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PAI1 4G/5G Polymorphism

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PAIP

A

10 days

Special instructions

 

Pan-Ethnic/Jewish Carrier Screening

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

GENE 

A  [9]

4 weeks

Special instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Pancreatic Peptide

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PP

J

4 weeks

Special instructions

 

PAPT and HPV

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PAPT + HPV

TPV

2-3 days

Special instructions

 

Paracetamol

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PARA

B

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Paragomius Serology

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PRGM

B 

2 weeks

Special instructions

 

Parathyroid Antibodies

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PTHA

B

1 week

Special instructions

 

Parathyroid Hormone (Whole)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PTHI

B  [4]

1 day

Special instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

Parathyroid Related Peptide

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PTRP

J [1]

8 weeks

Special instructions

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

Parvalbumins

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ZZ29

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Parvovirus Antibodies (IgM)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PARV

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Parvovirus DNA by PCR

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PCRP

A 

2 weeks

Special instructions

 

Parvovirus IgG Antibodies

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PARG

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Parvovirus IgG/IgM Abs

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PARP

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

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

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

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 this guide. [12] Please provide one sample for each person being tested.   [Contact lab]

Paul Bunnell (Monospot)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PAUL

A  or B

8 hrs

Special instructions

 

Peach Components

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ZZ15

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Peanut Components

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ZZ16

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Pemphigus/Pemphigoid Autoantibodies

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SKAB

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Penicillin Antibiotic Panel (BaHRT)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

RDP2

H H

3 days

Special instructions

 

Perioperative Anaphylaxis Panel (BaHRT)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

RDP1

H H

3 days

Special instructions

 

Pertussis (Whooping Cough) Antibodies

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PERS

B

5 days

Special instructions

 

PEth (Phosphatidylethanol)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PETH

A  [38]

5-7 days

Special instructions

[38] EDTA sample should not be separated: send whole blood.

Pethidine – Urine

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

UPET

RU

4 weeks

Special instructions

 

pH on Stool

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PHST

RF

1 week

Special instructions

 

Phelan-McDermid Syndrome – karyotype + FISH

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

KARY, FISH 

CVS / AF / H [9]

12-17 days

Special instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Phencyclidine (PCP)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

DUST

RU

5 days

Special instructions

 

Phenobarbitone

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PHB

B

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Phenytoin (Epanutin)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PHEN

B

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Phosphate

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PHOS

B 

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Phosphate (24 hr Urine)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

UPH

PU

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Phospholipid Antibodies

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PLIP

B

5 days

Special instructions

 

Pituitary Antibodies

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PITU

B  [4]

1 month

Special instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

Pituitary Function Profile

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PITF

B B

1 day

Special instructions

 

PLAC Test (Lp-PLA2)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PLA2

B 

2 days

Special instructions

 

Plasma Viscosity

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

VISC

A  [4]

3 days

Special instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

Plasminogen

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PLAS

C (Frozen plasma) [4]

5 days

Special instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor – 1

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PAI1

C (Frozen plasma)

2 weeks

Special instructions

 

Platelet Aggregation Studies

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PLAG

J  [5] [6]

3 days

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.

Pleural Fluid for Culture

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

FLUP

SC

7 days

Special instructions

 

Pneumococcal Antibodies – Serotype Specific

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PASS

B

5 weeks

Special instructions

 

Pneumococcal Antibody Screen

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PNEU

B

7 days

Special instructions

 

Pneumococcal Antigen

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PNAG

RU

1 day

Special instructions

 

Pneumocystis Examination

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PCYS

BAL*****

2-3 days

Special instructions

 

Pneumonia (Atypical) Screen

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

APS

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Polcalcins

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ZZ25

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Polio Virus 1, 2, 3 Antibodies

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

POLO

B  [9]

15 days

Special instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Profile

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PCOP

A B B B G  [7]

5 days

Special instructions

[7] Sample should be separated and frozen if sending overnight.

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome SHORT

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PCOS

B G 

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Porphyrin (Blood)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PORP

A  [3]

15 days

Special instructions

[3] Clinical history essential and protect from light.

Porphyrins (Faeces)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

FPOR

RF  [3]

3 weeks

Special instructions

[3] Clinical history essential and protect from light.

Porphyrins Full Screen (Total:Urine, Stool, Blood)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PORS

A RU, RF  [3]

3 weeks

Special instructions

[3] Clinical history essential and protect from light.

Porphyrins Screen (Urine)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

RPOR

RU  [3]

3 weeks

Special instructions

[3] Clinical history essential and protect from light.

Post Exposure Prophylaxis Bloods (PEPs) (FBC, LFT, U/E, CA, Phos, LIPP, Glucose)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PEPS

B G

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Post-Travel Screen 1

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PTS

A A B G  [14]

10 days

Special instructions

[14] Provide details of travel history.

Post-Travel Screen 2

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PTS2 

A A B B B G  [14]

10 days

Special instructions

[14] Provide details of travel history.

Postnatal array CGH

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

CGH 

A or H  [9]

10 days

Special instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Potassium

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

K

B 

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

PR-10 Proteins

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ZZ22 

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Prader-Willi Syndrome (Primary Screen) – methylation PCR

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PWAM 

A  [9]

5 days

Special instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Pre-eclampsia Screen

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PREM

B

3 days

Special instructions

 

Pre-Travel Screen (DVT)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

DVT1

A A B  [9]

5 days

Special instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Prealbumin

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PALB

B 

3 days

Special instructions

 

Pregnancy (Serum) [Quantitative]

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

QHCG

B

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Pregnancy Test (Urine)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PREG

RU

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Pregnanetriol (Urine)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

UPTR

CU (Frozen) 

5 days

Special instructions

 

Pregnenolone

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PREN

B

15 days

Special instructions

 

Prenatal array CGH

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

CGH 

Amniotic fluid or CVS  [9]

10 days

Special instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Primidone (Mysoline)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PRIM

B  [4]

3 days

Special instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

Procalcitonin

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

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)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

P1NP

B

5 days

Special instructions

 

Procollagen III Peptide

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PRCO

B

5 days

Special instructions

 

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

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

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

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

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

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ZZ24

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Progesterone

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PROG

B

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Proinsulin

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PROI

B (Frozen)

5 days

Special instructions

 

Prolactin

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PROL

B

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Prolactin (Macro)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PRLD

B

4 days

Special instructions

 

Propanalol

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PRO

B  [4]

7 days

Special instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

Propoxyphene

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

DPRO

RU

5 days

Special instructions

 

Prostate Profile (Total &Free PSA)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PR2

B

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Prostate Specific Antigen (Total)*

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PSPA

B

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Prostatic Acid Phosphatase

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PACP

B (Frozen) 

3 days

Special instructions

 

Protein (Urine)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

UPRT

CU

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Protein 14.3.3 (Creutzfeldt–Jakob Disease)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

CJD

CSF (Frozen) 

5 weeks

Special instructions

 

Protein C

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

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 incl. immunoglobin

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PRTE

B 

2-4 days

Special instructions

 

Protein S Free Ag

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

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)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PROT

B 

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Protein/Creatinine Ratio (Urine)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

UCPR

RU

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Proteinase 3 Ab

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PR3

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Prothrombin Time

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

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

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

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

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PSIT

B 

3 days

Special instructions

 

Purkinje Cell Antibody (Hu and Yo)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PURK

B 

5 days

Special instructions

 

Pyruvate Kinase (M2-PK)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

M2PK

A

5 days

Special instructions

 

Pyruvate Kinase (M2-PK)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

M2ST

RF  [4]

5 days

Special instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.