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16S from Tissue

Tube colour: Yellow top universal
Collection Requirements: Fresh Tissue
Availability: 10 - 14 days

6 thioguanine / methylmercaptopurine

Tube colour: Dark Green AND Lavender
Collection Requirements: 1 x Lithium Heparin NO GEL (dark green) AND 1 x EDTA (lavender) for FBE (see notes)
Availability: Fortnightly

Acanthamoeba Investigation (Contact lens)

Collection Requirements: Contact lens
Availability: 2-3 Days

Acanthamoeba Investigation (Corneal Scraping)

Collection Requirements: Corneal scraping - Cultured directly on culture media at bedside (see note).
Availability: 2-3 Days

Acanthamoeba Investigation (Corneal Swab)

Collection Requirements: Corneal swab - Cultured directly on culture media at bedside (see note).
Availability: 2-3 Days

Acanthamoeba PCR

Tube colour: Yellow top universal
Collection Requirements: Corneal tissue/swab, CSF, Tissue
Availability: 2-3 Days

Acetylcholine Receptor Ab

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

Acquired JAK2 (Val617Phe) Mutation

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

Acyclovir

Tube colour: Gold, Light Green, Purple
Collection Requirements: 8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 4ml EDTA Plasma
Availability: Fortnightly

Acylcarnitine Profile 〈Dried Blood Spot〉

Tube colour: Guthrie Card
Collection Requirements: Blood spot on Guthrie card.
Availability: Fortnightly

Acylcarnitine Profile 〈Plasma〉

Tube colour: Dark Green
Collection Requirements: 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin NO GEL
Availability: Weekly

Adalimumab

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

ADAMTS-13

Tube colour: Light Blue
Collection Requirements: 2x Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Availability: Weekly (routine); Same day (URGENT)

Adenosine deaminase (Fluid)

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

Adenovirus DNA PCR (BAL)

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

Adenovirus DNA PCR (blood)

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

Adenovirus DNA PCR (Bronchial Washing)

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

Adenovirus DNA PCR (misc)

Tube colour: Yellow top universal
Collection Requirements: Eye, corneal swabs, urine, Tissue
Availability: Daily (Mon - Fri)

Adenovirus DNA PCR (Sputum)

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

Adenovirus DNA PCR (Swab)

Tube colour: Copan Eswab liquid Amies, Copan Eswab VTM,
Collection Requirements: Copan Eswab liquid Amies, Copan Eswab VTM,
Availability: Daily (Mon - Fri)

Adenovirus DNA PCR (Tracheal Aspirate)

Tube colour: Yellow top universal
Collection Requirements: Copan Eswab liquid Amies, Copan Eswab VTM,
Availability: Daily (Mon - Fri)

Adenovirus Serology

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

Adrenal Antibody

Tube colour: Gold
Collection Requirements: 8.5 ml serum tube
Availability: Every 2-3 weeks

Adrenal Vein Sampling

Tube colour: Red
Collection Requirements: ADVS requests must be approved by Biochemistry and booked with Radiology in advance. All samples are collected in serum NO GEL tubes. AVS packs are available in Radiology
Availability: Daily

Adreno Corticotrophic Hormone

Tube colour: Pink On Ice
Collection Requirements: 6 ml EDTA Collect on ice
Availability: Weekly

Alanine Aminotransferase

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

Albumin (Serum/Plasma)

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

Albumin Creatinine Ratio (Urine)

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

Albumin Excretion Rate (Urine)

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

Albumin: Creatinine ratio (24 Hour Urine)

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

Aldosterone (24 Hr Urine)

Tube colour: Urine (24 Hr Plain)
Collection Requirements: Urine (24 Hr plain), Keep the container refrigerated during the entire collection period
Availability: Weekly

Aldosterone (Plasma)

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

Aldosterone renin ratio

Tube colour: Pink**, Lavender
Collection Requirements: 6-9 ml EDTA + 6-9 ml Serum. Please keep Renin serum tube at room temperature to prevent cryoactivation of pro-renin.
Availability: Weekly

Alkaline phosphatase

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

ALP Isoenzymes electrophoresis

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

Alpha 1 Anti Trypsin

Tube colour: Gold
Collection Requirements: 8.5 ml Serum
Availability: Daily

Alpha 1 antitrypsin clearance (faecal)

Tube colour: Faeces + Gold
Collection Requirements: 72 hour faecal collection and 8.5 ml Serum. Serum A1AT level should also be requested. Use appropriate collection containers for faeces (eg screw capped white faceal or o/n urine containers). Ensure that containers are not overfilled and that the start and end date and time is clearly recorded on each container.
Availability: Fortnightly

Alpha 1 Antitrypsin Phenotype

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

Alpha 2 Antiplasmin

Collection Requirements: Contact Pathology (Haematology) if collection requirement details are required

Alpha Feto Protein

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

Alpha Galactosidase

Tube colour: GUT, Pink / Purple
Collection Requirements: Guthrie card or 10 ml EDTA
Availability: Monthly

Alpha Glucosidase

Tube colour: Lavender
Collection Requirements: If whole blood sample received, need to to arrive at testing laboratory within 48 hours of collection,

Alpha subunit

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

Alphavirus PCR (Group A Arbovirus)

Tube colour: Lavender
Collection Requirements: 9 ml EDTA Respiratory Samples CSF, Urine
Availability: 2-3 Days

Aluminium (Plasma)

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

Amikacin

Tube colour: Gold, Dark Green
Collection Requirements: 8.5 ml serum tube or 6ml Lithium Heparin No Gel
Availability: Fortnightly

Amine confirmation (Urine)

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

Amino Acid Screen (Plasma)

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

Amino Acids (CSF)

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

Amino Laevulinic Acid (Urine)

Tube colour: Urine (random)
Collection Requirements: 10 ml Urine, protected form light preferably.
Availability: Fortnightly
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