Tests impacted by Roche reagent shortage

This is an update on the impact of the temporary national shortage in some of the chemicals supplied by NHS supplier Roche.

Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust

Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust

Practices in the North and East localities can re-start routine pathology testing from Monday 2 November.
Torbay and South Devon Practices in the South locality can re-start routine pathology testing from Tuesday 3 November.

Please find below a list of the tests impacted by Roche reagent shortage:

Test Test Name
AAT Alpha 1 Antitrypsin
ACE Angiotensin Converting Enzyme
AFP Alpha foetoprotein
ALB Albumin
ALC
Alcohol (ethanol)
ALP Alkaline phosphatase
ALT Alanine amino transferase
AMH Anti Mullerian Hormone
AMM Ammonia
AMPH Amphetamines
AMY Amylase
AST Aspartate aminotransferase
B12 B12
B2M Beta 2 microglobulin
BENZ Benzodiazepines
BFOL B12 & Folate
BIC Bicarbonate
BIL Total bilirubin
BILE Bile Acids
BNP NT-proBNP
BONE1 Bone profile (general)
C3C Complement (C3)
C3C4 Complement (C3/C4)
C4C Complement (C4)
CA Calcium
CA125 CA-125
CA153 CA 15-3
CA199 CA 19-9
CANN Cannabinoids
CAU Calcium
CBIL Conjugated bilirubin
CBILI Conjugated bilirubin
CBZ Carbamazepine
CEA Carcino-embryonic antigen
CGLU CSF glucose
CHOL Cholesterol
CK Creatine kinase
CL Chloride
CLAC CSF Lactate
CLDH CSF Lactate Dehydrogenase
COCA Cocaine
CORT Cortisol
CP Caeruloplasmin
CPEP C-peptide
CPROT CSF protein
CRCL Creatinine clearance
CRE Creatinine
CRP C-reactive protein
CY12 Cyclosporin
DIG Digoxin
FAI Free Androgen Index
FBHCG Free Beta HCG
FE Iron
FER Ferritin
FK Tacrolimus (FK506)
FOL Folate(serum)
FRS Faecal reducing substances
FSH FSH
FSLC Free Serum Light Chains
FT4 Free T4
FTS First Trimester Screen
GENT Gentamycin
GFR Glom'lar Filtra'n Rate (Calc)
GFRC Glomerular Filtn Rate Estimate
GGTP Gamma GTP
GH Growth hormone
GLU Glucose
HCG HCG (total)
HDL HDL-cholesterol
HDL-RATIO Total/HDL Chol. Ratio
IGAS IGA
IGE Total IgE
IGF1 IgF1
IGGS IgG
IGMS IgM
IGS Immunoglobulins
INS Insulin
NSEX INSEX
IRON Iron studies
K Potassium
KAPPA Kappa Light Chains
LAC Lactate
LAMBDA Lambda Light Chains
LDH Lactate dehydrogenase
LDL Low Density Lipoproteins
LFT1 LFTs (Hospital)
LFT2 LFTs (GP group)ulster
LFT3 Liver function (NNU)
LH LH
LI Lithium
LIP Lipid profile screen
LIPO Lipoproteins
MALB Microalbumin
MALBT Albumin Excretion Rate
METH Methadone metabolite
METHB Methaemoglobin
MG Magnesium
MPRL Macroprolactin Estimation
MTX Methotrexate
NA Sodium
NBIL Neonatal Bilirubin
NONHDL Non HDL Cholesterol
OPIA Opiates
PAPP-A PAPP-A
PAR Paracetamol
PD Peritoneal Dialysate
PHOS Phosphate
PRL Prolactin
PROG Progesterone
PROT Total protein
PSA Prostate Specific Antigen
PTH Parathyroid hormone
PTN Phenytoin
RFT1 Renal Function (General)
RFT2 Renal Function (SID/CREEDY)
RFT3 Renal Function (NNU)
RUALB Microalbumin
RUAMY Amylase (Random urine)
RUBIL Bilirubin/Urobilin (Urine)
RUCA Calcium (random urine)
RUCAL Calcium (random urine)
RUCL Random Urine Chloride
RUCP Urine C-Peptide
RUCPCR Urine C-pep/Cr Ratio
RUCRE Creatinine (random urine)
RUK Potassium (random urine)
RUMET Random Urine Metanephrines
RUMETS Random Urine Metanephrines
RUMG Magnesium (random urine)
RUNA Sodium (random urine)
RUOSM Osmolality (urine)
RUPHOS Random urine phosphate/creat.
RUPO4 Phosphate (random urine)
RUPR Protein (random urine)
RUPROT Protein (random urine)
RUUA Urate (random urine)
RUUREA Urea (random urine)
SAL Salicylate
SAT Transferrin saturation
SE2 Oestradiol
SHBG Sex Hormone Binding Globulin
T3F Free tri-iodothyronine
TESTO Testosterone
TF Transferrin
THE Theophylline
THG Thyroglobulin
TIBC TIBC
TN(T) Troponin T
TOB Tobramycin
TPO hyroid peroxidase abs
TRIG Triglycerides
TRT Troponin T
TSH TSH
UA Urate
UALC Urine Alcohol (ethanol)
UAMY Amylase (random urine)
UCAL 24 Hour Urinary Calcium
UCHLOR 24hr Urinary Chloride
UCPCR Random Urine C-Peptide
UCPS Urine C-Peptide Save
UDA Drugs of Abuse (Urine screen)
UGLU Urine Glucose
UMG 24 Hour Urinary Magnesium
UNA 24 Hour Urinary Sodium
UPHOS 24 Hour Urinary Phosphate
UPR 4 Hour Urinary Protein
UR 4 Hour Urine Analysis
UREA Urea
UUA 24 Hour Urinary Urate
UUREA 24 Hour Urinary Urea
VANC Vancomycin
VITD 25-OH vitamin D
Last updated: 30-10-2020

 

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