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.

Total results: 13
Test Alternative name Bottle / container Bottle top colour Turn around time (In days)
I- Growth factor binding protein 3 IGFBP3 Photo of I- Growth factor binding protein 3 IGFBP3 Yellow
IgE Total IgE Photo of IgE Yellow 7
IGF-1 (insulin like growth factor 1) Photo of IGF-1 (insulin like growth factor 1) Yellow 14 days
IGF-II Photo of IGF-II Red
IgG subclasses Subclasses, GSUB Photo of IgG subclasses Yellow 14
Immunoglobulin Immunoglobulin G Immunoglobulin A Immunoglobulin M Photo of Immunoglobulin Yellow 3 days
Immunoreactive Trypsin Guthrie card
Insulin C-peptide Photo of Insulin C-peptide Grey and Red 28 days
Investigation of suspected transfusion reaction Photo of Investigation of suspected transfusion reaction Pink Contact laboratory
Iron Photo of Iron Yellow
Iron Saturation Photo of Iron Saturation Yellow
Iron TIBC Photo of Iron TIBC Yellow
Iron urine Photo of Iron urine White 21 days
Total results: 13

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