Preparing For Your Test

To assist you with the collection of your sample, PathWest has a number of Patient Guides and information flyers awailable for download.

If your doctor has indicated for you to have one of the following tests done, please download and read the instructions adjacent.

A list of all the PathWest collection centre locations can be found here​.


Test​ ​Instructions

Cholesterol and/or Glucose Tests 

 Patient Fasting Instructions​

Glucose Tolerance Test                                   ​

Glucose Tolerance Test Instructions​

Please contact your local collection centre for an appointment.

Fasting Metabolic Bone Studies Test

Fasting Metabolic Bone Studies Instructions

Helicobacter Breath Test

 Helicobacter Test Instructions

Low Vaginal Swab Test  

Vaginal Swab Instructions

Prolactin Test     

Please be aware that you need to rest for 30 minutes prior to sample collection.

Fine Needle  Aspiration​ (FNA)                            Fine Needle Aspiration ​

                                                                                        Please call 6457 2138 to book an appoiontment







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