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Stat/Emergency Tests

The following tests are deemed emergency tests and are available on a STAT basis 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Clinical Biochemistry

  • Potassium
  • Sodium
  • Chloride
  • Urea
  • Glucose
  • Bicarbonate
  • Amylase (serum and urine)
  • Creatinine
  • CSF examination – a smear for organisms
    will be done if the cell count exceeds 10
  • Total Bilirubin
  • Direct Bilirubin
  • Calcium
  • Ionic Calcium
  • Blood Gases
  • Creatine Kinase (CK) & CKMB
  • Troponin T
  • NT-proBNP
  • Myoglobin
  • Salicylates
  • Carboxyhaemoglobin
  • Methaemoglobin
  • Paracetamol
  • Digoxin
  • Phenytoin
  • Carbamazepine
  • Valproic Acid
  • Blood Ketone

Blood Transfusion

  • ABO Rh Typing
  • Antibody Screening
  • Antibody Titration
  • Direct Anti-human Globulin Test (DAT)
  • Compatibility tests

Haematology

  • FBC – Full Blood Count
  • APTT – Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time
  • PT – Prothrombin Time
  • BF for MP – Blood Film for Malarial Parasites
  • HCT – Haematocrit
  • Retic – Reticulocyte Count
  • D-Dimer - D-Dimer Test (Quantitative)  

Bacteriology

  • Blood Culture
  • CSF Culture
  • Sterile Fluid Culture
  • MRSA & CRE Screening by PCR

Last Modified Date :07 Feb 2019