Pathology tests directory

Our tests directory below includes information to support you to take and submit blood transfusion, chemical pathology, haematology, immunology, bacteriology, virology and other microbiology tests.

All testing is performed within the trust unless otherwise stated.  If the required test is not listed, please contact the microbiology laboratory for guidance.

Please note: when printed, this information is only valid on the day of printing.

Reference ranges given are for general guidance. Results falling outside the reference range do not necessarily indicate underlying pathology. 

Where a colour is given for the top of a sample tube, this applies only to adult size Vacutainer® tubes. Paediatric size and other manufacturers use different colour coding. 

Key Staff

  • Jayne Barmby,Head of Pathology, Tel : 020 8296 2976 (St Helier) or  01372 735287 (Epsom), Email:
  • Pinika Patel, Pathology Quality Manager, Tel: 0208 296 2798 (St Helier) or  01372 735287 (Epsom), Email: 

Please contact the laboratory if you need advice regarding paediatric specimens.

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Test Alternative name Bottle / container Bottle top colour Turn around time (In days)
C- peptide Photo of C- peptide Red 21 days
C- Reactive protein CRP Photo of C- Reactive protein Yellow 1 day
C1 esterase inhibitor level and function C1EI, C1EIF Photo of C1 esterase inhibitor level and function Yellow 28
CA 125 Photo of CA 125 Yellow
CA 15-3 Photo of CA 15-3 Yellow
CA 19-9 Photo of CA 19-9 Yellow
Caeruloplasmin Photo of Caeruloplasmin Yellow 7 days
Caffeine Photo of Caffeine Yellow 5 days
Calcitonin Photo of Calcitonin Green
Calcium Photo of Calcium Yellow
Calcium 24 hr urine White 1 day
Calcium creatinine ratio Photo of Calcium creatinine ratio White 1 day
Calcium, corrected Photo of Calcium, corrected Yellow 1 day
Calcium, corrected ionised Photo of Calcium, corrected ionised White 1 day
Calculated LDL-chol Photo of Calculated LDL-chol Yellow 1 day
Calculus analysis Photo of Calculus analysis White 21 days
Carbamezepine Photo of Carbamezepine Yellow 4 days
Carbamezepine- epoxide Photo of Carbamezepine- epoxide Yellow 14 days
Carbohydrate Deficicient Transferrin (CDT) Photo of Carbohydrate Deficicient Transferrin (CDT) Yellow
Carboxyhaemoglobin, carbon monoxide co-oximetry NA 1 day
Carnitine, Total and free Photo of Carnitine, Total and free Dark green or Purple
Catecholamines 24hr Urine 14 days
Catecholamines - Plasma Photo of Catecholamines - Plasma Dark green 10 days
CEA Photo of CEA Yellow
Chain of custody drug screening Photo of Chain of custody drug screening White 7 days
Chikungunga serology Photo of Chikungunga serology Yellow Up to 7 working days
Chloride Photo of Chloride Yellow 1 day
Cholesterol Photo of Cholesterol Yellow 1 day
Chromium (hip replacement) Photo of Chromium (hip replacement) Dark Blue
Chromium (Nutritional, environmental, occupational screening) Photo of Chromium (Nutritional, environmental, occupational screening) Dark Blue for blood. White for urine.
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