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Guidelines

Adrenal hypofunction guidelines for investigation

Adrenal incidentaloma guidelines for investigation

Albuminuria - guidelines for albuminuria testing in people with diabetes mellitus or at risk of chronic kidney disease

Algorithm for testosterone measurement in males with suspected late onset hypogonadism

Allergen specific IgE request form

Allergy diagnosis reference guide

Alpha-1 antitrypsin - guidelines for requesting

Ammonia collection of blood samples

Anaphlyactic reactions - guidelines for investigations

Anti-epileptic drugs - guidelines for requesting blood measurement

Anti neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA) testing guidelines

Biochemical investigation of hypoglycaemia in adults without diabetes mellitus

Biochemical investigation pf paediatric hypoglycaemia (excluding neonates)

Blood metal monitoring for metal-on-metal (MOM) hip replacements

Cardiac chest pain guidelines for biochemical investigation

Copper and caeruloplasmin guidelines for requesting

Cushing's syndrome - guidelines for investigation

Diabetes autoantibody requesting guidelines

Diagnosing diabetes mellitus in non-pregnant adults

Familial hypocalciuric hypercalcaemia

Fasting blood tests - information for patients

Guidelines for serum HCG and progesterone measurement in early pregnancy

Guidelines for the use of anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies

HFE requesting policy

IgG subclasses - guidelines for investigation

Menopause and HRT: Biochemical investigation

Monitoring patients on Clozapine

Oral glucose tolerance test in pregnancy

Oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) non-pregnant adults

Paraproteins policy - management of patients

Phaeochromocytomas and paragangliomas - guidelines for requesting plasma free metanephrines

Polycystic ovary syndrome in adult females - biochemical investigation

Polyuria - guidelines for investigation

Primary hyperaldosteronism - guidelines for investigation

Prolactin and antipsychotic drug therapy - guidelines for management of hyperprolactinaemia in adults

Protocol for collection of adult CSF samples

Paediatric investigations: guidelines for specialist biochemical tests

Subfertility - biochemical assessment and initial investigations

Sweat tests record sheet

Tests that must not be collected at the GP surgery

Thyroglobulin and thyroglobulin antibody - guidelines for use in thyroid cancer monitoring

Thyroid antibodies - guidelines for requesting

Unilateral pleural effusion in adults - biochemical investigation

Vitamin D guidance on measurement of 25-hydroxyvitamin D

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