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