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
EX71 Mixed Feathers 1 Immunology view test
EX72 Mixed Feathers 2 Immunology view test
EX72 Mixed Feathers RAST Immunology view test
MONO Monocytes (part of FBC profile) Haematology view test
I71 Mosquito RAST Immunology view test
MX1 Mould Mix Immunology view test
MX1 Moulds mix RAST Immunology view test
E88 Mouse RAST Immunology view test
MOUTH_SWAB Mouth Swab (C&S) Microbiology view test
MRS MRSA screen Microbiology view test
W6 Mugwort Pollen RAST Immunology view test
MUMPS SEROLOGY Mumps serology Microbiology view test
MUSK Muscle Specific Kinase Antibodies (MUSK) - Referral Immunology view test
F212 Mushroom (Champignon) RAST Immunology view test
F37 Mussel (blue) RAST Immunology view test
F89 Mustard RAST Immunology view test
F88 Mutton RAST Immunology view test
MYC Mycology Microscopy & Culture Microbiology view test
MYUR Mycoplasma PCR Swab Microbiology view test
MYUR Mycoplasma PCR Urine Microbiology view test
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