Please click on a test name to see more information. 

For Reference Ranges related to any specific test please email refranges@tdlpathology.com  

 

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B12 (Active) / Red Cell Folate

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
B12F A B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Babesia Antibodies

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
BABE B 3 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Babesia Parasites

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
BABP A [4] 7 days
Special instructions
[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

 

Bancroftia / Oncerciasis / Filarial Antibodies

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TFIF B [14] 2 weeks
Special instructions
[14] Provide details of travel history.

 

Bartonella (IgG / IgM)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
CAT B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

BCR/ABL (Chronic Myeloid Leukemia) Diagnosis – Philadelphia chromosome (9:22 translocation) analysis + FISH studies

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
CBMA A H [9] 2-4 weeks
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.

 

BCR/ABL Quantitative – fusion gene sizes p190 + p210 – MUST arrive in the laboratory within 36 hours, before 1pm on Fridays.

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
GENE A A A [9] 10 days
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.

 

Becker Muscular Dystrophy – deletions / duplications

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DND A [9] 10 days
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.

 

Behcet’s Disease – HLA Tissue Typing B*51

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
B51 A [9] 10 days
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.

 

Bence-Jones Protein

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
RBJP 1 x 30mls (RU) 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Benzene

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
BENZ J [1] [6] 3 days
Special instructions
[1] Contact the laboratory for special sample tubes/containers/instructions.
[6] Contact the Referrals Department before taking and sending sample to the laboratory.

 

Beta-Glucuronidase (Sly Disease)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
BGLU H H [9] [4] 8 weeks
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.
[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

 

 

Beta 2 Glycoprotein 1 Antibodies (IgG, IgM)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
B2GP B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Beta 2 Microglobulin (Serum)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
B2MG B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Beta 2 Microglobulin (Urine)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
UB2M RU 3 days
Special instructions
 

 

Beta Carotene

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
CARO B [13] 5 days
Special instructions
[13] Protect from light.

 

Beta D Glucan

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
BDG B 2 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Beta HCG (Oncology)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
HCGQ B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Beta HCG (Quantitative)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
QHCG B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Beta Thalassaemia – beta-globin sequencing

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

 

Bicarbonate

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
HCO3 B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Bile Acid

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
BILS B 3 days
Special instructions
 

 

Bile Acids – Urine

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
UBA RU (Frozen) 4-6 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Bilharzia (Schistosome) Antibody Screen

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
BILH B [14] 10 days
Special instructions
[14] Provide details of travel history.

 

Bilharzia (Schistosome) Antigen

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
SHAG B 15 days
Special instructions
 

 

Bilharzia (Urine)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
USCH RU [14] 8 hrs
Special instructions
[14] Provide details of travel history.

 

Bilirubin (Direct/Conjugated)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DBIL B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Bilirubin (Total / Indirect / Conjugated)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
BILI B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Bilirubin (Urine)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
UBIL RU 1 day
Special instructions
 

 

Biotin

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
BIOS B 3 days
Special instructions
 

 

Biotinidase

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
BIOT H (frozen plasma) [4] 3 weeks
Special instructions
[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

 

Birch Components

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ZZ3 B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Bismuth

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
BISM B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

BK Polyoma Virus by PCR

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
BKPV A / B /  RU 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Blood Culture

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
BCUL 2 x BC [4] 5 days +
Special instructions
[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

 

Blood Film Examination

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
FILM A 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Blood Group

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ABO 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.

 

Blood PCR for Chromosome 21

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
BPCR A 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

BNP (NT-pro BNP)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
BNP B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Bone Alkaline Phosphatase

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
BALP B (Frozen) 7 days
Special instructions
 

 

Bone Marrow (Aspirate)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
BMAS J [1] 14 days
Special instructions
[1] Contact the laboratory for special sample tubes/containers/instructions.

 

Bone Marrow (Trephine Biopsy)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
BMI J [1] 3 days
Special instructions
[1] Contact the laboratory for special sample tubes/containers/instructions.

 

Bone Screen

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
BONE BCU 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Bone Screen (Bloods only)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
BON2 B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Borrelia Antibodies (Lyme Disease) IgG, IgM

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
BORR B [9] [14] 2 days
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.
[14] Provide details of travel history.

 

Borrelia Antibodies (Lyme Disease) IgM

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
BORM B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Borrelia Confirmation (Immunoblot)

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

 

Brazil Components

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ZZ4 B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Breast Cancer NGS Panel – full sequencing across 14 genes + deletions/duplications

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
GENE A A [9] [11] Requires patient informed consent 4 weeks
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.
[11] Patient consent required. Consent Form can be found at the back of the TDL Laboratory Guide.

 

Bromide

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
BROM B 3 days
Special instructions
 

 

Brucella Serology

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
BRUC B [9] 2-3 weeks
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.

 

BUN (Blood Urea Nitrogen)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
BUN B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

BV Profile

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
STD8 PCR  /  STM 3 days
Special instructions