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Allergy Tests 05-11-2014
Patient Test Collection Instructions

Allergy testing determines what substances (allergens) may cause you to experience allergic reactions such as sneezing, a runny nose, hives, eczema, and sometimes asthma attacks.

Bone Marrow Biopsy 18-11-2014
Patient Test Collection Instructions

A bone marrow biopsy is a procedure in which small samples of marrow and bone are taken from the hip under local anaesthesia.

Urine Collection: M/C/S 26-11-2014
Patient Test Collection Instructions
Although urine in the bladder is normally sterile (containing no organisms), bacteria are usually present around the opening of the urethra (the tube that leads from the bladder to the outside of the body). Urine collection for MCS must be performed carefully in order to avoid contaminating the sample with these bacteria.
Information for patients 17-04-2015
Patient Test Collection Instructions

Information for patients on how to request a copy of their pathology results

Urea Breath Test (UBT) 01-04-2016
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This test examines your breath for the presence of Helicobacter pylori bacteria, which can cause gastritis (inflammation of the mucous membrane of the stomach) or ulcers in the stomach and small intestine.

Ambulatory blood pressure (ABP) monitoring & holter monitoring 27-05-2016
Patient Test Collection Instructions

These tests are designed to examine your risk of Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) by measuring blood pressure or ECG readings over a 24 hour period to gain a more thorough profile than with individual measurements. cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the term used for diseases of the heart and blood vessels that can lead to heart attack and stroke.

Faeces Collection: M/C/S 27-05-2016
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Examining your faeces for the presence of micro-organisms and parasites can reveal the cause of intestinal infections.

Faeces Collection: Occult Blood 27-05-2016
Patient Test Collection Instructions

This test is useful in detecting whether blood (which may not be visible to the eye) is present in your faeces which can be an indication of infection or disease.
This test requires you to collect a sample of your faeces.

Blood Tests 03-06-2016
Patient Test Collection Instructions

You will be asked to lie down for your test if you: feel anxious about your test; feel unwell; have previously fainted during a blood test.

Blood Tests - Fasting 12-07-2016
Patient Test Collection Instructions
In the 3 hours after you eat, many chemicals in your blood undergo significant changes. These changes can also occur if you do not eat for an extended period (more than 16 hours).  Because of this, many blood tests should be collected in the morning after an overnight fast. Fasting means that you eat and drink nothing except water for 8-12 hours before your blood test.
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