Patient Test Instructions

Patient Test Instructions

Your health care professional should inform you of any specific requirements for your test, for example, if you need to fast prior to the test.

If you have any questions about preparing for a test, call us on (04) 381 5900.

You can find out more about specific tests below:

Test information

Test information in other languages

Download instruction sheets in other languages

Appointments for special tests

You will need to make an appointment for the following tests:

  • Skin sensitivity testing  more information on this test
  • Glucose tolerance test
  • Mantoux test 
  • Fine Needle Aspiration testing – more information on this test
  • DNA testing for paternity.

Find out where to get tested for these and how to make an appointment on the Special test locations page.