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 Salicylate 5 mL 4 hours Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Selenium 5 mL 7 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 5 Urine - 24 hour Selenium n/a 14 days Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Serum Electrophoresis 2 mL 5 days Immunology
24 Serum SHBG 5 mL 7 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Short Synacthen Test 5 mL 1 day Clinical Biochemistry
35 Urine - Random Sialic acid 5 mL 14 days Clinical Biochemistry
14 Whole Blood Sickle Screen 4 mL 24 hours. Urgents need to be phoned to the lab and undertaken in an hour. Haematology
14 Whole Blood Sirolimus 4 mL 3 days Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Skeletal Muscle Antibody 2 mL 21 days Immunology
24 Serum Skin Antibody (Pemphigus/Pemphigoid) 2 mL 14 days Immunology
24 Serum Smooth Muscle Antibody 2 mL 4 days Immunology
24 Serum Sodium 5 mL 4 hours Clinical Biochemistry
35 Urine - Random Sodium 5 mL 8 hours Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 14 Plasma Somatostatin 5 mL 28 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 5 Urine - 24 hour Steroid Profile (urine) n/a 14 days Clinical Biochemistry
34 Stone Stones - Renal Calculi n/a 14 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Streptomycin <3 days Assay
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Sulphamethoxazole in Co-trimoxazole <3 days Assay
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Sulphonylurea 5 mL 28 days Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Systemic Sclerosis line blot 2ml 2 weeks Immunology