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Blood Gases (Venous)

Tube colour: Blood Gas Syringe
Collection Requirements: Venous collection. Radiometer Blood Gas syringe.
Availability: Daily

Blood Group Only

Tube colour: Pink
Collection Requirements: 6mL EDTA tube (Blood Bank)
Availability: Daily

Bone Marrow (Aspirate and Trephine)

Collection Requirements: By arrangement, contact Haem. Registrar (93427402)
Availability: By arrangement

Bone Marrow Aspirate

Collection Requirements: By arrangement, contact Haem. Registrar (93427402)
Availability: By arrangement

Bone Marrow Culture

Tube colour: Peds Plus: Pink Plastic Cap, Aerobic: Grey Plastic Cap, Anaerobic: Purple Plastic Cap
Collection Requirements: Inoculate directly into blood culture bottle(s) OR in sterile container.
Availability: Daily

Bone Specific Alkaline Phosphatase

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

Bone Turnover Markers

Tube colour: Pink / Purple
Collection Requirements: 6-9ml EDTA
Availability: Weekly

Bordetella bronchiseptica PCR

Tube colour: Copan Eswab liquid Amies, Copan Eswab VTM,
Collection Requirements: NPA or Per Nasal Swab, Respiratory samples in sterile container
Availability: Daily (Mon - Fri)

Bordetella parapertussis PCR

Tube colour: Copan Eswab liquid Amies, Copan Eswab VTM,
Collection Requirements: NPA or Per Nasal Swab, Respiratory samples in sterile container
Availability: Daily (Mon - Fri)

Bordetella pertussis IgA 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: Weekly

Bordetella pertussis IgG and IgA

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: Weekly

Bordetella 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: Weekly

Bordetella pertussis PCR

Tube colour: Copan Eswab liquid Amies, Copan Eswab VTM,
Collection Requirements: NPA or Per Nasal Swab, Respiratory samples in sterile container
Availability: Daily (Mon - Fri)

BRAF

Tube colour: Tissue Blocks / Unstained Slides
Collection Requirements: Paraffin Embedded Tissues Blocks or Unstained Slides
Availability: Turn around time: Routine testing - 10 business days

BRAF - Rapid

Collection Requirements: Tissue in formalin, Paraffin tissue block, Paraffin cell block. Unstained Formalin fixed paraffin embedded (FFPE) sections - See notes.
Availability: Weekdays

BRCA1 Gene Analysis by MLPA

Tube colour: Lavender
Collection Requirements: 9 ml blood EDTA tube, Request slip must be signed by collector
Availability: Turn around time: Routine testing - 6 weeks URGENT testing - 12 business days

BRCA1 Gene Predictive Analysis

Tube colour: Lavender
Collection Requirements: Two indepedently collected EDTA tubes, greater than 15 minutes apart, Sample 1 - 9mL Blood EDTA tube, Sample 2 - 9mL Blood EDTA tube, Request slip must be signed by collector
Availability: Turn around time: Routine testing - 6 weeks URGENT testing - 12 business days

BRCA2 Gene Analysis by MLPA

Tube colour: Lavender
Collection Requirements: 9 ml blood EDTA tube, Request slip must be signed by collector
Availability: Turn around time: Routine testing - 6 weeks URGENT testing - 12 business days

BRCA2 Gene Predictive Analysis

Tube colour: Lavender
Collection Requirements: Two indepedently collected EDTA tubes, greater than 15 minutes apart, Sample 1 - 9mL Blood EDTA tube, Sample 2 - 9mL Blood EDTA tube, Request slip must be signed by collector
Availability: Turn around time: Routine testing - 6 weeks URGENT testing - 12 business days

Bromide

Tube colour: Royal Blue, Lavender, Urine(rand)
Collection Requirements: Blood - 6.0mL Trace Element or 3.0 ml EDTA  Urine
Availability: Daily

Bronch Specimen MC&S

Tube colour: Yellow top universal
Collection Requirements: Bronchial Washings 20-30 mls neat in sterile universal container
Availability: Daily

Bronchial Washings Cytology

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

Bronchioalveolar Lavage (BAL) Cytology

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

Broncho-alveolar Lavage MC&S

Tube colour: Yellow top universal
Collection Requirements: Bronchial Washings 20-30 mls neat in sterile universal container
Availability: Daily

Brucella Serology

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

Burkholderia pseudomallei serology

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

Busulphan

Tube colour: Green On Ice
Collection Requirements: 4.5mL Lithium Heparin on Ice
Availability: Monthly

Busulphan AUC (3 time points)

Tube colour: Green On Ice
Collection Requirements: 4.5mL Lithium Heparin on Ice
Availability: Monthly

C peptide

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

C Reactive Protein

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

C.pneumoniae 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: On request

C.psittaci 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: On request

C.trachomatis PCR (Swab)

Tube colour: Xpert Swab Specimen Collection Kit
Collection Requirements: Endocervical, vaginal, Urethral swab (fine), pharyngeal and rectal swab specimens. Swabs must be sent in a Pink lid Xpert Swab Specimen Collection Kit. Swabs are available from Pathology specimen reception.
Availability: Daily (Mon - Fri)

C.trachomatis PCR (Urine)

Tube colour: Yellow top universal
Collection Requirements: First pass urine.
Availability: Daily (Mon - Fri)

C.trachomatis Serology

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

C1 esterase Inhibitor

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

C2 Complement

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

C3 Nephritic Factor

Tube colour: Pink/Lavender and Gold
Collection Requirements: 1 x 6 ml EDTA AND 1 x Serum**
Availability: Fortnightly

CA 125

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

CA 15-3

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

CA 19-9

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

Cadmium - WB

Tube colour: Royal Blue
Collection Requirements: 6 ml Trace Metal Tube
Availability: Fortnightly

Cadmium (Hair)

Tube colour: Hair
Collection Requirements: Hair clipping 0.5gm
Availability: Fortnightly

Cadmium (Random Urine)

Tube colour: Urine (random)
Collection Requirements: 10 ml Urine (random)
Availability: Fortnightly

Cadmium (Urine Timed)

Tube colour: Urine (24 Hr Plain)
Collection Requirements: Urine (24 Hr plain)
Availability: Fortnightly

Caeruloplasmin

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

Calcitonin

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

Calcium

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

Calcium (24 Hr Urine)

Tube colour: Urine (24 Hr Acid)
Collection Requirements: Urine (24 Hr acid)
Availability: Daily

Calcium (Random Urine)

Tube colour: Urine (acid)
Collection Requirements: 10 ml Urine (acid)
Availability: Daily
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