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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
11-deoxycortisolBloodVacutainer / Red / Serum5mLBiochemistry
17-alpha HydroxyprogesteroneBloodVacutainer / Red / Serum or Vacutainer...1 mLBiochemistry
17-alpha Hydroxyprogesterone (saliva)SalivaSaliva collection tube2mLBiochemistry
5HIAAUrine24h urine / Container with acid24hr sample containerBiochemistry
6 methyl-mercaptopurine ribonucleotide...PlasmaEDTA Purple top tubeFull tubeBiochemistry
6-thioguanine nucleotidePlasmaEDTA purple top tubeFull tubeBiochemistry
Acetylcholine receptor antibodiesBloodVacutainer / Gold / SST6 mlsImmunology
ACTHBloodVacutainer / Lavender / EDTA4mLBiochemistry
ActinomycesIUCD's, pus, swabs and tissuesSterile universal/ swabN/AMicrobiology
Acyl-carnitine profileBloodGuthrieCard, dried blood spots2 spotsBiochemistry
Adenosine Deaminase (ADA)BloodVacutainer / Lavender / EDTA5 mLBiochemistry
Adrenal AntibodiesBloodVacutainer / Gold / SST6 mlsImmunology
AdrenalineUrine24h urine / Container with acid24hr sample containerBiochemistry
Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) (GPT)BloodVacutainer / Gold / SST5 mLBiochemistry
AlbuminBloodVacutainer / Gold / SST5 mLBiochemistry
AlcoholBloodVacutainer / Grey / Fluoride Oxalate2 mLBiochemistry
AldosteroneBloodVacutainer / Lavender / Plasma5 mLBiochemistry
Alkaline phosphataseBloodVacutainer / Gold / SST5 mLBiochemistry
Alkaline phosphatase isoenzymesBloodVacutainer / Gold / SST5 mLBiochemistry
alpha-1 antitrypsinBloodVacutainer / Gold / SST5 mLBiochemistry
Last modified: 16/08/2018