Haematology tests available outside core working hours

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The tests below are available from the Haematology department outside core working hours. Specialised tests may be available following discussion with the on duty haematologist and duty biomedical scientists.

For further advice and information call the laboratory on 0161 276 64030 or 64032.

  • Full blood count, Auto differential and platelet count
  • Sickle test
  • Malarial parasites (Kit and Film)
  • ESR
  • Prothrombin time / INR
  • APTT/RATIO
  • Factor assays when authorised by a consultant haematologist
  • D-dimer (FDP)
  • Fibrinogen
  • Crossmatch
  • Blood Group
  • Direct Coombs Test
  • Blood product issue
  • Glandular fever screen
  • Reticulocytes
  • Specialised tests following discussion with on duty haematologist and duty BMS staff (ORC only)

(Last reviewed October 2018)