Pathology Handbook

Test directory - M index

Test Name

Sample Type

Container

Laboratory

M2 Mitochondrial Antibodies

Serum

Red Top (Plain)

Immunology

Macroprolactin

Serum

Gold Top (SST)

Clinical Biochemistry

MAG antibodies

Serum

Red Top (Plain)

Immunology

Magnesium

Serum

Gold Top (SST)

Clinical Biochemistry

Malarial parasites

Whole blood

Purple Top (EDTA)

Haematology

Male Fertility Test

Semen

Red top semen analysis pot

Cellular Pathology

Measles antibody (IgG)

Serum

Red Top (or SST)

Microbiology

Measles antibody (IgM)

Serum

Red Top (or SST)

Microbiology

Mercury

Urine or whole blood

White Top Universal

Lemon Top (Biochemistry EDTA)

Clinical Biochemistry

MI 2 Antibodies

Serum

Red Top (Plain)

Immunology

Microalbuminuria

Urine

White Capped Universal

Clinical Biochemistry

Mitochondrial antibodies

Serum

Red Top (Plain)

Immunology

Mouth swab

Swab

Bacterial culture swab

Microbiology

MPO & PR3 antibodies

Serum

Red Top (Plain)

Immunology

MRSA screen

Swab

Bacterial Culture Swab

Microbiology

Mumps - suspected case

 

 

Microbiology

Mumps antibodies

Serum

Red Top (or SST)

Microbiology

MuSK Antibodies

Serum

Red Top (Plain)

Immunology

Muscle Biopsy

Refer to instructions on web page

Cellular Pathology

Mycobacteria

Refer to instructions on web page

Microbiology

Mycology

Refer to instructions on web page

Microbiology

Mycoplasma - IgM rapid screen

Serum

Red Top (or SST)

Microbiology

Mycoplasma pneumoniae IgG & IgM

Serum

Red Top (or SST)

Microbiology

Myoglobin

Test is no longer recommended and is not available

Clinical Biochemistry