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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
Actinomyces
Sample
IUCD's, pus, swabs and tissues
Sample container
Sterile universal/ swab
Volume required
N/A
Special requirements for specimen collection
N/A
Storage
2-8 C
Discipline
Microbiology
Clinical notes
This investigation is carried out on coils and dental abscesses. If this is required on any other specimen type please request on ICM/ Anglia, state clearly on written forms and include appropriate clinical details.
Turn around time
10 days
Last modified: 02/08/2017