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T cell clonality assay (TCR beta and TCR gamma)

Sample Reqs

A
or FFPE

Special Instructions

T Regulatory Cells

Sample Reqs

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.

T3

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

T3 (Reverse)

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.

Tacrolimus/Prograf (FK506)

Sample Reqs

A [4]

Special Instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

Taipan Snake Venom Time

Sample Reqs

C [18]

Special Instructions

[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.

Tay Sachs Screen – 5 common mutations. See also Pan-Ethnic/Jewish Carrier Profile

Sample Reqs

A
[9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

TB (pleuralfluid)

Sample Reqs

SC

Special Instructions

TB Culture

Sample Reqs

SC

Special Instructions

TB Culture (Urine)

Sample Reqs

3 x EMU

Special Instructions

TB Quantiferon®-TB Gold*

Sample Reqs

Special tubes or H [1]

Special Instructions

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

* Please indicate clearly if samples have / have not been incubated prior to sending to the laboratory. If Lith Hep (green top) tube is used, please request as TBQ4 and ensure sample is received in the laboratory within 16 hours of sample taking.

TB Slopes – Confirmation and Sensitivity

Sample Reqs

TB slope (LJ medium-green) [6]

Special Instructions

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

Tegretol (Carbamazepine)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Teicoplanin Assay

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Temazepam

Sample Reqs

B [4]

Special Instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

Testicular Autoantibodies

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Testicular Tumour Profile

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Testosterone

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Testosterone (Bioavailable)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Testosterone (Free)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Tetanus Antibody

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

TH1/TH2 Cytokine Profile

Sample Reqs

H H H*

Special Instructions

* Patients need to attend Patient Reception at 76 Wimpole Street by 11.00am latest Mondays – Thursdays. Samples cannot be accepted on Fridays, Saturdays or Sundays. Allow 2 days for results.

TH1/TH2 Cytokine Ratio

Sample Reqs

H H H [5]

Special Instructions

[5] Do not send sample to the laboratory between Friday noon and Monday morning.

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.

TH1/TH2 Intracellular Cytokine Ratios with IVIG, Prednisolone

Sample Reqs

H H H [5]

Special Instructions

[5] Do not send sample to the laboratory between Friday noon and Monday morning.

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.

TH1/TH2 Intracellular Cytokine Ratios with IVIG

Sample Reqs

H H H [5]

Special Instructions

[5] Do not send sample to the laboratory between Friday noon and Monday morning.

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.

TH1/TH2 Intracellular Cytokine Ratios with Prednisolone

Sample Reqs

H H H [5]

Special Instructions

[5] Do not send sample to the laboratory between Friday noon and Monday morning.

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.

Thalassaemia Screen

Sample Reqs

A

Special Instructions

Thallium (Blood)

Sample Reqs

A / H

Special Instructions

Thallium (Urine)

Sample Reqs

RU

Special Instructions

Theophylline

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Thiopurine Methyl Transferase

Sample Reqs

A [5]

Special Instructions

[5] Do not send sample to the laboratory between Friday noon and Monday morning.

Thrombin Time

Sample Reqs

C [18]

Special Instructions

[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.

Thrombotic Risk Profile

Profile details

FBC

Coagulation Profile

Antithrombin III

Factor V Leiden gene

Factor II Prothrombin gene

MTHFR gene

Lupus Anticoagulant

Protein C

Free Protein S Ag

Anticardiolipin Abs

Sample Reqs

AABCCC  [18]

Special Instructions

[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.

Thyroglobulin Abs

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Thyroglobulin Assay

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Thyroid Abs (incl. TGAB + TPEX)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Thyroid Abs (incl. Thyroglobulin + Thyroid Peroxidase Abs)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Thyroid Cancer NGS Panel – full sequencing across 7 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.

Thyroid Peroxidase Antibodies/Anti TPO

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Thyroid Profile 1

Profile details

FT4

TSH

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

 

Thyroid Profile 2

Profile details

T4

TSH

Free T3

Free T4

Thyroglobulin Abs

Thyroid Peroxidase

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

 

Thyroid Profile 3

Profile details

FT3

FT4

TSH

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

 

Thyroxine (T4)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Thyroxine Binding Globulin

Sample Reqs

B (Frozen)

Special Instructions

Timothy Grass Components

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Tissue for culture

Sample Reqs

Tissue sample

Special Instructions

Tissue Polypeptide Antigen

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Tissue Transglutaminase IgA (Coeliac)**

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

** If Tissue Transglutaminase (TAA) is regulated and is LOW (<0.1U/ml) total IgA will be reflexed. If total IgA is low (<0.1g/L) deamidated gliadin IgG will be reflexed. If Tissue Transglutaminase (TAA) is HIGH (>10 U/ml), endomysial IgA will be reflexed as confirmatory test.

Tissue Transglutaminase IgG

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Tobramycin Assay (Provide Clinical Details)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Toluene (Blood)

Sample Reqs

J

Special Instructions

Toluene (Urine)

Sample Reqs

RU

Special Instructions

Topiramate (Topamax)

Sample Reqs

B [4]

Special Instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

Torch Screen

Profile details

Toxoplasma Antibodies (IgG, IgM)

Rubella Antibody (IgG, IgM)

CMV Antibody (lgG, IgM)

Herpes Antibody (HSV1/HSV2 IgG)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

 

Torsion Dystonia (DYT1) – TOR1A common mutation c.904-906delGAG

Sample Reqs

A
[9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Total Acid Phosphatase

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Total Bile Acid/Bile Salts

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Total IgE

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Total Immune Function Evaluation

Sample Reqs

A or Chex+B [5] [10]

Special Instructions

[5] Do not send sample to the laboratory between Friday noon and Monday morning.
[10] Contact the laboratory for special stability tubes for lymphocyte subsets – or take an EDTA sample and ensure same day delivery to the laboratory, Monday to Friday noon (do not send sample between Friday noon and Monday morning).

Total Immunoglobulin E

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Toxocara Antibodies (IgG)

Sample Reqs

B [9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Toxoplasma Antibodies (IgG+IgM)

Sample Reqs

B [9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Toxoplasma Antibody Full Evaluation (IgM, Dye Test, IgG Avidity)

Sample Reqs

B [9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Toxoplasma by PCR

Sample Reqs

A

Special Instructions

TPPA

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Trace Metal (Blood) Profile

Profile details

Aluminium

Manganese

Iron

Calcium

Zinc

Magnesium

Copper

Cadmium

Mercury

Lead

Chromium

Sample Reqs

A BH K

Special Instructions

 

Transferrin

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Transferrin Electrophoresis

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Treacher-Collins Syndrome NGS Panel – full sequencing POLR1C + POLR1D + TCOF1

Sample Reqs

A
A
[9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Trichinella Serology

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Trichloracetic Acid (Urine)

Sample Reqs

RU

Special Instructions

Trichomonas vaginalis by PCR

Sample Reqs

FCRU / PCR / TPV

Special Instructions

Trichomonas vaginalis

Sample Reqs

TPV

Special Instructions

Triglycerides

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Trimethylaminuria (Fish Odour Syndrome)

Sample Reqs

PU

Special Instructions

Trimipramine

Sample Reqs

A

Special Instructions

Tropical Screen (from 6 weeks post-travel)

Profile details

Amoebic Antibodies

Schistosomal Antibodies (Bilharzia)

Echinococcus Antibodies (Hydatid)

Leishmania Antibodies

Malarial Antibodies (IFA)

Toxoplasma Antibodies IgG

Toxoplasma Antibodies IgM

Sample Reqs

BB  [9] [14]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

[14] Provide details of travel history.

Tropomyosins

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Troponin T (High sensitive)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Trypanosome (Chagas) Antibodies

Sample Reqs

B [9] [14]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.
[14] Provide details of travel history.

Tryptase

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

TSH

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

TSH-Receptor Antibodies

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Tuberous Sclerosis – full TSC1 + TSC2 gene sequencing

Sample Reqs

A
A
[9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Tularaemia Antibodies

Sample Reqs

B [14]

Special Instructions

[14] Provide details of travel history.

Tumour Necrosis Factor – Alpha

Sample Reqs

B (Frozen) [4]

Special Instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

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