Pathology Handbook

Test directory - T index

Test Name

Sample Type

Container

Laboratory

TB

Refer to instructions on web page

Microbiology

Testosterone

Serum

Gold Top (SST)

Clinical Biochemistry

Theophylline

Serum

Gold Top (SST)

Clinical Biochemistry

Thread worms

Sellotape Slide

Microbiology

Throat swab

Swab

Bacterial Culture Swab (Blue)

Microbiology

Thrombophilia screen

Whole blood

Blue Top (Citrate) x3

Haematology

Thyroglobulin

Serum

Red Top (Plain)

Clinical Biochemistry

Thyroid antibodies

Serum

Red Top (Plain)

Immunology

Thyroid Function Tests

Serum

Gold Top (SST)

Clinical Biochemistry

Thyroid hormone - free T3

Serum

Gold Top (SST)

Clinical Biochemistry

Thyroid hormone - free T4

Serum

Gold Top (SST)

Clinical Biochemistry

Tissue transglutaminase

Serum

Red Top (Plain)

Immunology

TPMT (Thiopurine Methyl Transferase

Whole Blood

Lemon Top (EDTA)

Clinical Biochemistry

Total protein

Serum

Gold Top (SST)

Clinical Biochemistry

Toxoplasma

Serum

Red Top (Plain)

Microbiology

TPO antibodies

Serum

Red Top (Plain)

Immunology

Transferrin Saturation

Serum

Gold Top (SST)

Clinical Biochemistry

Triglycerides

Serum

Gold Top (SST)

Clinical Biochemistry

hs-Troponin T

Serum

Gold Top (SST)

Clinical Biochemistry

Trypsin, immuno-reactive

Blood Spot

Guthrie Card

Clinical Biochemistry

Tryptase

Plasma

Lemon Top (Biochemistry EDTA) and Purple Top (EDTA)

Clinical Biochemistry

TSH

Serum

Gold Top (SST)

Clinical Biochemistry

TSH (Alpha Subunit)

Serum

Red Top (Plain)

Clinical Biochemistry

TSH Receptor Antibodies

Serum

Red Top (Plain)

Immunology