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Test Directory -  P Index  

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Please click on the test name to access a detailed description.
~indicates test must be collected at Basildon (may need laboratory processing immediately).

Test Name Sample Type Container Laboratory
Paracetamol Serum Yellow Top (SST) Clinical Biochemistry
Parasite antibodies Serum Yellow Top (SST) Microbiology
Parathyroid Hormone Serum Pink Top (EDTA) Clinical Biochemistry~
Peritoneal Dialysis Fluid Peritoneal Dialysis Fluid (PDF)  White Capped Universal Microbiology
Phenytoin Serum Yellow Top (SST) Clinical Biochemistry
Phosphate Serum Yellow Top (SST) Clinical Biochemistry
Pituitary Function Test Serum/Plasma Yellow Top (SST) Clinical Biochemistry~
Platelet Aggregation Citrated Whole Blood 4 x Blue Top (Citrate) Haematology
Platelet Antibodies Whole Blood and Serum 3 x Purple Top (EDTA) 
1 x Yellow Top (SST)
Blood Transfusion
Platelet Function Tests Citrated Whole Blood 2 x Blue Top (Citrate) Haematology
Pleural Fluid (Biochem) Fluid White Capped Universal Clinical Biochemistry
Pleural Fluid (Micro) Fluid White Capped Universal Microbiology
PNH Whole Blood Large purple Top (EDTA) Haematology
Pneumococcal antibodies Serum Yellow Top (SST) Microbiology
Pneumocystis jirovecii (carinii) Broncho-alveolar lavage washings White Capped Universal Microbiology
Porphyrins Blood
Urine (EMU)*
Faeces*
* Protect from light
Pink Top (EDTA)
White Capped Universal
Blue Capped Universal
Clinical Biochemistry~
Potassium Serum Yellow Top (SST) Clinical Biochemistry
Potassium - Urine Urine White Capped Universal Clinical Biochemistry
PR3 Antibody Serum Yellow Top (SST) Clinical Biochemistry
Pregnancy Test  Urine White Capped Universal Microbiology
Procollagen III N-peptide Serum Yellow Top (SST) Clinical Biochemistry~
Progesterone Serum Yellow Top (SST) Clinical Biochemistry
Prolactin Serum Yellow Top (SST) Clinical Biochemistry
Prostate Specific Antigen Serum Yellow top (SST) tube Clinical Biochemistry
Prothrombin Time (INR) Citrated Whole Blood Blue Top (Citrate) Haematology
Prothrombin Time 50/50 Correction Citrated Whole Blood Blue Top (Citrate) Haematology
Psittacosis Serum Yellow Top (SST) Microbiology
Pus Pus (Fluid/Swab)  White Capped Universal Microbiology
Pyruvate Kinase Whole Blood Purple Top EDTA Haematology

 

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