It should be indicated on the request form if the specimen
requires urgent attention.
It is recommended that specimens deemed to be urgent are
received by the laboratory as early in the day as practicable and
If a report is required by a particular date, this should be
indicated on the request form. An attempt will be made to
accommodate these requests, but a final report by a particular date
cannot be guaranteed.
(Last updated May 10th 2016)