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T3

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
T3 B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

T3 (Reverse)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
RT3 B [7] [37] 10 days
Special instructions
[7] Sample should be separated and frozen if sending overnight.
[37] Provide sample time and date of collection.

 

Tacrolimus / Prograf (FK506)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
FK5 A [4] 1-2 days
Special instructions
[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

 

Taipan Snake Venom Time

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TTVT C [18] 1 week
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.

 

Tay Sachs Screen – 5 common mutations

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

 

TB (pleuralfluid)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TBCU SC up to 8 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

TB Culture

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
SPU2 SC up to 8 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

TB Culture (Urine)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TBUR 3 x  EMU up to 8 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

CHANGE

TB Quantiferon®-TB Gold Plus

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TBQ4 J / special tubes [1] 3 days
Special instructions
[1] Contact the laboratory for special sample tubes/containers/instructions.

 

TB Slopes – Confirmation and Sensitivity

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TBSL TB slope (LJ medium-green) [6] up to 8 weeks
Special instructions
[6] Contact the Referrals Department before taking and sending sample to the laboratory.

 

Tegretol (Carbamazepine)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
CARB B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Teicoplanin Assay

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TEIC B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Temazepam

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

 

Testicular Autoantibodies

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TAB B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Testicular Tumour Profile

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TTP B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Testosterone (Bioavailable)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
BTES B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Testosterone (Free)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
FTES B 3 days
Special instructions
 

 

Testosterone (Total)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TEST B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Tetanus Screen

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TETA B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

TH1 / TH2 Cytokine Ratio

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
6RF H H H [5] 1 week
Special instructions
[5] Do not send sample to the laboratory between Thursday noon and Monday morning.

 

TH1/TH2 Cytokine Profile

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
1TH2 H H H [5] [34] Send Mon-Thurs only
Special instructions
[5] Do not send sample to the laboratory between Thursday noon and Monday morning.
[34] Samples must arrive in the laboratory on the same day of sample taking or contact the laboratory.

 

TH1/TH2 Intracellular Cytokine Ratios with IVIG

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
21RF H H H [5] 1 week
Special instructions
[5] Do not send sample to the laboratory between Thursday noon and Monday morning.

 

TH1/TH2 Intracellular Cytokine Ratios with IVIG, Prednisolone

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
20RF H H H [5] 1 week
Special instructions
[5] Do not send sample to the laboratory between Thursday noon and Monday morning.

 

TH1/TH2 Intracellular Cytokine Ratios with Prednisolone

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
22RF H H H [5] 1 week
Special instructions
[5] Do not send sample to the laboratory between Thursday noon and Monday morning.

 

Thalassaemia Screen

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
HBEL A 4 days
Special instructions
 

 

Thallium (Blood)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
THAL A / H 4 days
Special instructions
 

 

Thallium (Urine)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
URTH RU 4 days
Special instructions
 

 

Theophylline

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
THEO B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Thiopurine Methyl Transferase

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TPMT A [5] 5 days
Special instructions
[5] Do not send sample to the laboratory between Thursday noon and Monday morning.

 

Thrombin Time

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
THRO 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.

 

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.

 

Thyroglobulin Abs

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TGAB B 1 day
Special instructions
 

 

Thyroglobulin Assay

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TGA B 1 day
Special instructions
 

 

Thyroid Abs (incl. TGAB + TPEX)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
THAB B 1 day
Special instructions
 

 

Thyroid Autoantibody Panel

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
2RF B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Thyroid Peroxidase Antibodies/Anti TPO

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TPEX B 1 day
Special instructions
 

 

Thyroid Profile 1

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TF B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Thyroid Profile 2

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TF2 B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Thyroid Profile 3

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TF3 B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Thyroxine (T4)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
T4 B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Thyroxine Binding Globulin

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TBG B (Frozen) 10 days
Special instructions
 

 

Timothy Grass Components

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ZZ19 B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Tissue for culture

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TISS Tissue sample up to 7 days
Special instructions
 

 

Tissue Polypeptide Antigen

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TPA B 3 days
Special instructions
 

 

Tissue Transglutaminase IgA (Coeliac)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TAA B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Tissue Transglutaminase IgG

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TAAG B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Tobramycin Assay (Provide Clinical Details)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TOBR B 3 days
Special instructions
 

 

Toluene (Blood)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TOL J 10 days
Special instructions
 

 

Toluene (Urine)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
UTOL RU 10 days
Special instructions
 

 

Topiramate (Topamax)

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

 

Torch Screen

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TORC B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Total Acid Phosphatase

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
APT B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Total Bile Acid / Bile Salts

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
BILS B 4 days
Special instructions
 

 

Total IgE

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
IGE B 1 day
Special instructions
 

 

Total Immune Function Evaluation

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TIE A or Chex + B [5] [10] 7 days
Special instructions
[5] Do not send sample to the laboratory between Thursday noon and Monday morning.
[10] Contact the laboratory for special stability tubes for lymphocyte subsets - or take an EDTA sample and ensure same day delivery to the laboratory, Monday to Friday noon [do not send sample between Friday noon and Monday morning].

 

Total Immunoglobulin E

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
IGE B 1 day
Special instructions
 

 

Toxocara Antibodies (IgG)

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

 

Toxoplasma Antibodies (IgG+IgM)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TFAM B [9] 4 hrs
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.

 

Toxoplasma Antibody Full Evaluation (IgM, Dye Test, IgG Avidity)

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

 

Toxoplasma by PCR

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TXAG A 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

TPPA (TPHA)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TPPA B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Trace Metal (Blood) Profile

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

 

Transferrin

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TRAN B 1 day
Special instructions
 

 

Transferrin Electrophoresis

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TREL B 2 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Trichinella Serology

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TRIC B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Trichloracetic Acid (Urine)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
UTCA RU 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Trichomonas vaginalis (Genital) Culture

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

 

Trichomonas vaginalis by PCR

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

 

Triglycerides

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TRI B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Trimethylaminuria (Fish Odour Syndrome)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
FOS PU 6 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Trimipramine

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TRIM A 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Tropical Screen

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

 

Tropomyosins

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
ZZ31 B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Troponin T (high sensitive)

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TROT B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Trypanosome (Chagas) Antibodies

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

 

Tryptase

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
STRY B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

TSH

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TSH B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

TSH-Receptor Antibodies

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TSI B 4 days
Special instructions
 

 

Tularaemia Antibodies

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TULA B [14] 5 days
Special instructions
[14] Provide details of travel history.

 

Tumour Necrosis Factor – Alpha

Code Sample Reqs Turnaround
TNF B (Frozen) [4] 2 weeks
Special instructions
[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.