Test Information

This is a searchable database of information about tests offered by Severn Pathology. You can browse the index, enter a test name, part of a test name, abbreviation or clinical indication below.

The containers listed refer to those used to collect samples from adults locally in GP practices and hospital wards/outpatients. Details of the containers used for neonates, children and in the emergency zone (ED, AAU, ITU) can be found here Tube Guide and Recommended Order of Draw.

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Sample Type Test Name Ideal Volume Turnaround Time Discipline
14 Whole blood ABO Antibody Titration for ABO Incompatible Renal Transplantation 8 ml 7 days Immunology
24 Serum ACE 5 mL 7 days Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Acetylcholine Receptor Antibody 2 mL 16 days Immunology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Aciclovir <3 days Assay
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 14 Plasma ACTH 5 mL 5 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 13 Whole Blood Activated Protein C Resistance 3 full tubes 21 days Haematology
9 Blood spot Acylcarnitine 1x Spot 21 days Clinical Biochemistry
20 Plasma Acylcarnitine 2 mL 21 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 13 Plasma ADAMTS13 Antibody (3 weeks) , -Activity 2 weeks Haematology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 34 Fluid Adenosine Deaminase in TB 1 mL 14 days Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Adrenal Cortex Antibody 2 mL 14 days Immunology
34 CSF AFP 2 mL 21 days Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum AFP 5 mL 1 day Clinical Biochemistry
34 Fluid Albumin 5 mL 4 hours Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Albumin 5 mL 4 hours Clinical Biochemistry
35 Urine - Random Albumin / creatinine ratio n/a 2 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 20 Plasma Aldosterone 5 mL 21 days Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Alk Phos Isoenzymes 5 mL 7 days Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Allergen specific IgE 2 mL 7 days Immunology
24 Serum ALP 5 mL 4 hours Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Alpha 1 antitrypsin activity 5 mL 3 days Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Alpha 1 antitrypsin phenotype 5 mL 14 days Immunology
24 Serum Alpha subunit 2 mL 28 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 13 Whole Blood Alpha-2 Antiplasmin 2.7 mL 21 days Haematology
24 Serum ALT 5 mL 4 hours Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 10 Whole Blood Aluminium 5 mL 14 days Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum AMH 2 mL 2 weeks Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Amikacin <1 day Assay
20 Plasma Amino Acid profile 2 mL 14 days Clinical Biochemistry
35 Urine - Random Amino Acids 5 mL 7 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 14 Plasma Amiodarone 5 mL 7 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 14 Plasma Ammonia 1 mL 4 hours Clinical Biochemistry
34 Fluid Amylase 5 mL 1 day Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 35 Urine - Random Amylase 5 mL 4 hours Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum ANCA 2 mL 4 days Immunology
24 Serum Androstenedione 5 mL 28 days Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Anion Gap 5 mL 1 day Clinical Biochemistry
16 Whole Blood Antenatal Blood Group and Antibody Screen 4 mL 1 day Blood Transfusion
13 Whole Blood Anti Thrombin 3 full tubes 21 days Haematology
Serum Anti-Erythropoietin Antibodies 4mls 3 weeks Haematology
13 Plasma Anti-Xa 2.7 mL 24 hours Haematology
16 Whole Blood ANTIBODY Investigation (red cells) 6ml x 2 upto 72 hours Blood Transfusion
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Antimicrobial assays 5 mL 1 day Microbiology
24 Serum Antinuclear Antibody 2 mL 4 days Immunology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 14 Whole Blood Apo E genotyping 4 mL 28 days Genetics
13 Whole Blood APTT 2.7 mL 2 hours Haematology
14 Whole blood Arsenic 2 mL 2 weeks Clinical Biochemistry
34 Urine Arsenic (urine) 5 mL 2 weeks Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 25 Fluid Asialotransferrin see notes 3 days Immunology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum AST 5 mL 7 days Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Autoimmune Liver Disease Antibodies 2 mL 4 days Immunology