Patient collection instructions

At Clinpath we understand that having blood or other specimens collected can cause anxiety in some patients. We aim to minimise this by providing an extensive list of Frequently Asked Questions and Pre-Testing Information sheets.

If you have any queries about any aspect of testing please feel free to call the laboratory or discuss your concerns with a specimen collector.

24 hour urine collection instructions24 Hour Urine Collection

Patient instructions for the correct collection procedure for a 24 hour urine sample.

Collection of Urine Specimens for Acid Fast Bacilli (AFC)Collection of Urine Specimens for Acid Fast Bacilli (AFB)

Patient instructions for the correct collection procedure of urine samples for Acid Fast Bacilli (AFB).

Chlamydia PCR test patient instructionsChlamydia PCR Test

Patient instructions for the correct collection procedure for a Chlamydia PCR test for males and females.

Collection of Timed Urine Specimen for MicroalbuminCollection of Timed Urine Specimen for Microalbumin

Patient instructions for the correct collection procedure of a timed urine sample for microalbumin.

Patient Instructions in alphabetical order:

24 Hour Urine Collection: 1047_PatientInfo_24HourUrineCollection

Chlamydia: 1041_PatientInfo_ChlamydiaPCR

Collection of Urine Specimens for Acid Fast Bacilli (AFB):1046_PatientInfo_AcidFastBacilli

Dexamethasone: 2724_PatientInfo_Dexamethasone

Dietary Restrictions: 986_PatientInfo_DietaryRestrictions

Faecal Antigen Test for Helicobacter Pylori: 1038_PatientInfo_FaecalAntigenTest

Female Midstream: 993_PatientInfo_FemaleMidstream

Glucose: 984_PatientInfo_GlucoseToleranceTest

Glucose Challenge: 996_PatientInfo_GlucoseChallenge

Helicobacter Pylori: 982_PatientInfo_HelicobacterPylori

Lactose: 1040_PatientInfo_LactoseTolerance

Microalbumin: 1037_PatientInfo_Microalbumin

Paediatric Urine: 1036_PatientInfo_PaediatricUrine

Short Synacthen Stimulation Test: 1039_PatientInfo_ShortSynacthen

 

Dr Speedy Instructions

 

Bone Marrow: 3041_PatientInfo_BoneMarrow

Therapeutic Venesections: 3625_PatientInfo_TherapeuticVenesections