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Test Directory -  S 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
S-100 (serum) Serum
Red or pink top (plain) Yellow top (SST) tubes must not be used Clinical Biochemistry~
S-100 (CSF) CSF (must be frozen immediately) White capped universal Clinical Biochemistry~
Salicylate Serum Yellow Top (SST) Clinical Biochemistry
Selenium Serum Red or pink top (plain) or
Paediatric Lithium Heparin (Orange top).
Clinical Biochemistry~
SHBG Serum Yellow Top (SST) Clinical Biochemistry
Sickle Solubility Test Whole Blood Purple Top (EDTA) Haematology
Sirolimus Whole Blood Pink Top (EDTA) Clinical Biochemistry~
Skin Antibodies Serum Yellow Top (SST) Clinical Biochemistry
Sodium Serum Yellow Top (SST) Clinical Biochemistry
Sodium - Urine Urine White capped universal Clinical Biochemistry
Sperm Antibodies No longer available (see NICE CG11) Clinical Biochemistry
Sperm (post-vasectomy) Sperm Plain Container (to arrive in lab. within 3 hours) Cellular Pathology
Sperm (infertility) Sperm Plain Container (to arrive in lab. within 1 hour) Cellular Pathology
Sputum   Sputum Container Microbiology
Staphylococcal antibodies Serum Yellow Top (SST) Microbiology
Streptococcal antibodies Serum Yellow Top (SST) Microbiology
Steroid Profile Urine White Capped Universal Clinical Biochemistry
Suxamethonium Sensitivity Serum Yellow Top (SST) Clinical Biochemistry
Sweat Test Sweat   Clinical Biochemistry~
Synacthen Test (short) Serum x 2 Yellow Top (SST) Clinical Biochemistry
(contact x3015/3014 to organise OP test)
Synacthen Test (5 day) Serum Yellow Top (SST) Clinical Biochemistry~
Synacthen Test (Paed)
(includes 17OH-Prog.)
Plasma See pro-forma Clinical Biochemistry~
Syphilis Serum Yellow Top (SST) Microbiology

     

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