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Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR)

Tube colour: lavender/ purple lid
Availability: 24 hours

Erythropoietin

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

ESBL screening

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

Essential Fatty Acids

Tube colour: Gold
Collection Requirements: 5mL Blood in Serum tube. Send on a COLD PACK, to arrive in the laboratory within 2 hours of collection.
Availability: Fortnightly

Ethanol (Alcohol)

Tube colour: Grey, Light Green, Gold
Collection Requirements: 4 ml Fluoride Oxalate, Lithium Heparin or Serum
Availability: Daily

Ethanol (Urine)

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

Ethosuximide

Tube colour: Dark Green, Red
Collection Requirements: 6mL Lithium heparin No Gel or 6 ml Serum with no gel. Collection Times : TROUGH - Prior to next dose. PEAK - 2 to 4 hrs post dose.
Availability: Fortnightly

Ethyl Glucuronide (Urine)

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

Ethylene Glycol

Tube colour: Red
Collection Requirements: 6 ml Serum with no Gel
Availability: Monthly

Etiocholanolone (Urine)

Availability: Fortnightly

Everolimus

Tube colour: Lavender
Collection Requirements: 3 ml EDTA
Availability: Fortnightly

Extend. Grp & Screen

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

Extended B-cell panel

Tube colour: Dark Green AND Lavender
Collection Requirements: 6mL Lithium Heparin NO GEL and 3mL EDTA. Do not collect on Friday or the day before a public holiday. Mark request as URGENT.
Availability: Daily (Mon-Thurs).

Extractable Nuclear antigen

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

Factor H

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

Factor II

Tube colour: Light Blue
Collection Requirements: 2x Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Availability: Daily

Factor IX

Tube colour: Light Blue
Collection Requirements: 2x Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Availability: Daily

Factor IX Inhibitor

Tube colour: Light Blue
Collection Requirements: 2x Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Availability: Fortnightly (unless by prior arrangement)

Factor V

Tube colour: Light Blue
Collection Requirements: 2x Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Availability: Daily

Factor V Gene Mutation Analysis (G1691A)

Tube colour: Lavender
Collection Requirements: 3-10mL EDTA Whole Blood
Availability: 1-2 weeks to result

Factor VII

Tube colour: Light Blue
Collection Requirements: 2x Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Availability: Daily

Factor VIII

Tube colour: Light Blue
Collection Requirements: 2x Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Availability: Daily

Factor VIII Inhibitor

Tube colour: Light Blue
Collection Requirements: 2x Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Availability: Fortnightly (unless by prior arrangement)

Factor X

Tube colour: Light Blue
Collection Requirements: 2x Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Availability: Daily

Factor Xa

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

Factor XI

Tube colour: Light Blue
Collection Requirements: 2x Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Availability: Daily

Factor XII

Tube colour: Light Blue
Collection Requirements: 2x Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Availability: Daily

Factor XIII

Tube colour: Light Blue
Collection Requirements: 2x Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Availability: Fortnightly (unless by prior arrangement)

Faecal parasites

Tube colour: SAF fixative container
Collection Requirements: Faeces collected directly into SAF fixative is perferred
Availability: Daily

Faecal Pathogens Detection by PCR

Collection Requirements: Fresh faecal sample collected in a universal yellow-capped container
Availability: Daily

Faeces M&C, including C. difficile Toxin

Tube colour: Yellow top universal
Collection Requirements: Faeces. 30 ml (fresh) in sterile container
Availability: Daily

Familial Adenomatis Polyposis (FAP)

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

Fascioliasis Serology

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

Fasting Lipids

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

FBE (Apheresis)

Tube colour: Lavender
Collection Requirements: EDTA tube

Ferritin

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

FGF-23

Tube colour: Pink / Purple
Collection Requirements: Minimum 2mL blood in an EDTA tube. Place on ICE and transport to laboratory. On arrival in laboratory, spin, separate and freeze ASAP.
Availability: Fortnightly

Fibrinogen

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

Filaria Screen

Tube colour: Lavender
Collection Requirements: EDTA tube

Filariasis Serology

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

Fine Needle Aspirate Cytology

Tube colour: Slides, Yellow Top Universal, 10% Neutral Buffered formalin, Coplin jars of 95% alcohol.
Collection Requirements: Fresh - Keep sample refrigerated. Slides (Air-dried and/or fixed). Formalin. FNA specimens for Rapid On-site Evaluation (ROSE) - See availabilities.
Availability: Weekdays Business Hours: Contact 03 9342 7752 for ROSE. Request Pathologist or Scientist attendance. Out of Hours: Contact On-Call Pathologist via RMH switch 03 93427000.

Flavivirus PCR (Blood)

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

Flavivirus PCR (CSF)

Tube colour: CSF Sterile Tube Pack
Collection Requirements: CSF
Availability: Daily (Mon - Fri)

Flavivirus PCR (Urine)

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

Flecainide

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

Flow Cytometry

Tube colour: Dark Green
Collection Requirements: 1 x 6ml Lithium heparin NO GEL
Availability: Weekdays

FLT3 ITD & FLT3 TK2 Mutation & NPM1

Tube colour: Lavender
Collection Requirements: 3-10mL EDTA Whole Blood or 1-3mL Bone Marrow
Availability: 2-3 weeks to result

Flu A /  Flu B PCR (BAL)

Tube colour: Yellow top universal
Collection Requirements: Bronchial Alveolar lavage collected in sterile container
Availability: Daily (Mon - Fri)

Flu A / Flu B PCR (Swab)

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

Flu A / Flu B PCR (Bronchial Washing)

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