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
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum 1,25-Dihydroxy Vitamin D 5 mL 3-4 weeks Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum 11-deoxycortisol 1 mL 4 weeks Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 20 Plasma 17 OHP 5 mL 14 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 31 Blood spot 17 OHP see notes 14 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 17 Plasma 3-Hydroxybutyrate 5 mL 7 days Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum 5-Alpha Dihydrotestosterone 1 mL 14 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 2 Urine - 24 hour 5-HIAA n/a 7 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 20 Plasma 7-dehydrocholesterol 2 mL 28 days Clinical Biochemistry