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
FX74 Fish Mix 2 RAST Immunology view test
FLUID Fluid (C&S) Microbiology view test
FSH Follicular stimulating hormone (FSH) Biochemistry view test
SFLC Free Light Chains (Serum) Immunology view test
FT3 FT3 (free T3) Biochemistry view test
FT4 FT4 (free T4) Biochemistry view test
FBC Full Blood Count Haematology view test
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