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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
Brush sample cytologyBrush SampleFNA pot (universal container with 5ml...Not applicableCytology
C1 esterase inhibitorBloodVacutainer / Red / Serum6 mLImmunology
C1 esterase inhibitor (functional...BloodVacutainer / Gold / SST6 mLImmunology
C1q antibodiesBloodVacutainer/ Gold/ SST6 mls 
C1q complementBloodVacutainer / Gold / SST6 mLImmunology
C3 Nephritic FactorBloodVacutainer / Red or Gold / Serum6 mLImmunology
CA 125BloodVacutainer / Gold / SST5 mLBiochemistry
CA 15-3BloodVacutainer / Red / Serum5mLBiochemistry
CA 19-9BloodVacutainer / Gold / SST5 mLBiochemistry
CaeruloplasminBloodVacutainer / Gold / SST5 mLBiochemistry
CaffeineBloodVacutainer / Red / Serum5mlBiochemistry
CalcitoninBloodVacutainer / Red / Serum5mLBiochemistry
Calcium (serum)BloodVacutainer / Gold / SST5mlBiochemistry
Calcium (urine)Urine24h urine / Container with acid2 mlBiochemistry
CalprotectinFaecesUniversal container / Faeces - with...1/4 potBiochemistry
CAPD FluidFluidUniversal container / 30mL white top.26 mlMicrobiology
CarbamazepineBloodVacutainer / Red / Serum5 mLBiochemistry
Carbapenem Resistant Bacteria ScreenRectal swab, faeces, wound swab,...Universal container or swabN/AMicrobiology
Carboxyhaemoglobin (COHb)BloodVacutainer / Green / Lithium Heparin5 mLBiochemistry
Cardiac Markers (CK and Troponin-T)BloodVacutainer / Gold / SST5 mLBiochemistry
Last modified: 16/08/2018