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Test & Collection Guide

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Pancreatic Polypeptide
Panfungal PCR
Pap smearCervical smear

Paracetamol (Overdose)Acetaminophen

Parainfluenza virus serology
Paraprotein StudiesProtein Electrophoresis

Parathyroid HormoneIntact PTH, parathormone

Parathyroid Hormone Related ProteinPTHrP

Paroxysmal Nocturnal HaemoglobinuriaCD59, FLEAR, PNH screen flow cytometry

Parvovirus SerologyParvovirus B19, Parvovirus B19 Ab, Slapped Cheek Syndrome

Paternity Testing (DNA)
PCR for Infectious Diseases
Peritoneal DialysatePD Fluid

Phenobarbitoneanticonvulsant, methylphenobarb, methylphenobarbitone, Phenobarb

Phenytoinanticonvulsant, Dilantin, PTN

Phosphatase, Acid (Prostatic)PSA

Phosphate, InorganicIP, Phosphorus, PO4

Phosphate- Urine24 hour urine phosphate

PLA2RPhospholipase A2 Receptor Antibody

Plasma CatecholaminesPlasma Adrenaline, Plasma Dopamine, Plasma Noradrenaline

Plasma Cell Flow CytometryCell Surface Markers, FACS Analysis, Flow Cytometry, Immunophenotyping

Plasma Free Haemoglobin
Plasma Heparin (unfractionated Heparin) Levelanti-10a, IV Heparin Level, UFH Level, unfractionated heparin level

Plasminogen activator InhibitorPAI

Platelet Aggregation Tests
Platelet AntibodiesAnti-platelet antibodies, Platelet Ab

Platelet Antigen Testing, Parental (for Neonatal Immune Thrombocytopenia)Neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia

Platelet Function AnalysisPFA, PFA 100

Pleural Fluid pHPlF pH

Ploidy StudiesDNA Ploidy

Pneumococcal antibodies
Pneumococcal PCRStrep pneumonia PCR, Strep pneumoniae NAD

Pneumocystis PCRPCP, Pneumocystis carinii PCR, Pneumocystis jiroveci PCR, Pneumocystis NAD

Polyomavirus PCRBK PCR, BKV, JC PCR, JCV, Polyomavirus NAD

Porphobilinogen - UrinePBG

Porphyrin Studies
Post MortemAutopsy

Potassium - BloodK, K+

Potassium, Direct
Pre-eclampsia ScreenPERT, PET screen, PLGF, preeclampsia, sFlt-1


Products of conceptionAbortions, gestational products, POC

ProgesteroneP4, PROG


Prostatic Specific AntigenPSA

Protein CPC

Protein electrophoresisEPP, Paraprotein, PEG, PEP, SEPG, serum electrophoresis, SPE, SPEP

Protein SPS

Protein, TotalTP

Prothrombin 20210AFII-PCR, Prothrombin Gene Mutation, PT20210

Prothrombin Fragment 1 & 2
Prothrombin TimeDINR, INR, PT

PseudocholinesteraseButyrylcholinesterase, Pseudocholinesterase

Purkinje Cell AntibodiesAnti purkinje cell antibodies

Pus culture/microscopy
Pyruvate Kinase

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