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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

TestSampleSample containerVolume requiredDiscipline
HFE gene analysisBloodVacutainer / Lavender / EDTA4 mlsBiochemistry
Histology '(Biopsies)TissuePre-filled Universal Container or...N/AHistology
Histology (Surgical specimens)TissueHistology potAppropriate sized container - See PDFHistology
Histone antibodiesBloodVacutainer / Gold / SST6 mLImmunology
HIV 1 and 2 antigen/antibodyBloodVacutainer / Red / Serum8mlMicrobiology
HIV viral loadEDTAVacutainer / Purple/ Plasma2 x 5mlMicrobiology
HLA B27BloodVacutainer / Pink / EDTA / for X-match7-10 mLHaematology
Homocysteine (paediatric)BloodVacutainer / Green / Lithium Heparin1mLBiochemistry
Homocystine, plasma (Adult)BloodVacutainer / Lavender / EDTA or...2 mlBiochemistry
HORMONE PROFILE (Male)(LH, FSH,...BloodVacutainer / Gold / SST5 mLBiochemistry
HORMONE PROFILE(Female)(LH, FSH,...BloodVacutainer / Gold / SST5 mLBiochemistry
Hydatid diseaseBloodVacutainer/ Red/ serum8 mlMicrobiology
IgDBloodVacutainer / Gold / SST5mLBiochemistry
IgEBloodVacutainer / Gold / SST5mLBiochemistry
IGF1 (Insulin-like growth factor 1)BloodVacutainer / Gold / SST6 mLBiochemistry
IGFBP3 (IGF binding protein 3)BloodVacutainer / Gold / SST5mLBiochemistry
IgG Gliadin antibodies Vacutainer / Red / Serum5mlBiochemistry
IgG subclassesBloodVacutainer / Gold / SST6 mlsImmunology
Immunoglobulins IgA, IgG, IgMBloodVacutainer / Gold / SST5 mLBiochemistry
Immunology Pernicious anaemia screen...BloodVacutainer/ Gold/ SST6 ml 
Last modified: 16/08/2018