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S100 Malignant Melanoma

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

S100

B

4 days

Special instructions

 

Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Antibodies

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ASCA

B 

2 weeks

Special instructions

 

Salicylates

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SALI

B 

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Salivary Duct Antibodies

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SAB

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Sanjad-Sakati (Kenny-Caffey) Syndrome – common 12bp TBCE gene deletion

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TBC 

A  [9]

10 days

Special instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Schistosoma (Urine)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

USCH

Mid-morning terminal urine

8 hrs

Special instructions

 

Schistosome (Bilharzia) Antibodies

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

BILH

B  [14]

10 days

Special instructions

[14] Provide details of travel history.

Schistosome Antigen

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SHAG

B

15 days

Special instructions

 

Screening Profile 1 – Biochemistry

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PP1

B G

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Screening Profile 2 – Haematology/Biochemistry

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PP2

A B G

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Screening Profile 3 – Haematology

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PP3

A 

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Screening Profile 4 – Haematology/Biochemistry (Short)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PP4

A B G

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Screening Profile 5 – Haematology/Biochemistry (Postal)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PP5

A B G

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Screening Profile 6 – Well Person

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PP6

A B G

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Screening Profile 7 – Well Man

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PP7

A B G

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Screening Profile 8 – Well Person

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PP8

A B G

2 days

Special instructions

 

Screening Profile 9F – Senior Female

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PP9F

A B B G RU, RF  [4]

2 days

Special instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

Screening Profile 9M – Senior Male

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PP9M

A B B G RU, RF  [4]

2 days

Special instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

Screening Profile 10 – Cardiovascular Risk 1

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PP10

B B

3 days

Special instructions

 

Screening Profile 11 – Cardiovascular Risk 2

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PP11

B B B C  [34]

3 days

Special instructions

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

Screening Profile 12 – Sexual Health Screen

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PP12

FCRU / PCR / TPV / Semen

2 days

Special instructions

 

Seed Storage Proteins

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ZZ26

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Selenium (Serum)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SELE

B 

4 days

Special instructions

 

Selenium (Whole Blood)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SELR

A or H

4 days

Special instructions

 

Sellotape Test

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SELL

Send Sample***

1 day

Special instructions

 

Semen Analysis

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SPCU

Semen

2-4 days

Special instructions

 

Semen Analysis, Comprehensive*

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SPER

Semen  [1]

2 days*

Special instructions

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

Semen Analysis, Post-Vasectomy**

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PVAS

Semen  [1]

2 days

Special instructions

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

Semen Analysis, Vasectomy Reversal*

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SPER

Semen  [1]

2 days*

Special instructions

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

Semen Culture

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SPCU

Semen

2-4 days

Special instructions

 

Semen Fructose

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SPCF

Semen

2 days

Special instructions

 

Semen Leucocytes

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PMNS

Semen

2 days 

Special instructions

 

Semen Parameters

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SPOD

Semen  [1]

1 day

Special instructions

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

Serotonin

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SERT

H (Frozen whole blood) [1]

10 days

Special instructions

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

Serotonin (Urine)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

USER

PU 50mls (Frozen) [1]

5 days

Special instructions

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

Serum Albumins

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ZZ30

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Serum Free Light Chains

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SLC

B 

1 week

Special instructions

 

Sex Hormone Binding Globulin

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SHBG

B

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Shrimp Components

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ZZ17

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Sickle Solubility

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SICK

A

4 days

Special instructions

 

Silver (Blood)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SILV

B 

5 days

Special instructions

 

Silver (Urine)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

USIL

RU

5 days

Special instructions

 

Sinequan (Doxepin)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

DOXE

A

10 days

Special instructions

 

Single drug – please specify drug

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

RSD

H H

3 days

Special instructions

 

Sirolimus

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SIRO

A

3 days

Special instructions

 

Sjogren’s Syndrome

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

RH7

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Skin (Pemphigus/Pemphigoid) Autoantibodies

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SKAB

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Skin Antibodies by Immunofluorescence

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

STSK

B 

1 month

Special instructions

 

Skin Scrapings/Mycology by PCR

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

DERM

Send Sample

3-7 days

Special instructions

 

Sleeping Sickness Serology (African Trypanosomiasis)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TRYP

B  [9]

10 days

Special instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Smith-Magenis 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.

Smith-Magenis Syndrome – BoBs only

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PBOB 

CVS / AF / A  [9]

5 days

Special instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Smooth Muscle Antibodies

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ASMO

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Sodium

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

NA

B 

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Somatomedin (IGF-1)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SOMA

B (Frozen)  [4]

1 day

Special instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

Soybean Components

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ZZ18

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Specific Gravity (Urine)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

USG

RU

24 hrs

Special instructions

 

Sperm Aneuploidy

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SPPL

Semen  [1]

4 weeks

Special instructions

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

Sperm Antibodies (Serum)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ASAB

B

5 days

Special instructions

 

Sperm Antibodies / MAR Test (Semen)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ASPA

Semen

1 day

Special instructions

 

NEW

Sperm Comet®

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

CMET

Semen

1-2 weeks

Special instructions

 

Sperm Count (Post-Vasectomy)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PVAS

Semen  [1]

2 days

Special instructions

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

Sperm DNA Fragmentation (SCSA)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SEXT

Semen  [1]

1-2 weeks

Special instructions

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

Sperm Morphology (Kruger strict criteria)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

MRPH

Semen  [1]

2 days

Special instructions

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

Spinal Muscular Atrophy – SMN1 deletions/duplications

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SMA 

A  [9]

10 days

Special instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Sports/Performance Profile

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SPOR

A A A B B B B G K  [4]

5 days

Special instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

Sputum for Routine Culture

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SPU1

SC

2-4 days

Special instructions

 

Sputum for TB Culture (AFB)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SPU2

SC

up to 8 weeks

Special instructions

 

Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SCC

B

4 days

Special instructions

 

SRY (Sex-determining Region Y)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SRY 

A  [9]

2 days

Special instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

STD1 M/F STD Quad

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

STD1

B FCRU

2 days

Special instructions

 

STD2 M/F STI Profile Plus (Urine and Serology)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

STD2

B FCRU (If culture swabs are needed please request separately)

4 days

Special instructions

 

STD3 Female STD Quad (PCR Swab and Serology)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

STD3

B PCR

2 days

Special instructions

 

STD4 Female STI Profile Plus (PCR Swab and Serology)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

STD4

B PCR (If culture swabs are needed please request separately)

4 days

Special instructions

 

STD5 Serology only 

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

STD5

B

4 hours

Special instructions

 

STD6 Serology only without HIV 

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

STD6

B

4 hours

Special instructions

 

STD8 Vaginitis / BV Profile using culture &PCR SWAB

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

STD8

PCR / STM

3 days

Special instructions

 

STD9 Symptomatic lesion sample using PCR Swab from lesion &PCR SWAB

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

STD9

PCR

7 days

Special instructions

 

Steroid Cell Antibody

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SCA

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

STI Profile: MSM1

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

MSM1

B / FCRU / PCR Swab Throat / PCR Swab Rectal

2 days

Special instructions

 

STI Profile: MSM2

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

MSM2

B / FCRU / PCR Swab Throat / PCR Swab Rectal

3 days

Special instructions

 

Stool for OCP and Culture

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

PENT

RF

2-3 days

Special instructions

 

Stool for OVA Cysts &Parasites by PCR

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

OCP

RF

1 day

Special instructions

 

Stool Reducing Substances

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

STRS

RF  [7]

5 days

Special instructions

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

Streptomycin Levels

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

STRM

F

5 days

Special instructions

 

Striated/Skeletal Muscle Antibody

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

STRA

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Strongyloides Antibodies

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

STGA

B 

10 days

Special instructions

 

Sulpiride

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SULP

B  [4]

4 days

Special instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

Superoxide Dismutase Inhibitor 

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SODI

A / H

5 days

Special instructions

 

Suppression with steroid, IVIg and intralipin, NK (CD69) cell assay, TH1/TH2 cytokines

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

NCIT

H H H

Send Mon-Thurs only

Special instructions

 

Swab (Ear)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

EARS

STM

2-4 days (Culture) 8-9 days (Fungal) – same swab

Special instructions

 

Swab for Culture (Any Site)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SWAB

STM

2-4 days

Special instructions

 

Synacthen Stimulation Test

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SYNA

By appointment only

1 day

Special instructions

 

Synovial Fluid (For Crystals)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

FLU2

SC

1 day

Special instructions

 

Syphilis by PCR (chancre)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SYPS

PCR

5 days

Special instructions

 

Syphilis IgG/IgM

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SERJ

B

4 hrs

Special instructions