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Macrolide Resistance Test (Mgen)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

MGR 

FCRU / PCR

1-2 weeks

Special instructions

 

Macroprolactin

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PRLD

B

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

 

Magnesium (Whole blood)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

RCMG

A or H

4 days

Special instructions

 

Malarial Antibodies (Pl. falciparum)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

MALA

B  [9] [14]

3 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

 

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

 

Mean Cell Volume (MCV)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

MCV

A

4 hrs

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 PCR

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

MEAP

Buccal swab

48 hours

Special instructions

 

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 (Frozen)

5 days

Special instructions

 

Melatonin (Urine)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

UMEL

CU  [13]

2 weeks

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 Industrial Heavy Metal Screen (Trace Metals)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TRAC

A 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

 

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

 

Mycology/Skin Scrapings by PCR

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

DERM

Submit Sample

3-7 days

Special instructions

 

Mycophenolic Acid (Cellcept)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

MYCP

A 

5 days

Special instructions

 

Mycoplasma genitalium by PCR

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

MGEN

FCRU / PCR / TPV

2 days

Special instructions

 

Mycoplasma genitalium/Ureaplasma by PCR

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

MUPC

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

 

Mycoplasma/Ureaplasma Culture

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

MYCS

RU, Swab

3 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 

1 week

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.