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Flu A / Flu B PCR (Sputum)

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

Flu A / Flu B PCR (Swab)

Collection Requirements: Copan e-swab - liquid Amies (pink lid)
Availability: Daily (Mon - Fri)

Flu A / Flu B Serology

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

Flucloxacillin

Tube colour: Lavender
Collection Requirements: 4 mL EDTA Plasma
Availability: Monthly

Fluconazole

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

Flucytosine

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

Fluid for FBE

Collection Requirements: 1 to 5 ml in sterile Container

Fluid for Haemoglobin

Collection Requirements: 1 to 5 ml in sterile Container

Fluids M&C (Joint fluid, Pleural fluid, Bile, Ascitic fluid, Peritoneal fluid etc)

Tube colour: Yellow top universal
Collection Requirements: Collect 10 - 20 ml in a sterile container
Availability: Daily

Fluorescence in situ hybridisation (FISH)

Tube colour: 10% Neutral Buffered formalin, Tissue block, Cell Block, Unstained slides
Collection Requirements: Tissue in formalin, Paraffin tissue block, Paraffin cell block. Unstained Formalin fixed paraffin embedded (FFPE) sections on charged slides.
Availability: Weekdays

Fluoride

Tube colour: Trace element tube (Royal Blue)
Collection Requirements: Blood -6ml (trace element tube)
Availability: Fortnightly

Fluoride Number

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

Folate Red Cell

Collection Requirements: Not available (refer to notes)
Availability: Unavailable

Folic Acid

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

Follicle stimulating Hormone

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

Free androgen index

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

Free Fatty Acids

Tube colour: Grey
Collection Requirements: 4 ml Fluoride Oxalate
Availability: Fortnightly

Free light chains

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

Fructosamine

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

Full Blood Examination (FBE)

Tube colour: Pink / Purple
Collection Requirements: EDTA tube (3mL preferred)
Availability: Daily

Fungal culture -  Sterile Sites

Tube colour: Tissue
Collection Requirements: Tissues
Availability: Daily

Fungal culture - Wounds

Tube colour: Swab
Collection Requirements: Swab Sample
Availability: Daily

G6PD screen

Tube colour: Pink / Purple
Collection Requirements: 3 ml EDTA blood
Availability: Weekdays

GABA-B Receptor Antibodies

Tube colour: Black capped CSF tube, Gold, Red, Fluid Container
Collection Requirements: 5 ml collection
Availability: Fortnightly

Galactomannan serology

Tube colour: Gold | Yellow top universal
Collection Requirements: 8.5 ml Serum tube or Bronchial Washing or BAL
Availability: Daily (Mon - Fri)

Galactose screen

Tube colour: Light Green
Collection Requirements: 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Availability: Fortnightly

Gamma Globulin

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

Gamma glutamyltransferase

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

Ganciclovir

Tube colour: Green No Gel, Gold No Gel, Pink or Purple
Collection Requirements: 4.5mL Lithium heparin or Serum with no gel or EDTA
Availability: Fortnightly

Gastric intrinsic factor

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

Gastric Parietal Cell

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

Gastrin

Tube colour: Gold On Ice
Collection Requirements: 8.5 ml serum tube on ice
Availability: Fortnightly

GeneFusion

Tube colour: 10% Neutral Buffered formalin, Tissue block, Cell Block, Unstained slides
Collection Requirements: Tissue in formalin, Paraffin tissue block, Paraffin cell block. Unstained Formalin fixed paraffin embedded (FFPE) sections - See notes.

Genital Swabs (M,C &S)

Collection Requirements: Copan e-swab - liquid Amies (pink lid)
Availability: Daily

Gentamicin

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

Glomerular Basement Membrane Ab

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

Glucagon

Tube colour: Collect Tube From Pathology
Collection Requirements: 5 ml EDTA Tras Tube ** collect from lab. Sample must be collected on ice.
Availability: Monthly

Glucocerebrosidase Beta (Gauchers)

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

Glucose (24 Hr Urine)

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

Glucose (CSF)

Tube colour: CSF Sterile Tube Pack
Collection Requirements: 2 ml Cerebro spinal fluid
Availability: Daily

Glucose (Plasma)

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

Glucose (Urine)

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

Glucose Tolerance Test

Tube colour: Grey
Collection Requirements: 3 x Fluoride tubes collected at the following time points: 1) Fasting, 2) 1 hr post dose, and 3) 2 hr post dose. Ensure collection times are clearly recorded and send all tubes to lab together. Refer to notes for more information re clinical protocol.
Availability: Daily

Glucose Tolerance Test (GH)

Tube colour: Grey and Gold
Collection Requirements: 5 x Fluoride and 5 x Serum (10 tubes total), collected at 5 time points: 1) Fasting, 2) 30min post, 3) 60 mins post, 4) 90 mins post, 5) 120min post. Ensure collection times are clearly labelled and send all tubes to lab together. Refer to notes for more info re clinical protocol.
Availability: Daily

Glucose Tolerance Test (Insulin)

Tube colour: Grey
Collection Requirements: 3 x Fluoride tubes and 3 x serum tubes (6 total), collected at the following time points: 1) Fasting, 2) 1 hr post dose, and 3) at 2 hr post dose. Ensure collection times are clearly recorded and send all tubes to lab together. Refer to notes for more information re clinical protocol.
Availability: Daily

Glucose Tolerance Test (Pregnant)

Tube colour: Grey
Collection Requirements: 3 x Fluoride tubes collected at the following time points: 1) Fasting, 2) 1 hr post dose, and 3) 2 hr post dose. Ensure collection times are clearly recorded and send all tubes to lab together. Refer to notes for more information re clinical protocol.
Availability: Daily

Glucosylsphingosine

Tube colour: Lavender
Collection Requirements: 3 ml EDTA tube
Availability: Monthly

Glutathione Peroxidase

Tube colour: Light Green
Collection Requirements: 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Availability: Fortnightly

Glyceric Acid

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

Glycosaminoglycans - Total Urine

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