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
35 Urine - Random Galactitol 5 mL 28 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 20 Whole Blood Galactokinase 2 mL 28 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 20 Whole Blood Galactosaemia screen 1 mL 7 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 20 Whole Blood Galactose-1-phosphate 2 mL 28 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 20 Whole Blood Galactose-1-phosphate uridyl transferase (quantitative) 1 mL 28 days Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Gamma GT 5 mL 4 hours Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Ganciclovir <3 days Assay
24 Serum Ganglioside Antibodies 2 mL 21 days Immunology
24 Serum Gastric Parietal Cell Antibody 2 mL 4 days Immunology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 14 Plasma Gastrin 5 mL 28 days Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum GBM Antibody 2 mL 7 days Immunology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Gentamicin <1 day Assay
14 Whole Blood Gilbert's Syndrome DNA Test 4 mL 2 weeks Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 14 Plasma Glucagon 5 mL 28 days Clinical Biochemistry
17 Fluid Glucose 2 mL 1 day Clinical Biochemistry
17 CSF Glucose 2 mL 4 hours Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Glucose (inpatients only) 5 mL 4 hours Clinical Biochemistry
17 Plasma Glucose (outpatients/General practice) 2 mL 8 hours Clinical Biochemistry
14 Whole Blood Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase 4 mL 3 weeks Haematology
17 Plasma Glucose tolerance test 2 mL 8 hours Clinical Biochemistry
17 Plasma Glucose tolerance test in Pregnancy 2 mL 8 hours Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 34 CSF Glycine 1 mL 14 days Clinical Biochemistry
16 Whole Blood Group and Hold 4 mL 24 hours Blood Transfusion
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Growth Hormone 5 mL 7 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 14 Plasma Gut Hormones 10 mL 28 days Clinical Biochemistry