Test Code: 
ACRAB
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
AChR Antibodies, Antibodies to the Acetylcholine Receptor(Anti-Acetylcholine Receptor Antibodies; Anti Acetylcholine Receptor Antibodies; ACR Antibodies, AChR Antibodies)
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
<0.25 nmol/L Negative; 0.25-0.4 nmol/L Equivocal; >0.4 nmol/L Positive
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Test Code: 
Cort, 17OHP
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Refer to Dynamic Tests in Pathology home page
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
ACYC
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
No RI ug/ml
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Pathology Queensland - Central LaboratoryLevel 4, Block 7Herston Hospitals CampusRoyal Brisbane & Women's HospitalHerston RoadHerston, Qld 4029tel 07 3646 3636fax 07 3646 6160
Test Code: 
ACARN
Tube Colour: 
GUT
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Spot on Guthrie card
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Clinical Genetics Services (VCGS)Royal Children's HospitalLevel 4, East Building50 Flemington RoadParkville, Vic 3052tel 03 8341 6201fax 03 8341 6390
Test Code: 
ADAL
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
mg/L
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Alfred Hospital - GastroenterologyAlfred Centre, Ground Floor99 Commercial RoadMelbourne 3004tel 03 9076 2223mob 0425 423 797 Fax 03 9076 2194
Test Code: 
FLADA
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
ADA, Purine Nucleoside Phosphorylase, PNP
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
<50 U/L
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Pathology Queensland - Central LaboratoryLevel 4, Block 7Herston Hospitals CampusRoyal Brisbane & Women's HospitalHerston RoadHerston, Qld 4029tel 07 3646 3636fax 07 3646 6160
Test Code: 
ADAB
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Anti-Adrenal Antibodies (Adrenal Antibodies)
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Immunology
Test Code: 
ADVS
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Collection Requirements: 
All samples are collected in serum tubes and AVS packs are available in Radiology
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Test Code: 
ADR
Tube Colour: 
Green On Ice
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
4.5mL Lithium Heparin on ice
Reference Range: 
0.0 - 1.0 nmol/L
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Austin PathologyAustin Hospital145 Studley RoadHeidelberg, Vic 3084tel 03 9496 3100fax 03 9496 1674
Test Code: 
U24CAT
Tube Colour: 
Urine (24 Hr Acid)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
24 Hr Urine (acid bottle, pH<3.0)
Reference Range: 
no ref int nmol/L
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
U24CAT
Tube Colour: 
Urine (24 Hr Acid)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
24 Hr Urine (acid bottle, pH<3.0)
Reference Range: 
<10 nmol/mmol
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
ACTH
Tube Colour: 
Pink On Ice
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
ACTH, Adrenocorticotrophin, Adrenocorticotrophic Hormone Adrenocorticotrophin
Collection Requirements: 
6 ml EDTA on ice
Reference Range: 
1.6 - 13.9 pmol/L
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
ALT
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
ALT, GPT, Transaminase
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Reference Range: 
M <40, F <35 U/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
UALB
Tube Colour: 
Urine (24 Hr Plain)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Urine (24 Hr plain)
Reference Range: 
M< 2.5, F<3.5 mg/mmol
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
ALB
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Reference Range: 
35 - 50 g/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
AER
Tube Colour: 
Urine (24 Hr Plain)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
AER (Timed Urine)
Collection Requirements: 
Urine (24 Hr plain)
Reference Range: 
<20 mg/d
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
U24ALB
Tube Colour: 
Urine (24 Hr Plain)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Urine (24 Hr plain)
Reference Range: 
M: <2.5, F: < 3.5 mg/mmol
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
U24ALD
Tube Colour: 
Urine (24 Hr Plain)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Urine (24 Hr plain), Keep the container refrigerated during the entire collection period
Reference Range: 
3 - 78 nmol/D
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Austin PathologyAustin Hospital145 Studley RoadHeidelberg, Vic 3084tel 03 9496 3100fax 03 9496 1674
Test Code: 
ALDO
Tube Colour: 
Pink **
Department: 
Biochemistry
Collection Requirements: 
6-9 ml EDTA
Reference Range: 
pmol/L
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Reference Laboratory: 
Austin PathologyAustin Hospital145 Studley RoadHeidelberg, Vic 3084tel 03 9496 3100fax 03 9496 1674
** If being ordered as part of Adrenal Vein Sampling protocol - please collect serum (Gold) tubes
Test Code: 
ARR
Tube Colour: 
Pink
Lavender
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
6-9 ml EDTA
Reference Range: 
no units
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Austin PathologyAustin Hospital145 Studley RoadHeidelberg, Vic 3084tel 03 9496 3100fax 03 9496 1674
Test Code: 
ALP
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Reference Range: 
See Report U/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
BALP
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Bone ALP, ALP Isoenzymes
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
ug/L
Availability: 
Monthly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Sydney South Western Area Pathology ServiceRoyal Prince Alfred HospitalCentral Specimen ReceptionMissenden RoadCamperdown, NSW 2050tel 02 9515 8279fax 02 9515 7931
Test Code: 
RAST
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
APEPG
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Austin PathologyAustin Hospital145 Studley RoadHeidelberg, Vic 3084tel 03 9496 3100fax 03 9496 1674
Test Code: 
A1AT
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
A1AT, AAT, A1 Antitrypsin
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
0.9 - 1.9 g/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: