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Tests Recognized by the National Health System

esami convenzionatiFollowing is a list of the most common tests and their ASP numbers (when the test is recognized by the national health system).

Prescriptions may be written by all doctors of the Regione Sicilia and the exams requested must be relevant to the diagnosis.

For rare tests, the Dr. Giovanni Di Piazza Medical Testing Laboratory collaborates with the official labs at Hospital Buccheri La Ferla (Fatebenefratelli), in Palermo, via Messina Marine, 197.

PLEASE NOTE: For tests not on the list, please call +39 091589477 or email us through the contacts box.

Antithyroid autoantibodies90514M 
ACE (Angiotensin Converting Enzyme)  
Folic Acid 90232
Valproic acid90034
ACTH Adrenocorticotropic Hormone90152
Adenovirus Stool Test 91134
Adenovirus Stool Culture 91125
ADH Antidiuretic Hormone (PLASMA) 90041
Catecholamines (Urine 24h)90043
Deamidated Gliadin Antibody (DGP IgA)90495A 
Deamidated Gliadin Antibody (DGP IgG)90495G 
Alanine aminotransferase ALT (SGPT) 90045
Albumin (urine, single sample) 90051U 
Albumin (blood)90051S 
Albumin (urine, 24 hours)90051DU 
Aldosterone (clinostasis)90053S 
Aldosterone (orthostatism)90053S 
Aldosterone (urine, 24h) 90053U 
alpha-1-acid glycoprotein90061
Alpha-1-microglobulin (urine, 24h)  90062
Alpha-1 antitrypsin90054
Anti-mitochondrial antibodies (AMA) 90521
Amylase blood test 90064S 
Pancreatic Amylase blood test 90065
Amylase urine test 24h 90064DU 
Amylase urine test90064U 
Blood ammonia test90075
Antinuclear Antibodies (ANA) 90524
Thrombophilia Mutation Panel (F2 and F5)91301
PCR DNA analysis91293
Androstenedione (AD)90173
Anti-actin IgA  
Anti-actin IgG 
Anti-beta-2-Glycoprotein I IgA 
Anti-beta-2-Glycoprotein I IgG 
Anti-beta-2-Glycoprotein I IgM 
Brucella Antibodies 
Anti C1q Antibodies 
Anti-gastric parietal cell antibodies90481
Anti-Chlamydia pneumoniae IgA90891
Anti-Chlamydia pneumoniae IgG90891
Anti-Chlamydia pneumoniae IgM 90891
Anti-Chlamydia trachomatis IgA 90891
Anti-Chlamydia trachomatis IgG 90891
Anti-Chlamydia trachomatis IgM 90891
Intrinsic Factor Antibody  
Glutamic Acid Decarboxylase Autoantibodies (GADA)90525
anti-Hu antibodies90525
Anti-histone antibodies 
Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (MPO)90482
Anti-nucleosome antibodies 
Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (PR3)90482
Thyroid Antibody90535
SLA/LP autoantibodies90525
anti-adrenal antibody screen90543
Thyroid Antithyroglobulin Antibody90544
Toxoplasma gondii Antibodies IgA91094
Toxoplasma gondii Antibodies IgG Avidity 
Treponemal antibody-absorbent enzyme immunoassay91111
Treponemal antibody-absorbent enzyme immunoassay (BUCCHERI) 91102
Cytomegalovirus IgG 91141
Cytomegalovirus IgM 91143
Anti-Ganglioside Antibodies90525
Anti-MAG 90513
Anti-RI 90525
Islet Antigen 2 (IA-2) Antibody90525
Anti-YO 90525
Anti-Aquaporin 4 antibody 
Antibiogram LAB A 90851
Antibiogram (Gram Negative) 90851
Antibiogram (Gram Positive)90851
Antibiogram in MIC 90852
Anti-citrulline Antibody 
Lupus Anticoagulant Testing – LAC  
Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies (ANCA) 90482
Mumps Antibody IgM91251
Mumps Antibody IgG91251
Platelet antibodies blood test90532
Hepatitis C Antibody91195
HIV-1 and HIV-2 Antibody Evaluation91224
Anti-Adenovirus Antibodies IgG 91123
Anti-Adenovirus Antibodies IgM91123
Anti-soluble liver antigen antibodies90525
RBC Antibody Screen (Tritration) 90491
Antifungal Susceptibility Testing 
Anti-nuclear antibody90525
Acetylcholine Receptor (AChR) Antibody 
Antithrombin III 90575
APC resistance (Coagulation) 90772
ASMA (Anti-Smooth Muscle Antibody) 90522
Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST) 90092
Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN) 24h90441DU 
Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN) single sample 90441U 
Cardiolipin Antibodies IgA  
Cardiolipin Antibodies IgG  
Cardiolipin Antibodies IgM  
Anti-Native DNA Antibody Test (IFA)  
Anti-LKM-1 90525
Anti-LKM antibody90515
Islet Cell Cytoplasmic Autoantibodies (ICA)90505
Rubella IgM Antibodies91264M 
Mycobacterium tuberculosis sputum stain91023
Mycobacterium tuberculosis seminal fluid91022
Mycobacterium tuberculosis urine91023
Mycobacterium tuberculosis urine PCR (DNA) 90834
Anaerobic bacteria culture (Mycoplasma and Uraplasma) 90842
Biochemical bacteria culture90861
 Benzodiazepines (Urine) 90094
Beta-2 microglobulin90101S 
Beta-2 microglobulin (Urine 24h) 90101U 
β-Lactoglobulin (BLG) IgG 90685
Total serum bilirubin90104
Total and fractionated bilirubin test90105
Borrelia Antibodies IgG90875
Borrelia Antibodies IgM90875
Beta hCG90275
C-Peptide (Blood)90111
C1 Inhibitor (INH) 90601
CA-125 90551
CA 15-3 90552
CA 19-9 90553
carbohydrate antigen 72-4 (CA72-4)90561
Urinary calcium 24H 90114DU 
Urinary calcium single sample 90114U 
Stool Calprotectin 
External sample 
Candidiasis urethra swab90934
Candidiasis vulvovaginal swab90934
Candidiasis urine test90934
Total Carbamazepine90123
Karyotyping during lymphocyte metaphase 
Immunoglobulin Total Light Chains, Urine90284U 
Serum Kappa free light chain test 
Serum Lambda free light chain test 
Carcinoembryonic Antigen (CEA)90563
Cystatin C  
Cytomegalovirus IgG avidity 
Cytomegalovirus IgA Western blotting  91132
Cytomegalovirus IgG  Western blotting 91132
Cytomegalovirus IgM Western blotting  91132
Chlamydia DNA Probe90834
Chlamydia semen90901
Chlamydia urethral discharge culture90901
Chlamydia Conjunctival Swab90901
Chlamydia vaginal swab90901
Chlamydia Trachomatis (Urine)90901
Creatinine Clearance90164
Clonazepam Level90094
Clonazepam Level (8:00-12:00) 90094
Chloride (Urine)90133DU 
Chloride (Urine, single sample)90133U 
Clostridium Difficile Toxin (Stool)90911
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) DNA Urine91115
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) DNA Quantification91115
Cholesterol (HDL)90141
Cholesterol (LDL) Direct Enzymatic Colorimetric Method90142
Cholesterol (total)90143
Cholinesterase (PCHE) 90144
G-Banded Chromosome Analysis (HR)91323
G-Banded Chromosome Analysis91322
Lymphocyte Culture with PHA 91345
Sputum Culture90933
Nail culture90984
Complement component 3 (C3)90602CB 
Complement component 4 (C4)90602CD 
Preservation of DNA RNA samples91361
Addis count90442
Eosinophil count 
Stool Culture90943
Cortisol 8:00am 90153S 
Cortisol (Urine)90153U 
Coxsackie A Virus Antibody IgM  
Coxsackie B virus antibody IgM 
CK 90154
CK MB 90155
Creatinine (blood)90163S 
Creatinine (urine)90163DU 
Creatinine (urine, single sample)90163U 
Chromogranin A 
Total copper 
Glucose Tolerance Test 0-30-60 90264
Glucose Tolerance Test 0-30-60-120 90264
Glucose Tolerance Test 0-30-60-120-180 90271PP 
Cyfra 21 90613
DHEA Sulfate90172
DHEA (Dehydroepiandrosterone) 90171
Digoxin, serum90211
Dopamine (Urine 24h) 90181U 
Free Light Chains (Blood)90284S 
DQ2 DQ8 HLA-DQB1 90803
DQ2 DQ8 HLA-DRB 90802
Drug test 
EBV Early Diffuse IgG 91211EA 
EBV Early Diffuse IgM 91211EA 
Echinococcus IgG  
Urine protein electrophoresis90391
Protein Electrophoresis 90384
Anti-Endomysial Antibody (EMA)90522A 
Blood culture (special collection container) 90941
Complete Blood Count90622
Hemoglobin A1c (Glycated Hemoglobin) 90281
Extractable Nuclear Antigen Antibodies (ENA)90473
ENA 6-S 90473
Enterobius Vermicularis Tape Test 90932
Epstein–Barr virus viral-capsid antigen (EBV-VCA) IgG 91211VC 
Epstein–Barr virus viral-capsid antigen (EBV-VCA) IgM 91211VC 
Macroscopic and Microscopic Ova and Parasite Stool Test 91051
Stool Analysis 90213
Semen culture (Mycology)90984
Bronchial Aspirate Culture90933
Drainage Fluid Culture 
Pleural fluid culture90941
Semen culture90934
Nasopharyngeal culture 
Wound swab culture90933
Salivary stone culture 
Gallstone culture 
Stool Culture (mycological)90943
Sputum Microscopy 91022
Ova and Parasite Stool Test91054
Estradiol (E2)90192S 
DNA Extraction91365
Ethanol 90201
Factor II Assay90643A 
Factor II Mutation 
Factor IX Assay90643E 
Factor V Assay90643B 
Factor V Leiden Mutation  
Factor VII Assay90643C 
von Willebrand Factor (RCo) 
von Willebrand Factor Antigen 
Factor X Assay90643F 
Factor XI Assay90643G 
Factor XII Assay90643H 
Factor XIII Assay90643I 
Ferritin Blood Test 90223
Cystic Fibrosis level I (38 MUT)  
Cystic Fibrosis Supplemental Gene Mutation Panel (22MUT)  
Cystic Fibrosis Full Gene Mutation Panel (60MUT)  
Cystic Fibrosis91301
Alkaline Phosphatase (ALP)90235
bone alkaline phosphatase (B-ALP )90241
Inorganic Phosphate90243S 
Phosphate in urine 24h 90243DU 
Phosphate in urine single sample90243U 
Free Beta hCG 
Follicle-stimulating Hormone (FSH)90233S 
FT3 90433
FT4 90423
Factor VIII Assay90643D 
G6PDH 90272
Growth Hormone90351
Blood sugar90271PP 
Daily blood glucose profile90271SP 
Glycosuria 24H 90271DU 
Glycosuria single sample 90271U 
Gonorrhea (semen)91035
Gonorrhea (endocervical swab)91035
Gonorrhea (urethral swab)91035
Blood Group90653
Harmony Prenatal Test  
Harmony Prenatal Test + Microdeletion 
HAV-Ab IgG91171
HAV-Ab IgM91172
HBV-DNA (qualitative)91173
HBV-DNA (quantitative) 91173
HBcAb 91175
HBcAb-IgM 91181
HBeAb 91182
HBeAg 91184
HBsAb 91183
HBsAg 91185
Hepatitis C Virus Genotype91202
HCV-RNA (qualitative) 91193
HCV-RNA (quantitative) 91194
HDV Ag Human Hepatitis D virus antigen91205
HDV Antibodies IgG91203
Human Epididymis Protein 4 (HE4) 
Helicobacter Pylori IgA90944
Helicobacter Pylori IgG90944
Human herpesvirus-6 (HHV-6) DNA in plasma 91115
Human herpesvirus-8 (HHV-8) DNA in plasma 91115
Herpes Simplex Virus 1 and 2, IgG91221A 
Herpes Simplex Virus 1 and 2, IgM91221B 
HIV western blotting91225
HIV RNA Qualitative91222
HIV RNA Quantitative91223
HLA-B27 90784
HPV DNA test91115
HPV DNA testing and genotyping 
Hb – Hemoglobin 90622
Hb – Hemoglobin A290663
Hb – Fetal Hemoglobin90664
Hb – Abnormal Hemoglobins (HbS,HbD,HbH,etc) 90665
Helicobacter Pilory (Stool) 90853
I g E Totali (PRIST) 90683
Immunoglobulins IgG 90694G 
Circulating immune complexes (CICs) IgA 90691
Circulating immune complexes (CICs) IgG 90691
Circulating immune complexes (CICs) IgM90691
Immunofixation (Serum)90692
Immunofixation (urine, 24h)90692
Immunoglobulins IgA 90694A 
Immunoglobulins IgM 90694M 
Katz ADL90825
Inhibin B  
IgF1 (Somatomedin C)  
LDH 90292
LH 90323S 
Puncture fluid90304
Surgical drain fluid90304
Synovial Fluid90321
Cerebrospinal fluid 
Lithium (blood)90322
Magnesium (Urine)90325U 
Magnesium (Urine 24h)90325DU 
Urine Metanephrines (24h) 
Sputum (Mycology)90984
Stool (Mycology)90984
Semen (Mycology)90984
Swab (Mycology)90984
Rectal swab (Mycology)90934
Wet mount (Mycology)90984
Urinalysis (Mycology)90984
Mycobacteria (B. Koch) culture91022
Mycoplasma and ureaplasma semen91034
Mycoplasma and ureaplasma urethral discharge91034
Mycoplasma and ureaplasma wet mount 91034
Mycoplasma and ureaplasma urine91034
Microalbumin (Urine)90334
Microalbumin (Urine 24h) 90334
Measles Antibody IgG91243
Measles Antibody IgM91243
MTHFR A1298C  
 PAI-1 4G/5G polymorphism 
Mycobacterium tuberculosis DNA 90834
Mycoplasma pneumoniae IgA91025
Mycoplasma pneumoniae IgG91025
Mycoplasma pneumoniae IgM 91025
Plasma norepinephrine  
NSE 90184
Dibucaine number 
Anti-Müllerian hormone test 
Hyperoxaluria (urine 24h)  
Serum Osteocalcin90354
Pregnancy-associated plasma protein A 
Parasites in biological samples91045
Ova and parasite exam91052
Parvovirus B19 IgG 91254
Parvovirus B19 IgM 91254
Pertussis Antibodies IgG90874
Pertussis Antibodies IgM90874
Platelet count90713
Recurrent pregnancy loss (7 DET)  
Potassium, blood90374S 
Potassium, urine90374DU 
Potassium, urine single sample90374U 
Blood sample91492
Blood sample home collection 
PRO-BNP 90185A 
Protein C90722
C-reactive protein90723
Urine protein test (single sample)90385U 
Urine protein test (24h)90385DU 
Total protein90385S 
Bence Jones protein (urine)90284U 
Coagulation tests 
PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)90565
PTT (Partial Thromboplastin Time)90761
Proteina S Coagulativa 90725
Proteina S Coagulativa 90724
QuantiFERON TB-specific antigen90774
QuantiFERON Mitogen 90773
RAST (specific IgE)90682
RAST (food-inhalants)90681
RAST (molecular)90682
Waaler Rose reaction 
Renin test (supine)90402
Renin test (upright)90402
Rheumatoid Factor 90642
Antigen Tests for Giardiasis (stool) 
Rickettsia 91065
Rotavirus test (stool)91133
Rubella IgG test91264G 
Rubella IgG avidity test 
Fecal occult blood test90214
Tape test91054
Tape test (mycology) 
Nail scraping (mycology) 90982
Phadiatop test (allergy screen)90682
Serum Iron90225
Weil-Felix test 
Widal test 
Sodium (urin, 24h)90404DU 
Sodium (urin, single sample) 90404U 
Semen analysis90314
Group B Beta-hemolytic Streptococcus wet mount90933
Group A streptococcus Pharyngeal swab 91092
Group A streptococcus rapid test91092
Streptococcus agalactiae wet mount91084
Group B Streptococcus rectal culture90933
Streptozyme test 
Strongyloidiasis (stool)91054
Ear swab90933
Prepuce swab90934
Mouth swab (mycology)90935
Wound swab: assessment of infected surgical wounds90933
Skin swab90935
Mouth swab90935
Pharyngeal swab90935
Tongue swab90935
Nasal swab90935
Eye swab90935
Rectal culture90935
Throat Swab Culture90935
Urethral discharge culture90934
Vaginal wet mount90934
C-telopeptide (CTx) 
Prothrombin Time90754
Direct Coombs Test90582
Indirect Coombs Test 90493
Pregnancy test90273
Mononucleosis (Mono) Test91213
Free Testosterone90414
Plasma Testosterone90413
Typing of the HLA-DRB 1 gene90811
Antistreptolysin O Titer91085
Toxoplasma DNA90834
Toxoplasma gondii IgG western blotting91132
Toxoplasma gondii IgM western blotting91132
Toxocara Canis IgG 91093
Toxoplasma IgG Antibodies91094G 
Toxoplasma IgM Antibodies91094M 
Toxoplasma gondii IgA western blotting91132
Treponema Pallidum Antibodies (TPA)90564
Treponema Pallidum Haemagllutination Assay (qualitative)91104
Treponema Pallidum Haemagllutination Assay (quantitative)91105
TPO – Ab 90514T 
Transferrin saturation90425
Tissue transglutaminase IgA90525AA 
Tissue transglutaminase IgG90525AG 
Carbohydrate-Deficient Transferrin (CDT)  
Treponema DNA 90834
Treponema DNA 90834
Treponema IgA western blotting91132
Treponema IgG western blotting91132
Treponema IgG western blotting91132
Treponema IgM western blotting91132
Trichomonas (semen) 90934
Trichomonas (urethral swab)90934
Trichomonas (wet prep)90934
Trichomonas (urine)90934
Total Tryptase 
Hereditary thrombophilia supplemental panel  
Hereditary thrombophilia (2 DET)  
Hereditary thrombophilia (7 DET)  
Thyroid-stimulating Hormone (TSH)90421
Ureaplasma urealyticum (semen) 90843
Uric Acid test (blood)90435S 
Uric Acid test (urine, 24h)90435DU 
Uric Acid test (urine, single sample)90435U 
Urine Culture90942
VZV Antibodies IgG91271
VZV Antibodies IgM91271
Varicella Zoster Virus DNA 91115
VDRL 91111
Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR)90825
Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR) 
HBsAg (Hepatitis B Surface Antigen) western blotting91191
Vitamin B12 90135
Vitamin D90445


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