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
17 CSF Lactate 2 mL 2 hours Clinical Biochemistry
17 Plasma Lactate (Laboratory analysis)   2 mL 2 hours Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 18 Whole Blood Lactate (Point of Care Testing) n/a n/a Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 14 Plasma Lamotrigine 5 mL 1 - 2 weeks Clinical Biochemistry
24 Fluid LDH 2 mL 1 day Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum LDH 5 mL 4 hours Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum LDL Cholesterol 5 mL 8 hours Clinical Biochemistry
35 Urine - Random Lead 5 mL 7 days Clinical Biochemistry
14 Whole Blood Lead 1 mL 7 days Clinical Biochemistry
28 Urine Legionella antigen 3 mL 1 day Microbiology
14 Bone Marrow Leukaemial/Lymphoma Immunophenotyping 0.5 mL 1 day Immunology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 34 Lymph Nodes Leukaemial/Lymphoma Immunophenotyping see notes 1 day Immunology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 34 Other fluids Leukaemial/Lymphoma Immunophenotyping see notes 1 day Immunology
14 Whole Blood Leukaemial/Lymphoma Immunophenotyping 3 mL 1 day Immunology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 20 Whole Blood Leukocyte Cystine 4 mL 28 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Levofloxacin <3 days Assay
24 Serum LFT 5 mL 1 day Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum LH 5 mL 2 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Linezolid <3 days Assay
24 Serum Lipase 5 mL 4 hours Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Lipid Profile 5 mL 4 hours Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Lipoprotein (a) 5 mL 21 days Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Lipoprotein Electrophoresis 5 mL 14 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Lithium 5 mL 1 day Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Liver Kidney Microsomal 2 mL 4 days Immunology
24 Serum Liver line blot 2ml 2 weeks Immunology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 13 Whole Blood Lupus Anticoagulant 3 full tubes 10 days Haematology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 20 Whole Blood Lymphocyte Function Tests 7 mL 7 days Immunology