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Sulphonyl Urea Screen (Sendaway Test)

Laboratory:Clinical Biochemistry
Test Code:SMH
Medicare rebatable:Yes
Specimen Types:Serum
Container Types:
SSTSST
Adults Volume or Mass:6 mL
Collection & Request Instructions:

Screen is only reliable for specimens collected within 24 hrs of ingestion. Please supply clinical notes.

Transport Instructions:Room Temperature
Processing Instructions:Centrifuge
Aliquot
Store at 4'C
Assay Frequency:Fortnightly
External Laboratory:Melbourne Health Shared Pathology Service
  External Laboratory details...
External Transport Instructions:Send at 4'C with Ice Pack
Method:

This screen can detect all 6 sulphonylurea drugs available in Australia.