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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
Alpha-1 antitrypsin genotypeBloodVacutainer / Lavender / EDTA5mlBiochemistry
alpha-1 antitrypsin phenotypingBloodVacutainer / Gold / SST5mlBiochemistry
alpha-1-acid glycoprotein (AGP)BloodVacutainer / Gold / SST5mLBiochemistry
alpha-fetoprotein (AFP)BloodVacutainer / Red / Serum or Vacutainer...5 mLBiochemistry
alpha-galactosidaseBloodVacutainer / Lavender / EDTA5 mLBiochemistry
AmikacinBloodVacutainer / Red / Serum5mlBiochemistry
Amino acids (plasma)BloodVacutainer / Green / Lithium Heparin0.5 mLBiochemistry
Amino acids (urine)UrineUniversal container / 20mL white top10 mLBiochemistry
AmiodaroneBloodVacutainer / Green / Lithium Heparin5mLBiochemistry
AmitryptylineBloodVacutainer / Red / Serum2 mLBiochemistry
AmmoniaBloodVacutainer / Lavender / EDTA4mlBiochemistry
Amphetamine isomersUrineUniversal container / 20mL white top5mLBiochemistry
Amylase (serum)BloodVacutainer / Gold / SST5 mLBiochemistry
Amylase (urine)UrineUniversal container / 20mL white topRandom sampleBiochemistry
Anabolic steroidsUrineUniversal container / 20mL white top10 mLBiochemistry
Anaphylaxis screenBloodVacutainer / Lavender / EDTA2mLBiochemistry
AndrostenedioneBloodVacutainer / Red / Serum or Vacutainer...1mLBiochemistry
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE)BloodVacutainer / Yellow / Serum5mlBiochemistry
Antenatal Screening (NTD & Downs...BloodVacutainer / Red / Serum5mlBiochemistry
Anti CCP antibodiesBloodVacutainer / Gold / SST6 mls 
Last modified: 16/08/2018