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

For Reference Ranges related to any specific test please email Refranges@medlabpathology.ie

Test Code Sample Reqs Assay
Turnaround
Time
Special
Instructions
         
Factor II Prothrombin Gene  FX2 A [9] 5 days 9
Factor V Leiden  FX5 A [9] 5 days 9
Factor VII Assay  FAC7 C (Frozen) [9,18] 5 days 9,18
Factor VIII Assay  FAC8 C (Frozen) [9,18] 2 weeks 9,18
Factor IX Assay  F1X C (Frozen) [9,18] 5 days 9,18
Factor X Assay  FX C (Frozen) [9,18] 5 days 9,18
Factor XI Assay  FX1 C (Frozen)[9,18] 5 days 9,18
Factor XII Assay  FX11 C (Frozen)[9,18] 5 days 9,18
Factor XIII Assay  FA13 C (Frozen)[9,18] 5 days 9,18
Faecal Elastase  ELAS RF 5 days  
Faecal Fat (1 Day Collection)  TFFA  LF [6] 5 days 6
Faecal Immunochemical Test (FIT)* FIT RF 3 days  
Faecal Urobilinogen  FURO RF 5 days  
Familial Hypercholesterolaemia - comprehensive LDLR sequencing + deletion/duplication analysis GENE A A [9,11] 8 weeks 9,11
Fatty Acid Profile (Red Cell) EFAR A A [4] 5-7 days 4
Female Hormone Profile  FIP B 4 hrs  
Ferritin * FERR B 4 hrs  
Fibrinogen  FIB C [4,18] 4 hrs 4,18
Fibrotest (Liver Fibrosis)  FIBT B  2 weeks  
Filaria (Lymphatic and Non-Lymphatic) Antibodies  FIFA B [9,14] 10 days 9,14
Filaria Antigen FIAG A A 10 days  
First Trimester Antenatal Screen HCGF/PAPA B 4 hrs  
FK506 (Tacrolimus/Prograf)  FK5 A [4] 1-2 days 4
Flecainide (Tambocor)  FLEC A 5 days  
Fluid Culture  FLUD SC 2 days  
Fluid Cytology  CATF  Fluid 3 days  
Fluid for Crystals  FLU2 SC 1 day  
Fluoxetine (Prozac)  PROZ B 5 days  
Folate (Red Cell)  RBCF A 2 days  
Folate (Serum) * FOLA B 1 day  
Food Handler Screen 1  OFH1 B RF, STM 2 days  
Food Handler Screen 2  OFH2 A B G RF, STM 2 days  
Food Handler Screen 3  OFH3 A B B G RF,2x STM 2 days  
Food Microbiology  FOOD Submit sample 10 days  
Fragile X Syndrome screen - FMR1 repeat analysis PCR (3 weeks) +  Southern Blot (8 weeks) if required GENE A A A  [9] 3-8 weeks 9
Free T3 * FT3 B 4 hrs  
Free T4 * FT4 B 4 hrs  
Fructosamine  FRUC B 3 days  
FSH * FSH B 4 hrs  
FTA (IgG) FTA B 2 days  
Full Blood Count * FBC A 4 hrs  

 

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