Test Instructions

Bio Chemistry

Test Name Instructions Type
24 HRS CREATININE CLEARANCE Blood sample should be collected with 24 hours urine sample Routine
Cholesterol (Serum) 12 - 14 Hours Fasting Required Routine
FBS (Glucose Fasting) 12 - 14 Hours Fasting Required Routine
GCT I (Glucose Challenge Test) 12 - 14 Hours Fasting Required Routine
LIPID PROFILE 12 - 14 Hours Fasting Required Routine
GTT (Glucose Tolerance Test) 12 - 14 Hours Fasting Required Special

Haematology

Test Name Instructions Type
APTT Take History of Anticoagulant Drug Routine
PT (Prothrombin Time) Take History of Anticoagulant Drug Routine
FLUID D/R Take History of Symptoms Routine
Mantoux Test Don't Rub or Touch the PPD Skin Regions Routine
SPUTUM D/R. First morning specimen preferred.Collect sterile, sealed container provided by the lab.Rinse mouth,or gargle with water.Take 2-3 deep breaths,then force up some sputum by coughing deeply.Open the cup and spit some sputum comes up into it; avoid adding sal Routine
HB ELECTROPHORESIS Take History of Any Blood Disorder or Blood Transfusion Special

Histopathology

Test Name Instructions Type
Biopsy : Large Specimen Need Dcotor's prescription Special
Biopsy : Small Specimen Need Dcotor's prescription Special
Cytology (Malignant Cells) Need Dcotor's prescription Special
FNA with Procedure Need Dcotor's prescription Special
FNAC(Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology) Need Dcotor's prescription Special
IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY Need Dcotor's prescription Special
Pap Smear Need Dcotor's prescription Special
Second Opinion Histopathology Need Dcotor's prescription Special
Slide for IHC (per Antibody) Need Dcotor's prescription Special
Slide Special Stain Need Dcotor's prescription Special
Slides/Histo Path. Need Dcotor's prescription Special
U/S Guided FNAC Need Dcotor's prescription Special

Microbiology

Test Name Instructions Type
Sputum AFB (ZNCF) First morning specimen preferred.Collect sterile, sealed container provided by the lab.Rinse mouth,or gargle with water.Take 2-3 deep breaths,then force up some sputum by coughing deeply.Open the cup and spit some sputum comes up into it; avoid adding saliva.The sample should reach the lab as soon as possible,preferably within 2-3 hours. Routine
Urine AFB Three complete, early morning (first passed) urine specimens are to be collected on three consecutive days.Only one urine specimen per day is accepted. A 100 ml sterile container is provided for each collection. • Screw the lid firmly onto the container to avoid spillage. • Write your surname, first given name, the date/time of collection on the containers label. • The sample should reach the lab or collection centre as soon as possible,preferably within 2-3 hours. In case of delay,refrigerate at 4 degree centigrade. Routine
AFB C/S (Fluid) If any history of previousTB, give details Special
AFB C/S (Pus) If any history of previousTB, give details Special
AFB C/S (Sputum) First morning specimen preferred.Collect sterile, sealed container provided by the lab.Rinse mouth,or gargle with water.Take 2-3 deep breaths,then force up some sputum by coughing deeply.Open the cup and spit some sputum comes up into it; avoid adding saliva.The sample should reach the lab as soon as possible,preferably within 2-3 hours. Special
Blood Culture & Sensitivity (Manual) History of fever.Preferred before taking antibiotics / Mention the name of antibiotic if taken Special
Culture & Sensitivity (Ascitic Fluid) Mention the name of antibiotic taken Special
Culture & Sensitivity (Eye) Preferred before taking antibiotics / Mention the name of antibiotic if taken Special
Culture & Sensitivity (IUD) History required. Special
Culture & Sensitivity (L. Ear Swab) Mention the name of antibiotic taken Special
Culture & Sensitivity (Liver Abscess) Mention the name of antibiotic taken Special
Culture & Sensitivity (Pericardial Fluid) Mention the name of antibiotic taken Special
Culture & Sensitivity (Pleural Fluid) Mention the name of antibiotic taken Special
Culture & Sensitivity (R. Ear Swab) Preferred before taking antibiotics / Mention the name of antibiotic if taken Special
Culture & Sensitivity (Semen) Preferred before taking antibiotics / Mention the name of antibiotic if taken Special
Culture & Sensitivity (Sputum) First morning specimen preferred.Collect sterile, sealed container provided by the lab.Rinse mouth,or gargle with water.Take 2-3 deep breaths,then force up some sputum by coughing deeply.Open the cup and spit some sputum comes up into it; avoid adding saliva.The sample should reach the lab as soon as possible,preferably within 2-3 hours. Special
Culture & Sensitivity (Synovial Fluid) Preferred before taking antibiotics / Mention the name of antibiotic if taken Special
Culture & Sensitivity (Cystic Fluid) Mention the name of antibiotic if taken Special
Culture & Sensitivity (Throat Swab) Preferred before taking antibiotics / Mention the name of antibiotic if taken Special
Culture & Sensitivity (Wound Swab) Preferred before taking antibiotics / Mention the name of antibiotic if taken Special
Culture & Sensivity Preferred before taking antibiotics / Mention the name of antibiotic if taken Special
Culture & Sensivity (Blood) History of fever. Mention the name of antibiotic taken Special
Culture & Sensivity (HVS) Preferred before taking antibiotics / Mention the name of antibiotic if taken Special
Culture & Sensivity (Pus) Preferred before taking antibiotics / Mention the name of antibiotic if taken Special
Culture & Sensivity (Stool) Preferred before taking antibiotics / Mention the name of antibiotic if taken Special
Culture & Sensivity (Urine) Preferred "MID STREAM" urine and before taking antibiotics / Mention the name of antibiotic if taken Special
Culture Water For All Organisms Wash tap,let the water be running for few seconds and then collcet sample in sterile container Special
Fungus C/S (Blood) History required. Special
Gram Stain Any time Special
Skin Scrapping for Stain Fungal Preferred before applying any ointment or cream and taking any antifungal medicine/ Mention the name of antifingal medicine if taken Special
Water for bacteriology/culture Wash tap,let the water be running for few seconds and then collcet sample in sterile container Special
Water for bacteriology/culture (Boring Water) Let the water be running for few seconds and then collcet sample in sterile container Special
Water for bacteriology/culture (Bottled Water) Collcet sample in sterile container or sealed company bottle Special
Water for bacteriology/culture (Tank Water) Wash tap,let the water be running for few seconds and then collcet sample in sterile container Special
Water for bacteriology/culture (Tap Water) Wash tap,let the water be running for few seconds and then collcet sample in sterile container Special
Water for bacteriology/culture (Well Water) Let the water be running for few seconds and then collcet sample in sterile container Special

Molecular Pathology

Test Name Instructions Type
ANA GROUP TEST   Special
HBV / HDV Multiplex PCR Donot Take Any Medicine/Injection Before Sampling Special
HBV DNA PCR (Qualitative) Donot Take Any Medicine/Injection Before Sampling Special
HBV DNA PCR (Quantitative) Donot Take Any Medicine/Injection Before Sampling Special
HCV Genotype PCR Donot Take Any Medicine/Injection Before Sampling Special
HCV Qualitative PCR Donot Take Any Medicine/Injection Before Sampling Special
HCV RNA PCR (Quantitative)  Donot Take Any Medicine/Injection Before Sampling Special
HDV Qualitative PCR.. Donot Take Any Medicine/Injection Before Sampling Special
HDV Quantitative PCR Donot Take Any Medicine/Injection Before Sampling Special
MTB BY GENEXPERT/SPUTUM FOR GENEXPERT Donot Take Any Medicine/Injection Before Sampling, Mouth Rinse Before Sampling -
HSV 1 HSV 2 By PCR Donot Take Any Medicine/Injection Before Sampling Special

Parasitology

Test Name Instructions Type
Albumin (Urine) Early morning mid stream Routine
Occult Blood Stool should be collected into lab sterile container & should not be contamonated with urine, water or soil. Send to lab ASAP Routine
STOOL D/R + REDUCING SUGAR Stool should be collected into lab sterile container & should not be contamonated with urine, water or soil. Send to lab ASAP Routine
Stool Examination Stool should be collected into lab sterile container & should not be contamonated with urine, water or soil. Send to lab ASAP. Collect all fical specimen prior to the administration of antibiotic & antidiarheal medicine. Routine
Stool for Occult Blood Stool should be collected into lab sterile container & should not be contamonated with urine, water or soil. Send to lab ASAP Routine
Stool for Reducing Substances Stool should be collected into lab sterile container & should not be contamonated with urine, water or soil. Send to lab ASAP Routine
UCG (Pregnancy Test) collect the samples of early morning mid stream Routine
Urine - Sugar + Albumin Lab sterile contianer.Early morning mid stream Routine
Urine - Sugar/Glucose Lab sterile contianer.Early morning mid stream Routine
Urine - Sugar/Ketone Lab sterile contianer.Early morning mid stream Routine
Urine DR Lab sterile contianer.Early morning mid stream Routine
Urine Sugar Lab sterile contianer.Early morning mid stream Routine
Urobilinogin Lab sterile contianer.Early morning mid stream Routine
Micro Albumin(Urine) False positive result for micro albumin may occur due to hematuria or menstruation, immediately after delivery, exercise, high protein or high salt level UTI. Recommended abstain from vigorous exercise and sexual activity for 2 days prior to sample collection. A mid stream first morning sample should not be collected during UTI or whilst affected by urinogenital thrush. Routine

Serology

Test Name Instructions Type
FSH Recommended on specific days by doctor Special
Insulin (fasting) 12 Hours of Fasting Required Special
LH Recommended on specific days by doctor Special

Ultrasound

Test Name Instructions Type
COLOUR DOPPLER FWB Bring previous medical record. If you have a history of previous casarean section, patient to drink 7-8 glasses of clear fluid 1 hour prior to scan. Routine
Doppler of Chest Bring previous medical record. Routine
Doppler Renal (Kidneys) Must have full bladder, 6-7 glasses of water 1 hour prior to scan. Routine
Renal Doppler For better imaging and to avoid gastric shadows, nothing by mouth 8 hours prior to scan. Routine
U/S Abdomen & Pelvis Overnight fasting of 12 hours required. For better imaging start fasting at 9 pm. 2 tablespoons of Isapghol to be taken at dinner time. Come with filled bladder. Routine
U/S Anomaly Scan FWB Best advised after 22 weeks of gestation. Routine
U/S CORE BIOPSY OF LYMPHNODE Nothing by mouth 2-3 hours prior to scan. Routine
U/S CORE BIOPSY OF SOLID ORGANS Nothing by mouth 2-3 hours prior to scan. Routine
U/S Folicular Study Come with filled bladder. Best advised at day 12 to 14 of menstrual cycle. Routine
U/S FWB Come with filled bladder for first 3 months of pregnancy Routine
U/S Guided Biopsy Nothing by mouth 2-3 hours prior to scan. Routine
U/S KUB Must have full bladder, patient to take 6-7 glasses of water 1 hour prior to scan. Routine
U/S KUB & Pelvis Must have full bladder, patient to take 6-7 glasses of water 1 hour prior to scan. Routine
U/S KUB & Prostate Must have full bladder, patient to take 6-7 glasses of water 1 hour prior to scan. Routine
U/S Liver & Gall Bladder Overnight fasting of 12 hours required. For better imaging start fasting at 9 pm. 2 tablespoons of Isapghol to be taken at dinner time. Routine
U/S Pelvis Must have full bladder, patient to take 6-7 glasses of water 1 hour prior to scan. Routine
U/S PROSTATE Must have full bladder, patient to take 6-7 glasses of water 1 hour prior to scan. Routine
U/S TVS For the benefit of patient, we do complimetary per abdomen ultrasound of pelvis before transvaginal. Come with filled bladder. Routine
U/S Upper Abdomen Overnight fasting of 12 hours required. For better imaging start fasting at 9 pm. 2 tablespoons of Isapghol to be taken at dinner time. Routine
U/S Urinary Bladder Must have full bladder, patient to take 6-7 glasses of water 1 hour prior to scan. Routine
U/S Whole Abdomen Overnight fasting of 12 hours required. For better imaging start fasting at 9 pm. 2 tablespoons of Isapghol to be taken at dinner time. Routine
Whole Abdomen Overnight fasting of 12 hours required. For better imaging start fasting at 9 pm. 2 tablespoons of Isapghol to be taken at dinner time. Routine

X-Rays

Test Name Instructions Type
Abdomen (KUB) For Adults - Take 4 Tablet Pilex Before the Night Routine
Barium meal 6 Hours Fasting Required Routine
Barium meal followthrough medicine 6 Hours Fasting Required Routine
Barium swallow 3/4 Hours Fasting Required Routine
Barium Swallow & Meal Medicine 3/4 Hours Fasting Required Routine
Ivp with ***NON IONIC*** contrast Creatinine Required. Take 4 to 6 Pilex Tablets Before the Night Routine
Pelvementry AP Transverse / LAT Wear Non Metallic Things Routine

 

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