Pathology Handbook

Test directory - S index

Test Name

Sample Type

Container

Laboratory

S-100

Serum

Red Top (Plain)

Clinical Biochemistry

Salicylate

Serum

Gold Top (SST)

Clinical Biochemistry

Salivary Duct Antibody

Serum

Red Top (Plain)

Immunology

Save serum (transfusion)

Whole blood

Pink Blood Transfusion Bottle

Transfusion

Schistosomes

Terminal stream urine

White Top Universal

Microbiology

Sedimentation rate

Whole blood

Purple Top (EDTA)

Haematology

Semen analysis

Semen

Red Top Semen Analysys

Cellular pathology

Serous Fluid - Cytology

Serous Fluid

Sterile Universal Container

Cellular Pathology

Serum electrophoresis

Serum

Gold Top (SST)

Clinical Biochemistry

SHBG

Serum

Gold Top (SST)

Clinical Biochemistry

Sickle cell screen

Whole blood

Purple Top (EDTA)

Haematology

Sirolimus

Blood

Lemon Top (EDTA)

Clinical Biochemistry

Skeletal Antibodies

Serum

Red Top (Plain)

Immunology

Skin Scrape - Cytology

Skin Scrape

Slides

Cellular Pathology

Smooth muscle antibodies

Serum

Red Top (Plain)

Immunology

Sodium

Serum

Gold Top (SST)

Clinical Biochemistry

Sperm count

Semen

Red Top Semen Analysis

Cellular pathology

Sperm antibodies

Serum

Red Top (Plain)

Immunology

Sputum analysis

Sputum

Large White Capped Universal

Microbiology

Sputum - Cytology

Sputum

White Top Sputum Pot

Cellular Pathology

Suxamethonium Sensitivity

Serum

Gold Top (SST)

Clinical Biochemistry

Sweat Test

Sweat

Must be arranged with lab 

Clinical Biochemistry

Synacthen Test

Serum x 2

Gold Top (SST)

Clinical Biochemistry

Synovial Fluid

Synovial Fluid

Sterile Universal Container

Cellular Pathology

Syphilis serology

Serum

Red Top (Plain)

Microbiology