TEST

CODE

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENT

VACUTAINER

BILLING

LOC

T CELL LYMPHOCYTE

(CD3, CD4, CD8)

(LYMPHOCYTE MARKER-

T CELL ONLY)

See CD3, CD4, CD8

CD4

CD8

CD3

 

 

 

 

T3 RIA

(TOTAL T3)

(TRIIODOTHYRONINE)

RCML

Serum

Centrifuge only

TAT – 1 day

YELLOW SST

OHIP

LL

T4 TOTAL, THYROXINE

 

TEST NO LONGER AVAILABLE

 

 

 

TACROLIMUS

(PROGRAF)

See FK-506

RCML

 

 

 

 

TAY SACHS

(BETA n-ACETYLHEXOSAMINIDASE)

 

CML

Blood

For Main Lab: collect Mon-Tues & Wednesday before 11 AM.

For all collection facilities (including physician offices), collect Mon-Tues ONLY

STORE AND SEND AT ROOM TEMPERATURE

**Physician must complete SKH Tay Sachs Registration Form and a Molecular Genetics Form. The forms are available from the Reporting department **

TAT - 15 days

1 LAVENDER

1 PLAIN RED

1 GREEN

with heparin

OHIP

LL

T.B. CULTURE

(TUBERCULOSIS CULTURE)

(AFB)

See ACID FAST BACILLUS

AFB

 

 

 

 

T & B CELLS

(LYMPHOCYTHE MARKERS)

See IMMUNO PHENOTYPING

CD3

CD4

CD8

 

 

 

 

TBG

(THYROXINE BINDING GLOBULIN)

RCML

Serum,1 mL

Centrifuge only

For Main Lab: collect Mon-Tues & Wednesday before 11 AM.

For all collection facilities (including physician offices), collect Mon-Tues ONLY

TAT – 25 days

YELLOW SST

OHIP

LL

TBII

(LONG ACTING THYROID STIMULATOR)

(THYROTROPIN BINDING GLOBULIN)

(THYROID STIMULATING ANTIBODY)

(THYROID RECEPTOR ANTIBODIES)

(TRAB-TSH RECEPTOR ANTIBODIES)

See LATS

TSA

 

 

 

 

TEGRETOL

See CARBAMAZEPINE

CARB

 

 

 

 

TELLURIUM   24 HOUR URINE TEST NO LONGER AVAILABLE      

TELOPEPTIDE – C

See C-TELOPEPTIDE

 

 

 

 

 

TELOPEPTIDE– N

(BONE LOSS MARKER)

 

 

TEST NO LONGER AVAILABLE

See C-TELOPEPTIDE

 

 

 

 

 

TESTOSTERONE,

BIO AVAILABLE

See BIO AVAILABLE TESTOSTERONE

(Males)

BIOT

(Female)

BIOF

 

 

 

 

TESTOSTERONE, FREE

FTES

Serum

Centrifuge only

State age and sex of patient

TAT – 4 days

YELLOW SST

OHIP

LL

TESTOSTERONE, TOTAL

(TESTICULAR ANDROGEN)

TSTOS

Serum

Centrifuge only

State age and sex of patient

TAT – 1 day

YELLOW SST

OHIP

LL

TETANUS

RPHL

Serum, 1 mL

Centrifuge only

Store and transport refrigerated, within 48 hours of collection

Testing is available only for the rare event of an adverse reaction to the Tetanus vaccine or the possibility of humoral immunodeficiency in the patient. This must be indicated on the test requisition in order for testing to be performed.

TAT—28 days

YELLOW SST

N/C

PHL

THALASSEMIA

RCML

Whole Blood – 5 tubes

Serum – 1 tube

Min sample required – 10mL

Includes: CBC, Hemoglobin Electrophoresis and Ferritin

DNA Genetic Testing Form must be completed at Dr’s office

Prepackaged sample with completed DNA form in PRIORITY envelope, addressed to HLRC/MUMC

Collect Mon-Wed ONLY

TAT – 8 weeks

5 LAVENDER

1 YELLOW SST

N/C

LL

THALLIUM

RCML

Whole Blood

Store and transport refrigerated

TAT – 10 days

ROYAL BLUE

with K2EDTA

$60.00

LL

THALLIUM

RCML

Urine, 20 ml (random)

Store and transport refrigerated.

TAT – 5-10 days

 

$60.00

LL

THALLIUM RCML

24 Hour Urine (Acid Washed Container)

*Order Acid Washed Container from Main Lab as required.

Submit a 20mL sample in a sterile urine container

Record total volume on requisition and on the specimen container

Store and ship refrigerated

Retain a duplicate 90mL urine sample in the fridge until test is reported

TAT – 10 days

  $50.00  LL

THC

(CANNABOIDS)

(MARIJUANA)

(TETRAHYDRO

CANNABINOIDS)

See CANNABIS

UCB

 

 

 

THEOPHYLLINE

(UNIPHYL)

See AMINOPHYLLINE

THEO

 

 

 

 

THIAMINE

(VITAMIN B1)

VITB1

Plasma, 2 mL

Protect from light

Centrifuge and separate as soon as possible

Freeze immediately

Store and transport frozen

TAT – 7 days

GREEN with Heparin

$80.00

LL

THIOCYANATE

RCML

Serum, 3 mL

Centrifuge and separate

TAT – 10 days

PLAIN RED

OHIP

LL

THIOPURINE METHYL TRANSFERASE ACTIVITY (TPMT)

TPMT

Whole blood

Store and transport at room temperature

Must complete form for molecular Hematology testing and submit with specimen and requisition

TAT—13 days

LAVENDER

$150.00

LL

THIORIDAZINE

See MELLARIL

RCML

 

 

 

 

THROMBIN TIME

(THROMBIN CLOTTING TIME)

RCML

Plasma, 1 mL

Remove tourniquet when blood starts to flow

Centrifuge and separate

Store and transport frozen

TAT – 30 days

LIGHT BLUE

OHIP

LL

THROMBOCYTE COUNT

(PLATELET COUNT)

See BLOOD FILM EXAMINATION

CBC

 

 

 

 

THROMBOPHILIA

See MOLECULAR GENETICS (II)

RCHEO

 

 

 

 

THROMBOPLASTIN TIME,

PARTIAL

(PTT)

See PARTIAL THROMBOPLASTIN TIME

PTT

 

 

 

 

THROMBOSIS GENETIC SCREEN

(FACTOR V LEIDEN)

(FACTOR V VON LEIDEN)

(PROTHROMBIN VARIANT)

(PROTHROMBIN MUTATION)

(PROTHROMBIN 20210A)

(MTHFR C677T)

RCML

Whole Blood

Store and ship Room Temperature

University Health Network (UHN) Toronto requisition must accompany sample.

Prothrombin variant, Factor V Leiden and MTHFR included if specifically requested on the requisition.

TAT -- 14-21 days

LAVENDER $260.00 LL

THYROGLOBULIN

THY

Serum, 2 mL

Centrifuge only

Note: Not the same test as Thyroglobulin Antibodies

TAT – 10 days

YELLOW SST

OHIP

LL

THYROGLOBULIN ANTIBODIES

(ANTI-THYROID ANTIBODIES, ATA)

(MICROSOMAL THYROID ANTIBODIES)

(THYROID ANTIBODIES)

(ANTI-THYROID ANTIBODY)

See ANTI- MICROSOMAL ANTIBODIES

MSA

or

ATA

 

 

 

 

 

THYROID PEROXIDASE

ANTIBODY

(TPO AB)

See ANTI-THYROID PEROXIDASE

RCML

 

 

 

 

THYROID RECEPTOR ANTIBODIES

(THYROID STIMULATING

ANTIBODY)

(LONG ACTING THYROID STIMULATOR, TBII)

(THYROTROPIN

BINDING INHIBITING IMMUNOGLOBULIN)

(TRAB-TSH RECEPTOR ANTIBODIES)

See LATS

TSA

 

 

 

 

THYROID STIMULATING

ANTIBODY

(LONG ACTING THYROID STIMULATOR, TBII)

(THYROTROPIN

BINDING INHIBITING IMMUNOGLOBULIN)

(THYROID RECEPTOR ANTIBODIES)

(TRAB-TSH RECEPTOR ANTIBODIES)

See LATS

TSA

 

 

 

 

THYROTROPIN

(TSH)

See SENSITIVE TSH

TSH

 

 

 

 

THYROTROPIN BINDING

INHIBITING IMMUNOGLOBULIN

(THYROID STIMULATING ANTIBODY, TBII)

(LONG ACTING THYROID STIMULATOR)

(THYROID RECEPTOR ANTIBODIES)

(TRAB-TSH RECEPTOR ANTIBODIES)

See LATS

TSA

 

 

 

 

THYROXINE BINDING

GLOBULIN

See TBG

 

 

 

 

 

THYROXINE, FREE

See FREE T4

FT4

 

 

 

 

 

THYROXINE, TOTAL (T4)

 

TEST NO LONGER AVAILABLE

 

 

 

TIBC

(IRON SATURATION, TIBC)

(TOTAL IRON BINDING CAPACITY)

(IRON BINDING CAPACITY)

See IRON

IRON

 

 

 

 

TISSUE TRANSGULTAMINASE IgA ANTIBODY

(TM FLUOROPERAZINE )

TTG

Serum

Centrifuge only

TAT – 20 days

YELLOW SST

$60.00

LL

TOBRAMYCIN

PEAK

TROUGH

 

RCML

TOT

Serum, 1 mL

Collection of pre and post doses must be collected

Collect blood prior to and 1 hour following I.M. injection

Record time in hours that have elapsed between doses

Centrifuge and separate

Store and transport frozen

TAT – 5 to 10 days

PLAIN RED

OHIP

LL

TOFRANIL

See IMIPRAMINE

IMIPR

 

 

 

 

TOPIRAMATE

(TOPOMAX)

TOPOM

Serum, 1 mL

Centrifuge and separate

Store and transfer frozen

TAT – 20 days

PLAIN RED

OHIP

LL

TORCH STUDIES

RPHL

Serum, 4 mL

Centrifuge only

● Testing Includes Toxoplasmosis, Rubella, Cytomegalovirus & Herpes Serologies ●

TAT – 15 days

2 YELLOW SST

N/C

PHL

TOTAL IRON BINDING CAPACITY

(IRON BINDING CAPACITY)

(IRON SATURATION, TIBC)

See IRON

IRON

 

 

 

 

TOTAL T3

(TRIIODOTHYRONINE)

See T3 RIA

RCML

 

 

 

 

TOXOCARIASIS

(TOXOCARA CANIS)

(TOXOCARA CATI)

RPHL

Serum, 1 mL

​An acute (collected early after the onset of symptoms) and a convalescent (collected 2-3 weeks later) sample may be required for laboratory diagnosis.

Centrifuge only

Store and transport at room temperature

TAT—10 days

YELLOW SST

N/C

PHL

TOXOPLASMOSIS ANTIBODY

 

IgG

IgM

 

 

TOXO

TOXOM

Serum, 1 mL

Centrifuge only

Store and transport refrigerated

TAT—5 days

YELLOW SST

N/C

PHL

TPO AB

(ANTIBODY THYROID PEROXIDASE AB)

See ANTI–THYROID PEROXIDASE

RCML

 

 

 

 

TRANSCOBALAMINE

RCML

TEST NO LONGER AVAILABLE

 

 

 

TRANSFERRIN

RCML

Serum, 1 mL

Centrifuge only

Store and transport refrigerated

TAT – 15 days

YELLOW SST

OHIP

LL

TRANSFERRIN SATURATION

(IRONBINDING CAPACITY) (TIBC, IRON SATURATION)

(TOTAL IRON BINDING CAPACITY)

See IRON

IRON

 

 

 

 

TRANSGLUTAMINASE

IGA TISSUE

See TISSUE TRANSGULTAMINASE IgA ANTIBODY

RCML

 

 

 

 

TRAZADONE

See DESYREL

TRAZ

 

 

 

 

TREPONEMAL ANTIBODIES

(FTA-TREPONEMAL ANTIBODIES)

See VDRL, CONFIRMATION

FTA

 

 

 

 

TREPONEMA PALLIDUM

IMMOBILIZATION

(TPI)

See VDRL, CONFIRMATION

 

 

 

 

 

TREPONEMA PALLIDUM

PARTICULATE AGGLUTINATION ASSAY (TPPA)

See VDRL, CONFIRMATION

RPHL

 

 

 

 

TRIAZOLAM

 

TEST NO LONGER AVAILABLE

 

 

 

TRICHINOSIS IMMOBILIZATION ANTIBODY

(TIA)

(TRICHINELLA ANTIBODY)

RPHL

Serum, 1 mL

Centrifuge only

​An acute (collected early after the onset of symptoms) and a convalescent (collected 2-3 weeks later) sample may be required for laboratory diagnosis.

TAT—10 days

YELLOW SST

N/C

PHL

TRICHOMONAS VAGINALIS

(TRICH)

(WET PREPARATION)

VAG

CER

Swab – State source

Place swab in a charcoal transport medium

Routinely performed as part of vaginal culture and sensitivity

TAT – 1 day

 

OHIP

BTL

TRICYCLIC & TETRACYCLIC

ANTIDEPRESSANTS

 

See SPECIFIC DRUG SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS

Specify – Amitriptyline, Clomipramine, Desipramine, Doxepin, Imipramine, Maprotiline, Nortriptyline,Protriptyline, Trimipramine

TAT – variable

 

 

 

TRIGLYCERIDES

TRIG

 

 

*RTRIG

Serum

Centrifuge only

Patient must fast overnight

 

*If patient NOT fasting

TAT – 1 day

 

 

 

TRIIODOTHYRONINE, TOTAL

(TOTAL T3)

See T3 RIA

RCML

 

 

 

 

 

TRIIODOTHYRONINE, FREE

See FREE T3

FT3

 

 

 

 

 

TRIIODOTHYRONINE, UPTAKE

(T3 UPTAKE)

 

TEST NO LONGER AVAILABLE

 

 

 

TRIMIPRAMINE

See SURMONTIL

TRI

 

 

 

 

TRIPLE MARKER TEST

See MATERNAL SERUM SCREEM

MSS

 

 

 

 

TRIPTIL

See PROTRIPTYLINE

RCML

 

 

 

 

TROPONIN I

 

**Advise Doctor That We Do Not Perform This Test**

Send Patient Back To The Physician’ Office

If The Physician Is Not Available, Send Patient To Hospital

(Possible Heart Attack Patient)

 

 

 

TRYPSIN

 

TEST NO LONGER AVAILABLE

 

 

 

TRYPTASE

TRYPT

Serum, 2 ml

Collect 15 minutes to 3 hours post allergic reaction. To assess systemic mastocytosis or mast cell activation syndrome the specimen may be collected at any time.

Let clot for 30 minutes, centrifuge and separate as soon as possible. Freeze as soon as possible.

Store and ship frozen.

TAT – 12 days

YELLOW SST

$70.00

LL

     

 

 

 

TSH RECEPTOR ANTIBODIES (TRAB)

LATS

(LONG ACTING THYROID STIMULATOR, TB11)

(THYROTROPIN

BINDING INHIBITING IMMUNOGLOBULIN)

(THYROID STIMULATING ANTIBODY)

(THYROID RECEPTOR ANTIBODIES)

See LATS

TSA

 

 

 

 

TSH, SENSITIVE

(THYROTROPIN)

See SENSITIVE TSH

TSH

 

 

 

 

TYLENOL

See ACETAMINOPHEN

ACETA

 

 

 

 

TYPHUS MURINE ANTIBODY

(RICKETTSIAL ANTIBODY)

(ROCKY MOUNTAIN SPOTTED FEVER, RMSP)

See R.AKARI

RPHL

 

 

 

 

TYROSINE

See Phenylalanine

 

 

 

 

 

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