] 5-10 days
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.

 

Alpha Gal Components (related to red meat)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ZZ37 B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Genotype – PI*M, PI*S, PI*Z

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
GENE A [9] 4 weeks
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.

 

ALT (Alanine Aminotransferase)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ALT B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Alternaria Components

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ZZ1 B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Aluminium (Blood)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ALUM K 7 days
Special instructions
 

 

Aluminium (Urine)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ALUU RU 1-2 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Amenorrhoea Profile

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
AMEN B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Amikacin Level (State dose)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
AMIK B [4] 4 hrs
Special instructions
[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

 

Amino Acid (Serum / Plasma)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
AMIN B 7 days
Special instructions
 

 

Amino Acid Quantitative (Urine)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
UAAQ RU 7 days
Special instructions
 

 

Amino-Laevulinic Acid (Urine)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
RUAL 100mls PU 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Amiodarone

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
AMIO A 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Amitriptyline

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
AMTR A [4] 5 days
Special instructions
[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

 

Ammonia

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
AMMO A (Frozen) [15] 4 hrs
Special instructions
[15] Ammonia. Sample: EDTA plasma only. Full tubes and tightly stoppered. On ice, centrifuged and analysed 20-30 mins post venepuncture [or plasma can be frozen]. If haemolysed gives falsely high results. Patient: Fasting. Avoid smoking.

 

AmnioBOBs only – rapid aneuploidy diagnosis for all chromosomes + common microdeletion syndromes

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ABOB AF [9] 3-6 days
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.

 

Amniocentesis – rapid BOBs aneuploidy diagnosis for all chromosomes (5 days) + culture (10-15 days)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ABK AF [9] 5-15 days
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.

 

Amniocentesis – rapid PCR diagnosis for common aneuploidies (2 days) + culture (10-15 days)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
APCC AF [9] 2-15 days
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.

 

Amniocentesis culture (karyotype) only

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ACUL AF [9] 10-15 days
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.

 

Amoebic (E. histolytica) Antibodies

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
AFAT B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Amoebic (E. histolytica) Antigen

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
AMAG RF 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Amphetamines – Blood

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
AMPB B B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Amylase

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
AMY B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Amylase (Urine)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
UAMY CU 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Amylase lsoenzymes

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
AMYI B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Amyloidosis (Amyloid A Protein)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
SAA B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Anaemia Profile

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ANAE A A B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Anafranil (Clomipramine)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
CHLO A 7 days
Special instructions
 

 

ANCA (Anti-Neutrophil Cytoplasmic Abs)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ANCA B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Andropause Profile

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ANDP B B 8 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Androstanediolglucoronide

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ANDG B 3 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Androstenedione

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ANDR B (Frozen) 1 day
Special instructions
 

 

Angelman Syndrome (Primary Screen) – methylation PCR

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PWAM A [9] 5 days
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.

 

Angelman / Rett Syndromes NGS Panel – full sequencing across 11 genes

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
GENE A A [9] 8 weeks
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.

 

Angiotensin Converting Enzyme

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ACE B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Angiotensin Converting Enzyme – CSF

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ACEF CSF (Frozen) 2 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Angiotensin II

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ANG2 A (Frozen) 2 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Antenatal Profile

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ANTE A A [33] B B B G 3 days
Special instructions
[33] Sample must be labelled by hand with first name, family name and date of birth detailed on sample and form.

 

Anti-Actin Antibiodies

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
AAA B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Anti-Basal Ganglia Antibiodies

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ABGA B 3 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Anti CCP Antibodies (RF)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
CCP B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Anti-Liver Cytosol Antibiodies

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ALCA B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Anti Phosphatidylserine Antibodies

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PHTS B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Anti Phospholipase A2 Receptor

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
AA2R B 3 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Anti Sla (Soluble Liver Antigen) Abs

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
LSA B 10 days
Special instructions
 

 

Anti-MOG [Myelin Oligodendrocyte Glycoprotein] Antibodies

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
AMOG B 3 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Anti-MUSK Antibodies

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MUSK B 2 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Anti-Ri Antibodies

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
RIAB B 3 days
Special instructions
 

 

Antidiuretic Hormone

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ADH A A (Plasma Frozen) [4] 10 days
Special instructions
[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

 

Antimony (Urine)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ANTI RU [30] 10 days
Special instructions
[30] Collect sample at end of exposure.

 

Antimullerian Hormone (Elecsys / Roche)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
AMH B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Antinuclear Antibodies (titre & pattern)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ANAB B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Antioxidant Profile

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
AOXI B H K [34] 2 weeks
Special instructions
[34] Samples must arrive in the laboratory on the same day of sample taking or contact the laboratory.

 

Antioxidant Status (total activity)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
FRAD B 7 days
Special instructions
 

 

Anti Phospholipase A2 Receptor

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
AA2R B 3 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Anti Phosphatidylserine Antibodies

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PHTS B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Antistaphylolysin Titre (SGOT)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ASTT B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Antistreptolysin Titre / ASOT

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ASLT B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Antisulfatide Antibodies

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ASA B 5 weeks
Special instructions

 

Antithrombin Ill

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
A111 C (Frozen) [4] [9] [18] 3 days
Special instructions
[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.
[9] Clinical history must be provided.
[18] Citrate Samples. Samples should be double spun and separated and frozen within 4-8 hours of sample taking, if a delay is expected with transportation to the laboratory, samples must be transported as frozen.

 

AP50 Alternative Hemolytic Complement

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
AP50 B (Frozen) 2 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Apolipoprotein A1 (12 hrs fasting)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
APOA B 3 days
Special instructions
 

 

Apolipoprotein B (12 hrs fasting)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
APOB B 3 days
Special instructions
 

 

Apolipoprotein C (12 hrs fasting)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
APOC B 2 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Apolipoprotein E (12 hrs fasting)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
APOE B (fasting) 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Apolipoprotein E Genotype – E2, E3, E4

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
APEG A [9] 5 days
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.

 

Apple Components

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ZZ36 B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

APTT/KCCT

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
KCCT C [18] 4 hrs
Special instructions
[18] Citrate Samples. Samples should be double spun and separated and frozen within 4-8 hours of sample taking, if a delay is expected with transportation to the laboratory, samples must be transported as frozen.

 

Aquaporin 4 Antibodies (Neuromyelitis Optica)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
AQUA B 2 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Arbovirus Antibodies / Abs

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ARBO B [9] [14] 10 days
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.
[14] Provide details of travel history.

 

Array CGH (Comparative Genomic Hybridisation)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
CGH CVS / AF / A H [9] 10 days
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.

 

Arsenic (Blood)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ARS A or H 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Arsenic (Urine)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ARSE RU [30] 5 days
Special instructions
[30] Collect sample at end of exposure.

 

Arylsulphatase A

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ARYL H [5] [6] 8 weeks
Special instructions
[5] Do not send sample to the laboratory between Thursday noon & Monday morning.
[6] Contact the Referrals Department before taking and sending sample to the laboratory.

 

Ascariasis Serology

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ASC B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Ashkenazi Jewish Carrier Screen

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ASHJ A [9] 4 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Aspergillus Components

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ZZ2 B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Aspergillus Precipitins

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ASPP B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

AST (SGOT)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
AST B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Atopobium vaginae DNA by PCR

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
AVPC FCRU / TPV / PCR 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Atypical Antibody Screen (handwritten tube label)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
AASC A [22] [33] 2 days
Special instructions
[22] Must be fresh.
[33] Sample must be labelled by hand with first name, family name and date of birth detailed on sample and form.

 

Atypical Pneumonia Screen

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
APS B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Autoantibody Profile I

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
AUTO B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Autoantibody Profile II

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ENDO B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Avian Precipitins (11 Species)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
AVIA B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Azoospermia – karyotype + cystic fibrosis screen + polyT(5T) + Y deletions

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
GRP A H [9] 10-15 days
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.