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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PAI1 4G / 5G Polymorphism

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PAIP A 10 days
Special instructions
 

 

Pan-Ethnic Carrier Screen

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

 

Pancreatic Peptide

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PP J 3 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

PAP – Thin Prep (Cervical Cytology)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PAPT TPV 2-3 days
Special instructions
 

 

Paracetamol

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PARA B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Paragomius Serology

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PRGM B 2 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Parathyroid Antibodies

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PTHA B 1 week
Special instructions

 

Parathyroid Hormone (Whole)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PTHI B [4] 1 day
Special instructions
[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

 

Parathyroid Related Peptide

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

 

Parvalbumins

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ZZ29 B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Parvovirus Antibodies (IgM)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PARV B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Parvovirus DNA by PCR

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PCRP A 7 days
Special instructions
 

 

Parvovirus IgG Antibodies

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PARG B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Parvovirus IgG / IgM Abs

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PARP B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Paternity Testing (postnatal and prenatal) – sample required from each person being tested (3 people)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PATT A / AF / CVS [9] [11] [12] Contact lab 5 days
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.
[12] Please provide one sample for each person being tested.

 

Paul Bunnell (Monospot)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PAUL A or B 8 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

PCA3 (Molecular test for the detection of prostate cancer from urine)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PCA3 J [1] [6] 14-17 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.

 

Peach Components

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ZZ15 B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Peanut Components

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ZZ16 B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Pemphigus / Pemphigoid Autoantibodies

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
SKAB B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

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Penicillin Antibiotic Panel (BaHRT)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
RDP2 H H 3 days
Special instructions
 

 

Pepsinogen I/II

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PEPI B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Pepsinogen I/II + Gastrin Ratio

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PPRG B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

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Perioperative Anaphylaxis Panel (BaHRT)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
RDP1 H H 3 days
Special instructions
 

 

Pertussis (Whooping Cough) Antibodies

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PERS B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Pertussis by PCR (Whooping Cough)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PERP Prenasal (posterior nasopharynx) swab 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

NEW

PEth (Phosphatidylethanol)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PETH A [38] 5-7 days
Special instructions
38 EDTA sample should not be separated: send whole blood.

 

Pethidine – Urine

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
UPET RU 4 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

pH on Stool

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PHST RF 1 week
Special instructions
 

 

Phelan-McDermid Syndrome – karyotype + FISH

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
KARY, FISH CVS / AF / H [9] 12-17 days
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.

 

Phencyclidine (PCP)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DUST RU 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Phenobarbitone

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PHB B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Phenytoin (Epanutin)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PHEN B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Phosphate

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PHOS B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Phosphate (24 hr Urine)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
UPH PU 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Phosphatidylethanolamin IgM Antibodies

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PTEA B 3 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Phospholipid Antibodies

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PLIP B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Pituitary Antibodies

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PITU B [4] 1 month
Special instructions
[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

 

Pituitary Function Profile

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PITF B B 1 day
Special instructions
 

 

PLAC Test (Lp-PLA2)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PLA2 B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Plasma Viscosity

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
VISC A [4] 3 days
Special instructions
[4] Send to the laboratory without delay. Sample cannot be refrigerated.

 

Plasminogen

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PLAS C (Frozen plasma) [4] 5 days
Special instructions
[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

 

Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor – 1

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PAI1 C (Frozen plasma) 2 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Platelet Aggregation Studies

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PLAG J [5] [6] 2 days
Special instructions
[5] Do not send sample to the laboratory between Thursday noon and Monday morning.
[6] Contact the Referrals Department before taking and sending sample to the laboratory.

 

Pleural Fluid for Culture

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
FLUP SC 7 days
Special instructions
 

 

Pneumococcal Antibodies – Serotype Specific

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PASS B 5 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Pneumococcal Antibody Screen

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PNEU B 7 days
Special instructions
 

 

Pneumococcal Antigen

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PNAG RU 1 day
Special instructions
 

 

Pneumocystis Examination

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PCYS BAL* 1 day
Special instructions
 

 

Pneumonia (Atypical) Screen

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
APS B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Polcalcins

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ZZ25 B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Polio Virus 1, 2, 3 Antibodies

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

 

Poly T (5T,7T,9T) – cystic fibrosis gene

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

 

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Profile

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PCOP A B B B G [7] 5 days
Special instructions
[7] Sample should be separated and frozen if sending overnight.

 

Porphyrin (Blood)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PORP A [3] 15 days
Special instructions
[3] Clinical history essential and protect from light.

 

Porphyrins (Faeces)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
FPOR RF [3] 15 days
Special instructions
[3] Clinical history essential and protect from light.

 

Porphyrins Screen (Total: Urine, Stool, Blood)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PORS A RU, RF [3] 15 days
Special instructions
[3] Clinical history essential and protect from light.

 

Porphyrin Screen (Urine)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
RPOR RU [3] 15 days
Special instructions
[3] Clinical history essential and protect from light.

 

Post-Travel Screen 1

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

 

Post-Travel Screen 2

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PTS2 A A B B B G [14] 10 days
Special instructions
[14] Provide details of travel history.

 

Post Exposure Prophylaxis Bloods (PEPs) (FBC, LFT, U/E, CA, Phos, LIPP, Glucose)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PEPS B G 4 hrs
Special instructions

 

Postnatal array CGH

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

 

Potassium

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
K B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

PR-10 Proteins

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ZZ22 B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Prader-Willi Syndrome (Primary Screen) – methylation PCR

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

 

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Pre-eclampsia Screen

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PREM B 3 days
Special instructions
 

 

Pre-Travel Screen (DVT)

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

 

Prealbumin

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PALB B 3 days
Special instructions
 

 

Pregnancy (Serum) [Quantitative]

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
QHCG B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Pregnancy Test (Urine)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PREG RU 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Pregnanetriol (Urine)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
UPTR CU (Frozen) 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Pregnenolone

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PREN B 15 days
Special instructions
 

 

Prenatal array CGH

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
CGH Amniotic fluid or CVS [9] 10 days
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.

 

Primidone (Mysoline)

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

 

Procalcitonin

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PCAL B (Frozen) [4] [7] 1 day
Special instructions
[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.
[7] Sample should be separated and frozen if sending overnight.

 

Procollagen 1 Peptide N-Terminal (NTX)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
P1NP B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Procollagen III Peptide

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PRCO B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Product of Conception – rapid BOBs aneuploidy diagnosis for all chromosomes (5 days) + culture (25 days)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PBK Placental Sample [1][9] 5-25 days
Special instructions
[1] Contact the laboratory for special sample tubes/containers/instructions.
[9] Clinical history must be provided.

 

Product of Conception BOBs only – rapid aneuploidy diagnosis for all chromosomes

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
KBOB Placental Sample or Solid Tissue [1][9] 3-6 days
Special instructions
[1] Contact the laboratory for special sample tubes/containers/instructions.
[9] Clinical history must be provided.

 

Profilins

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ZZ24 B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Progesterone

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PROG B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Proinsulin

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PROI B (Frozen) 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Prolactin

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PROL B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Prolactin (Macro)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PRLD B 4 days
Special instructions
 

 

Propanalol

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

 

Propoxyphene

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
DPRO RU 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Prostaglandin D2 – Serum

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PGD2 B (Frozen) 3 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Prostaglandin D2 – Urine

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
UPGD CU (Frozen) 3 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Prostate Profile (Total & Free PSA)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PR2 B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Prostate Specific Antigen (Total)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PSPA B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Prostatic Acid Phosphatase

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PACP B (Frozen) 3 days
Special instructions
 

 

Protein (Urine)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
UPRT CU 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Protein / Creatinine Ratio (Urine)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
UCPR RU 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Protein 14.3.3 (Creutzfeldt–Jakob Disease)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
CJD CSF (Frozen) 3 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Protein C

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PRC 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.

 

Protein Electrophoresis

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PRTE B 2-4 days
Special instructions
 

 

Protein S Free Ag

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
FPRS 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.

 

Protein Total (Blood)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PROT B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Proteinase 3 Ab

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PR3 B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Prothrombin Time

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PTIM 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.

 

Prothrombin Time + Dose

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PT+D 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.

 

Psittacosis Antibodies

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PSIT B 3 days
Special instructions
 

 

Purkinje Cell Antibody (Hu and Yo)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
PURK B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Pyruvate Kinase (M2-PK)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
M2PK A 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Pyruvate Kinase (M2-PK)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
M2ST RF [4] 5 days
Special instructions
[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.