TEST

CODE

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENT

VACUTAINER

BILLING

LOC

7–DEHYDROCHOLESTEROL

(7DHC)

7DEHY

TEST NO LONGER AVAILABLE

 

 

 

 

11-DEOXYCORTISOL

11

DEOXY

TEST NO LONGER AVAILABLE

     

 

D. DIMER

(FIBRIN DEGRADATION PRODUCTS)

(FDP)

DDIM

Plasma, 1 mL

Centrifuge and separate.

Store and transport frozen

*Collection tube must accompany aliquot tube to testing site*

TAT – 2 days

Quebec patients send-out instructions: Separate, store, and transport refrigerated. Send on icepack.

LIGHT BLUE

OHIP

LL

 

DALMANE

(FLURAZEPAM)

 

TEST NO LONGER AVAILABLE

 

 

 

 

DARVON

(PROPOXYPHENE)

RCML

Urine, 10 mL (random)

Submit in an orange or white cap container

TAT – 7 days

 

OHIP

LL

 

DEAMIDATED GLIADIN PEPTIDE IGG ANTIBODY

(DGP IgG)

(DEAMIDATED GLIADIN PEPTIDE IGG AB)

(GLIADIN ANTIBODIES)

RCML

Serum,1mL

Centrifuge only

TAT – 3 days

YELLOW SST

$90.00

LL

 

DEHYDRO

EPIANDROSTERONE-SULPHATE

(DHEA-S)

(DHEA SULPHATE)

DHEAS

 Serum

Centrifuge only

TAT – 2 days

YELLOW SST

OHIP

LL

 

DELTA–AMINOLEVULINIC ACID

See ALA

RCML

 

 

 

 

 

DENGUE FEVER ANTIBODY

See ARBOVIRUS ANTIBODIES

RPHL

 

 

 

 

 

DEOXYPYRIDINOLINE

(DPD)

 

TEST NO LONGER AVAILABLE

 

 

 

 

DEPAKENE

(EPIVAL)

(VALPROIC ACID)

(VALPROATE)

(DIVALPROEX)

VPA

Serum,1 mL

Collect specimen 10 –12 hours after last dose

Record time in hours that have elapsed between last dose and specimen collection

TAT – 1 day

PLAIN RED

OHIP

LL

 

DERMATOPHYTOSIS

(RINGWORM OF SCALP)

(WOOD LAMPS TEST)

RPHL

Hair Roots

Submit only root ends of at least 12 hairs

Presence of certain oils or substance in hair may cause false positive fluorescence

TAT – 25 days

 

N/C

PHL

 

DESIPRAMINE

(NORPRAMINE)

DESIP

Serum, 2 mL

Centrifuge and separate

Collect specimen 10 – 12 hours after last dose

Record time in hours that have elapsed between last dose and specimen collection

Store and transport refrigerated

TAT – 15 days

 

ROYAL BLUE

no additive

 

OHIP

 

LL

 

DESYREL

(TRAZADONE)

TRAZ

Plasma, 3 mL

Collect specimen 10 – 12 hours after last dose

Record time in hours that have elapsed between last dose and specimen collection

Separate as soon as possible

TAT – 20 days

GREEN

with Heparin

OHIP

LL

 

DHEA-S

(DHEA SULPHATE)

See DEHYDRO

EPIANDROSTERONE- SULPHATE

DHEAS

 

 

 

 

 

DIASTASE

See AMYLASE (serum)

AMY

 

 

 

 

DIASTASE

See AMYLASE (urine)

RCML

 

 

 

 

 

DIAZEPAM

(VALIUM)

DIAZ

Serum, 3 mL

Collect specimen 10 – 12 hours after last dose or immediately prior to next dose

Record time in hours that have elapsed between last dose and specimen collection

TAT – 15 days

PLAIN RED

OHIP

LL

 

DIGOXIN

(DIGITALIS)

(LANOXIN)

DIG

Serum, 2 mL

Collect specimen 5 - 6 hours after last dose

Record time in hours that have elapsed between last dose and specimen collection

Hemolysed specimen not acceptable

TAT – 1 day

YELLOW SST

OHIP

BTL

 

DIGOXIN, FREE

 

RCML

Serum, 2 mL

Record time in hours that have elapsed between last dose and specimen collection

  • Testing Includes Total Digoxin

TAT – 15 days

PLAIN RED

OHIP

LL

 

DIHYDROTESTOSTERONE

(DHT)

DIHYD

Serum, 3 mL

Centrifuge and separate

Store and transport frozen

TAT – 30 days

PLAIN RED

$65.00

LL

 

1,25–DIHYDROXY

(VITAMIN D)

(CALCITRIOL)

 

1,25

Serum, 2 mL

Centrifuge and separate

Store and transfer serum refrigerated

TAT – 14 days

COVERED BY OHIP

YELLOW SST

OHIP

LL

 

DILANTIN

(PHENYTOIN)

DIL

Serum, 2 mL

Centrifuge only

Collect specimen 10 – 12 hours after last dose

Record time in hours that have elapsed between last dose and specimen collection

TAT – 1 day

YELLOW SST

OHIP

BTL

 

DILANTIN, FREE

(PHENYTOIN, FREE)

RCML

Serum, 2 mL

Collect specimen 10 – 12 hours after last dose

Record time in hours that have elapsed between

last dose and specimen collection

TAT – 15 days

PLAIN RED

OHIP

LL

 

DIPHENHYDRAMINE

See BENADRYL

RCML

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIPHTHERIA

RPHL

Serum, 1 mL

Centrifuge only

Store and transport refrigerated within 48 hours of collection (freeze if there is a delay of ≥48 hours)

TAT—28 days

YELLOW SST

OHIP

PHL

DIRECT ANTI–HUMAN

GLOBULIN

(DIRECT ANTI-GLOBULIN)

(DIRECT COOMBS)

See COOMBS TEST

DAHGT

 

 

 

 

DIRECT BILIRUBIN

See CONJUGATED BILIRUBIN

DBIL

 

 

 

 

DIRECT COOMBS

(DIRECT ANTI-GLOBULIN)

(DIRECT ANTIHUMAN GLOBULIN)

See COOMBS TEST

 

DAHGT

 

 

 

 

DISOPYRAMIDE

(NORPACE)

RCML

Plasma, 2 mL

Centrifuge and separate plasma

TAT – 15 days

GREEN

with Heparin

OHIP

LL

DIVALPROEX

(EPIVAL)

(VALPROIC ACID)

See DEPAKENE

DEP

 

 

 

 

DNA dsANTIBODIES

(DOUBLE STRANDED DNA Ab)

RCML

Serum

Centrifuge only

TAT – 5 days

YELLOW SST

OHIP

LL

DNA SEQUENCING

HEMOGLOBINOPATHY INVESTIGATION

(HEMOGLOBINOPATHY

INVESTIGATION – STAGE 1)

RCML

Blood

A hemoglobinopathy investigation form should be completed along with specimen and requisition.

If investigating Alpha Thalassemia or a rare HB variant send extra lavender tube.

Do not collect specimen until the form is completed

TAT – 30 to 60 days

LAVENDER

$60.00

LL

DOPAMINE

See CATECHOLAMINES, FRACTIONATED

24CAT

 

 

 

 

DORIDEN, SEROLOGY

(GLUTETHIMIDE)

 

TEST NO LONGER AVAILABLE

 

 

 

DORIDEN, URINE

(GLUTETHIMIDE)

 

TEST NO LONGER AVAILABLE

 

 

 

DOWN'S SYNDROME SCREEN

See MATERNAL SERUM SCREEN

 

 

 

 

 

DOXEPIN

(SINEQUAN)

DOX

Serum, 2 mL

Centrifuge and separate

Collect specimen 10– 12 hours after last dose

Record time in hours that have elapsed between last dose and specimen collection

Store and transport refrigerated

  • Testing Includes Desmethyl Doxepin ·

TAT – 20 days

PLAIN RED

OHIP

LL

DRUG SCREEN

See BROAD SPECTRUM –DRUG SCREEN

UDS

 

 

 

 

DRUGS SCREEN

(DRUGS OF ABUSE)

(NARCOTIC SCREEN)

(STREET DRUGS)

(URINE TOXICOLOGY)

UDSC

Urine, 10 mL (random)

Submit in an orange or white cap container

● Testing Includes: Amphetamines, Benzodiazepine, Cocaine metabolite

Cannabinoids (THC), Methadone Metabolite, Opiates, Oxycodone

NOTE: Any additional drugs of interest, drug analysis, indicate on the OHIP Requisition.

TAT – 10 days

 

OHIP

LL

DRUG SCREEN

WITH ALCOHOL

UDS

UAL

Urine, 10 mL (random)

Submit in an orange or white cap container

● Testing includes Ethanol

TAT – 10 days

 

OHIP

LL

DRUG SCREEN

WITH CREATININE, pH

UDS

RCML

Urine, 10 mL (random)

Submit in an orange or white cap container

TAT – 10 days

 

OHIP

LL

DRUG SCREEN

WITH CREATININE, pH

SODIUM,

POTASSIUM, and

CHLORIDE

UDS

RCML

Urine, 10 mL (random)

Submit in an orange or white cap container

TAT – 10 days

 

OHIP

LL

 

 

***RITALIN = METHYLPHENADATE – must be specifically requested

 

***ECSTACY included in confirmation testing

 

 

 

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