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Vaginitis / BV Profile using culture & PCR SWAB

Sample Reqs

PCR / STM

Special Instructions

Valium (Diazepam)

Sample Reqs

A

Special Instructions

Valproic Acid (Epilim)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Vancomycin Hydrochloride

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Varicella Zoster – DNA

Sample Reqs

A

Special Instructions

Varicella zoster Antibodies (IgG)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Varicella zoster Antibodies (IgM)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Venom Components

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Very Long-Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency – ACADVL sequencing

Sample Reqs

A
[9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Very Long Chain Fatty Acids

Sample Reqs

A or H (Frozen) [9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Vigabatrin (Sabril)

Sample Reqs

A

Special Instructions

Viral Antibody Screen

Profile details

Measles IgG

Measles IgM

Mumps IgG

Mumps IgM

Mycoplasma pneumonia

CMV

HSV 1

HSV 2

Sample Reqs

BB

Special Instructions

 

Viral Eye by PCR

Profile details

Herpes Simplex virus

Varicella Zoster virus

Adenovirus

Sample Reqs

PCR

Special Instructions

 

Viral Respiratory RNA Screen by PCR

Profile details

Throat swabs, nasopharyngeal aspirates

Adenovirus

Parainfluenza 1, 2, 3, 4

Influenza A & B

Coronavirus

Parechovirus

Enterovirus

Rhinovirus

Respiratory Syncytial virus A & B

Human metapneumovirus

Sample Reqs

PCR or as specified on the form

Special Instructions

 

Viral Skin / Mucosa by PCR

Profile details

If chicken pox or shingles suspected, please indicate clearly on request form

Herpes Simplex virus

Varicella Zoster virus

Sample Reqs

PCR

Special Instructions

 

Viscosity (Plasma)

Sample Reqs

A [4]

Special Instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

Vitamin A (Retinol)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Vitamin B (Functional)

Sample Reqs

A A or H [13]

Special Instructions

[13] Protect from light.

Vitamin B Profile

Profile details

Vitamin B1

Vitamin B2

Vitamin B3

Vitamin B6

Vitamin B9 (Red cell)

Vitamin B12 (Active)

Sample Reqs

AAB

Special Instructions

Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)

Sample Reqs

A

Special Instructions

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)

Sample Reqs

A

Special Instructions

Vitamin B3 (Nicotinamide)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)

Sample Reqs

A

Special Instructions

Vitamin B8 (Biotin)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Vitamin B9 (Folic acid) – Red cell

Sample Reqs

A

Special Instructions

Vitamin B9 (Folic acid) – Serum

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Vitamin B12 (Active)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Vitamin B12 (Active)/ Red Cell Folate

Sample Reqs

A B

Special Instructions

Vitamin B12 (Total)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Vitamin C (Active)

Sample Reqs

B (Frozen) [7]

Special Instructions

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

Vitamin D (1, 25 Dihydroxy)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Vitamin D (25-OH)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Vitamin K (Nutritional)

Sample Reqs

B [13]

Special Instructions

[13] Protect from light.

Vitamin K (With PIVKA II)

Sample Reqs

B [13]

Special Instructions

[13] Protect from light.

Vitamin Profile 1

Profile details

Vitamin A

Beta Carotene

Vitamin B1

Vitamin B2

Vitamin B6

Vitamin C

Vitamin E

Sample Reqs

ABB  [7]

Special Instructions

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

Vitamin Profile 2

Profile details

Vitamin A

Beta Carotene

Vitamin B1

Vitamin B2

Vitamin B3

Vitamin B6

Vitamin B9 (Red Cell Folate)

Vitamin B12 (Active)

Vitamin C

Vitamin D (25-OH)

Vitamin E

Sample Reqs

AAABB  [7] [13]

Special Instructions

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

[13] Protect from light.

VLDL Cholesterol

Sample Reqs

B [13]

Special Instructions

[13] Protect from light.

VMA

Sample Reqs

PU [1]

Special Instructions

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

Voltage Gated Calcium Channel Antibodies

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Voltage Gated Potassium Channel Antibodies

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome – VHL sequencing + deletions/duplications

Sample Reqs

A
[9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Von Willebrands Disease – Type 2 (Ex28) Variant Analysis (VWF) (Known Genotype)

Sample Reqs

A
A
  (Whole blood 10ml) [40]

Special Instructions

[40] Informed Consent is required for these tests.

Von Willebrands Disease – Type 2 (Ex28) Variant Analysis (VWF) (Unknown Genotype)

Sample Reqs

A
A
  (Whole blood 10ml) [40]

Special Instructions

[40] Informed Consent is required for these tests.

Von Willebrands Disease – Type 2 VWD Variant Analysis (VWF) (Known Genotype)

Sample Reqs

A
A
  (Whole blood 10ml) [40]

Special Instructions

[40] Informed Consent is required for these tests.

Von Willebrands Disease – Type 2 VWD Variant Analysis (VWF) (Unknown Genotype)

Sample Reqs

A
A
  (Whole blood 10ml) [40]

Special Instructions

[40] Informed Consent is required for these tests.

Von Willebrands Disease – Type 2N Variant Analysis (VWF) (Known Genotype)

Sample Reqs

A
A
  (Whole blood 10ml) [40]

Special Instructions

[40] Informed Consent is required for these tests.

Von Willebrands Disease – Type 2N Variant Analysis (VWF) (Unknown Genotype)

Sample Reqs

A
A
  (Whole blood 10ml) [40]

Special Instructions

[40] Informed Consent is required for these tests.

Von Willebrand Profile

Profile details

Von Willebrand Factor

Von Willebrand Activity (Ristocetin Cofactor)

Factor VIII Assay

Sample Reqs

CCC  [4][12]

Special Instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

[12] Please provide one sample for each person being tested.

Von Willebrands Multimers

Sample Reqs

C C 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.

Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome – BOBs (5 days) + karyotype (15 days)

Sample Reqs

CVS / AF / A
H
[9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome – BOBs only

Sample Reqs

CVS / AF / A
[9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

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