Panic Values

The laboratory will call you/your clinic immediately should these results appear.

Biochemistry

Test Results
Low Limit High Limit
Amylase (U/L) >1000
Corrected Calcium (mmol/L) <1.60 >3.00
CK-MB & MB% %MB > 10%
Creatinine (μmol/L) >600
Digoxin (nmol/L) >3.0
Glucose (mmol/L) <2.0 >30
HCG for pregnancy monitoring
(Quantitative Results)
All
HCO3 (mmol/L) <15
K (mmol/L) <2.5 >6.0
(In absence of haemolysed sample)
Magnesium (mmol/L) <0.20
Na (mmol/L) <120 >150
Neonatal Bilirubin (μmol/L) NBI > 300
Troponin 1 Positive



Cytology

Test Results
Pap test CIN III / Invasive Carcinoma / Suspicious for Carcinoma



Haematology

Test Results
APTT (sec) >80 sec
Dengue Positive
Fibrinogen (g/L) <1.0 (pre treatment)
G6PD Deficient
Intermediate
Haematology malignancy New case
Haemoglobin (g/L) <80 (Normal)
<60 (Dialysis patient)
INR >5.0
Fibrinogen Degradation Product (D-Dimer) Positive
Malarial Parasite Positive
Monospot Positive
Neutrophils (per litre) <0.5 x 109
Platelet (per litre) <100 x 109
>1000 x 109
Total WBC ( per litre ) <2.0 x 109
>50.0 x 109



Microbiology

Test Results
Bacterial antigen Positive
Blood culture Positive cultures with preliminary Gram stain result
Cryptococcal antigen Positive
CSF culture Abnormal findings
HIV screening Reactive (detected)
Others (culture) Any significant pathogens isolated or identified
 

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