Metanephrines (Urine)

Name Metanephrines (Urine) Specimen required Urine Sample type and preservative 24hr Urine Container with acid (Green Top) Volume required 24 hr collection Turnaround time 10 […]

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Short SynACTHen Test

Name Short SynACTHen Test Tube Type Serum (Gold Top) at 0 minutes and 30 minutes Clinical Indication Investigation of Addison’s disease; primary hypoadrenalism Availability Mon-Fri […]

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Dexamethasone Suppression Test

Name Dexamethasone Suppression Test Tube Type Serum (Gold Top) Clinical Indication Investigation of Cushing’s syndrome or Hyperadrenalism – excess cortisol production. Dexamethasone suppresses cortisol – […]

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Urine Porphyrin Screen

Name Urine Porphyrin Screen Tube Type Urine – Plain White Top Universal Reporting Units Urine Total Porphyrins: nmol/L Urine Porphyrin:Creatinine Ratio: nmol/mmol Reference Range Urine […]

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CSF Xanthochromia

Name CSF Xanthochromia Tube Type Plain, white top universal Reporting Units AU (Arbitrary Units) Reference Range Bilirubin (0.000 – 0.007) Oxyhaemoglobin (no peak) Analytical Range […]

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POC Glucose

Name Point of Care Glucose Tube Type Blood Gas syringe Reporting Units mmol/L Reference Range Analytical Range 0 – 47 Availability NDDH (24/7) Target turnaround time […]

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POC Lactate

Name Point of Care Lactate Tube Type Blood Gas syringe Reporting Units mmol/L Reference Range 0.6 – 2.5 Analytical Range 0.1 – 31 Availability NDDH […]

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pO2 (Blood Gas)

Name pO2 (Part of blood gas profile) Tube Type Blood Gas syringe Reporting Units kPa Reference Range 11.0 – 14.4 Analytical Range 3.47 – 73.3 […]

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