High risk specimens
Specimens that potentially contain category 3 pathogens (for
example, mycobacterium, HIV, hepatitis B or hepatitis C) must be
clearly labelled as HIGH RISK on both the request card and on the
Please refer to the
Advisory Committee on Dangerous Pathogens (ACDP) website for a
comprehensive list of Category 3 human pathogens.
(Last updated February 25th 2015)