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
34 BAL MCS BAL MCS 3 mL 12 days Microbiology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 35 Urine - Random Barbiturates 5 mL 3 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Benzylpenicillin (Penicillin G) <3 days Assay
24 Serum Beta 2 Glycoprotein 1 2ml 14 Days Immunology
24 Serum Beta 2 microglobulin 2 mL 7 days Immunology
24 Serum Bicarbonate 5 mL 4 hours Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Bilirubin 5 mL 4 hours Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details Plasma Bilirubin - infants n/a 4 hours Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Bilirubin-(Conjugated fraction) 5 mL 4 hours Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 9 Blood spot Biopterins 6x Spots 28 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 14 Plasma Biotinidase 1 mL 7 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 14 Whole Blood Blood Film 24 hours Haematology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 18 Whole Blood Blood Gases see notes n/a Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details Bone Marrow Bone Marrow Aspirate or Trephine Haematology
24 Serum Bone profile 5 mL 4 hours Clinical Biochemistry