Patient Instructions

 

The following collection instructions are intended to help you collect the correct specimen for the tests ordered by clinicians in British Columbia.

First read the instructions carefully, make sure you are prepared, and then follow the steps to ensure proper collection.

 Ambulatory Blood Pressure (pdf)
     Ambulatory Blood Pressure (Chinese) (pdf)
 
Blood Tests - Lipids and Glucose (pdf)
    Blood Tests - Lipids and Glucose (Chinese) (pdf)
    Blood Tests - Lipids and Glucose (Farsi) (pdf)
    Blood Tests - Lipids and Glucose (Korean) (pdf)
    Blood Tests - Lipids and Glucose (Punjabi) (pdf)
 Group B Streptococcus Screen (pdf)
 Holter Monitor (pdf)
      Holter Monitor (Chinese) (pdf)
 Lactose Tolerance Breath Test (pdf)
 Helicobacter pylori Breath Test (pdf)
 5 Hydroxyindole Acetic Acid Test Diet Restictions (pdf)
 Pinworm Test 

NOTE RE SEMEN ANALYSIS: As of April 23, 2012 patients will be required to schedule an appointment to drop-off semen samples for analysis. Please call 1-855-412-4495 from Monday to Friday between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. to schedule an appointment. Thank you.


Semen Specimen Patient Instructions and Appointment Form (pdf)
     Semen Specimen Patient Instructions and Appointment Form (Traditional Chinese) (pdf)
     Semen Specimen Patient Instructions and Appointment Form (Persian) (pdf)
     Semen Specimen Patient Instructions and Appointment Form (Punjabi) (pdf) 
 Sputum - TB - AFB - Cytology - C&S Test (pdf)
     Sputum - TB - AFB - Cytology - C&S Test (Farsi) (pdf)
     
Sputum - TB - AFB - Cytology - C&S Test (Korean) (pdf)
   
 Sputum - TB - AFB - Cytology - C&S Test (Punjabi) (pdf)
   
 Sputum - TB - AFB - Cytology - C&S Test (Traditional Chinese) (pdf)
 Stool (C&S - O&P - C. difficile) (pdf)
     Stool (C&S - O&P - C. difficile) (Farsi) (pdf)
     Stool (C&S - O&P - C. difficile) (Hindi) (pdf)
     Stool (C&S - O&P - C. difficile) (Italian) (pdf)
     Stool (C&S - O&P - C. difficile) (Korean) (pdf)
     Stool (C&S - O&P - C. difficile) (Portuguese) (pdf)
     Stool (C&S - O&P - C. difficile) (Punjabi) (pdf)
     Stool (C&S - O&P - C. difficile) (Simplified Chinese) (pdf)
     Stool (C&S - O&P - C. difficile) (Spanish) (pdf)
     Stool (C&S - O&P - C. difficile) (Traditional Chinese) (pdf)
     Stool (C&S - O&P - C. difficile) (Vietnamese) (pdf)
 Stool (C&S - O&P - C. difficile) for Children (pdf)
 Stool - Fecal Calprotectin (pdf)
Stool-FIT Test (Fecal Immunochemical Test)
      Stool-FIT Test (Fecal Immunochemical Test) (Punjabi) (pdf)
      Stool-FIT Test (Fecal Immunochemical Test) (Simplified Chinese) (pdf)
      Stool-FIT Test (Fecal Immunochemical Test) (Traditional Chinese) (pdf)
Occult Blood Hema-Screen™ Test Card
     Occult Blood Hema-Screen™ Test Card (in Chinese) 
     Occult Blood Hema-Screen™ Test Card (in Punjabi)
     Occult Blood Hema-Screen™ Test Card (in Persian)
 Urine - Timed Collection (pdf)
 Urine - Chlamydia - Gonorrhoeae (GC) (pdf)
      
Urine - Chlamydia (in Chinese)
      Urine - Chlamydia (in Punjabi)
      Urine - Chlamydia (in Persian)
 Urine - TB - AFB - C&S (pdf)
 Urine - Metanephrine - Normetanephrine