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H. pylori Antibodies (IgG)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

H. pylori Antigen (Breath)

Sample Reqs

J

Special Instructions

H. pylori Antigen (Stool)

Sample Reqs

RF

Special Instructions

H. pylori Culture

Sample Reqs

J

Special Instructions

Haemato-Oncology: Bone Marrow

Sample Reqs

Special Instructions

Haemato-Oncology: Lymph Node

Sample Reqs

Special Instructions

Haemato-Oncology: Lymph Node (Lymphoma)

Sample Reqs

Special Instructions

Haemato-Oncology: Lymph Node (Metastatic Disease)

Sample Reqs

Special Instructions

Haemato-Oncology: Spleen

Sample Reqs

Special Instructions

Haemato-Oncology: Thymus

Sample Reqs

Special Instructions

Haematology Profile

Profile details

FBC + 5 part Diff

ESR

Sample Reqs

A

Special Instructions

 

Haemochromatosis – HFE common mutations C282Y + H63D

Sample Reqs

A [9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Haemoglobin

Sample Reqs

A

Special Instructions

Haemoglobin Electrophoresis

Sample Reqs

A

Special Instructions

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

Sample Reqs

CVS [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 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 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 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 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.

Haemophilus B Influenzae Antibodies

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Haemophilus ducreyi by PCR

Sample Reqs

PCR

Special Instructions

Haemosiderin (Urine)

Sample Reqs

EMU

Special Instructions

Hair Mineral Analysis

Sample Reqs

2g (2 tbsp) of hair close to scalp 

Special Instructions

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 Friday noon and Monday morning.

Hantavirus Serology

Sample Reqs

B [9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Haptoglobin

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

 

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.

Harmony® Prenatal Test (Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing) – common aneuploidy screening from maternal blood including 22q11.2 del

Sample Reqs

J / Special tubes [1]

Special Instructions

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

Hazelnut Components

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

HbA1c

Sample Reqs

A

Special Instructions

HDL Cholesterol

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

HDL2 &HDL3 Fractions

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

HE4 + ROMA

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

HE4 Earlier Detection of Ovarian Tumour

Profile details

HE4 / CA 125 / ROMA

Calculated Algorithm for pre and post menopausal risk of malignant disease.

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

 

Hearing Loss NGS Panel – full sequencing across 179 genes

Sample Reqs

A A [9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Hemiplegic Migraine, Familial NGS Panel – full sequencing across 6 genes + mtDNA

Sample Reqs

A A [9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Hepatitis (Acute) Screen

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Hepatitis A (IgM)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Hepatitis A Immunity (IgG/IgM)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Hepatitis A Profile

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Hepatitis A RNA by PCR

Sample Reqs

A or B

Special Instructions

Hepatitis A, B & C Profile

Profile details

Hepatitis A Profile

Hepatitis B Profile

Hepatitis C Abs

Hepatitis C Ag

LFT’s

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

 

Hepatitis B ‘e’ Antigen and Antibody

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Hepatitis B (PCR) Genotype

Sample Reqs

A

Special Instructions

Hepatitis B Core Antibody – IgM

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Hepatitis B Core Antibody – Total

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Hepatitis B DNA (Viral load)

Sample Reqs

A

Special Instructions

Hepatitis B Immunity

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Hepatitis B Profile

Profile details

Hep B Surface Antigen

Hep B Surface Antibodies

Hep B Core IgG/IgM

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

 

Hepatitis B Resistant Mutation

Sample Reqs

A or  B

Special Instructions

Hepatitis B sAg

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Hepatitis C Abs Confirmation (RIBA)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Hepatitis C Antibodies

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Hepatitis C Antigen (Early detection)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Hepatitis C Genotype

Sample Reqs

A

Special Instructions

Hepatitis C Quantification (Viral Load)

Sample Reqs

A or B

Special Instructions

Hepatitis Delta Antibody

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Hepatitis Delta Antigen

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Hepatitis Delta RNA

Sample Reqs

A (Frozen plasma)

Special Instructions

Hepatitis E (PCR)

Sample Reqs

A

Special Instructions

Hepatitis E IgG/IgM

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Hepatitis G (PCR)

Sample Reqs

A (Frozen plasma)

Special Instructions

Hereditary Cancer NGS Panel, Comprehensive – full sequencing across 127 genes + deletions/duplications

Sample Reqs

A A [9] [11] Requires patient informed consent

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 Neuropathy NGS Panel – full sequencing across 39 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 18 genes + deletions/duplications

Sample Reqs

A A [9] [11] Requires patient informed consent

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 262 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.

Herpes Simplex I/II Antibody Profile (IgG)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Herpes Simplex I/II by PCR (Swab)

Sample Reqs

PCR

Special Instructions

Herpes Simplex I/II by PCR (Urine)

Sample Reqs

FCRU / PCR / TPV

Special Instructions

Herpes Simplex I/II IgM

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Herpes Simplex I/II

Sample Reqs

TPV

Special Instructions

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 across 6 genes + copy number variant

Sample Reqs

A A [9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Hirsutism Profile

Profile details

FSH

LH

Testosterone

DHEAs

SHBG

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

 

Histamine

Sample Reqs

A (Frozen plasma)

Special Instructions

Histamine (Urine)

Sample Reqs

RU

Special Instructions

Histamine Releasing Urticaria Test

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Histone Antibodies

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Histoplasmosis

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

HIV 1 &2/p24Ag

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

HIV 1 Proviral DNA

Sample Reqs

A Whole blood

Special Instructions

HIV Confirmation of Positive Screens (Using 3 methodologies)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

HIV Duo Screen – Appropriate for screening from 28 days post-contact

Profile details

HIV 1 & 2 Antibody / p24 Antigen

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

 

HIV Rapid RNA HIV-1 QUALITATIVE

Sample Reqs

A

Special Instructions

HIV Rapid RNA HIV-1 QUANTITATIVE

Sample Reqs

A

Special Instructions

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

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

HIV Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

Sample Reqs

J

Special Instructions

HIV-1 Genotypic Resistance (Integrase)

Sample Reqs

A A (2 x 6ml whole blood)

Special Instructions

HIV-1 Genotypic Resistance (RT &Protease)

Sample Reqs

A A (2 x 6ml whole blood)

Special Instructions

HIV-1 RNA Viral Load by PCR

Sample Reqs

A A (2 x 6ml whole blood)

Special Instructions

HIV-1 Tropism

Sample Reqs

A A (2 x 6ml whole blood)

Special Instructions

HIV-2 RNA by PCR

Sample Reqs

A

Special Instructions

HIV/HBV/HCV (Early detection by PCR/NAAT) with Syphilis

Sample Reqs

B A 10mls or 2 x 4mls

Special Instructions

HIV/HBV/HCV Screen (HIV post exposure at 10 days)

Sample Reqs

A10mls or 2 x 4mls

Special Instructions

HIV / HBV / HCV Screen (HIV1/HIV2/HBV/HCV by PCR/NAAT)

Profile details

Positive findings will be reflexed for individual qualitative confirmatory testing using the Roche Cobas Ampliscreen

HIV1 and HIV2 (RNA)

Hepatitis B Virus (HBV DNA)

Hepatitis C Virus (HCV RNA)

Samples must be received in the laboratory within 2 days of sample taking

Sample Reqs

A  10mls or 2 x 4mls

Special Instructions

 

HLA B*57:01

Sample Reqs

A [9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

HLA B27

Sample Reqs

A [9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

HLA DQ Alpha Antigens

Sample Reqs

A A

Special Instructions

Patients who have samples taken at TDL’s Patient Reception at 76 Wimpole Street may attend any time during hours of opening on Mondays or Tuesdays, and by NOON on Wednesdays to allow for same day shipping to Chicago by Fed Ex. Samples for Rosalind Franklin are not accepted on Thursdays, Fridays or Saturdays. Fed Ex charges are included in these charges.

HLA DQ Beta Antigens

Sample Reqs

A A

Special Instructions

Patients who have samples taken at TDL’s Patient Reception at 76 Wimpole Street may attend any time during hours of opening on Mondays or Tuesdays, and by NOON on Wednesdays to allow for same day shipping to Chicago by Fed Ex. Samples for Rosalind Franklin are not accepted on Thursdays, Fridays or Saturdays. Fed Ex charges are included in these charges.

HLA DR Antigens

Sample Reqs

A A

Special Instructions

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/DQB1

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+C (Class I)

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

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 B

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/DQB1 (Class II)

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 Narcolepsy – DQB1*06:02

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.

Homocysteine (Urine)

Sample Reqs

CU

Special Instructions

Homovanillic Acid (HVA)

Sample Reqs

PU

Special Instructions

House Dust Mite Components

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

HPV (DNA and reflexed mRNA) by PCR

Sample Reqs

TPV

Special Instructions

HPV (HR mRNA types 16, 18 + others)

Sample Reqs

TPV

Special Instructions

HPV (Individual low &high risk DNA subtypes)

Sample Reqs

TPV / PCR

Special Instructions

HPV mRNA (All High Risk Subtypes)

Sample Reqs

TPV

Special Instructions

HPV Typed DNA

Sample Reqs

TPV / PCR Swab

Special Instructions

HPV Typed DNA

Sample Reqs

TPV

Special Instructions

HRT Profile 1

Profile details

FSH

Oestradiol (17-Beta)

Progesterone

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

 

HRT Profile 2

Profile details

Lipid Profile

Glucose

FT4

TSH

FSH

OEST

Sample Reqs

BG

Special Instructions

 

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

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

HTLV by PCR

Sample Reqs

A Whole blood

Special Instructions

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)

Special Instructions

Human Herpes Virus – 6 by PCR

Sample Reqs

A

Special Instructions

Human Herpes Virus – 8 (IgG)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Human Herpes Virus – 8 by PCR

Sample Reqs

A

Special Instructions

Human Parvovirus B19 – DNA

Sample Reqs

A

Special Instructions

Huntington Disease – HD gene repeat analysis PCR

Sample Reqs

A A [9] [11] Requires patient informed consent

Special Instructions

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

HVS

Sample Reqs

STM‡‡‡‡

Special Instructions

‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ Culture for Mycoplasma, Ureaplasma and Trichomonas vaginalis has been discontinued due to the superiority of molecular methods. If investigations for Mycoplasma genitalium, Ureaplasma or Trichomonas vaginalis are required please request PCR testing (see Sexual Health section).

Hyaluronic Acid

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Hydroxybutyrate Dehydrogenase

Sample Reqs

B (Frozen)

Special Instructions

Hydroxyprolene

Sample Reqs

CU

Special Instructions

Hyperinsulinism NGS Panel – full sequencing across 8 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 47 genes

Sample Reqs

A A [9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

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