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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
         
H. pylori Antibodies (IgG)  HBPA B 2 days  
H. pylori Antigen (QUICK Breath Test)  HBQT J (Blowbag kit) [1] 2 days 1
H. pylori Antigen (Stool)  HBAG RF 3 days  
H1N1 (Swine Flu)  H1N1 2x PCR 1 day  
Haematology Profile  PP3 A 4 hrs  
Haemochromatosis Mutation (C282Y/H63D)  HMD A [9] 3 days 9
Haemoglobin  HB A 4 hrs  
Haemoglobin Electrophoresis  HBEL A 4 days  
Haemophilus Influenzae B Antibodies  HINF B 5 days  
Hair Mineral Analysis  HMA 2g  (2 tbsp) of hair close to scalp  10 days  
HbA1c * GHB A 6 hrs  
HDL Cholesterol * HDL B 4 hrs  
HE4 + ROMA HE4 B 1 day  
Hepatitis (Acute) Screen  AHSC B 4 hrs  
Hepatitis A (IgM)  HAVM B 4 hrs  
Hepatitis A Immunity (IgG) HAIM B 4 hrs  
Hepatitis A Profile HEPA B 4 hrs  
Hepatitis A, B & C Profile  ABC B 4 hrs  
Hepatitis B 'e' Antigen and Antibody HEPE B 4 hrs  
Hepatitis B (PCR) Genotype  BGEN A or B 7 days  
Hepatitis B Core Antibody - IgM AHBCM B 4 hrs  
Hepatitis B Core Antibody - Total* AHBC B 4 hrs  
Hepatitis B DNA (Viral load)  DNAB A or B 5 days  
Hepatitis B Immunity*
AHBS B 4 hrs  
Hepatitis B Profile  HEPB B 4 hrs  
Hepatitis B Resistant Mutation  HBRM A or B 7 days  
Hepatitis B sAg* HBSAG B 4 hrs  
Hepatitis C Abs Confirmation (RIBA)  RIBA B 7 days  
Hepatitis C Ag HCAG B 4 hrs  
Hepatitis C Antibodies* AHCV B 4 hrs  
Hepatitis C Genotype  CGEN A or B 5 days  
Hepatitis C Quantification (Viral Load)  QPCR A or B 5 days  
Hepatitis Delta Antibody  HEPD B 5 days  
Hepatitis Delta Antigen  HDAG B 5 days  
Hepatitis Delta RNA  DRNA B (Frozen) 5 days  
Hepatitis E IgG/IgM HBE B 5 days  
Hepatitis G (PCR)  HEPG B (Frozen) 2 weeks  
Herpes I/II Antibody Profile (IgG)  HERP B 2 days  
Herpes Simplex I/II (PCR swab)  HERS PCR 5 days  
Herpes Simplex I/II (Semen) HERD SEMEN 5 days  
Herpes Simplex I/II (Thin Prep) HERD TPV 5 days  
Herpes Simplex I/II (Urine) HERD FCRU  5 days  
Herpes Simplex I/II IgM  HERM B 2 days  
HFE gene (Haemochromatosis) - common mutations C282Y + H63D HMD A [9] 3 days 9
Hirsutism Profile  HIRP B 4 hrs  
Histamine Releasing Urticaria Test  CURT B 10-14 days  
HIV 1 & 2/p24Ag* HIV B 4 hrs  
HIV 1 Quantitation (viral load by PCR)  IDSQ A or B 5 days  
HIV 2 Quantitation (viral load by PCR)  HIV2 A 5 days  
HIV Confirmation of Positive Screens (Using 3 methodologies)  HIVC B 1 day  
HIV Drug Resistance Genotyping  HIVD A or B 3 weeks  
HIV Screening: HIV1&2 Abs/p24 Ag  HDUO  B 4 hrs  
HIV1/HIV2/HBV/HCV Early  Detection Screen  STDX A 10mls 3 days  
HIV1/HIV2/HBV/HCV Early Detection Screen with Syphilis  STXX B A 10mls 3 days  
HLA DQ Alpha Antigens 10RF A A    
HLA DQ Beta Antigens 11RF A A    
HLA DR Antigens 9RF A A    
HLA Tissue Typing A/B/C/DRB1/3 /4/5/DQB1 (Class I & II) HLFC A [9] 10 days 9
HLA Tissue Typing A/B/DRB1/3/4/5/DQB1 HLF A [9] 10 days 9
HLA Tissue Typing B*27 only HLAB A [9] 3 days 9
HLA Tissue Typing B*51 B51 A [9] 10 days 9
HLA Tissue Typing B*57:01 high resolution HB57 A [9] 10 days 9
HLA Tissue Typing Coeliac Disease - DQ2/DQ8 Q2Q8 A [9] 10 days 9
Homocysteine (Quantitative)  HOMO B [17] 1 day 17
HPV (20 individual low & high risk DNA subtypes)  HP20 PCR/TPV 6 days  
HPV (DNA and reflexed mRNA) by PCR  HPVT TPV 5 days  
HPV (Self Collection) HPVY Self Collect Swab 3-5 days  
HPV (mRNA only)  HPVR TPV 3 days  
HPV DNA * HPV  TPV 5 days  
HRT Profile 1  HRT B 4 hrs  
HRT Profile 2  HRT2 B G 4 hrs  
HTLV 1&2 Abs. (Human T Lymphotropic Virus Type I-II)  HTLV B 8 hrs  
Hughes Syndrome  LUPA B C [4,18] 2 days 4,18
Human Herpes Virus - 6 (IgG/IgM) Ab HSV6 B 2 days  
Human Herpes Virus - 6 by PCR HHV6 A 5 days  
Human Herpes Virus - 8 (IgG) HHV8 B 10 days  
HVS (inc. Mycoplasma + Ureaplasma)  HVS STM 2 days  

 

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