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
24 Serum Calcium 5 mL 4 hours Clinical Biochemistry
4 Urine - 24 hour Calcium n/a 3 days 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 Serum Cholesterol 5 mL 4 hours Clinical Biochemistry
24 Fluid Cholesterol 2 mL 1 day 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 4 hours Haematology
13 Whole Blood Clotting Screen 2.7 mL 8 hours Haematology
14 Plasma Clozapine Level 2.7 mL 7 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
24 Serum Copper 5 mL 7 days Clinical Biochemistry
5 Urine - 24 hour Copper n/a 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