I would like to request the following information applicable for year 2016-2017:
1. Regarding the following diagnostic procedures/tests:
a. Complete (Full) blood cell count (FBC)
b. C-Reactive Protein (CRP)
c. Procalcitonin (PCT)
d. Chemistry panel/Serum electrolytes
e. Blood gas
f. Blood culture
g. Urine culture
h. Sputum culture
i. Stool (faeces) culture
j. Multiplexed PCR panels for pathogen identification
k. Viral serology (Antibody ID panel)
l. Lumbar puncture (Cerebro Spinal Fluid cytology)
m. Urine stick/Rapid urine test (Urine dipstix)
n. Chest x-ray
o. Rapid viral (RSV/FLU) diagnostic test
2. The total number of diagnostic procedures/tests performed in Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust as given in the table below.
3. The unit cost for said diagnostic procedures/tests for the requested year.
4. The total cost for said diagnostic procedures/tests for the requested year.

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