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 14 Whole Blood Fabry Screen 4 mL 2-3 weeks Clinical Biochemistry
13 Plasma Factor II 2 full tubes 2 weeks Haematology
13 Whole Blood Factor IX Assay 2.7 mL 10 days Haematology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 13 Plasma Factor IX Inhibitor 2 full tubes 2 weeks, urgents will be processed as required following discussion with Haematologist Haematology
13 Plasma Factor V 2 full tubes 2 weeks Haematology
13 Whole Blood Factor V Leiden 2.7 mL 21 days Haematology
13 Plasma Factor VII 2 full tubes 2 weeks Haematology
13 Whole Blood Factor VIII Assay 2.7 mL 10 days Haematology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 13 Plasma Factor VIII Inhibitor 2 full tubes 2 weeks, urgents will be processed as required following discussion with Haematologist Haematology
13 Plasma Factor X 2 full tubes 10 days Haematology
13 Plasma Factor XI 2 full tubes 10 days Haematology
13 Plasma Factor XII 2 full tubes 10 days Haematology
13 Plasma Factor XIII 2 full tubes 10 days Haematology
11 Faeces Faecal Elastase 5 g 16 days Immunology
Faecal Occult Blood
Faecal Faecal Occult Blood 2 days Immunology
Faecal reducing substances
Fat Globules
24 Serum Ferritin 5 mL 24 hours Haematology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 14 Plasma FGF-23 2 mL 21 days Clinical Biochemistry
24 Plasma AND Serum FIB-4 5 mL 24 hours Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Flucloxacillin <3 days Assay
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Fluconazole <3 days Assay
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Flucytosine <3 days Assay
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 16 Whole Blood Foetal leak investigation 4 mL 1 day Blood Transfusion
24 Serum Folate 5 mL 24 hours Haematology
24 Serum Free androgen index 5 mL 7 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 17 Plasma Free Fatty Acids 2 mL 7 days Clinical Biochemistry
16 Whole Blood Free fetal DNA for fetal Rh typing 4 mL 15 days Blood Transfusion
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Free Light Chains 2 mL 7 days Immunology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Free Testosterone 5 mL 7 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Fructosamine 5 mL 7 days Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum FSH 5 mL 2 days Clinical Biochemistry
14 Whole Blood Full Blood Count 4 mL 24 hours Haematology