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T Regulatory Cells

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

25RF

H

3 days

Special instructions

 

T3

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

T3

B

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

T3 (Reverse)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

RT3

B  [7] [37]

10 days

Special instructions

[7] Sample should be separated and frozen if sending overnight. [37] Provide sample time and date of collection.

Tacrolimus/Prograf (FK506)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

FK5

A  [4]

1-2 days

Special instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

Taipan Snake Venom Time

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TTVT

C  [18]

1 week

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.

TB (pleuralfluid)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TBCU

SC

up to 8 weeks

Special instructions

 

TB Culture

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

SPU2

SC

up to 8 weeks

Special instructions

 

TB Culture (Urine)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TBUR

3 x EMU

up to 8 weeks

Special instructions

 

TB Quantiferon®-TB Gold*

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TBQ4

Special tubes or H  [1]

3 days

Special instructions

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

TB Slopes – Confirmation and Sensitivity

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TBSL 

TB slope (LJ medium-green)  [6]

up to 8 weeks

Special instructions

[6] Contact the Referrals Department before taking and sending sample to the laboratory.

Tegretol (Carbamazepine)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

CARB

B

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Teicoplanin Assay

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TEIC

B

5 days

Special instructions

 

Temazepam

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TEMA

B  [4]

4 days

Special instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

Testicular Autoantibodies

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TAB

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Testicular Tumour Profile

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TTP

B

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Testosterone

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TEST

B

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Testosterone (Bioavailable)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

BTES

B 

5 days

Special instructions

 

Testosterone (Free)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

FTES

B

3 days

Special instructions

 

Tetanus Screen

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TETA

B

5 days

Special instructions

 

TH1/TH2 Cytokine Profile

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

1TH2

H H H

Send Mon-Thurs only

Special instructions

 

TH1/TH2 Cytokine Ratio

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

6RF

H H H  [5]

1 week

Special instructions

[5] Do not send sample to the laboratory between Friday noon and Monday morning.

TH1/TH2 Intracellular Cytokine Ratios with IVIG, Prednisolone

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

20RF

H H H  [5]

1 week

Special instructions

[5] Do not send sample to the laboratory between Friday noon and Monday morning.

TH1/TH2 Intracellular Cytokine Ratios with Prednisolone

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

22RF

H H H  [5]

1 week

Special instructions

[5] Do not send sample to the laboratory between Friday noon and Monday morning.

TH1/TH2 Intracellular Cytokine Ratios with IVIG

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

21RF

H H H  [5]

1 week

Special instructions

[5] Do not send sample to the laboratory between Friday noon and Monday morning.

Thalassaemia Screen

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

HBEL

A

4 days

Special instructions

 

Thallium (Blood)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

THAL

A / H 

1 week

Special instructions

 

Thallium (Urine)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

URTH

RU

1 week

Special instructions

 

Theophylline

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

THEO

B

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Thiopurine Methyl Transferase

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TPMT

A  [5]

5 days

Special instructions

[5] Do not send sample to the laboratory between Friday noon and Monday morning.

Thrombin Time

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

THRO

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.

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.

Thyroglobulin Abs

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TGAB

B

1 day

Special instructions

 

Thyroglobulin Assay

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TGA

B

1 day

Special instructions

 

Thyroid Abs (incl. Thyroglobulin + Thyroid Peroxidase Abs)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

THAB

B

1 day

Special instructions

 

Thyroid Peroxidase Antibodies/Anti TPO

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TPEX

B

1 day

Special instructions

 

Thyroid Profile 1

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TF

B

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Thyroid Profile 2

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TF2

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Thyroid Profile 3

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TF3

B

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Thyroxine (T4)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

T4

B

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Thyroxine Binding Globulin

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TBG

B (Frozen)

10 days

Special instructions

 

Timothy Grass Components

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ZZ19

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Tissue for culture

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TISS

Tissue sample

up to 7 days

Special instructions

 

Tissue Polypeptide Antigen

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TPA

B 

1 week

Special instructions

 

Tissue Transglutaminase IgA (Coeliac)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TAA

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Tissue Transglutaminase IgG

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TAAG

B

5 days

Special instructions

 

Tobramycin Assay (Provide Clinical Details)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TOBR

B

3 days

Special instructions

 

Toluene (Blood)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TOL

J

10 days

Special instructions

 

Toluene (Urine)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

UTOL

RU

10 days

Special instructions

 

Topiramate (Topamax)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TOPI

B  [4]

4 days

Special instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

Torch Screen

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TORC

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Total Acid Phosphatase

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

APT

B 

5 days

Special instructions

 

Total Bile Acid/Bile Salts

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

BILS

B 

1 week

Special instructions

 

Total IgE

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

IGE

B 

1 day

Special instructions

 

Total Immune Function Evaluation

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TIE

A or Chex+ B  [5] [10]

7 days

Special instructions

[5] Do not send sample to the laboratory between Friday noon and Monday morning. [10] Contact the laboratory for special stability tubes for lymphocyte subsets – or take an EDTA sample and ensure same day delivery to the laboratory, Monday to Friday noon (do not send sample between Friday noon and Monday morning).

Total Immunoglobulin E

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

IGE

B

1 day

Special instructions

 

Toxocara Antibodies (IgG)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TFAT

B  [9]

5 days

Special instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Toxoplasma Antibodies (IgG+IgM)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TFAM

B  [9]

4 hrs

Special instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Toxoplasma Antibody Full Evaluation (IgM, Dye Test, IgG Avidity)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TDYE

B  [9]

10 days

Special instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Toxoplasma by PCR

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TXAG

A 

5 days

Special instructions

 

TPPA

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TPPA

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Trace Metal (Blood) Profile

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TRAC

A B H K

7-10 days

Special instructions

 

Transferrin

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TRAN

B 

1 day

Special instructions

 

Transferrin Electrophoresis

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TREL

B 

2 weeks

Special instructions

 

Trichinella Serology

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TRIC

B 

5 days

Special instructions

 

Trichloracetic Acid (Urine)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

UTCA

RU

5 days

Special instructions

 

Trichomonas vaginalis

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TVPC

TPV

2 days

Special instructions

 

Trichomonas vaginalis (Genital) Culture

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TVAG

Blue Micro Swab

2 days

Special instructions

 

Trichomonas vaginalis by PCR

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TVPC

FCRU / PCR / TPV

2 days

Special instructions

 

Triglycerides

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TRI

B 

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Trimethylaminuria (Fish Odour Syndrome)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

FOS

PU

6 weeks 

Special instructions

 

Trimipramine

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TRIM

A

5 days

Special instructions

 

Tropical Screen

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TROP

B B  [9] [14]

10 days

Special instructions

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

Tropomyosins

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

ZZ31

B

2 days

Special instructions

 

Troponin T (High sensitive)

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TROT

B 

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

Trypanosome (Chagas) Antibodies

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

CHGA

B  [9] [14]

10 days

Special instructions

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

Tryptase

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

STRY

B 

1 day

Special instructions

 

TSH

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TSH

B

4 hrs

Special instructions

 

TSH-Receptor Antibodies

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TSI

B

4 days

Special instructions

 

Tularaemia Antibodies

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TULA

B  [14]

5 days

Special instructions

[14] Provide details of travel history.

Tumour Necrosis Factor – Alpha

Code

Sample Reqs

Turnaround

TNF

B (Frozen)  [4]

2 weeks

Special instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.