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

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PAIP A 10 days
Special instructions
 

 

Pan-Ethnic Carrier Screen

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
GENE A [9] 4 weeks
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.

 

Pancreatic Peptide

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PP J 3 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

PAP – Thin Prep (Cervical Cytology)

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PAPT TPV 2-3 days
Special instructions
 

 

Paracetamol

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PARA B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Paragomius Serology

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PRGM B 2 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Parathyroid Antibodies

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PTHA B 1 week
Special instructions
 

 

Parathyroid Hormone (Whole)

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PTHI B [4] 1 day
Special instructions
[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

 

Parathyroid Related Peptide

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PTRP J [1] 1 week
Special instructions
[1] Contact the laboratory for special sample tubes/containers/instructions.

 

Parvalbumins

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
ZZ29 B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Parvovirus Antibodies (IgM)

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PARV B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Parvovirus DNA by PCR

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PCRP A 7 days
Special instructions
 

 

Parvovirus IgG Antibodies

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PARG B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Parvovirus IgG / IgM Abs

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PARP B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

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

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
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)

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PAUL A or B 8 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

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

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
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

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
ZZ15 B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Peanut Components

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
ZZ16 B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Pemphigus / Pemphigoid Autoantibodies

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
SKAB B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

NEW

Penicillin Antibiotic Panel (BaHRT)

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
RDP2 H H 3 days
Special instructions
 

 

NEW

Perioperative Anaphylaxis Panel (BaHRT)

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
RDP1 H H 3 days
Special instructions
 

 

Pertussis (Whooping Cough) Antibodies

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PERS B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Pertussis by PCR (Whooping Cough)

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PERP Prenasal (posterior nasopharynx) swab 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

NEW

PEth (Phosphatidylethanol)

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PETH A [38] 5-7 days
Special instructions
38 EDTA sample should not be separated: send whole blood.

 

Pethidine – Urine

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
UPET RU 4 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

pH on Stool

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PHST RF 1 week
Special instructions
 

 

Phelan-McDermid Syndrome – karyotype + FISH

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
KARY, FISH CVS / AF / H [9] 12-17 days
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.

 

Phencyclidine (PCP)

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
DUST RU 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Phenobarbitone

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PHB B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Phenytoin (Epanutin)

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PHEN B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Phosphate

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PHOS B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Phosphate (24 hr Urine)

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
UPH PU 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Phosphatidylethanolamin IgM Antibodies

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PTEA B 3 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Phospholipid Antibodies

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PLIP B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Pituitary Antibodies

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PITU B [4] 1 month
Special instructions
[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

 

Pituitary Function Profile

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PITF B B 1 day
Special instructions
 

 

PLAC Test (Lp-PLA2)

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PLA2 B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Plasma Viscosity

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

 

Plasminogen

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PLAS C (Frozen plasma) [4] 5 days
Special instructions
[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

 

Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor – 1

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PAI1 C (Frozen plasma) 2 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Platelet Aggregation Studies

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
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

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
FLUP SC 7 days
Special instructions
 

 

Pneumococcal Antibodies – Serotype Specific

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PASS B 5 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Pneumococcal Antibody Screen

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PNEU B 7 days
Special instructions
 

 

Pneumococcal Antigen

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PNAG RU 1 day
Special instructions
 

 

Pneumocystis Examination

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PCYS BAL* 1 day
Special instructions
 

 

Pneumonia (Atypical) Screen

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
APS B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Polcalcins

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
ZZ25 B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Polio Virus 1, 2, 3 Antibodies

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
POLO B [9] 5 days
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.

 

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

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PLYT A [9] 5 days
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.

 

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Profile

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

 

Porphyrin (Blood)

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PORP A [3] 15 days
Special instructions
[3] Clinical history essential and protect from light.

 

Porphyrins (Faeces)

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
FPOR RF [3] 15 days
Special instructions
[3] Clinical history essential and protect from light.

 

Porphyrins Screen (Total: Urine, Stool, Blood)

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PORS A RU, RF [3] 15 days
Special instructions
[3] Clinical history essential and protect from light.

 

Porphyrin Screen (Urine)

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
RPOR RU [3] 15 days
Special instructions
[3] Clinical history essential and protect from light.

 

Post-Travel Screen 1

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PTS A A B G [14] 10 days
Special instructions
[14] Provide details of travel history.

 

Post-Travel Screen 2

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
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)

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PEPS B G 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Postnatal array CGH

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
CGH A H [9] 10 days
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.

 

Potassium

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
K B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

PR-10 Proteins

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
ZZ22 B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Prader-Willi Syndrome (Primary Screen) – methylation PCR

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PWAM A [9] 5 days
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.

 

NEW

Pre-eclampsia Screen

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PREM B 3 days
Special instructions
 

 

Pre-Travel Screen (DVT)

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
DVT1 A A B [9] 5 days
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.

 

Prealbumin

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PALB B 3 days
Special instructions
 

 

Pregnancy (Serum) [Quantitative]

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
QHCG B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Pregnancy Test (Urine)

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PREG RU 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Pregnanetriol (Urine)

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
UPTR CU (Frozen) 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Pregnenolone

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PREN B 15 days
Special instructions
 

 

Prenatal array CGH

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
CGH Amniotic fluid or CVS [9] 10 days
Special instructions
[9] Clinical history must be provided.

 

Primidone (Mysoline)

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PRIM B [4] 3 days
Special instructions
[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

 

Procalcitonin

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
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)

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
P1NP B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Procollagen III Peptide

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PRCO B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

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

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
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

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
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

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
ZZ24 B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Progesterone

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PROG B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Proinsulin

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PROI B (Frozen) 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Prolactin

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PROL B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Prolactin (Macro)

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PRLD B 4 days
Special instructions
 

 

Propanalol

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PRO B [4] 7 days
Special instructions
[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

 

Propoxyphene

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
DPRO RU 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Prostaglandin D2 – Serum

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PGD2 B (Frozen) 3 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Prostaglandin D2 – Urine

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
UPGD CU (Frozen) 3 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Prostate Profile (Total & Free PSA)

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PR2 B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Prostate Specific Antigen (Total)

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PSPA B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Prostatic Acid Phosphatase

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PACP B (Frozen) 3 days
Special instructions
 

 

Protein (Urine)

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
UPRT CU 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Protein / Creatinine Ratio (Urine)

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
UCPR RU 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Protein 14.3.3 (Creutzfeldt–Jakob Disease)

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
CJD CSF (Frozen) 3 weeks
Special instructions
 

 

Protein C

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
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

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PRTE B 2-4 days
Special instructions
 

 

Protein S Free Ag

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
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)

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PROT B 4 hrs
Special instructions
 

 

Proteinase 3 Ab

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PR3 B 2 days
Special instructions
 

 

Prothrombin Time

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
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

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
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

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PSIT B 3 days
Special instructions
 

 

Purkinje Cell Antibody (Hu and Yo)

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
PURK B 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Pyruvate Kinase (M2-PK)

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
M2PK A 5 days
Special instructions
 

 

Pyruvate Kinase (M2-PK)

CodeSample ReqsTurnaround
M2ST RF [4] 5 days
Special instructions
[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.