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
PER Bordetella pertussis serology Anti-Toxin Microbiology view test
F18 Brazil Nut RAST Immunology view test
BRU Brucella Serology Microbiology view test
F217 Brussel sprout RAST Immunology view test
F11 Buck Wheat (food) RAST Immunology view test
E77 Budgerigar Droppings RAST Immunology view test
I205 Bumble Bee Venom RAST Immunology view test
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