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See Sample Requirements and Special Instructions for keys to sample codes and special instructions.

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Test Code Sample Reqs Assay
Turnaround
Time
Special
Instructions
         
C Peptide  CPEP B 3 days  
C Reactive Protein * CRP B 4 hrs  
C Reactive Protein (High Sensitivity) * HCRP B 4 hrs  
C1 Esterase Inhibitor  C1EI B  5 days  
C3 Complement
C3 B 4 hrs  
C3/C4 Complement  COMP B 4 hrs  
C4 Complement
C4 B 4 hrs  
CA 125  C125 B 4 hrs  
CA 15-3
C153 B 4 hrs  
CA 19-9  C199 B 4 hrs  
CA 50  CA50 B 5 days  
CA 72-4  C724 B 5 days  
Cadmium (Blood) CADM A or H 5 days  
Cadmium (Urine) URCD RU 5 days  
Calcitonin  CATO B (Frozen) [4] 1 day 4
Calcium * CA B 4 hrs  
Calcium (24 hr Urine)  UCA PU 4 hrs  
Calcium/Creatinine Ratio CACR RU 4 hrs  
Calprotectin  CALP RF 5 days  
Calprotectin/Elastase Profile  CEP RF 5 days  
Carbamazepine (Tegretol)  CARB B 4 hrs  
Carbohydrate Deficient Transferrin (CDT)  CDT B 3 days  
Carcino Embryonic Antigen  CEA B 4 hrs  
Cardiac Enzymes (not chest pain) CENZ B 4 hrs  
Cardiolipin Antibodies (IgG+IgM)   ACAB B 2 days  
Cardiovascular Risk Profile 1   PP10 B B 3 days  
Cardiovascular Risk Profile 2   PP11 B B B C [23] 3 days 23
Catecholamines (Plasma) CATE A (Plasma Frozen) [4] 5 days 4
Catecholamines (Urine) UCAT PU 5 days  
Category 1  CAT1   Single small from 2-5 days  
Category 2  CAT2 Small medium from 2-5 days  
Category 3  CAT3 Medium from 2-5 days  
Category 4  CAT4 Large from 2-5 days  
Category 5  CAT5 Large complex from 2-5 days  
CCP Antibodies (RF)  CCP B 2 days  
CD3/CD4/CD8  LYSS A [10]/Chex 1 day 10
CD5 (NK Cells)  CD5 A [4] 1 day 4
CD16 (NK Cells)  CD16 A [4] 1 day 4
CD19 (NK Cells)  CD19 A [4] 1 day 4
CD20  CD20 A [10]/Chex 2 days 10
CD25  CD25 A [10]/Chex 2 days 10
CD56 (NK Cells)  CD56 A [4] 1 day 4
CD69/CD16/CD56 (NK Cells)  CD69 H [5,23] 2 days 5,23
Centromere Autoantibodies  CAB B 2 days  
Ceruloplasmin  CERU B 1 day  
CH50 (Classical pathway)  CH50 B (Frozen) [4] 4 days 4
Chest Pain Profile  CPP B STAT  
Chlamydia/Gonorrhea (Roche Swab)* SCTNG J 3-5 days 1
Chlamydia/Gonorrhea (Roche Urine)* UCTNG J 3-5 days 1
Chlamydia (Roche Swab)* SCHL J 3-5 days 1
Chlamydia (Roche Urine)* UCHL J 3-5 days 1
Chlamydia (PCR swab)  SPCR   PCR 2 days  
Chlamydia (Semen)  UPCR Semen 5 days  
Chlamydia (Thin Prep)  TPCR TPV 5 days  
Chlamydia (Urine)  CPCR FCRU 2 days  
Chlamydia Species Specific Ab Screen   CHAB B 2 days  
Chlamydia/Gonorrhoea (PCR Swab)   SCG PCR 2 days  
Chlamydia/Gonorrhoea (Rectal)   RSCG PCR 2 days  
Chlamydia/Gonorrhoea (Thin Prep)   TCG TPV 5 days  
Chlamydia/Gonorrhoea (Throat)   TSCG PCR 2 days  
Chlamydia/Gonorrhoea (Urine)   CCG FCRU 2 days  
Chloride * CL B or H 4 hrs  
Cholesterol * CHO B 4 hrs  
Cholesterol (Familial Hypercholesterolaemia) See Genetics section, page 76      
Cholinesterase (Red Cell)  CHRC H 5 days  
Cholinesterase (Serum/Pseudo)   CHPS B 3 days  
Chromium (Blood)  CHRO A B 5 days  
Chromium (Urine)  URCR RU 5 days  
Chromosome Analysis (Blood) KARY H [9] 5-15 days 9
Chromosome Y Deletion - AZFa, AZFb, AZFc + SRY YDEL A [9] 5 days 9
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Profile VIP1 A or Chex B [10] 5 days 10
Citrate (Urine)  UCIT CU (Frozen) 5 days  
CK (MB Fraction)  CKMB B 4 hrs  
Clobazam  CLOB B 5 days  
Clomipramine (Anafranil)  CHLO B 7 days  
Clonazepam  CLON B 7 days  
Clostridium Difficile Toxin   CLOS RF 2 days  
Coagulation Profile 1  CLPF C [18] 4 hrs 18
Coagulation Profile 2  CLOT A C [18] 4 hrs 18
Cobalt (Blood)  COBB B 5 days  
Cobalt (Urine)  COBA RU 5 days  
Coeliac/Gluten Profile 2  GSA2 A B 10 days  
Coeliac/Gluten Profile 3  GSA3 A B 10 days  
Coeliac/Gluten Sensitivity Profile   GSA B 2 days  
Coeliac Disease - HLA DQ2/DQ8 Genotype   Q2Q8 A [9] 10 days 9
Coombs (Direct Antiglobulin Test) (Handwritten tube label)   COOM A [22] 2 days 22
Copper (Blood) COPP B 3 days  
Copper (Urine)  URCU CU 5 days  
Cortisol  CORT B 4 hrs  
Cortisol (Urine) UCOR CU 5 days  
Cotinine (Saliva)  SCOT Saliva Kit [1] 2 days 1
Cotinine (Serum)  COT B 2 days  
Cotinine (Urine)  COTT RU 2 days  
Creatine Kinase (CK, CPK) * CKNA B 4 hrs  
Creatinine * CREA B 4 hrs  
Creatinine (Urine)  UCR CU 4 hrs  
Creatinine Clearance  CRCL B CU 4 hrs  
Crosslaps (Serum DPD)  SDPD B 4 days  
Cryoglobulins  CRYO J [6] 5 days 6
Cryptococcal Antigen  CRYC Serum or CSF 1 day  
Cryptosporidium  CRPO RF 2 days  
Cryptosporidium Antigen Detection   CRPA RF 1 day  
CSF - Viral PCR VPCR CSF 5 days  
CSF for Microscopy and Culture   CSF CSF 2 days  
CVS PCR for common anueploidies (2 days) + culture (10-15 days) CVPC CVS [9] 2-15 days 9
Cystic Fibrosis - common mutations CFS A [9] 5 days 9
Cyclosporin (Monoclonal)  CYCL A 1 day  
Cyfra 21-1  CY21 B 4 days  
Cytomegalovirus (IgG/IgM) Antibodies   CMV B 4 hrs  
Cytomegalovirus Avidity  CMAV B 10 days  
Cytomegalovirus DNA (PCR) CMVP A 5 days  
Cytomegalovirus Early Ag Detection (PCR) CMVU RU 8 days  
Cytomegalovirus IgG CMV B 4 hrs  
Cytomegalovirus IgM CMVM B 4 hrs  

 

* = ISO 15189(296MT)  accredited test, analysed in MLP