#   A   H  I  J  K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


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
         
Macroprolactin  PRLD B 4 days  
Magnesium (Blood) * MG B 4 hrs  
Magnesium (Red Cell)  RCMG H 3 days  
Magnesium (Urine)  URMG PU 5 days  
Malarial Antibodies (Pl. falciparum)  MALA B [9,14] 2 days 9,14
Malarial Parasites* MALP A [4,9,14] STAT 4,9,14
Male Genetic Reproductive Profile GRP A H [9] 10-15 days 9
Male Recurrent Miscarriage Profile MRMP Semen 10-15 days  
Manganese (Blood)  MANG B 5 days  
Measles Antibodies (IgG) Immunity  MEAS B 2 days  
Measles Antibodies (IgM)  MEAM B [9] 2 days 9
Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)  MMR B 2 days  
Meningococcal Abs  MENI B 2-4 weeks  
Menopause Profile  MENO B 4 hrs  
Mercury (Blood)  MERC A or H 5 days  
Mercury (Urine)  URHG RU 5 days  
Metabolic Syndrome Profile  METS A B B G 9 days  
Metanephrines (Plasma)  PMET A (Frozen) 10 days  
Metanephrines (Urine)  UMEX PU [1] 5 days 1
Methaqualone  METQ RU 5 days  
Methotrexate  METX B 2 days  
Metronidazole Level  METR B 7 days  
Microalbumin (Urine)  UMA RU 4 hrs  
Microfilaria Blood Film  MICF A STAT  
Mineral Screen  MINE B K 5 days  
Mineral Screen - Red Cells  RMIN H H B 5 days  
Mineral Screen and Rbc Industrial Heavy Metal Screen (Trace Metals)  TRAC H B 5-10 days  
Miscarriage/Thrombotic Risk Profile PROP A A B C C C [18] 3 days 18
Mitochondrial Antibodies  AMIT B 2 days  
MRSA (Rapid PCR) one swab per site  MRSA Blue Micro Swab 4 hrs  
MRSA Culture one swab per site  MRSW Blue Micro Swab 2 days  
MTHFR - common C677T mutation MTHF A [9,11] 3 days 9,11
MTHFR - common C677T  + A1298C mutations GENE  A [9,11] 3 weeks 9,11
Mumps Antibodies (IgG)  MUMP B 2 days  
Mumps Antibodies (IgG/IgM)  MUMM B 2 days  
Mycobacterium tuberculosis - DNA TBPC A (filled) 5 days  
Mycology/Skin Scrapings  SKSC Submit Sample 3-4 weeks  
Mycoplasma genitalium (Thin Prep) MGEN TPV 5 days  
Mycoplasma genitalium (PCR Swab) MGEN PCR  5 days  
Mycoplasma genitalium (Semen) MGEN SEMEN 5 days  
Mycoplasma genitalium (Urine)  MGEN FCRU  5 days  
Mycoplasma pneumoniae (IgG/IgM)  MYCO B 3 days  
Mycoplasma pneumoniae Antibodies (IgM)  MYCM B 3 days  
Mycoplasma/Ureaplasma Culture  MYCS RU, Swab 2 days  
Myeloma Screen  MYEL A B G RU 3 days  
Myeloperoxidase Antibodies MPO B 2 days  
Myoglobin (Serum)  SMYO B 4 hrs  
Mysoline (Primidone)  PRIM B 3 days  

 

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