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CMV IgM

Tube colour: Gold
Collection Requirements: 8.5 ml serum tube
Availability: Daily (Mon - Fri)

CMV PCR (Blood)

Tube colour: Lavender
Collection Requirements: 9 mL EDTA
Availability: Daily Mon - Fri

CMV PCR (Misc Fluid)

Tube colour: Yellow top universal
Collection Requirements: Other fluids - contact Medical Microbiologist.
Availability: Daily (Mon - Fri)

CMV PCR (Saliva swab)

Tube colour: Copan e-swab liquid Amies, (Pink Lid Swab)
Collection Requirements: Copan e-swab - liquid Amies (pink lid)
Availability: Daily (Mon - Fri)

CMV PCR (urine)

Tube colour: Yellow top universal
Collection Requirements: Mid stream urine / MSU
Availability: Daily (Mon - Fri)

CMV Viral Load

Tube colour: Lavender
Collection Requirements: 9 ml EDTA tube
Availability: Twice weekly

Co-Enzyme Q10

Tube colour: Dark Green In Foil
Collection Requirements: 4.5mL Lithium Heparin NO GEL in Foil
Availability: Fortnightly

Coagulation Profile,  (Prothrombin Time, INR, APTT, Fibrinogen)

Tube colour: Light Blue
Collection Requirements: Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Availability: 24 hours

Cobalt - plasma

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

Cobalt (Fluid)

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

Coccidioides Serology

Tube colour: Gold
Collection Requirements: 8.5 ml serum tube
Availability: Daily (Mon - Fri)

Coeliac Serology

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

Cold Agglutinins Screen

Tube colour: Red
Collection Requirements: SEE NOTES 2 x 6mL Serum (Clot, No Gel) specimen must be kept at 37oC from collection to the Laboratory. at RMH, thermos for transport available from lab.
Availability: Daily (Mon - Fri)

Collagen Bind Assay

Tube colour: Light Blue
Collection Requirements: Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Availability: Every 2-3 weeks

Complement 3

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

Complement 4

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

Complement 5

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

Complement 6

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

Complement 7

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

Complement 8

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

Complement 9

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

Complement C1q

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

Complement Functional

Tube colour: Red
Collection Requirements: 6 ml Serum with no Gel. Send to pathology immediately for centrifugation and storage at -70C. On recipt of specimen: Allow to clot at room temperature (20-25 C) for up to 60 mins.  Centrifuge within 1 hour of collection, after clotting, at 3800 rpm for 10 minutes.  Immediately transfer approximately 500 uL of serum into 3 aliquot tubes (Sarstedt 2 mL).  Immediately freeze all aliquots at -70 C until transport to RCH.   Transport on dry-ice, do not allow to thaw prior or during transport.
Availability: Fortnightly

Coombs / DAT.

Tube colour: Pink, Lavender
Collection Requirements: 6mL EDTA tube (Blood Bank) or 3ml EDTA
Availability: Daily

Copeptin

Tube colour: Pink
Collection Requirements: Morning samples after 8 hour fast (without water restriction) are recommended unless otherwise stated by clinician.
Availability: Fortnightly

Copper (24 Hr Urine)

Tube colour: Urine (24 Hr Acid Washed)
Collection Requirements: 10 ml Urine (24 hr acid washed)
Availability: Weekly

Copper (Random Urine)

Tube colour: Urine (Random Acid Washed)
Collection Requirements: 10 ml Urine (Random acid washed)
Availability: Weekly

Copper (Serum)

Tube colour: Red, Gold
Collection Requirements: 6 ml Serum with no Gel, 8.5 ml Serum
Availability: Weekly

Copper (Tissue)

Tube colour: Fluid Container
Collection Requirements: 1-3mg of dry weight tissue required (2-3cm biopsy specimen). Wrap in Aluminium foil and place inside 50ml universal jar. Fresh specimen is preferred. Formalin fixed specimen can be utilised however results will be reported with a caveat comment.
Availability: Fortnightly

Corneal Scraping M,C&S

Collection Requirements: Corneal scraping - Cultured directly on culture media at bedside (see note).
Availability: Daily

Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) NAT/ RT PCR

Tube colour: Copan E-swab - Liquid Amies (pink Lid) Copan Eswab VTM
Collection Requirements: Nasopharyngeal swab, Nasopharyngeal aspirate, Nasal swab, Throat swab, Sputum, Tracheal aspirate, Bronchial washing, BAL
Availability: Daily

Coronavrus (SARS-CoV-2) NAT

Tube colour: Copan E-swab - Liquid Amies (pink Lid) Copan Eswab VTM
Collection Requirements: Nasopharyngeal swab, Nasopharyngeal aspirate, Nasal swab, Throat swab, Tracheal aspirate, Saliva
Availability: Daily

Coronavrus (SARS-CoV-2) NAT

Tube colour: Copan E-swab - Liquid Amies (pink Lid) Copan Eswab VTM
Collection Requirements: NPA (Nasopharyngeal aspirate), Nasal swab, Throat swab - Copan e-swab - liquid Amies (pink lid) or BAL, Sputum, Bronchial washing -
Availability: Daily

Coronavrus (SARS-CoV-2) NAT - Saliva only

Tube colour: Copan E-swab - Liquid Amies (pink Lid) Copan Eswab VTM
Collection Requirements: Saliva suck swab
Availability: Daily

Cortisol

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

Cortisol (Random Urine)

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

Cortisol free (24 Hr Urine) (IA)

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

Cortisol Free (24 Hr Urine) LCMS

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

Cortisol salivary

Tube colour: Salivette
Collection Requirements: Saliva collection into Salivette
Availability: Fortnightly

Cotinine (Serum)

Tube colour: Red, Dark Green
Collection Requirements: 6 ml Serum with no Gel, 6 ml Lithium Heparin No Gel
Availability: Monthly

Cotinine (Urine)

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

Coxiella burnetii PCR (CSF)

Tube colour: CSF Collection Tubes
Collection Requirements: 1 ml CSF in sterile black top CSF tube
Availability: Daily (Mon - Fri)

Coxiella burnetii PCR (Fluid)

Tube colour: Lavender
Collection Requirements: 3-10 ml EDTA Whole Blood
Availability: Daily (Mon - Fri)

Coxiella burnetii PCR (Tissue)

Tube colour: Yellow top universal
Collection Requirements: Tissue
Availability: Daily (Mon - Fri)

Coxiella burnetii PCR BAL

Tube colour: CSF Collection Tubes
Collection Requirements: Bronchial Alveolar lavage collected in sterile container
Availability: Daily (Mon - Fri)

Coxiella burnetii PCR Bronchial washing

Tube colour: CSF Collection Tubes
Collection Requirements: Bronchial washing
Availability: Daily (Mon - Fri)

Coxiella burnetii PCR Sputum

Tube colour: CSF Collection Tubes
Collection Requirements: Sputum
Availability: Daily (Mon - Fri)

Coxiella burnetii PCR- Fluid, Tissue, Bronchial washing, BAL, CSF

Tube colour: CSF Collection Tubes
Collection Requirements: Fluid, Tissue, Bronchial washing, BAL, CSF
Availability: Daily (Mon - Fri)

Coxsackie Virus Serology

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

CRE Screen

Collection Requirements: Dry swab (preferred) or Copan Gel swab (blue lid) or Copan e-swab (liquid Amies) blue lid.
Availability: Daily
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