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.