Specimen Collection & Handling

Proper specimen collection is crucial to ensure the accuracy of test results. For a detailed guide on the appropriate methods for the collection of all types of specimen, please view the Specimen Collection & Handling section of the Quest Service Catalouge. The instructions contained therein are clear and easy to follow.

Request forms must include the following information:

  1. Full name of patient
  2. Patient’s identification number (NRIC/passport no.)
  3. Date of birth
  4. Sex
  5. Source of specimen (if not blood)
  6. Initial/signature of requesting doctor
  7. Date and time of collection
  8. Name of the patient’s attending doctor/consultant
  9. Other relevant information, e.g. I.V. drugs administered

On the request form, please indicate clearly what test(s) is/are required so that specimen(s) can be processed promptly.

Specimen Collection Containers

Specimen Collection Hotline:
6277-0221 / 6277-0222