Stone  Analysis

 

Our stone analysis service uses modern Infra red Fourier Transform techniques and includes the following:

  • Semi quantitative results which are clearly presented
  • Visual record of the original stone with weight, dimensions and size.
  • Scans are compared to a database of over 25,000 compounds.

 

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Test:

 Stone Analysis

Laboratory

Clinical Biochemistry, City Hospital Birmingham

Specimen Type:

Stone as sent to the laboratory from the operating theatre.

Storage:

Room temperature

Posting Details:

First class post

Posting Address:

Department of Clinical Biochemistry, City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham B18 7QH

Clinical Use:

To help in the diagnosis and treatment of stone disease

Advantages:

Our Infra Red Fourier Transform techniques linked to our extensive database offers detailed information on the content of the stone

Special Details:

We include a visual record as part of our report

Cost 28

Turnaround:

5 working days or less

External QA Scheme:

Yes

CPA Accredited Lab/Test:

Yes

Website:

www.cityassays.org.uk

Key Contact:

Alexandra Thurston - Postle 

info@cityassays.org.uk

 

Tel: 0121 507 3441

Head of Department:

Dr Jonathan Berg
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  SWBH NHS Trust 2017