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H. pylori Antibodies (IgG)

Sample Reqs

B

H. pylori Antigen (QUICK Breath Test)

Sample Reqs

J (Blowbag kit) [1]

Special Instructions

[1] Contact the laboratory for special sample tubes/containers/instructions.

H. pylori Antigen (Stool)

Sample Reqs

RF

H. pylori Culture

Sample Reqs

J

H1N1 (Swine Flu)

Sample Reqs

2 x PCR

Haemochromatosis – HFE common mutations C282Y+H63D

Sample Reqs

A [9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Haemoglobin

Sample Reqs

A

Haemoglobin Electrophoresis

Sample Reqs

A

Haemophilus ducreyi by PCR

Sample Reqs

PCR

Haemophilus Influenzae B Antibodies

Sample Reqs

B

Haemophilus Influenzae B Antibodies Haemosiderin (Urine)

Sample Reqs

EMU

Hams Test for PNH (CD59)

Sample Reqs

J [34] [5]

Special Instructions

[34] Samples must arrive in the laboratory on the same day of sample taking or contact the laboratory.
[5] Do not send sample to the laboratory between Thursday noon & Monday morning.

Hantavirus Serology

Sample Reqs

B [9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Haptoglobin

Sample Reqs

B

Harmony™ Prenatal Test (Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing) from TDL Genetics– common aneuploidy screening from maternal blood

Sample Reqs

J / Special tubes [1]

Special Instructions

[1] Contact the laboratory for special sample tubes/containers/instructions.

Hazelnut Components

Sample Reqs

B

HbA1c

Sample Reqs

A

HDL Cholesterol

Sample Reqs

B

HDL2 & HDL3 Fractions

Sample Reqs

B

HE4 + ROMA

Sample Reqs

B

Hepatitis A (IgM)

Sample Reqs

B

Hepatitis A Immunity (IgG)

Sample Reqs

B

Hepatitis B ‘e’ Antigen and Antibody

Sample Reqs

B

Hepatitis B (PCR) Genotype

Sample Reqs

A

Hepatitis B Core Antibody – IgM

Sample Reqs

B

Hepatitis B Core Antibody – Total

Sample Reqs

B

Hepatitis B DNA (Viral load)

Sample Reqs

A

Hepatitis B Immunity

Sample Reqs

B

Hepatitis B Resistant Mutation

Sample Reqs

A or B

Hepatitis B Surface Antigen

Sample Reqs

B

Hepatitis C Abs Confirmation (RIBA)

Sample Reqs

B

Hepatitis C Antibodies

Sample Reqs

B

Hepatitis C Antigen (Early detection)

Sample Reqs

B

Hepatitis C Genotype

Sample Reqs

A

Hepatitis C Quantification (Viral Load)

Sample Reqs

A

Hepatitis Delta Antibody

Sample Reqs

B

Hepatitis Delta Antigen

Sample Reqs

B

Hepatitis Delta RNA

Sample Reqs

A (Frozen plasma)

Hepatitis E IgG / IgM

Sample Reqs

B

Hepatitis E (PCR)

Sample Reqs

A

Hepatitis G (PCR)

Sample Reqs

A (Frozen plasma)

Herpes I / II Antibody Profile (IgG)

Sample Reqs

B

Herpes Simplex I / II (PCR swab)

Sample Reqs

PCR

Herpes Simplex I / II (Semen)

Sample Reqs

Semen

Herpes Simplex I / II (TPV)

Sample Reqs

TPV

Herpes simplex I / II (Urine)

Sample Reqs

FCRU 

Herpes Simplex I / II IgM

Sample Reqs

B

Herpes Simplex I/II from symptomatic lesion

Sample Reqs

PCR

HFE gene (Haemochromatosis) – common mutations C282Y + H63D

Sample Reqs

A [9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Histamine

Sample Reqs

A (Frozen plasma)

Histamine (Urine)

Sample Reqs

RU

Histamine Releasing Urticaria Test

Sample Reqs

B

Histone Antibodies

Sample Reqs

B

Histoplasmosis

Sample Reqs

B

HIV 1 & 2 Abs/p24 Ag (4th Generation) (28 days post-contact)

Sample Reqs

B Tiny™

HIV 1 & 2 Abs/p24 Ag (5th Generation) (28 days post-contact)

Sample Reqs

B Tiny™

HIV-1 Avidity (RITA/STARHS)

Sample Reqs

B

HIV-1 Genotypic Resistance (RT & Protease)

Sample Reqs

A

HIV-1 Genotypic Resistance (RT, Protease and Integrase)

Sample Reqs

A

HIV-1 RNA Viral load by PCR

Sample Reqs

A

HIV-1 Tropism

Sample Reqs

A

HIV-2 RNA by PCR

Sample Reqs

A

HIV Confirmation of Positive Screens (Using 3 methodologies)

Sample Reqs

B

HIV Screening: HIV1&2 Abs/p24 Ag (4th Gen)

Sample Reqs

B

HIV Screening: HIV1, HIV2, p24 (5th Gen)

Sample Reqs

B

HIV Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

Sample Reqs

J

HLA DQ Alpha Antigens

Sample Reqs

A A

HLA DQ Beta Antigens

Sample Reqs

A A

HLA DR Antigens

Sample Reqs

A A

HLA Tissue Typing A

Sample Reqs

A [9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

HLA Tissue Typing A / B / C / DRB1 / 3 / 4 / 5 / DQB1 (Class I & II)

Sample Reqs

A [9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

HLA Tissue Typing A / B / DRB1 / 3 / 4 / 5

Sample Reqs

A [9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

HLA Tissue Typing A / B / DRB1 / 3 / 4 / 5 / DQB1

Sample Reqs

A [9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

HLA Tissue Typing A+B

Sample Reqs

A [9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

HLA Tissue Typing A+B+C (Class I)

Sample Reqs

A [9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

HLA Tissue Typing B

Sample Reqs

A [9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

HLA Tissue Typing B*27 only

Sample Reqs

A [9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

HLA Tissue Typing B*51 (Behcet’s Disease)

Sample Reqs

A [9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

HLA Tissue Typing B*57:01 high resolution

Sample Reqs

A [9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

HLA Tissue Typing C

Sample Reqs

A [9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

HLA Tissue Typing Coeliac Disease – DQ2 / DQ8

Sample Reqs

A [9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

HLA Tissue Typing DRB1 / 3 / 4 / 5

Sample Reqs

A [9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

HLA Tissue Typing DRB1 / 3 / 4 / 5 / DQB1 (Class II)

Sample Reqs

A [9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

HLA Tissue Typing Narcolepsy – DRB1*15 / DQB1*06

Sample Reqs

A [9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Homocysteine (Quantitative)

Sample Reqs

B [17]

Special Instructions

[17] Homocysteine. Should be spun and separated with 1 hour of venepuncture.

Homocystine (Urine)

Sample Reqs

CU

Homovanillic Acid (HVA)

Sample Reqs

PU

House Dust Mite Components

Sample Reqs

B

HPV (DNA and reflexed mRNA) by PCR

Sample Reqs

TPV

HPV (HR DNA type 16, 18 + others)

Sample Reqs

TPV

HPV (20 individual low & high risk DNA subtypes)

Sample Reqs

PCR / TPV

HPV (mRNA only)

Sample Reqs

TPV

HPV DNA types 16, 18 + all other High Risk DNA subtypes

Sample Reqs

TPV

HPV Typed DNA

Sample Reqs

TPV / PCR

HTLV 1&2 Abs. (Human T Lymphotropic Virus Type I-II)

Sample Reqs

B

HTLV by PCR

Sample Reqs

A

Hughes Syndrome

Sample Reqs

B C [4] [18]

Special Instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.
[18] Citrate Samples. Samples should be double spun and separated and frozen within 4-8 hours of sample taking, if a delay is expected with transportation to the laboratory, samples must be transported as frozen.

Human Anti-Mouse Antibodies

Sample Reqs

B (Frozen)

Human Herpes Virus – 6 (IgG / IgM) Ab

Sample Reqs

B

Human Herpes Virus – 6 by PCR

Sample Reqs

A

Human Herpes Virus – 8 (IgG)

Sample Reqs

B

Human Herpes Virus – 8 by PCR

Sample Reqs

A

Human Parvovirus B19 – DNA

Sample Reqs

A

Haematologic Malignancy NGS Panel – full sequencing across 16 genes + deletions/duplications

Sample Reqs

Requires patient informed consent AA [9] [11]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided. 11 Patient consent required. Consent Form can be found at the back of this guide.

Haemochromatosis – HFE common mutations C282Y + H63D

Sample Reqs

A[9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Haemoglobin Variants (alpha and beta gene variants)

Sample Reqs

A A [39] [40]

Special Instructions

39 Urgent samples have a 3 day TAT if genotype is required for prenatal diagnosis or two weeks TAT if urgent for other factors. 40 Informed Consent is required for these tests.

Haemoglobinopathy Genetic Modifiers

Sample Reqs

A A [39] [40]

Special Instructions

39 Urgent samples have a 3 day TAT if genotype is required for prenatal diagnosis or two weeks TAT if urgent for other factors. 40 Informed Consent is required for these tests.

Haemolytic–Uremic Syndrome NGS Panel – full sequencing across 15 genes

Sample Reqs

A,A[9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Haemophilia A (Severe) – Factor VIII (F8) common 1/22 exon inversion

Sample Reqs

A[9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Haemophilia A Variant Analysis (Unknown Genotype) - F8 Intron 22 Inversion, F8 Intron 1 Inversion, Sequence analysis of unknown variants for F8 gene

Sample Reqs

A A (Whole Blood 10ml) [40]

Special Instructions

40 Informed Consent is required for these tests.

Haemophilia A Variant Analysis (Known Genotype) - F8 Intron 22 Inversion, F8 Intron 1 Inversion, Sequence analysis of known variants for F8 gene

Sample Reqs

A A (Whole Blood 10ml) [40]

Special Instructions

40 Informed Consent is required for these tests

Haemophilia A CVS Variant Analysis (Known Genotype) - F8 Intron 22 Inversion, F8 Intron 1 Inversion, Sequence analysis of known variants for F8 gene

Sample Reqs

CVS[80]

Special Instructions

40 Informed Consent is required for these tests.

Haemophilia B Variant Analysis (Unknown Genotype) - Sequence analysis of unknown variants for F9

Sample Reqs

A A (Whole Blood 10ml) [40]

Special Instructions

40 Informed Consent is required for these tests.

Haemophilia B Variant Analysis (Known Genotype) - Sequence analysis of known variants for F9

Sample Reqs

A A (Whole Blood 10ml) [40]

Special Instructions

40 Informed Consent is required for these tests.

Haemophilia B CVS Variant Analysis (Known Genotype) - Sequence analysis of known variants for F9

Sample Reqs

CVS[40]

Special Instructions

40 Informed Consent is required for these tests.

Haemophilia/Coagulation NGS Panel – full sequencing across 23 genes

Sample Reqs

A,A[9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Harmony™ Prenatal Test (Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing) – common aneuploidy screening from maternal blood

Sample Reqs

J / Special tubes [1]

Special Instructions

1 Contact the laboratory for special sample tubes/containers/instructions.

HCV resistance (NS5a, NS5b, NS3)

Sample Reqs

A

Hearing Loss NGS Panel – full sequencing across 101 genes

Sample Reqs

A,A[9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Hemiplegic Migraine, Familial NGS Panel – full sequencing CACNA1A + SCN1A

Sample Reqs

A,A[9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Hereditary Cancer NGS Panel, Comprehensive – full sequencing across 122 genes + deletions/duplications

Sample Reqs

Requires patient informed consent AA [9] [11]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided. 11 Patient consent required. Consent Form can be found at the back of this guide.

Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia – ACVRL1 + ENG full sequencing + deletions/duplications

Sample Reqs

A,A[9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Hereditary Motor and Sensory Neuropathy (HMSN) NGS Panel – full sequencing across 59 genes

Sample Reqs

A,A[9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Hereditary Neuropathy NGS Panel – full sequencing across 59 genes

Sample Reqs

A,A[9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Hereditary Neuropathy with Liability to Pressure Palsy – PMP22 deletion analysis

Sample Reqs

A[9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colon Cancer (Lynch Syndrome) NGS Panel – full sequencing across 16 genes + deletions/duplications

Sample Reqs

Requires patient informed consent AA [9] [11]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided. 11 Patient consent required. Consent Form can be found at the back of this guide.

Hereditary Pancreatitis – PRSS1 hotspot sequencing + deletions/duplications + SPINK1 N34S common mutation

Sample Reqs

A[9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia NGS Panel – full sequencing across 59 genes + deletions/duplications + mitochondrial DNA

Sample Reqs

A,A[9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome/Oculocutaneous Albinism/Pigmentation NGS Panel – full sequencing across 30 genes

Sample Reqs

A,A[9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

HFE gene (Haemochromatosis) – common mutations C282Y + H63D

Sample Reqs

A[9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Hirschprung Disease NGS Panel – full sequencing RET + EDNRB + EDN3 genes

Sample Reqs

A,A[9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

HIV 1 proviral DNA

Sample Reqs

A Whole Blood

HIV-1 resistance (T20)

Sample Reqs

A

HPFH and δβ-thalassaemia

Sample Reqs

A A [39] [40]

Special Instructions

39 Urgent samples have a 3 day TAT if genotype is required for prenatal diagnosis or two weeks TAT if urgent for other factors. 40 Informed Consent is required for these tests.

Huntington Disease – HD gene repeat analysis PCR

Sample Reqs

Requires patient informed consent AA [9] [11]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided. 11 Patient consent required. Consent Form can be found at the back of this guide.

Hyperinsulinism NGSPanel – full sequencing across 23 genes

Sample Reqs

A,A[9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Hyperparathyroidism – CASR sequencing

Sample Reqs

A[9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Hypertriglyceridemia NGS Panel – full sequencing across 7 genes

Sample Reqs

A,A[9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy NGS Panel – full sequencing across 77 genes + deletions/duplications

Sample Reqs

A,A[9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Hypochondroplasia (Postnatal) – 2 common mutations in FGFR3 (c.1620C>A + c.1620C>G)

Sample Reqs

A[9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Hypoglycaemia NGS Panel – full sequencing across 40 genes

Sample Reqs

A,A[9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism NGS Panel – full sequencing across 16 genes

Sample Reqs

A,A[9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Hypomagnesemia NGS Panel – full sequencing across 9 genes

Sample Reqs

A,A[9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Hypophosphatemic Rickets NGS Panel – full sequencing across 15 genes

Sample Reqs

A,A[9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Hypopituitarism NGS Panel – full sequencing across 10 genes

Sample Reqs

A,A[9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

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