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Trace Metal Orange Lithium Heparin

TestAluminium
Common AbbreviationsALU
ProfileNA
Tube typeTrace Metal Orange Lithium Heparin
Clinical IndicationMonitoring renal dialysis patients, patients on long term blood products and patients on TPN (in some cases).
Specimen TypeBlood
Sample typePlasma
Minimum Volume1mL
Special PrecautionsNo special requirements
StabilityContact Referral Laboratory
Turnaround Time1 week
LaboratorySt James's University Hospital Beckett Street Leeds LS9 7TF 0113 206 6063
Reference IntervalContact Referral Laboratory
LimitationsContact Referral Laboratory
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York Emergency Department (A&E)

The current entrance to the Emergency Department (A&E) is closed and a new entrance at the south of the building is in operation.

Arrive at Entrance 1, the main entrance to York Hospital signposted from Wigginton Road, and park in the multi-storey car park.  A new pedestrian exit has been created at the end of the car park. Follow the green line on the floor to the emergency department. Please see our website news for more information about arrivals to A&E.