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Testing Samples

Please only bring us test samples if you are asked to by the team here.

We need to get the sample before 1:30pm to send them on for testing.

Urine Samples

Click here for information about how to collect a urine sample.

Urine samples for infection are collected in a green tube. There is a guide here for how to use the tube Urine Monovette Guide

Green Monovette

You might also be asked to use a yellow tube instead usually as a monitoring test for example if you have diabetes.

Yellow Monovette

Stool Samples

These are collected in a blue tube.

Click here for information about how to collect a stool sample.

Blue Stool Pot

Test Results

Results of Blood tests and other types of tests are received daily and reviewed by the Doctor who requested the test. If you have been asked to find out about test results, please telephone or call in to the surgery after 2.30pm

You will be asked to give your full name, address and date of birth and the date on which the test was carried out. This is to protect patient confidentiality. Please note that test results can only be given to the individual concerned. Please allow five working days before making enquiries. Some tests may take longer and the Doctor will advise you if this is the case.

Should the results of any test indicate that action needs to be taken, then the surgery will contact you. We will not usually contact you if the results are normal. A follow-up appointment will be arranged for you if necessary. Please ensure the surgery holds a current phone number for you (including mobile phone number, if possible), to enable this.

For enquiries about test results please contact the surgery yourself after 2.30pm  

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