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.

Alkaline Phosphatase

Alternate name

Alk Phos

Specimen

Blood

Volume level

3.5ml

Bottle top colour

Yellow

Bottle / container

Photo of Alkaline Phosphatase

Turn around time

1 day

Time limit

1 week

Reported (timescales, method)

1 week

Available out of hours

Yes

Additional information

Note reference range change which applies for samples tested on or after March 29th 2011http://www.labtestsonline.org.uk/

Category

Chemical Pathology

Reference range

adults 30-130 U/L, up to 17 yrs 35-425 U/L

Lab address

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