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
G6PD G6PD Assay Haematology view test
GM1 Ganglioside Antibodies GM1 IgG OR IgM - Referral Test Immunology view test
GQ1B Ganglioside Antibodies GQ1b IgG OR IgM - Referral Test Immunology view test
F47 Garlic RAST Immunology view test
GASTRICBIOPSY Gastric Biopsy (H.pylori culture ONLY) Microbiology view test
GPC Gastric Parietal Cell Antibody Immunology view test
GENROUT GC Culture Swab Microbiology view test
GENT Gentamicin Biochemistry view test
ASSAY Gentamicin Assay Microbiology view test
E209 Gerbil Epithelium Immunology view test
GLS Giardia Serology Microbiology view test
GBMA Glomerular Basment Membrane Antobodies Immunology view test
GLUC (random), GLUCF (fasting) Glucose (plasma) Biochemistry view test
GAD Glutamic Acid Decarboxylase Antibodies (GAD, GAD65) Immunology view test
F79 Gluten RAST Immunology view test
AGRA Glycine Receptor Antibodies - Referral Test view test
E80 Goat Epithelium RAST Immunology view test
F300 Goats Milk RAST Immunology view test
F259 Grape Immunology view test
F259 Grape RAST Immunology view test
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