Pathology Handbook

Test directory - D index

Please click on the test name to access a detailed description

Test Name

Sample Type

Container

Laboratory

D-dimer

Blood

Blue Top (Citrate)

Haematology

Direct antiglobulin test (DAT)

Whole blood

Pink blood transfusion bottle

Transfusion

Direct bilirubin

Serum

Gold Top (SST)

Clinical Biochemistry

DHEA-S

Serum

Gold Top (SST)

Clinical Biochemistry

Diagnostic Histology

Tissue Sample

Pot containing 10% formal saline

Cellular Pathology

Digoxin

Serum

Gold Top (SST)

Clinical Biochemistry

Drugs of Abuse

Urine

White Top Universal

Clinical Biochemistry

Double-stranded DNA antibodies

Serum

Red Top (Plain)

Immunology

Diphtheria Antibodies

Serum

Gold Top (SST)

Microbiology