Preparing for your test

Patient collection sheets

We have developed collection sheets to either help you collect a sample at home, or explain the collection process for specialised testing.

Find a patient collection sheet

Self-collected specimens

Your doctor may request a pathology test that requires you to collect a specimen at home.

More about collecting specimens

Aftercare advice

How to minimise the risk of bleeding or bruising after a blood specimen has been taken.

Aftercare advice

What happens to my specimen?

What happens to your specimen from collection to analysis.

What happens to my specimen?