List of Tests Performed at External Laboratories

A list of all the Biochemistry tests that are currently referred to other laboratories is provided below.  For further information on these tests which includes clinical indication, typical turnaround time, sample requirements and storage conditions, please consult the tests and tubes database

Contact details for the laboratories performing each referred analysis are provided on the paper-based reports. Enquiries relating to the results of a referred assay should be directed to the department's results enquiry service as per routine

Alpha feto protein - CSF
alpha-galactosidase
alpha-glucosidase
Amiodarone
Amitriptyline/Nortriptyline
Amylase Isoenzymes
Amyloid A
Anti-Ganglioside Antibodies
Antidiuretic Hormone (ADH)/Vasopressin
Anti-IgA Antibodies
Apolipoprotein B
Apolipoprotein-E Genotyping
Aquaporin 4 antibodies (NMO)
Aryl sulphatase C
Atrial Natiuretic Peptide
Beta Carotene
beta-galactosidase
b-glucosidase
b-hexaminidase A + B
Bile Acids - blood (paediatrics)
Bile Acids - urine (paediatrics)
Biopterin Deficiency Screen
Brain Natriuretic Peptide
Bupivicane
Caffeine
Calcitonin
Catecholamines (plasma)
CEA (Fluid)
Chitotriosidase
Chromogranin A
Citrate (24h Urine)
Clobazam
Clomipramine
Coenzyme Q10 (ubiquinone)
C-Peptide
Creatine Kinase isoenzymes
Cyanide
7-Dehydrocholesterol
Deoxypyridinolines
DHPR (Dihydropteridine Reductase deficiency)
Disaccharidases
Diuretic Screen
DOC (11-Deoxycortisol)
Dothiepin/Desmethyldothiepin
Essential fatty acids
Ethosuximide
Fabry Disease blood spot
Flecainide
Free Fatty Acids
Free PSA
Gabapentin
Galactitol
Galactokinase
Galactose-1-Phosphate
Gastrin
Glucagon
Glycogen Storage Disease (Type II, Pompe)
Glycollate
Gut Hormones
hCG - CSF
HCG - Molar
Hydroxybutyrate (3-hydroxybutyrate, Beta hydroxybutyrate)
Imipramine/Desipramine/Lofepramine
Inhibin B
Insulin
Insulin Antibodies
Insulin-like growth factor 2 (IGF-II) [Needs an IGF-I also]
Insulin-like growth factor binding protein (IGF-BP3)
Ketones
Lactate Dehydrogenase Isoenzymes
Lamotrogene
Leber's Hereditary Optic Atrophy
Levetiracetam
Lipase
Lipid Electrophoresis
Lipid Fractionation
Macro CK
Macroamylase
MCAD genotyping
Metanephrines (plasma)
Methanol
Mitochondrial DNA
Monoamine metabolites and Neopterin
Neurotensin
Nortriptylene
Olanzapine
Osteocalcin
Oxalate (blood)
P1NP
Palmatoyl Protein Thioesterase (Tripeptidyl peptidase)
Pancreatic polypeptide
Paraquat
Parathyroid Hormone Related Protein
Phenolphthalein (Laxative screen)
Phenylalanine loading test
Phytanic acid
Placental ALP
Plasmalogens
Poison Screen
Pristanic acid
Procainamide/ N-acetylprocaineamide
Pro-Insulin
Purines/ Pyrimidines
Quinine
Retinol Binding Protein
Sialic Acid (Urine)
Somatostatin
Stone Analysis (Calculi)
Sulphonylurea (urine)
Tay Sachs Diagnostic Test
Thiocyanate
Thiopentone
Thiopurine metabolites
Thiopurine Methyl Transferase (TPMT)
Transferrin Glycoforms/ Isoforms
Trimethylamine
TSH alpha subunit
Urine steroid profile
Vasoactive intestinal polypeptide
Very long chain fatty acids
Vigabatin
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)
Vitamin B6
Vitamin D (1,25-OH Vitamin D)
Vitamin K
Warfarin
White Cell enzymes
Xanthine
Yo and Hu antibodies (Neuronal)

Page updated:13.01.11 | Updated by: Micheal O'Sullivan

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