Test Lookup Guidance Notes

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Storage Timeframes below are for guidance only and are developed alonside RCPath guidelines.  Please contact the relevant department for further advice.

Haematology – 1 day (Stability limited for coagulation to 8 hours)

Biochemistry –  3 days

Immunology – 1 month

Microbiology – Dependant on sample type;    Wounds, swabs, urines, sputum, faeces – 1 week,  Tissues and Fluids – 2 months,  Routine bloods – approx. 2 weeks

A - Z of Tests

Code Test Name / Profile Department
F42 Haddock RAST Immunology view test
HIB Haemophilis antibodies Immunology view test
E84 Hamster Epithelium RAST Immunology view test
F17 Hazel Nut RAST Immunology view test
HDM2 HDM D.F. Variety Immunology view test
F205 Herring RAST Immunology view test
I1 Honey Bee Venom RAST Immunology view test
F324 Hop (fruit cone) RAST Immunology view test
E3 Horse Dander RAST Immunology view test
I204 Horse Fly RAST Immunology view test
HGB Haemoglobin (part of FBC profile) Haematology view test
HCT Haematocrit (part of FBC profile) Haematology view test
HFE Haemachromatosis Genotype Haematology view test
HBO Haemoglobinopathy Screen Haematology view test
HIT Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia Haematology view test
HLAB27 HLAB27 Haematology view test
HIST Histone Antibodies Immunology view test
HBA1C HbA1c Biochemistry view test
HCG hCG (Beta hCG) Biochemistry view test
HELAG Helicobacter pylori Antigen (Faeces) Microbiology view test
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