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
13 Whole Blood D-Dimer 2.7 mL 24 hours Haematology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Daptomycin <3 days Assay
14 Whole Blood DAT 3 mL 12 hours Blood Transfusion
13 Whole Blood Derived Fibrinogen 2.7 mL 24 hours Haematology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum DHEAS 5 mL 10 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Digoxin 5 mL 4 hours Clinical Biochemistry
34 Donor Milk Donor Milk Bank n/a 3 days Microbiology
24 Serum Down's Syndrome Screening 5 mL 7 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 35 Urine - Random Drug (Overdose) Screen 5 mL 3 days Clinical Biochemistry
35 Urine - Random Drugs of Abuse 5 mL 3 days Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum ds-DNA antibodies 2 mL 7 days Immunology