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Test and sample information

This is a searchable database of information about tests offered by Pathology at the Royal Derby Hospital. 

If there are any comments on specific test content please contact john.monaghan@nhs.net .

For further patient information on pathology tests please visit: www.labtestsonline.org.uk

Test
CAPD Fluid
Sample
Fluid
Sample container
Universal container / 30mL white top.
Volume required
26 ml
Special requirements for specimen collection
Blood culture bottles may be used but the laboratory will be unable to give Gram or WBC results
Discipline
Microbiology
Turn around time
3 working days, 5 days if in blood culture bottle
Last modified: 02/08/2017