Xanthochromia


Test Information

Test Name

Xanthochromia

Synonyms

SAH Screen; Subarachnoid Haemorrhage

Department

Biochemistry; Microbiology

Preferred Specimen

CSF & SST

Testing Location

PLBOP

Clinical Update

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Collection Information

Main Lab Only

Yes

Preparation

CSF from Lumbar puncture: for routine microbiology and bilirubin detection; the sample should be a minimum of 1mL and light-protected.


Processing Information

Registration Code

XAN

Site Specific Notes

- Waikato

Referral to Waikato Hospital Laboratory

- Tauranga

Process inhouse Biochemistry

- Whakatane

Process in PLBOP Biochemistry

- Rotorua

Process in PLBOP Biochemistry

- Taupo

Process in PLBOP Biochemistry


Methodology

Contact Information

john.woodford@pathlab.co.nz

Send Away Volume

250 uL

Send Away Transport

Sample must be centrifuged before sending; protect from light

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