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Macroprolactin

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PRLD B 4 days
Special instructions
 

 

Magnesium (Blood)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
RCMG A or H 4 days
Special instructions
 

 

Magnesium (Serum)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MG B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Magnesium (Urine)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
URMG PU 1 day
Special instructions
 

 

Malarial Antibodies (Pl. falciparum)

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

 

Malarial Antibodies (species specific)

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

 

Malarial Parasites

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MALP A [4] [9] [14] STAT
Special instructions
[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.
[9] Clinical history must be provided.
[14] Provide details of travel history.

 

Male Genetic Reproductive Profile

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

 

Male Hormone Profile

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MIPR B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Male Recurrent Miscarriage Profile

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MRMP Semen 15 days
Special instructions
 

 

Manganese (Serum)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MANG B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Mannose Binding Lectin

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MBL B 3 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

MBOCA in Urine

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MBOC RU 10 days
Special instructions
 

 

Measles Antibodies (IgG) Immunity

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MEAS B 1 day
Special instructions
 

 

Measles Antibodies (IgM)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MEAM B [9] 2 days
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.

 

Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MMR B 1 day
Special instructions
 

 

Melanin

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MELA RU [13] 5 days
Special instructions
[13] Protect from light.

 

Melatonin (Serum)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MEL B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Melatonin (Urine)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
UMEL CU [13] 7 days
Special instructions
[13] Protect from light.

 

Meningococcal Abs

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MENI B 2-4 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Menopause Profile

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MENO B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Mercury (Blood)

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

 

Mercury (Urine)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
URHG RU [1] 5 days
Special instructions
[1] Contact the laboratory for special sample tubes/containers/instructions.

 

Metabolic Syndrome Profile

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
METS A B B G 9 days
Special instructions
 

 

Metanephrines (Plasma)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PMET A (Frozen plasma) 7 days
Special instructions
 

 

Metanephrines (Urine)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
UMEX PU [1] 5 days
Special instructions
[1] Contact the laboratory for special sample tubes/containers/instructions.

 

Methaemoglobin

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
METH A 3 days
Special instructions

 

Methaqualone

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
METQ RU 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Methotrexate

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
METX B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Methylmalonic Acid – Serum

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MMAS B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Methylmalonic Acid – Urine

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MMA CU 2 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Metronidazole Level

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

 

Microalbumin (Urine)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
UMA RU 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Microdeletion (common) Syndromes – BOBs only

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

 

Microfilaria Blood Film

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MICF A STAT
Special instructions
 

 

Miller-Dieker Syndrome – BOBs (5 days) + karyotype (15 days)

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

 

Miller-Dieker Syndrome – BOBs only

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

 

Mineral Screen

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MINE B K 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Mineral Screen – Whole blood

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
RMIN H H 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Mineral Screen and Red Cell Industrial Heavy Metal Screen (Trace Metals)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TRAC B H K 7-10 days
Special instructions
 

 

Miscarriage / Thrombotic Risk Profile

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PROP A A B C C C [18] 5 days
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.

 

Mitochondrial Antibodies

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
AMIT B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Mitochondrial Antibodies M2

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MAM2 B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Molybdenum (Serum)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MOLY B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

MRSA (Rapid PCR) one swab per site

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MRSA Blue Micro Swab 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

MRSA Culture one swab per site

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MRSW Blue Micro Swab 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

MTHFR – common C677T + A1298C mutations

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

 

Mucopolysaccharides

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MPS RU (Frozen) 3 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Mumps Antibodies (IgG)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MUMP B 1 day
Special instructions
 

 

Mumps Antibodies (IgM)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MUMM B 1 day
Special instructions
 

 

Myasthenia Gravis Evaluation

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MGE B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Mycobacterium tuberculosis – DNA

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TBPC A 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Mycology / Skin Scrapings

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
SKSC Submit Sample 3-4 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Mycophenolic Acid (Cellcept)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MYCP A 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Mycoplasma / Ureaplasma Culture

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MYCS RU, Swab 2-3 days
Special instructions
 

 

Mycoplasma genitalium (PCR Swab)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MGEN PCR 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Mycoplasma genitalium (Semen)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MGEN Semen 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Mycoplasma genitalium (Thin Prep)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MGEN TPV 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Mycoplasma genitalium (Urine)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MGEN FCRU 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

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Mycoplasma genitalium/Ureaplasma by PCR

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

 

Mycoplasma genitalium by PCR

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

 

Mycoplasma pneumoniae IgM and IgG

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MYCO B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Mycoplasma species – DNA

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MPCR A 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Myelin Associated Glycoprotein Antibodies

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MAG B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Myelin Basic Protein Antibodies

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MBPA B 2 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Myeloma Screen

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MYEL A B G RU 3 days
Special instructions
 

 

Myeloperoxidase Antibodies

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MPO B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Myocardial Antibodies

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MYO B 3 days
Special instructions
 

 

Myoglobin (Serum)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
SMYO B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Myoglobin (Urine)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
UMYO RU 5-10 days
Special instructions
 

 

Myositis Panel

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
MYOS B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Mysoline (Primidone)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PRIM B [4] 3 days
Special instructions
[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.