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 U/E  (Urea and Electrolytes) 5 mL 4 hours Clinical Biochemistry
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 3 Urine - 24 hour Urate n/a 8 hours Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Urate 5 mL 4 hours Clinical Biochemistry
24 Serum Urea 5 mL 4 hours Clinical Biochemistry
5 Urine Urine Electrolytes n/a 8 hours Clinical Biochemistry
34 Urine - Random Urine Electrophoresis 1 mL 5 days Immunology
28 Urine Urine for MCS 11 mL 3 days Microbiology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 5 Urine - 24 hour Urine Free Cortisol n/a 2-3 weeks Clinical Biochemistry
Urine reducing substances
5 Urine - 24 hour Urine volume n/a 2 days Clinical Biochemistry