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 RAST 2 mL Immunology
14 Whole Blood Red Blood Count 4 mL 24 hours Haematology
Red cell Transketolase
14 Plasma Renin 5 mL 28 days Clinical Biochemistry
14 Whole Blood Ret-He 4 mL 24 hours Haematology
14 Whole Blood Reticulocytes 4 mL 24 hours Haematology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 35 Urine - Random Retinol Binding Protein 5 mL 14 days Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Rheumatoid Factor 2 mL 3 days Immunology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Rifabutin <3 days Assay
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Rifampicin <3 days Assay
13 Whole Blood Ristocetin Co Factor. 2.7 mL 21 days Haematology