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 13 Plasma Warfarin levels 10 days Haematology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 13 Whole Blood Warfarin Monitoring 2.7 mL 2 hours Haematology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 27 Serum and Urine Water Deprivation Test see notes 1 day Clinical Biochemistry
14 Whole Blood White Blood Count 4 mL 24 hours Haematology
Special Precautions – Please click Test Name for further details 14 Whole Blood White Cell Enzymes 5 mL 3-4 weeks Clinical Biochemistry