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
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 14 Whole Blood Tacrolimus 4 mL 3 days Clinical Biochemistry
39 Whole Blood TB (Mycobacterium Blood) 7 mL 63 days Microbiology
6 Urine TB (Mycobacterium Urine) 250 mL 63 days Microbiology
34 Sputum/ Pus/ Tissue, NOT Swabs TB (Mycobacterium) samples (other than Blood/ Urine) n/a 63 days Microbiology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Teicoplanin <2 days Assay
24 Serum Testis Antibody 2 mL 21 days Immunology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Testosterone 5 mL 2 days Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Testosterone confirmation 1 mL 35 days Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum TFT confirmation 1 mL 3 weeks Clinical Biochemistry
14 Whole Blood Thalassaemia Screen 4 mL 3 days Haematology
24 Serum Theophylline 5 mL 4 hours Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 14 Whole Blood Thiamine 4 mL 28 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 14 Whole Blood Thiopurine Metabolites 4 mL 21 days Clinical Biochemistry
14 Whole Blood Thiopurine methyl transferase 4 mL 14 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 13 Whole Blood Thrombophilia Screen 3 full tubes 21 days Haematology
24 Serum Thyroglobulin 5 mL 14 days Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Thyroid Function Tests 5 mL 1 day Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Thyroid Peroxidase Antibody 2 mL 7 days Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Tissue Transglutaminase Antibody 2 mL 7 days Immunology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Tobramycin <1 day Assay
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Total Bile Acids 5 mL 1 day Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Total Protein 5 mL 4 hours Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Transferrin Glycoforms 5 mL 14 days Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 16 Whole Blood Transfusion Reaction 6ml 24 hours Blood Transfusion
24 Serum Triglycerides 5 mL 4 hours Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 24 Serum Trimethoprim in Co-trimoxazole <3 days Assay
4 Urine - 24 hour Trimethylamine n/a 28 days Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Troponin T 5 mL 4 hours Clinical Biochemistry
9 Blood spot TSH 2x Spots 7 days Clinical Biochemistry