Immunochemistry Tests
TEST
SAMPLE
TIME
COMMENTS
Alpha-1 acid glycoprotein
5-10 ml clotted blood
7 days
 
Alpha-1 anti-trypsin (protease inhibitor)
5-10 ml clotted blood
7 days
Referred to outside laboratory for phenotyping if indicated
Anti-Streptolysin O
5-10 ml clotted blood
7 days
 
C1 inhibitor (C1 esterase inhibitor)
5-10 ml clotted blood
7 days
 
Caeruloplasmin
5-10 ml clotted blood
7 days
 
Cerebrospinal fluid oligoclonal banding
Spinal fluid (max possible 5-10 ml clotted blood)
7 days
Paired serum essential
Complement levels C3, C4
5-10 ml clotted blood
7 days
 
Cryoglobulins
5-10 ml clotted blood
10 days
Must be received in lab at 37oC
Functional antibodies to:
a)     Tetanus toxoid
b)     Haemophilus Influenzae
c)      Pneumococcal polysaccharide
5-10 ml clotted blood
14 days
Anti-meningococcal C antibody tests can be referred to outside laboratory
Haemolytic complement activity
Classical/alternative pathway
 
28 days
BY PRIOR ARRANGEMENT ONLY
Haptoglobin
5-10 ml clotted blood
7 days
 
Immunoglobulins (IgA/IgG/IgM)
5-10 ml clotted blood
7 days
 
Paraprotein studies
5-10 clotted blood
Urine 20 ml
7 days
 
Pre-albumin
5-10 ml clotted blood
7 days
 
Serum electrophoresis
5-10 ml clotted blood
7 days
 
Transferrin
5-10 ml clotted blood
7 days
 
Urine electrophoresis
Urine 20 ml
7 days
 

Page updated: 20/10/2016 | Updated by: Anna McHugh

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