Pathology Handbook

Test directory - F index

Test Name

Sample Type

Container

Laboratory

Coagulation Factor assays

Whole blood

Blue Top (Citrate)

Haematology

Factor 13 screening test

Whole blood

Blue Top (Citrate)

Haematology

Faeces microbiology

Faeces

White Capped Universal  

Microbiology

Farmers Lung

Serum

Gold Top (SST)

Clinical Biochemistry

Ferritin

Serum

Gold Top (SST)

Clinical Biochemistry

Fibrinogen

Whole blood

Blue Top (Citrate)

Haematology

Fine Needle Aspirate And Washings - Cytology

Fine Needle Aspirate

Slides plus universal containing Cytolyt if washing included

Cellular Pathology

Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH)

Serum

Gold Top (SST)

Clinical Biochemistry

Free T3

Serum

Gold Top (SST)

Clinical Biochemistry

Free T4

Serum

Gold Top (SST)

Clinical Biochemistry

Free Light Chains

Serum

Gold Top (SST)

Clinical Biochemistry

Full blood count

Whole blood

Purple Top (EDTA)

Haematology

Full clotting screen

Whole blood

Blue Top (Citrate)

Haematology

Fungal culture

Refer to instructions on web page

Microbiology

FV Leiden screen

Whole blood

Blue Top (Citrate)

Haematology