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S100 Malignant Melanoma

Sample Reqs

B

Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Antibodies

Sample Reqs

B

Salicylates

Sample Reqs

B

Salivary Duct Antibodies

Sample Reqs

B

Schistosoma (Urine)

Sample Reqs

Mid-morning terminal urine

Schistosome (Bilharzia) Antibodies C

Sample Reqs

B [14]

Special Instructions

[14] Provide details of travel history.

Schistosome Antigen

Sample Reqs

B

Seed Storage Proteins

Sample Reqs

B

Selenium (Blood)

Sample Reqs

A or H

Selenium (Serum)

Sample Reqs

B

Sellotape Test

Sample Reqs

Send Sample  (Clear tape on side)

Semen (ROS) Oxidatitve Stress

Sample Reqs

Semen [1]

Special Instructions

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

Semen Analysis, Comprehensive

Sample Reqs

Semen [1]

Special Instructions

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

Semen Analysis, Post-Vasectomy

Sample Reqs

Semen [1]

Special Instructions

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

Semen Analysis, Vasectomy Reversal

Sample Reqs

Semen [1]

Special Instructions

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

Semen Culture

Sample Reqs

Semen

Semen Leucocytes

Sample Reqs

Semen

Semen Parameters

Sample Reqs

Semen [1]

Special Instructions

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

Semen, Fructose

Sample Reqs

Semen

Serotonin

Sample Reqs

H (Frozen whole blood) [1]

Special Instructions

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

Serotonin (Urine)

Sample Reqs

PU 50mls (Frozen) [1]

Special Instructions

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

Serum Albumins

Sample Reqs

B

Serum Free Light Chains

Sample Reqs

B

Sex Hormone Binding Globulin

Sample Reqs

B

Shigella Abs

Sample Reqs

B

Shrimp Components

Sample Reqs

B

Sickle Cells Code

Sample Reqs

A

Silver (Blood)

Sample Reqs

B

Silver (Urine)

Sample Reqs

RU

Sinequan (Doxepin)

Sample Reqs

A

Sirolimus

Sample Reqs

A

Sjrogren’s Syndrome

Sample Reqs

B

Skin (Pemphigus / Pemphigoid) Autoantibodies

Sample Reqs

B

Skin / Mucosal Swab – Viral PCR

Sample Reqs

PCR

Skin Scrapings / Mycology

Sample Reqs

Send Sample

Sleeping Sickness Serology (African Trypanosomiasis)

Sample Reqs

B [9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Smith-Magenis Syndrome – BOBs (5 days) + karyotype (15 days)

Sample Reqs

CVS / AF / A H [9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Smith-Magenis Syndrome – BoBs only

Sample Reqs

CVS / AF / A [9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Smooth Muscle Antibodies

Sample Reqs

B

Sodium

Sample Reqs

B

Somatomedin (IGF-1)

Sample Reqs

B (Frozen) [4]

Special Instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

Soybean Components

Sample Reqs

B

Specific Gravity (Urine)

Sample Reqs

RU

Sperm Aneuploidy (FISH)

Sample Reqs

Semen [1]

Special Instructions

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

Sperm Antibodies (Serum)

Sample Reqs

B

Sperm Antibodies / MAR Test (Semen)

Sample Reqs

Semen

Sperm Count (Post-Vasectomy)

Sample Reqs

Semen [1]

Special Instructions

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

Sperm DNA Fragmentation (SCSA)

Sample Reqs

Semen [1]

Special Instructions

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

Sperm Morphology (Kruger strict criteria)

Sample Reqs

Semen [1]

Special Instructions

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

Sports / Performance Profile

Sample Reqs

A A A B B B B G K [4]

Special Instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

Sputum for Routine Culture

Sample Reqs

SC

Sputum for TB Culture (AFB)

Sample Reqs

SC

Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Sample Reqs

B

SRY (Sex-determining Region Y)

Sample Reqs

A [9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Steroid Cell Antibody

Sample Reqs

B

Stool for OCP and Culture

Sample Reqs

RF

Stool for OVA Cysts & Parasites

Sample Reqs

RF

Stool Reducing Substances

Sample Reqs

RF [7]

Special Instructions

[7] Sample should be separated and frozen if sending overnight.

Streptomycin Levels

Sample Reqs

F

Striated / Skeletal Muscle Antibody

Sample Reqs

B

Strongyloides Antibodies

Sample Reqs

B

Sulpiride

Sample Reqs

B [4]

Special Instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

Superoxide Dismutase Inhibitor

Sample Reqs

A / H

Suppression with steroid, IVIg and intralipin, NK (CD69) cell assay, TH1 / TH2 cytokines

Sample Reqs

H H H [5] [34]

Special Instructions

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

Swab for Culture (Any Site)

Sample Reqs

STM

Synacthen Stimulation Test

Sample Reqs

X

Synovial Fluid (For Crystals)

Sample Reqs

SC

Syphilis by PCR (chancre)

Sample Reqs

PCR

Syphilis IgG / IgM

Sample Reqs

B

Sanjad-Sakati (Kenny-Caffey) Syndrome – common 12bp TBCE gene deletion

Sample Reqs

A [9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Sarcoma NGS Panel – full sequencing across 26 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.

Senior-Loken Syndrome NGS Panel – full sequencing across 7 genes

Sample Reqs

AA [9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Sensenbrenner Syndrome NGS Panel – full sequencing DPH1 + IFT122 + IFT43 + WDR19 + WDR35

Sample Reqs

AA [9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Septo-Optic Dysplasia NGS Panel – full sequencing HESX1 + OTX2 + SOX2 + PAX6 genes

Sample Reqs

AA [9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Sex Development Disorders NGS Panel – full sequencing across 61 genes

Sample Reqs

AA [9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Sex Development XX Disorders NGS Panel – full sequencing across 77 genes

Sample Reqs

AA [9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Sex Development XY Disorders NGS Panel – full sequencing across 77 genes

Sample Reqs

AA [9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Short Rib Polydactyly Syndrome NGS Panel – full sequencing across 18 genes

Sample Reqs

AA [9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Short Stature – SHOX mutation screening + deletions/duplications

Sample Reqs

A [9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Short-Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency – ACADS sequencing

Sample Reqs

A [9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Sickle cell

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.

Silver-Russell Syndrome – methylation studies on 11p15 imprinting domains KvDMR + H19 – please send with parental bloods

Sample Reqs

A [9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Skeletal Dysplasia NGS Panel – full sequencing across 174 genes

Sample Reqs

AA [9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome – DHCR7 sequencing

Sample Reqs

A [9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Smith-Magenis Syndrome – BOBs (5 days) + karyotype (15 days)

Sample Reqs

CVS / AF / AH [9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Smith-Magenis Syndrome – BoBs only

Sample Reqs

CVS / AF / A [9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Sotos Syndrome (Cerebral Gigantism) – NSD1 sequencing + deletions/duplications

Sample Reqs

A [9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

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

Sample Reqs

AA [9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Spinal Bulbar Muscular Atrophy (Kennedy Disease) – AR repeat analysis

Sample Reqs

A [9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Spinal Muscular Atrophy – SMN1 deletions/duplications

Sample Reqs

A [9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Spinocerebellar Ataxia NGS Panel – full sequencing across 45 genes

Sample Reqs

AA [9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Spinocerebellar Ataxia – multiplex SCA1+2+3+6+7+17 common repeat expansions

Sample Reqs

A [9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

SRY (Sex-determining Region Y)

Sample Reqs

A [9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Stargardt/Macular Dystrophy NGS Panel – full sequencing across 8 genes

Sample Reqs

AA [9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Stickler Syndrome NGS Panel – full sequencing across 6 genes

Sample Reqs

AA [9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

Systemic mastocystosis – C-Kit common mutation (KIT D816V)

Sample Reqs

A [9]

Special Instructions

9 Clinical history must be provided.

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