Frozen if unable to deliver within one hour
Arrange for sample to be separated at an interim site and subsequently transport frozen to lab, if it cannot reach lab within one hour.
Stored in laboratory at -20C
Some indications: Hereditary Angioedema
Sample type is citrated plasma though plain serum can also be used.
expressed as a percentage of a control serum with 75% -125% being classed as normal.
Referral Laboratory participates in UKNEQAS EQA scheme
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The Trust Laboratories at Heartlands Hospital, Good Hope Hospital and Solihull Hospital were awarded UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service) accreditation to the internationally recognised ISO 15189 standard in May 2015. For a list of accredited tests and other information please visit the test database http://www.heftpathology.com/frontpage/test-database.html.
Tests not appearing on this scope are either under consideration or in the process of accreditation and so currently remain outside of our scope of accreditation. However, these tests have been validated to the same high standard as accredited tests and are performed by the same trained and competent staff.
For further information contact Louise Fallon, Quality Manager, 0121 424 1235