Test Lookup Guidance Notes

See our A-Z test index and profiles, allergy profiles, latest tests, request forms and sample requirements online. We offer full commitment to customer service and we are keen to continue developing strong working relationships providing help and support to referring doctors and their practices.


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
AFP Alpha Fetoprotein (AFP) Biochemistry view test
MPO ANCA (MPO/PR3)/ Vasculitis screen Immunology view test
FXaE anti Xa assay (LMWH) Haematology view test
APTT(R) APTT Ratio Haematology view test
APTT COAG APTTs Haematology view test
AIN Autoimmune Neutropenia Haematology view test
ATIII Antithrombin III Haematology view test
ACRA Acetyl Choline Receptor AB Immunology view test
F20 Almond RAST Immunology view test
M6 Alternaria alternata RAST Immunology view test
C6 Amoxicilloyl Rast Immunology view test
ANCA ANCA Immunofluorescence Immunology view test
ADRE Adrenal Antibodies - Referral Test Immunology view test
GQ1B Anti-GQ1b Antibodies Immunology view test
JO1 Anti-Jo-1 Immunology view test
ANA Anti-Nuclear Antibody (CTD Screen) Immunology view test
SCL70 Anti-Scl-70 Immunology view test
F49 Apple Rast Immunology view test
M3 Aspergillus fumigatus RAST Immunology view test
F96 Avocado RAST Immunology view test
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