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Acetone – Blood

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ACTB

A or H

2 weeks

Special instructions

 

Acetone – Urine

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ACTU

RU

5 days

Special instructions

 

Acetylcholine Receptor Autoantibodies

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ACRA

B  [4]

5 days

Special instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

Acetylcholinesterase Isoenzymes

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ACEI

AF

7 days

Special instructions

 

Acid Phosphatase – Total

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

APT

B

5 days

Special instructions

 

ACTH (Adreno Corticotrophic Hormone)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ACTH

A (Plasma Frozen)  [41]

1 day

Special instructions

[41] Recommendation for patient to attend Patient Reception for sample taking.

Activated Protein C Resistance

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

APCR 

C (Frozen)  [4] [18]

3 days

Special instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay. [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.

Acute Viral Hepatitis Screen

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

AHSC

B

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

ADAMTS – 13 Activity Assay

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

CP13

C (Frozen)  [4] [18]

3 days

Special instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay. [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.

Adenosine Deaminase

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

AD

A / B / Fluid

3 weeks

Special instructions

 

Adenovirus by PCR

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ADV

F / PCR / VS / SC

7 days

Special instructions

 

Adiponectin

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ADIP

B 

2 weeks

Special instructions

 

Adrenal Cortex Antibodies

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ACTX

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Albumin

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ALB

B 

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Alcohol (Legal) Police Blood Sample

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

LALC

Police Sample

3 weeks

Special instructions

 

Alcohol (Medical) [Do not use alcohol swab prior to sample taking]

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ALCO

G  [1]

4 hrs

Special instructions

[1] Contact the laboratory for special sample tubes/containers/instructions.

Alcohol (Urine)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

UALC

RU

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Alcohol Profile

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

AP

A A B G 

5-7 days

Special instructions

 

Alcohol Profile 2

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ALCP

A A B G RU 

5-7 days

Special instructions

 

Aldolase

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ALDO

B

5 days

Special instructions

 

Aldosterone

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ALDN

B

5 days

Special instructions

 

Aldosterone (Urine)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

UALD

PU 

5 days

Special instructions

 

Alk Phosphatase lsoenzymes

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

APIE

B 

5 days

Special instructions

 

Alkaline Phosphatase

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ALP

B

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Allergen Component Profiles

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

 

 

 

Special instructions

 

Allergy – Individual Allergens See list on page 133

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ALLE

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Allergy Profile (Mediterranean)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ALMD

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Allergy Profile (Middle East)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ALME

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Allergy Profile (UK)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ALUK 

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Allergy Profile 1 (Food & Inhalants)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

1A 

B B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Allergy Profile 2 (Inhalants)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

2A

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Allergy Profile 3 (Food)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

3A

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Allergy Profile 4 (Nuts & Seeds)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

4A

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Allergy Profile 5 (Children’s Panel)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

5A

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Allergy Profile 6 (Shellfish)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

6A

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Allergy Profile 7 (Finfish)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

7A

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Allergy Profile 8 (Cereal – singles)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

8A

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

CHANGE

Allergy Profile 9 (Antibiotics)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

9A

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Allergy Profile 10 (Insects)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

10A

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Allergy Profile 11 (Combined Shellfish/Finfish)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

11A

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Allergy Profile 12 (Milk &Milk Proteins)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

12A

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Allergy Profile 13 (Stone fruit/Rosaceae family)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

13A

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Alpha 1 Antitrypsin (Serum)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

A1AT

B 

1 day

Special instructions

 

Alpha 1 Antitrypsin (Stool)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

A1AF

RF

10 days

Special instructions

 

Alpha 1 Antitrypsin Genotype – PI*M, PI*S, PI*Z

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

GENE

A  [9]

4 weeks

Special instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Alpha 1 Glycoprotein

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

OROS

B 

5 days

Special instructions

 

Alpha 1 Microglobulin

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

A1MG

RU  [1] [22]

10 days

Special instructions

[1] Contact the laboratory for special sample tubes/containers/instructions. [22] Must be fresh.

Alpha 2 Macroglobulins

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

A2MG

B 

5 days

Special instructions

 

Alpha Feto Protein

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

AFP

B

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Alpha Feto Protein (Maternal)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

AFPM

B 

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Alpha Gal Components (related to red meat)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ZZ37

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Genotype – PI*M, PI*S, PI*Z

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

GENE

A  [9]

4 weeks

Special instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

ALT (Alanine Aminotransferase) (SGPT)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ALT

B 

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Alternaria Components

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ZZ1 

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Aluminium

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ALUM

K 

7 days

Special instructions

 

Aluminium (Urine)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ALUU

RU 

1-2 weeks

Special instructions

 

Amenorrhoea Profile

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

AMEN

B

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Amikacin Level (State dose)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

AMIK 

B  [4]

4 hrs

Special instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

Amino Acid (Serum/Plasma)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

AMIN

B 

7 days

Special instructions

 

Amino Acid Quantitative (Urine)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

UAAQ

RU

7 days

Special instructions

 

Amino-Laevulinic Acid (Urine)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

RUAL

100mls PU 

5 days

Special instructions

 

Amitriptyline 

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

AMTR

A  [4]

5 days

Special instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

Ammonia

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

AMMO

A (Frozen)  [15]

4 hrs

Special instructions

[15] Ammonia. Sample: EDTA plasma only. Full tubes and tightly stoppered. On ice, centrifuged and analysed 20-30 mins post venepuncture (or plasma can be frozen). If haemolysed gives falsely high results. Patient: Fasting. Avoid smoking.

Amniocentesis – rapid BOBs aneuploidy diagnosis for all chromosomes (5 days) + culture (10-15 days) 

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ABK 

AF  [9]

5-15 days

Special instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Amniocentesis – rapid PCR diagnosis for common aneuploidies (2 days) + culture (10-15 days)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

APCC 

AF  [9]

2-15 days

Special instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Amoebic (E. histolytica) Antibodies

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

AFAT 

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Amoebic (E. histolytica) PCR

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

AMAG

RF

2 days

Special instructions

 

Amphetamines – Blood

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

AMPB

B B 

5 days

Special instructions

 

Amylase

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

AMY

B 

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Amylase (Urine)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

UAMY

CU 

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Amylase lsoenzymes

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

AMYI

B 

5 days

Special instructions

 

Amyloidosis (Amyloid A Protein)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SAA

B 

5 days

Special instructions

 

Anaemia Profile

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ANAE

A A B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Anafranil (Clomipramine) 

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

CHLO

A

7 days

Special instructions

 

ANCA (Anti-Neutrophil Cytoplasmic Abs)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ANCA

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Andropause Profile

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ANDP

B B

8 hrs

Special instructions

 

Androstanediolglucoronide

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ANDG

B 

3 weeks

Special instructions

 

Androstenedione

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ANDR

B (Frozen)

1 day

Special instructions

 

Angiotensin Converting Enzyme

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ACE

B 

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Angiotensin Converting Enzyme – CSF

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ACEF

CSF (Frozen) 

2 weeks

Special instructions

 

Angiotensin II

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ANG2

A (Frozen) 

2 weeks

Special instructions

 

Antenatal Profile

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ANTE

A A  [33]  B B B G

3 days

Special instructions

[33] Sample must be labelled by hand with first name, family name, gender and date of birth detailed on sample and form. Do not use labels other than the tube label.

Anti CCP Antibodies (RF)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

CCP

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Anti Phosphatidylserine Antibodies

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PHTS

B 

5 days

Special instructions

 

Anti Phospholipase A2 Receptor 

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

AA2R

B 

3 weeks

Special instructions

 

Anti Sla (Soluble Liver Antigen) Abs

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

LSA

B

10 days

Special instructions

 

Anti-Actin Antibodies

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

AAA

B 

5 days

Special instructions

 

Anti-Basal Ganglia Antibodies

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ABGA

B 

3 weeks

Special instructions

 

Anti-Liver Cytosol Antibodies

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ALCA

B 

5 days

Special instructions

 

Anti-MOG [Myelin Oligodendrocyte Glycoprotein] Antibodies

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

AMOG

B 

3 weeks

Special instructions

 

Anti-MUSK Antibodies

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

MUSK

B 

2 weeks

Special instructions

 

Anti-Ri Antibodies

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

RIAB

B

3 days

Special instructions

 

Antidiuretic Hormone

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ADH

A A (Plasma Frozen)  [4]

10 days

Special instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

Antimony (Urine)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ANTI

RU  [30]

10 days

Special instructions

[30] Collect sample at end of exposure.

Antimullerian Hormone (AMH Plus) 

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

AMH

B 

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Antinuclear Antibodies (titre &pattern)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ANAB

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Antioxidant Profile

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

AOXI

B H K  [34]

2 weeks

Special instructions

[34] Samples must arrive in the laboratory on the same day of sample taking or contact the laboratory.

Antioxidant Status (total/activity)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

FRAD 

B

7 days

Special instructions

 

Antistaphylolysin Titre (SGOT)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ASTT

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Antistreptolysin Titre/ASOT

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ASLT

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Antisulfatide Antibodies

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ASA

B 

5 weeks

Special instructions

 

Antithrombin Ill

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

A111

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.

AP50 Alternative Hemolytic Complement

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

AP50

B (Frozen) 

2 weeks

Special instructions

 

Apolipoprotein A1 (12 hrs fasting)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

APOA

B 

3 days

Special instructions

 

Apolipoprotein B (12 hrs fasting)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

APOB

B 

3 days

Special instructions

 

Apolipoprotein C (12 hrs fasting)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

APOC

B 

3 months

Special instructions

 

Apolipoprotein E (12 hrs fasting)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

APOE

B (fasting)

5 days

Special instructions

 

Apolipoprotein E genotype – E2, E3, E4

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

APEG 

A  [9]

5 days

Special instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Apple Components

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ZZ36

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

APTT/KCCT

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

KCCT

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.

Aquaporin 4 Antibodies (Neuromyelitis Optica)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

AQUA

B

2 weeks

Special instructions

 

Arbovirus Antibodies/Abs

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ARBO

B  [9] [14]

3 weeks

Special instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided. [14] Provide details of travel history.

Array CGH (Comparative Genomic Hybridisation)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

CGH 

CVS / AF / A H  [9]

10 days

Special instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Arsenic (Blood)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ARS

A or H 

5 days

Special instructions

 

Arsenic (Urine)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ARSE

RU  [30]

5 days

Special instructions

[30] Collect sample at end of exposure.

Arylsulphatase A

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ARYL

H  [5] [6]

8 weeks

Special instructions

[5] Do not send sample to the laboratory between Friday noon and Monday morning. [6] Contact the Referrals Department before taking and sending sample to the laboratory.

Ascariasis Serology

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ASC

B 

5 days

Special instructions

 

Ashkenazi Jewish Carrier Screen 

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ASHJ

A  [9]

4 weeks

Special instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Aspartate Transaminase (AST) (SGOT)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

AST

B 

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Aspergillus Components

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ZZ2

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Aspergillus Precipitins

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ASPP

B

5 days

Special instructions

 

Atypical Antibody Screen (handwritten tube label)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

AASC

A  [22] [33]

2 days

Special instructions

[22] Must be fresh. [33] Sample must be labelled by hand with first name, family name, gender and date of birth detailed on sample and form. Do not use labels other than the tube label.

Autoantibody Profile I

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

AUTO

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Autoantibody Profile II

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ENDO

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Avian Precipitins (11 Species)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

AVIA

B 

5 days

Special instructions

 

Azoospermia – karyotype + cystic fibrosis screen + polyT(5T) + Y deletions

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

GRP 

A H  [9]

10-15 days

Special instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.