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D-Dimers (Fibrinogen Degradation Products)

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

 

Dengue Fever PCR

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DPCR A or B [9] [14] 2 weeks
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.
[14] Provide details of travel history.

 

Dengue Virus Serology

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DENG B [9] [14] 5 days
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.
[14] Provide details of travel history.

 

Deoxypyridinoline (DPD) – Serum

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
SDPD B 4 days
Special instructions
 

 

Deoxypyridinoline (DPD) – Urine

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DPD EMU 4 days
Special instructions
 

 

DHEA

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DHEX B 7-10 days
Special instructions
 

 

DHEA – Urine (Dehydroepiandrosterone)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
UDHE CU 3 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

DHEA Sulphate

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DHEA B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Diabetic Profile 1

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DIAB A G 8 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Diabetic Profile 2

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DIA2 A G RU 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Diamine Oxidase Activity

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DIAM B 2 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Diazepam (Valium)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DIAZ A 7 days
Special instructions
 

 

DiGeorge Syndrome (22q11 & 10p14 deletion) – BOBs (5 days) + karyotype (15 days)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DGB, KARY CVS / AF / A H [9] 5-15 days
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.

 

DiGeorge Syndrome (22q11 & 10p14) – BOBs only

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DGB CVS / AF / A [9] 5 days
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.

 

Digoxin

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DIGO B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Dihydropyrimidine Dehydrogenase deficiency (5-FU Toxicity) – common mutation (IVS14+1G>A)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
GENE A [9] 3 weeks
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.

 

Dihydrotestosterone

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DHT B B 7 days
Special instructions
 

 

Diphtheria Antibodies

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DIPH B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Direct Antiglobulin Test (Coombs) (Handwritten tube label)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
COOM 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.

 

DL1 Biochemistry Profile

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DL1 B G 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

DL1L Biochemistry Profile plus HDL Cholesterol, LDL Cholesterol, Non-HDL Cholesterol

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DL1L B G 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

DL2 Biochemistry (24 Parameters) & Haematology Profile

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DL2 A B G 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

DL2L Biochemistry (24 Parameters) & Haematology Profile plus HDL Cholesterol, LDL Cholesterol, Non-HDL Cholesterol

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DL2L A B G 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

DL3 Haematology Profile

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DL3 A 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

DL4 Biochemistry (16 Parameters) & Haematology Profile

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DL4 A B G 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

DL4L Biochemistry (16 Parameters) & Haematology Profile plus HDL Cholesterol, LDL Cholesterol, Non-HDL Cholesterol

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DL4L A B G 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

DL5 Biochemistry & Haematology Postal Profile

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DL5 A B G 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

DL5L Biochemistry & Haematology Postal Profile plus HDL Cholesterol, LDL Cholesterol, Non-HDL Cholesterol

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DL5L A B G 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

DL6 General Well Person Profile

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DL6 A B G 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

DL6L General Well Person Profile plus HDL Cholesterol, LDL Cholesterol, Non-HDL Cholesterol

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DL6L A B G 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

DL7 Well Man Profile

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DL7 A B G 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

DL7L Well Man Profile plus HDL Cholesterol, LDL Cholesterol, Non-HDL Cholesterol

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DL7L A B G 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

DL8 Well Woman Profile

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DL8 A B G 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

DL8L Well Woman Profile plus HDL Cholesterol, LDL Cholesterol, Non-HDL Cholesterol

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DL8L A B G 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

DL9F Senior Female Profile 60+

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DL9F A B B G RU RF [4] 2 days
Special instructions
[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

 

DL9M Senior Male Profile 60+

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DL9M A B B G RU RF [4] 2 days
Special instructions
[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

 

DL10 Cardiovascular Risk Profile 1

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DL10 B B 3 days
Special instructions
 

 

DL11 Cardiovascular Risk Profile 2

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DL11 B B B C [34] 3 days
Special instructions
[34] Samples must arrive in the laboratory on the same day of sample taking or contact the laboratory.

 

DL12 7 STI Profile by PCR (7 PCR Tests from 1 sample)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DL12 FCRU / PCR / TPV / Semen 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

DNA (Double Stranded) Antibodies

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DNAA B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

DNA (Single Stranded) Antibodies

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DNAS B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

DNA Extraction & Storage – 3 years (longer upon request)

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

 

DNA Fragmentation of semen

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
SEXT Semen  [1] 2-3 weeks
Special instructions
[1] Contact the laboratory for special sample tubes/containers/instructions.

 

DNA Identity Profile – 15 STR markers

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

 

Dog Components

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ZZ8 B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Down Syndrome Risk Bloods only (Risk to be calculated by clinician)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
HCGF/PAPA B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Down Syndrome Risk Profile (2nd trimester) Quad

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DRP B , DRP form [7] [8] 2 days
Special instructions
[7] Sample should be separated and frozen if sending overnight.
[8] DRP Form required. DRP Form can be found at the back of the guide.

 

Down Syndrome Risk Profile with risk calculation first trimester

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DRP B, DRP form + image of scan [7] [8] 2 days
Special instructions
[7] Sample should be separated and frozen if sending overnight.
[8] DRP Form required. DRP Form can be found at the back of the guide.

 

Doxepin Level (Sinequan)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DOXE A 10 days
Special instructions
 

 

Drugs of Abuse from Blood – without Chain of Custody

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DOAP B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Drugs of Abuse from Hair samples – with Chain of Custody

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DOAH Please contact the laboratory for information and sample collection instructions  21 days
Special instructions
 

 

Drugs of Abuse from Hair samples – without Chain of Custody

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
HAIN Please contact the laboratory for information and sample collection instructions  21 days
Special instructions
 

 

Drugs of Abuse Profile – Random Urine Sample / No Chain of Custody

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DOA RU 2 days (5 days with GCMS confirmation)
Special instructions
 

 

Drugs of Abuse Profile – Random Urine Sample / No Chain of Custody with Alcohol

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DOA3 RU 2 days (5 days with GCMS confirmation)
Special instructions
 

 

Drugs of Abuse Profile – With Chain of Custody

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DOAL RU / CoC Collection Containers [1] [2] 2 days (5 days with GCMS confirmation)
Special instructions
[1] Contact the laboratory for special sample tubes/containers/instructions.
[2] Confirmation of not negative drug screens by GCMS may take up to 5 days.

 

Drugs of Abuse Profile – Without Chain of Custody

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DOAN RU  [2] 2 days (5 days with GCMS confirmation)
Special instructions
[2] Confirmation of not negative drug screens by GCMS may take up to 5 days.

 

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy – deletions / duplications

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

 

DVT / Pre-travel screen

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DVT1 A A B [9] 5 days
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.