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Rabies Antibody

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Rapid Strep (incl. m/c/s)

Sample Reqs

STM**

Special Instructions

** Do not use a black swab for RAPS. Use Blue only. Rapid antigen is reported within 4 hours with full culture to follow.

Rapid Xpert HIV-1 RNA Qualitative – Early Detection from 10 days

Profile details

HIV-1 RNA

Sample must be received in the laboratory within 24 hours of sample taking

Sample Reqs

A

Special Instructions

 

Rapid Xpert HIV-1 RNA Viral Load – Rapid testing for HIV-positive patient prognosis and response to antiretroviral therapy

Profile details

HIV-1 RNA VIRAL LOAD (40 copies/ml)

Sample must be received in the laboratory within 24 hours of sample taking

Sample Reqs

A

Special Instructions

 

Recurrent Miscarriage Profile (Female)

Profile details

FBC
Coagulation Profile
Antithrombin III
Factor V Leiden Common Mutation
Factor II Prothrombin Common Mutation
MTHFR Common Variants
Fibrinogen
Lupus Anticoagulant
Protein C
Free Protein S Ag
Anticardiolipin Abs
Chromosome Analysis

Please request Partner’s Chromosome Analysis using a separate request form.

Sample Reqs

A A
B C
C C
H [9] [18]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided. 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.  

Renal Calculi Screen (Metabolic)

Sample Reqs

J [6]

Special Instructions

[6] Contact the Referrals Department before taking and sending sample to the laboratory.

Renal Cysts and Diabetes (RCAD) – HNF-1β sequencing + deletions/duplications

Sample Reqs

A
[9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Renal Stone Analysis

Sample Reqs

STONE

Special Instructions

Renal/Urinary Tract Cancer NGS Panel – full sequencing across 28 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.

Renin

Sample Reqs

A (Frozen plasma) [36]

Special Instructions

[36] Renin: Sample collected either upright /active or resting /supine (3 hrs lying).

Reproductive Immunophenotype Panel

Sample Reqs

H H H

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.

Reticulocyte Count

Sample Reqs

A

Special Instructions

Retinal Dystrophy/NGS Panel – full sequencing across 537 genes

Sample Reqs

A
A
[9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Retinoblastoma – RB1 sequencing + 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.

Retinol Binding Protein

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Retrograde Ejaculation

Sample Reqs

Contact Lab

Special Instructions

Rett Syndrome (MECP2 gene only) – full sequencing + deletions/duplications

Sample Reqs

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.

Rett/Angelman Syndromes NGS Panel – full sequencing across 30 genes

Sample Reqs

A
A
[9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Reverse T3

Sample Reqs

B [7] [37]

Special Instructions

[7] Sample should be separated and frozen if sending overnight.
[37] Provide sample time and date of collection.

Rheumatoid Factor (Latex Test)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Rheumatology Profile 1

Profile details

FBC

ESR

Uric Acid

RF

Anti CCP Antibodies (RF)

C Reactive Protein

Sample Reqs

AB

Special Instructions

 

Rheumatology Profile 2 (General screen for Connective Tissue Disorders)

Profile details

FBC

ESR

Uric Acid

Antinuclear Autoantibodies

Anti-dsDNA

Antibodies to Extractable Nuclear Antigens (ENA)

– Anti nRNP

– Anti Sm

– Anti Ro (SS-A)

– Anti La (SS-B)

– Anti Jo-1

– Anti Scl 70

– Anti CENP

RF

Anti CCP Antibodies

HLA B27

C Reactive Protein

CENP-B

Sample Reqs

AABB

Special Instructions

 

Rheumatology Profile 3 (Rheumatoid Disease)

Profile details

FBC

ESR

Uric Acid

RF

Anti CCP Antibodies (RF)

Antinuclear Autoantibodies

C Reactive Protein

Sample Reqs

AB

Special Instructions

 

Rheumatology Profile 4 (Systematic Lupus Erythematosus)

Profile details

FBC

ESR

Antinuclear Autoantibodies

Anti-dsDNA

Antibodies to Extractable Nuclear Antigens (ENA)

– Anti nRNP

– Anti Sm

– Anti Ro (SS-A)

– Anti La (SS-B)

– Anti Jo-1

– Anti Scl 70

– Anti CENP

RF

Anti CCP Antibodies

Anti Cardiolipin Autoantibodies

Complement 3,4

C Reactive Protein

Sample Reqs

ABB

Special Instructions

 

Rheumatology Profile 5 (Mono Arthritis)

Profile details

FBC

ESR

Uric Acid

RF

Anti CCP Antibodies (RF)

Antinuclear Autoantibodies

C Reactive Protein

HLA B27

Sample Reqs

AABB

Special Instructions

 

Rheumatology Profile 6 (Rheumatoid Factor)

Profile details

RF

Anti CCP Antibodies (RF)

C Reactive Protein

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

 

Rheumatology Profile 7 (Sjogren’s Syndrome)

Profile details

Anti RO (SS-A)

Anti La (SS-B)

Salivary duct antibodies (SAB)

C Reactive Protein

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

 

Rhinitis Provoking Profile (10 Allergens)

Profile details

Total IgE with individual IgE allergens for:

Birch, Cat Dander, Dog Dander, Egg White, Egg Yolk, House Dust Mite, Milk, Nettle, Peanut, Timothy Grass

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

 

Rickettsial Species Antibody Profile

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Rickettsial Species Antibody Profile

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Risperidone

Sample Reqs

A [4]

Special Instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

Rotavirus in Stool by PCR

Sample Reqs

RF

Special Instructions

RPR (VDRL)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Rubella Antibody (IgG)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Rubella Antibody (IgM)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Rubella Avidity

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Rubella PCR

Sample Reqs

A / Amniotic Fluid

Special Instructions

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