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
24 Serum IgE 2 mL 7 days Immunology
24 Serum IGF-1 5 mL 14 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum IGFBP-3 5 mL 14 days Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum IgG Subclasses 2 mL 7 days Immunology
14 Whole Blood Immunodeficiency (Immunophenotyping) 3 mL 2 working days Immunology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details n/a Immunodeficiency Investigations Immunology
24 Serum Immunoglobulins 2 mL 3 days Immunology
34 Vomit Infection screen - Virology n/a Microbiology
Various Infection screen Carbapenemase screen (rectal swab) n/a 3 days Microbiology
Various Infection screen MRC Screening (Burns) n/a 3 days Microbiology
Various Infection screen MRSA Screen n/a 3 days Microbiology
Various Infection screen MSSA Screening (Renal/ Spinal) n/a 3 days Microbiology
Various Infection screen Pseudomonas Screening (NICU) n/a 3 days Microbiology
13 Whole Blood INR 2.7 mL 2 hours Haematology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Insulin and C-peptide 5 mL 14 days Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Intrinsic Factor Antibodies 5 mL 10 days Haematology
24 Serum Iohexol GFR 2ml 7 days Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Iron 5 mL < 4 hours Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Iron and Transferrin Saturation 5 mL 2 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Isavuconazole <3 days Assay
14 Whole Blood Isoelectric focusing for determining Abnormal Haemoglobins 7 days Haematology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details n/a Issue of Albumin Solution n/a Blood Transfusion
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details n/a Issue of Fresh Frozen Plasma n/a Blood Transfusion
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details n/a Issue of Platelets n/a Blood Transfusion
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Itraconazole <3 days Assay