Collection

Sample submission and transport requirements

Tubes

CITRATE tube

Blue stopper (Must be full)

TRACE ELEMENT tube

Royal Blue stopper

FLUORIDE tube

Grey stopper (Must be full)

SST GEL tube

Gold stopper

HEPARIN Lithium tube

Green stopper

4ml EDTA

Purple stopper

6ml EDTA

Dark purple stopper

NO GEL

Red stopper

Urine and Stool Containers

Stool Specimen

250g

Random Urine Specimen

25ml – 50ml

Supply Sample in Formalin

Phosphate Buffered Saline

for Sheath Wash