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Pathology Test Guide - P 

 

  • P-ANCA refer ANTI NEUTROPHIL CYTOPLASMIC ANTIBODIES
  • p1np refer PROCOLLAGEN TYPE 1 AMINOTERMINAL PEPTIDE
  • p24 ANTIBODY refer HIV CONFIRMATORY TEST - Lab Reflex Test ONLY
  • P3NP refer PROCOLLAGEN TYPE 3 (III) AMINOTERMINAL PEPTIDE
  • P4 refer PROGESTERONE
  • P50
  • PACKED CELL VOLUME (PCV) refer COMPLETE BLOOD COUNT
  • PAEDIATRIC BILIRUBIN refer BILIRUBIN (Infant)
  • PAGETS
  • PANADEINE refer PARACETAMOL
  • PANADOL refer PARACETAMOL
  • PANCREATIC ELASTASE
  • PANCREATIC LIPASE refer LIPASE
  • PANCREATIC POLYPEPTIDE
  • PANCREATIC SPECIFIC AMYLASE refer AMYLASE (Serum)
  • PANCREOLAURYL TEST - TEST NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • PANDAS screen refer NEURONAL NUCLEAR ANTIBODIES
  • PAP SMEAR refer CYTOLOGY - SUREPATH GYNAECOLOGICAL SPECIMENS
  • PARACETAMOL
  • PARANEOPLASTIC ANTIBODIES refer NEURONAL NUCLEAR ANTIBODIES
  • PARAQUAT (Blood)
  • PARAQUAT (Random Urine)
  • PARASITE (Blood) - Leishmania refer LEISHMANIA SEROLOGY
  • PARASITE SEROLOGY refer CYSTICERCOSIS ANTIBODIES
  • PARASITES refer FAECES OVA, CYST & PARASITE EXAMINATION
  • PARASITES (blood) - Malarial refer MALARIA
  • PARASITES (Blood) - MICROFILARIA refer MICROFILARIA
  • PARATHORMONE refer PARATHYROID HORMONE
  • PARATHYROID HORMONE
  • PARATHYROID HORMONE RELATED PEPTIDE (PTHrP)
  • PARIETAL CELL ANTIBODY refer PERNICIOUS ANAEMIA ANTIBODY
  • PAROTITIS refer MUMPS ANTIBODY
  • PAROXETINE
  • PAROXYSMAL NOCTURNAL HAEM. refer HAM'S TEST (for Paroxysmal Nocturnal Haemoglobinuria-PNH)
  • PAROXYSMAL NOCTURNAL HAEMOGLOBINURIA (PNH) refer HAM'S TEST (for Paroxysmal Nocturnal Haemoglobinuria-PNH)
  • PARTIAL THROMBOPLASTIN TIME refer ACTIVATED PARTIAL THROMBOPLASTIN TIME
  • PARVOVIRUS B19 PCR
  • PARVOVIRUS B19 SEROLOGY
  • PATCH TESTING
  • PATERNITY TESTING
  • PAUL BUNNELL - TEST NO LONGER AVAILABLE - See EBV refer EPSTEIN BARR VIRUS
  • PB - TEST NO LONGER AVAILABLE - see EBV refer EPSTEIN BARR VIRUS
  • PB LEVEL refer LEAD (Blood)
  • PBG refer PORPHOBILINOGEN
  • PCA refer GASTRIC PARIETAL CELL ANTIBODIES
  • PCOS SCREEN
  • PCP (PNEUMOCYSTIS PNEUMONIA) refer PNEUMOCYSTIS JIROVECI PNEUMONIA
  • PCR (Lab technique/method - Refer to listings under individual virus or gene PCR tests)
  • PCR FOR PML-RAR refer PML/RAR ALPHA - PCR t15;17 TRANSFORMATION
  • PCV refer COMPLETE BLOOD COUNT
  • PDF refer PERITONEAL DIALYSIS FLUID
  • PEMPHIGOID ANTIBODY
  • PEMPHIGUS ANTIBODY refer PEMPHIGOID ANTIBODY
  • PENILE SWAB refer GENITAL SWAB
  • PENTABARBITONE
  • PENTACHLOROPHENOL (Urine)
  • PENTOTHAL refer THIOPENTONE
  • PEP refer PROTEIN ELECTROPHORESIS
  • PERCHLOROETHYLENE (Urine)
  • PERHEXILLINE LEVEL
  • PERICARDIAL FLUID refer FLUID (Not synovial) MICROBIOLOGY
  • PERINEAL SWAB
  • PERITONEAL DIALYSIS FLUID
  • PERITONEAL FLUID refer FLUID (Not synovial) MICROBIOLOGY
  • PERNICIOUS ANAEMIA ANTIBODY
  • PEROXIDASE ANTIBODIES refer THYROID ANTIBODIES
  • PERTOFRAN refer DESIPRAMINE
  • PERTUSSIS CULTURE refer BORDETELLA PERTUSSIS (Whooping Cough) CULTURE - TEST NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • PERTUSSIS PCR refer BORDETELLA PERTUSSIS PCR
  • PERTUSSIS SEROLOGY refer BORDETELLA PERTUSSIS SEROLOGY
  • PET SCREEN
  • PEXID refer PERHEXILLINE LEVEL
  • PEXSIG refer PERHEXILLINE LEVEL
  • PFA refer PLATELET FUNCTION ASSAY
  • pH (ASPIRATE) refer pH (FLUID)
  • pH (Faeces)
  • pH (FLUID)
  • pH (Urine)
  • PHAEOCHROMOCYTOMA SCREEN refer CATECHOLAMINES (Urine)
  • PHENOBARBITAL refer PHENOBARBITONE
  • PHENOBARBITONE
  • PHENOL (Urine)
  • PHENYLALANINE (NEWBORN) refer GUTHRIE HEEL PRICK
  • PHENYLALANINE (urine) refer AMINO ACIDS (Random urine)
  • PHENYLALANINE AND TYROSINE refer AMINO ACIDS (Blood)
  • PHENYLKETONURIA refer GUTHRIE HEEL PRICK
  • PHENYTOIN
  • PHENYTOIN (FREE)
  • PHOSPHATE (24hr Urine)
  • PHOSPHATE (ASPIRATE) refer PHOSPHATE (FLUID)
  • PHOSPHATE (FLUID)
  • PHOSPHATE (Random Urine)
  • PHOSPHATE (Serum)
  • PHOSPHOETHANOLAMINE refer AMINO ACIDS (Random urine)
  • Phospholipase A2 refer ANTI PLAr2
  • PHOSPHOLIPID ANTIBODIES refer CARDIOLIPIN Antibodies - IgG
  • PHOSPHORUS refer PHOSPHATE (Serum)
  • PHYTANIC ACID refer VERY LONG CHAIN FATTY ACID
  • PINWORM refer FAECES OVA, CYST & PARASITE EXAMINATION
  • PIPERADINE-6-CARBOXYLATE
  • PITUITARY ANTIBODIES (Not available in NZ)
  • PKU refer GUTHRIE HEEL PRICK
  • PLASMA FLUORESCENCE refer PORPHYRIN (Blood)
  • PLASMA NORMETANEPHRINES AND METANEPHRINES
  • PLASMA PORPHYRINS refer PORPHYRIN (Blood)
  • PLASMA POTASSIUM refer POTASSIUM (Plasma)
  • PLASMA RENIN ACTIVITY refer RENIN ACTIVITY
  • PLASMA VISCOSITY
  • PLASMALOGENS (Red Cell)
  • PLASMINOGEN ASSAY
  • PLASMODIUM refer MALARIA
  • PLATELET AGGREGATION
  • PLATELET ANTIBODIES
  • PLATELET CLUMPING (CITRATE TUBE)
  • PLATELET COUNT refer COMPLETE BLOOD COUNT
  • PLATELET FUNCTION ASSAY
  • PLEURAL FLUID (Cytology) refer CYTOLOGY - BODY CAVITY FLUIDS
  • PLEURAL FLUID (Microbiology) refer FLUID (Not synovial) MICROBIOLOGY
  • PLP refer VITAMIN B6
  • PML/RAR ALPHA - PCR t15;17 TRANSFORMATION
  • PNEUMOCOCCAL ANTIBODIES
  • PNEUMOCOCCAL ANTIGEN
  • PNEUMOCYSTIS CARNII PNEUMONIA refer PNEUMOCYSTIS JIROVECI PNEUMONIA
  • PNEUMOCYSTIS JIROVECI PNEUMONIA
  • PNEUMOVAX refer PNEUMOCOCCAL ANTIBODIES
  • PNEUMOVAX 23 refer PNEUMOCOCCAL ANTIBODIES
  • PNH refer HAM'S TEST (for Paroxysmal Nocturnal Haemoglobinuria-PNH)
  • PO4 refer PHOSPHATE (Serum)
  • POLIO SEROLOGY
  • POLIOVIRUS refer ENTEROVIRUS - PCR
  • POLIOVIRUS PCR (replaces culture)
  • POLYCOSE SCREEN refer GLUCOSE CHALLENGE
  • POLYOMA VIRUS PCR refer BK VIRUS
  • POMPE DISEASE refer ALPHA GLUCOSIDASE
  • PORPHOBILINOGEN
  • PORPHYRIN (Random urine)
  • PORPHYRIN (Blood)
  • PORPHYRIN (Faeces)
  • PORPHYRIN FLUORESCENCE refer PORPHYRIN (Blood)
  • PORPHYRIN SCREEN - Refer to individual listings
  • PORPHYRINS - Plasma refer PORPHYRIN (Blood)
  • POST VASECTOMY refer SEMEN ANALYSIS - Post Vasectomy
  • POTASSIUM (24hr Urine)
  • POTASSIUM (Fluid) refer ELECTROLYTES (FLUID)
  • POTASSIUM (Plasma)
  • POTASSIUM (Random Urine) refer ELECTROLYTES (Random urine)
  • POTASSIUM (Serum)
  • PR refer PROTHROMBIN TIME (PT)
  • PR-3 refer ANTI NEUTROPHIL CYTOPLASMIC ANTIBODIES
  • PRA [Renin ONLY] refer RENIN ACTIVITY
  • PRADER WILLI refer PRADER-WILLI / ANGELMAN SYNDROME
  • PRADER-WILLI / ANGELMAN SYNDROME
  • PRE-ECLAMPTIC TOXAEMIA SCREEN refer PET SCREEN
  • PREALBUMIN
  • PREGNANCY HOP (HELLP) SCREEN refer PET SCREEN
  • PREGNANCY TEST (Urine)
  • PREGNANDIOL (Urine)
  • PRESSOR AMINES refer CATECHOLAMINES (Urine)
  • PRIADEL refer LITHIUM
  • PRIMIDONE (Mysoline) refer PHENOBARBITONE
  • PRISTANATE refer VERY LONG CHAIN FATTY ACID
  • PRL refer PROLACTIN
  • ProBNP refer BNP
  • PROCAINAMIDE
  • PROCOLLAGEN III NP refer PROCOLLAGEN TYPE 3 (III) AMINOTERMINAL PEPTIDE
  • PROCOLLAGEN N-TERMINAL PROPEPTIDE refer PROCOLLAGEN TYPE 3 (III) AMINOTERMINAL PEPTIDE
  • PROCOLLAGEN TYPE 1 AMINOTERMINAL PEPTIDE
  • PROCOLLAGEN TYPE 3 (III) AMINOTERMINAL PEPTIDE
  • PROG refer PROGESTERONE
  • PROGESTERONE
  • PROGESTERONE (Salivary ) refer SALIVARY PROGESTERONE - No longer available
  • PROINSULIN
  • PROL refer PROLACTIN
  • PROLACTIN
  • PROSTATIC SPECIFIC ANTIGEN (Free)
  • PROSTATIC SPECIFIC ANTIGEN (Total)
  • PROTEIN (24hr Urine)
  • PROTEIN (ASPIRATE) refer PROTEIN (FLUID)
  • PROTEIN (CSF)
  • PROTEIN (FLUID)
  • PROTEIN (Random Urine)
  • Protein 14-3-3
  • PROTEIN C
  • PROTEIN ELECTROPHORESIS
  • PROTEIN ELECTROPHORESIS (Urine) refer BENCE JONES PROTEIN
  • PROTEIN S
  • PROTEIN SCREEN (Urine) refer URINE MICROBIOLOGY
  • PROTEIN, Total (Serum)
  • PROTEIN/CREATININE RATIO (Random Urine) refer TOTAL PROTEIN/CREATININE RATIO (Random Urine)
  • PROTEINASE 3 ANTIBODY refer ANTI NEUTROPHIL CYTOPLASMIC ANTIBODIES
  • PROTHIADEN refer DOTHIEPIN
  • PROTHROMBIN G20210A refer FACTOR V (5) LEIDEN
  • PROTHROMBIN MUTATION refer FACTOR V (5) LEIDEN
  • PROTHROMBIN RATIO refer PROTHROMBIN TIME (PT)
  • PROTHROMBIN TIME (PT)
  • PSA refer PROSTATIC SPECIFIC ANTIGEN (Total)
  • PSEUDO-GOUT refer HISTOLOGY - TISSUE FOR CHONDROCALCINOSIS (GOUT, PSEUDO-GOUT)
  • PSEUDOCHOLINESTERASE refer CHOLINESTERASE - PLASMA
  • PSITTACOSIS SEROLOGY refer CHLAMYDIA PSITTACI ANTIBODIES
  • PT refer INTERNATIONAL NORMALISED RATIO
  • PTH refer PARATHYROID HORMONE
  • PTH rP refer PARATHYROID HORMONE RELATED PEPTIDE (PTHrP)
  • PTT refer ACTIVATED PARTIAL THROMBOPLASTIN TIME
  • PURINE / PYRIMIDINE SCREEN
  • PURKINJE CELL ANTIBODIES refer NEURONAL NUCLEAR ANTIBODIES
  • PUS ASPIRATE
  • PUS SWAB refer WOUND SWAB
  • PYRAMIDE refer DISOPYRAMIDE
  • PYRIDOXAL 5 PHOSPHATE refer VITAMIN B6
  • PYRIDOXINE refer VITAMIN B6
  • PYROGLUTAMIC ACID (Random Urine) refer ORGANIC ACIDS (Random Urine)
  • PYRUVATE
  • PYRUVATE KINASE
  • PYRUVATE-DEHYROGENASE COMPLEX refer LIVER IMMUNOBLOT (LKM, SLA/LP, M2, LC-1)