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
F328 Fig Immunology view test
F328 Fig RAST Immunology view test
F3 Fish (Cod) RAST Immunology view test
FX2 Fish Mix 1 RAST Immunology view test
FX74 Fish Mix 2 RAST Immunology view test
FII Factor II Assay Haematology view test
FIX Factor IX Assay Haematology view test
FV Factor V Assay Haematology view test
FVII Factor VII Assay Haematology view test
FVIII Factor VIII C Assay Haematology view test
FX Factor X Assay Haematology view test
FXI Factor XI Assay Haematology view test
FXII Factor XII Assay Haematology view test
FBC Full Blood Count Haematology view test
FIIM Factor II (G20210A) Mutation Haematology view test
TFVLE Factor V Leiden Haematology view test
ELAST Faecal Elastase Biochemistry view test
FERS Ferritin Biochemistry view test
FSH Follicular stimulating hormone (FSH) Biochemistry view test
FT3 FT3 (free T3) Biochemistry view test
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