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Arsenic (whole blood)

Tube colour: Pink, Lavender
Collection Requirements: 6-9 ml EDTA
Availability: Monthly

ASCA Ab

Tube colour: Gold
Collection Requirements: 8.5 ml serum tube
Availability: Monthly

ASOT

Tube colour: Gold
Collection Requirements: 8.5 ml serum tube
Availability: 3-4 Days

Aspartate Amino Transferase

Tube colour: Light Green, Gold
Collection Requirements: 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Availability: Daily

Aspergillus PCR (Bronchial Washing OR BAL)

Tube colour: Yellow top universal
Collection Requirements: Bronchial Washing or BAL
Availability: 2-3 Days

Aspergillus PCR (Tissue)

Tube colour: Yellow top universal
Collection Requirements: Lung Tissue
Availability: Weekly

Aspergillus PCR (Tracheal Aspirate)

Tube colour: Yellow top universal
Collection Requirements: Tracheal Aspirate
Availability: Not Available

Aspergillus Serology

Tube colour: Gold
Collection Requirements: As of 16-Feb-2023: THIS TEST IS CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE
Availability: 3-4 Days

Astrovirus By Electron Microscopy

Tube colour: Gold
Collection Requirements: 8.5 ml serum tube
Availability: 3-4 Days

Atazanavir

Tube colour: Pink, Lavender
Collection Requirements: 6-9 ml EDTA
Availability: Monthly

Atypical pneumonia Serology

Tube colour: Gold
Collection Requirements: 8.5 ml serum tube. Baseline samples for acute serological testing will be stored and sent when convalescent samples are received by the laboratory. Please discuss with Microbiology if acute testing is indicated.
Availability: 3-4 Days

Australian Bat Lyssa Virus PCR

Tube colour: Lavender, Black capped CSF tube
Collection Requirements: 9 ml EDTA or CSF
Availability: On request

Australian Encephalitis Virus PCR

Tube colour: Lavender, Black capped CSF tube
Collection Requirements: 9 ml EDTA or CSF
Availability: 2-3 Days

Australian Encephalitis Virus Serology

Tube colour: Gold
Collection Requirements: 8.5 ml serum tube
Availability: Weekly

Avian Precipitins

Tube colour: Gold
Collection Requirements: As of 16-Feb-2023: THIS TEST IS CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE
Availability: Weekly

B Type Naturetic Peptide

Tube colour: Pink, Lavender
Collection Requirements: 6-9 ml EDTA
Availability: Daily

B.pertussis IgG Serology

Tube colour: Gold
Collection Requirements: 8.5 ml Serum Tube: Arrange with Medical Microbiologist before specimen is taken as specimens obtained are generally for virological investigations.
Availability: 3-4 Days

B.pertussis Serology

Tube colour: Gold
Collection Requirements: 8.5 ml Serum Tube: Arrange with Medical Microbiologist before specimen is taken as specimens obtained are generally for virological investigations.
Availability: 3-4 Days

Babesia Serology

Tube colour: Gold
Collection Requirements: 8.5 ml serum tube
Availability: 5 - 7 days

Baclofen

Tube colour: Urine(rand), Plasma (LiHep - Green)
Collection Requirements: Random Urine - Minimum 2ml Additional Plasma (LiHep) collected at the same time is recommended
Availability: Daily

Barbiturates

Tube colour: Urine (random)
Collection Requirements: 5 ml minimum
Availability: Weekly

Barmah Forest Virus Serology

Tube colour: Gold
Collection Requirements: 8.5 ml serum tube
Availability: 5 - 7 days

Bartonella M+C+S

Tube colour: Peds Plus: Pink Plastic Cap
Collection Requirements: 1-3 ml in Peds Plus bottle
Availability: Daily

Bartonella M+C+S

Tube colour: Peds Plus: Pink Plastic Cap
Collection Requirements: Swab
Availability: Daily

Bartonella M+C+S

Tube colour: Peds Plus: Pink Plastic Cap
Collection Requirements: Yellow Top Universal
Availability: Daily

Bartonella PCR

Tube colour: Lavender
Collection Requirements: 9 ml EDTA blood
Availability: Weekly

Bartonella Serology

Tube colour: Gold
Collection Requirements: 8.5 ml serum tube
Availability: Weekly

Beta 2 glycoprotein 1 Ab IgG

Tube colour: Gold
Collection Requirements: 8.5 ml serum tube
Availability: Weekly

Beta 2 Microglobulin

Tube colour: Gold
Collection Requirements: 8.5 ml serum tube
Availability: Daily

Beta 2 Transferrin (Fluid)

Tube colour: CSF Sterile Tube Pack
Collection Requirements: 100uL fluid in sterile container + 4ml Blood in Serum Tube
Availability: Daily

Beta 2 Transferrin (Serum)

Tube colour: Gold
Collection Requirements: 8.5 ml serum tube
Availability: Weekly

Beta Hydroxy butyrate

Tube colour: Gold
Collection Requirements: 8.5 ml serum tube
Availability: Weekly

BHCG (Fluid)

Tube colour: Fluid Container
Collection Requirements: 5 ml in sterile Container
Availability: Weekly

Bicarbonate

Tube colour: Light Green, Gold
Collection Requirements: 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Availability: Daily

Bile acids

Tube colour: Gold, Light Green, Lavender
Collection Requirements: 8.5 ml Serum, 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 3mL EDTA
Availability: Weekly

Bile Fluid Cytology

Tube colour: Yellow Top Universal
Collection Requirements: Fresh - Keep sample refrigerated.
Availability: Weekdays

Bile M&C

Collection Requirements: 10-20 ml in a sterile container
Availability: Daily

Bilirubin

Tube colour: Light Green, Gold
Collection Requirements: 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Availability: Daily

Bilirubin Conjugated

Tube colour: Light Green, Gold
Collection Requirements: 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Availability: Daily

Bilirubin Unconjugated

Tube colour: Light Green, Gold
Collection Requirements: 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Availability: Daily

Bismuth (Random Urine)

Tube colour: Urine (acid Washed)
Collection Requirements: 10 ml Urine (Acid Wash)
Availability: Monthly

Bismuth (Urine Timed)

Tube colour: Urine (acid Washed)
Collection Requirements: Urine (24 hour A Wash)
Availability: Monthly

BK Virus PCR/Load (Blood)

Tube colour: Lavender
Collection Requirements: 9 ml EDTA blood
Availability: 3-4 days

BK Virus PCR/Load (Urine)

Tube colour: Yellow top universal
Collection Requirements: Urine collected in sterile container
Availability: 3-4 days

Bladder Washings Cytology

Tube colour: Yellow Top Universal
Collection Requirements: Fresh - Keep sample refrigerated.
Availability: Weekdays

Blood Culture (Paediatric)

Tube colour: Peds Plus: Pink Plastic Cap
Collection Requirements: 1-3 ml in Peds bottle
Availability: Daily

Blood Culture for Bartonella

Tube colour: Peds Plus: Pink Plastic Cap
Collection Requirements: 1-3 ml in Peds Plus bottle
Availability: Daily

Blood Culture for Mycobacterium / MAC

Tube colour: Myco/F Lytic bottle: white plastic cap
Collection Requirements: 1-5ml in Myco/F Lytic Bottle
Availability: Daily

Blood Culture for Yeasts and Fungi

Tube colour: Myco/F Lytic bottle: white plastic cap
Collection Requirements: 1-5ml in Myco/F Lytic bottle in addition to 8-10 ml blood in each culture bottle (Anaerobic & Aerobic)
Availability: Daily

Blood Cultures(Fastidious Organisms)

Tube colour: Aerobic: grey plastic cap. Anaerobic: Purple plastic cap
Collection Requirements: 8-10 ml blood in each culture bottle (Anaerobic & Aerobic)
Availability: Daily
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