Pathology Handbook

Test directory - G index

Test Name

Sample Type

Container

Laboratory

G-6-PD screen

Whole blood

Purple Top (EDTA)

Haematology

GAD antibodies

Serum

Red Top (Plain)

Immunology

Ganglioside antibodies-GD1a, GD1b and GT1b

Serum

Red Top (Plain)

Immunology

Ganglioside antibodies - GM1

Serum

Red Top (Plain)

Immunology

Ganglioside antibodies - GQ1b

Serum

Red Top (Plain)

Immunology

Gases (blood)

Whole blood

Special Blood Gas Syringe

Clinical Biochemistry

Gastrin

Plasma

Lemon Top (EDTA)

Clinical Biochemistry

Gentamicin Assay

Serum

Gold Top (SST)

Microbiology

GFR

Serum

Yellow Top (SST)

Clinical Biochemistry

GGT

Serum

Yellow Top (SST)

Clinical Biochemistry

Glandular fever screen

Serum

Red Top (Plain)

Haematology

Glomerular Basement Membrane Antibodies

Serum

Red Top (Plain)

Immunology

Globulin

Serum

Yellow Top (SST)

Clinical Biochemistry

Glycosaminoglycans (GAGS)

Urine

White Top Universal

Clinical Biochemistry

Glucose

Plasma

Grey Top (Flouride)

Clinical Biochemistry

Glucose Tolerance Test

Plasma

Grey Top (Flouride)

Clinical Biochemistry

Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)

Whole blood

Purple Top (ETDA)

Clinical Biochemistry

Gonadotrophins

Serum

Yellow Top (SST)

Clinical Biochemistry

Granulocyte antibodies

Whole blood

Pink Blood Transfusion Bottle

Transfusion

Growth Hormone

Serum

Yellow Top (SST)

Clinical Biochemistry

GTT

Plasma

Grey Top (Flouride)

Clinical Biochemistry

Gut Hormones

Plasma

Lemon Top (EDTA)

Clinical Biochemistry