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, Pathology Service Manager, Tel : 020 8296 2976 (St Helier) or  01372 735287 (Epsom), Email: jayne.barmby@nhs.net
  • Muhsina K Mohamedally, Pathology Quality Manager, Tel:  020 8296 2798 (St Helier) or 01372 735287 (Epsom), Email: muhsina.mohamedally@nhs.net

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

Total results: 25
Test Alternative name Bottle / container Bottle top colour Turn around time (In days)
Tacrolimus pre- dose FK 506 Photo of Tacrolimus pre- dose Purple 1 day
Teicoplanin levels Photo of Teicoplanin levels Yellow Up to 3 working days
Testosterone Photo of Testosterone Yellow 7 days
Testosterone/ SHBG ratio (females only) Photo of Testosterone/ SHBG ratio (females only) Yellow 7 days
Tetanus Antibodies Photo of Tetanus Antibodies 4 weeks
Theophylline Photo of Theophylline Yellow 4 days
Thiopentone Photo of Thiopentone Yellow 5 days
Thiopurine methyltransferase TPMT Photo of Thiopurine methyltransferase TPMT Purple 7
Thyroglobulin Photo of Thyroglobulin Yellow 14
Tips and cannulae lines, feeding lines, CVP tips Photo of Tips and cannulae Sterile universal 2-4 working days
Tobramycin levels Photo of Tobramycin levels Yellow Up to 3 days. Positive cultures report immediately.
Total chol/HDL ratio Photo of Total chol/HDL ratio Yellow 1 day
Total CO2, see bicarb. Photo of Total CO2, see bicarb. Yellow 1 day
Total porphyrins Photo of Total porphyrins White 21 days
Toxoplasma IgG and IgM antibody screen Photo of Toxoplasma IgG and IgM antibody screen Blood tube: gold top or red top (vacutainer) 1-3 working days
Transferrin, % saturation Photo of Transferrin, % saturation Yellow 5 days
Transketolase for Thiamine activity in RBCs Photo of Transketolase for Thiamine activity in RBCs Dark green 21 days
Triglyceride (fasting) Photo of Triglyceride (fasting) Yellow 1 day
Trimethylamine Photo of Trimethylamine White
Troponin I Troponin I (High Sensitive) Photo of Troponin I Yellow 1hr
Trypaste Level Mast cell trypaste Photo of Trypaste Level Yellow 7 days
Trypsin (immunoreactive) Guthrie card 14 days
Tryptase Photo of Tryptase Yellow or purple
TSH Thyrotropin Photo of TSH Yellow 1 day
Tyrosine Contact laboratory
Total results: 25

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