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 Plasma C-Peptide (Transplant only) 5ml 1 week Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 28 Urine - Random C-peptide : creatinine ratio 10 mL 21 days Clinical Biochemistry
11 Faeces C.difficile toxin 3 spoons 2 days Microbiology
24 Serum C1 Esterase Inhibitor 2 mL 14 days Immunology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 14 Whole Blood C3 Degradation Products 3 mL 5 days Immunology
24 Serum C3 Nephritic Factor 2 mL 7 days Immunology
24 Serum CA 125 5 mL 1 day Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum CA 15-3 5 mL 1 day Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum CA 19-9 5 mL 1 day Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 35 Urine - Random Cadmium 5 mL 14 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 14 Whole Blood Cadmium 4 mL 14 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Caeruloplasmin 5 mL 4 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Calcitonin 5 mL 14 days Clinical Biochemistry
4 Urine - 24 hour Calcium n/a 3 days Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Calcium 5 mL 4 hours Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 27 Serum and Urine Calcium excretion index 5 mL 3 days Clinical Biochemistry
11 Faeces Calprotectin 5 g 7 days Immunology
35 Urine - Random Cannabinoids 5 mL 3 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Carbamazepine 5 mL 1 day Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 18 Whole Blood Carboxyhaemoglobin full tube n/a Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Cardiac Muscle Antibody 2 mL 21 days Immunology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 35 Urine - Random Carnitine 5 mL 14 days Clinical Biochemistry
Urine - 24 hour Catecholamines
14 Whole Blood CD 4 Counts 3 mL 1 day Immunology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum CDT 5 mL 14 days Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum CEA 5 mL 1 day Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Ceftazidime <3 days Assay
24 Serum Centromere Antibody 2 mL 7 days Immunology
37 See Notes Chlamydia/ GC other swabs n/a 10 days Microbiology
38 Urine - Random Chlamydia/ GC urine n/a 10 days Microbiology
1 See Notes Chlamydia/ GC vaginal swabs n/a 10 days Microbiology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Chloramphenicol <3 days Assay
24 Serum Chloride 5 mL 4 hours Clinical Biochemistry
20 Plasma Cholestanol 1 mL 21 days Clinical Biochemistry
24 Fluid Cholesterol 2 mL 1 day Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Cholesterol 5 mL 4 hours Clinical Biochemistry
14 Whole Blood Cholinesterase Genotype 4 mL 10 - 12 weeks Clinical Biochemistry
14 EDTA (whole blood) Cholinesterase Studies 5 mL 3 - 4 weeks Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 14 Whole Blood Chromium 4 mL 14 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Chromogranin A 5 mL 14 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 14 Plasma Chromogranin B 5 mL 28 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Ciprofloxacin <3 days Assay
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 4 Urine - 24 hour Citrate n/a 7 days Clinical Biochemistry
20 Plasma Citrulline 1 mL Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum CK 5 mL 4 hours Clinical Biochemistry
13 Whole Blood Claus Fibrinogen 2.7 mL 24 hours Haematology
13 Whole Blood Clotting Screen 2.7 mL 24 hours Haematology
14 Plasma Clozapine Level 2.7 mL 10 days Haematology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 14 Whole Blood Cobalt 4 mL 14 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Colistin <3 days Assay
24 Serum Complement C3 + C4 2 mL 4 days Immunology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Complement Function 2 mL 28 days Immunology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 20 Plasma Copeptin 5 mL 14 days Clinical Biochemistry
5 Urine - 24 hour Copper n/a 7 days Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Copper 5 mL 7 days Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Cortisol 5 mL 1 day Clinical Biochemistry
20 Plasma Creatine Studies 2 mL 14 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 35 Urine - Random Creatine Studies 5 mL 14 days Clinical Biochemistry
34 Dialysate Creatinine 2 mL 1 day Clinical Biochemistry
24 Fluid Creatinine 2 mL 1 day Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Creatinine 5 mL 4 hours Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 26 Serum and Urine Creatinine clearance n/a 8 hours Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 19 Whole Blood Cross-match - (Whitecell) for Renal Transplantation Immunology see notes See notes Immunology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 16 Whole Blood Crossmatch - Blood Transfusion 4 mL See Notes Blood Transfusion
24 Serum CRP 5 mL 4 hours Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Cryoglobulin see notes 10 days Immunology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 14 Plasma CTx 2 mL 21 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 14 Whole Blood Cyanide 4 mL 21 days Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide Antibodies 2 mL 14 days Immunology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Cycloserine <3 days Assay
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 14 Whole Blood Cyclosporin 4 mL 3 days Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Cystatin C 2mL 7 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 33 Urine - timed Cystine day/night n/a 21 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 4 Urine - 24 hour Cystine Quantitative Test n/a 21 days Clinical Biochemistry
35 Urine - Random Cystine Screening Test 5 mL 7 days Clinical Biochemistry