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Babesia Antibodies

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

BABE

B

3 weeks

Special instructions

 

Babesia Parasites

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

BABP

A  [4]

7 days

Special instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

Bancroftia/Oncerciasis/Filarial Antibodies

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TFIF

B  [14]

2 weeks

Special instructions

[14] Provide details of travel history.

Bartonella (IgG/IgM)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

CAT

B

5 days

Special instructions

 

BCR/ABL Quantitative MUST arrive in the laboratory within 48 hours, before 12pm on Fridays – fusion gene sizes p190 + p210 –

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

BCRA

A A  [9]

10 days

Special instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Becker Muscular Dystrophy – deletions/duplications

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

DND 

A  [9]

10 days

Special instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Behcet’s Disease – HLA Tissue Typing B*51

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

B51 

A  [9]

10 days

Special instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Bence-Jones Protein

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

RBJP

1x 30mls (RU)

5 days

Special instructions

 

Benzene

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

BENZ

J  [1] [6]

3 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.

Beta 2 Glycoprotein 1 Abs

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

B2GP

B

5 days

Special instructions

 

Beta 2 Microglobulin (Serum)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

B2MG

B 

2 days

Special instructions

 

Beta 2 Microglobulin (Urine)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

UB2M

RU

3 days

Special instructions

 

Beta Carotene

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

CARO 

B

5 days

Special instructions

 

Beta D Glucan

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

XBDG

B 

2 weeks

Special instructions

 

Beta HCG (Oncology)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

HCGQ

B

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Beta HCG (Quantitative)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

QHCG

B

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Beta-Glucuronidase (Sly Disease)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

BGLU

H H  [9] [4]

8 weeks

Special instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided. [4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

Bicarbonate

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

HCO3

B 

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

NEW

Bile Acids – Serum

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

BILE

B 

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Bilharzia (Schistosome) Antibody Screen

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

BILH

B  [14]

10 days

Special instructions

[14] Provide details of travel history.

Bilharzia (Schistosome) Antigen

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SHAG

B

15 days

Special instructions

 

Bilharzia (Urine)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

USCH

RU  [14]

8 hrs

Special instructions

[14] Provide details of travel history.

Bilirubin (Direct/Indirect)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

DBIL

B 

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Bilirubin (Total)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

BILI

B 

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Bilirubin (Urine)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

UBIL

RU

1 day

Special instructions

 

Biotin

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

BIOS

B 

1 week

Special instructions

 

Biotinidase

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

BIOT

H (Frozen plasma)  [4]

3 weeks

Special instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

Birch Components

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ZZ3

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Bismuth

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

BISM

B 

5 days

Special instructions

 

BK Polyoma Virus by PCR

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

BKPV

A / B / RU

5 days

Special instructions

 

Blood Culture

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

BCUL 

2 x BC  [4]

6 days +

Special instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

Blood Film Examination

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

FILM

A

1 day

Special instructions

 

Blood Group

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ABO

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.

BNP (NT-pro BNP)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

BNP

B 

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Bone Alkaline Phosphatase

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

BALP

B (Frozen)

2 weeks

Special instructions

 

Bone Marrow (Aspirate)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

BMAS

J  [1]

14 days

Special instructions

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

Bone Marrow (Trephine Biopsy)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

BMI

J  [1]

3 days

Special instructions

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

Bone Screen

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

BONE

B CU

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Bone Screen (Bloods only)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

BON2

B 

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Borrelia Antibodies (Lyme Disease) IgG, IgM 

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

BORR

B  [9] [14]

2 days

Special instructions

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

Borrelia Antibodies (Lyme Disease) IgM 

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

BORM

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Borrelia Confirmation (Immunoblot)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

BORC

B  [9] [14]

10 days

Special instructions

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

Brazil Components

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ZZ4

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Breast Cancer NGS Panel – full sequencing across 14 genes + deletions/duplications

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

GENE 

 Requires patient informed consent A A  [9] [11]

4 weeks

Special instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided. [11] Patient consent required. Consent Form can be found at the back of this guide.

Breast Cancer NGS Panel – full sequencing across 14 genes + deletions/duplications. Requires patient informed consent

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

GENE

A A  [9] [11]

4 weeks

Special instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided. [11] Patient consent required. Consent Form can be found at the back of this guide.

Bromide

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

BROM

B 

3 days

Special instructions

 

Brucella Serology

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

BRUC

B  [9]

2-3 weeks

Special instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

BUN (Blood Urea Nitrogen)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

BUN

B 

4 hrs

Special instructions