Specimen Guidelines & Test Documentation




Instructions for Respiratory Viral Testing

24 Hour Urine

Blood Tube Types

Care of the venepuncture site

Faeces Collection

General Fasting

Glucose Load Test - Antenatal

Glucose Tolerance Test

Screening Tests for Common Endocrine Disorders

Guide to Endocrine Testing in General Practice
Biological Monitoring for Health - October 2012

Antenatal Screening Request Form (Down Syndrome)
Non Invasive Prenatal Testing Request Form
H. pylori (Urea) Breath Test Request Form
H. pylori (Urea) Breath Test Patient Information
Urine Microbiology & Dipstick Parameters (July 2018)
Neurotransmitter Disorders Request Form
Trichomonas Vaginalis Guidelines Dec 2019
Mycoplasma Pneumoniae IgM Guidelines Dec 2019
Guidelines for Hereditary Pancreatitis Testing
Microarray Technical Information Sheet
Microarray (Prenatal) - Additional information required when requesting this test 
Prick Skin Allergy Testing Request Form
Quantiferon TB Gold Test Instructions
Available Allergens - Food (EAST)
Trace Metals Test Guide
CBC-D Reference Intervals 2020

MRSA Testing

Occult Blood

Preparing Your Child for a blood test

Swab Guide

Urine Collection – Female

Urine Collection - Male

Map - Do You Need a Blood Test?

Specific Test Interferences

Causes of Interference in Assays
IATA approved method of packaging and shipping diagnostic specimens
Handbook of Vitamin Analyses for Health
Isolate Referral Form
Non Invasive Prenatal Testing Consent Form
Non Invasive Prenatal Testing Patient Information
Steatocrit Collection Diet Information
Neurotransmitter CSF Protocol
Herpes Simplex Virus Serology Guidelines Dec 2019
H.Pylori Serology Guidelines Dec 2019
Bordetella Pertussis Serology Guidelines 2019
Hereditary Pancreatitis Referral Form
Hereditary Pancreatitis Evaluation Protocol
Microarray (Parental follow up) Patient Consent Form
Microarray (Prenatal) Patient Consent Form
Prader-Willi/Angelman Testing Algorithm
Available Allergens (EAST)
Sample Preperation for Biological Monitoring
Surface Markers Handling & Storage

Prevention of congenital CMV infection
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