Test Code: 
SALI
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Acetylsalicylic acid, Aspirin
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Reference Range: 
See Report mg/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
SAQU
Tube Colour: 
Green No Gel
Gold No Gel
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
SAQU
Collection Requirements: 
4.5mL Lithium heparin or Serum with no gel
Reference Range: 
mg/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: 
SEL
Tube Colour: 
Royal Blue
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
SEL
Collection Requirements: 
6 ml Trace Metal Tube
Reference Range: 
0.8 - 1.4 umol/L
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Alfred Pathology Services55 Commercial RoadPrahan 3181tel 03 9076 3888
Test Code: 
UNCB
Tube Colour: 
Urine (random)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
10 ml Urine (random)
Reference Range: 
umol/L
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Alfred Pathology Services55 Commercial RoadPrahan 3181tel 03 9076 3888
Test Code: 
SEROT
Tube Colour: 
Red
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
5-hydroxy tryptamine
Collection Requirements: 
6 ml Serum with no Gel
Reference Range: 
0 - 1200 nmol/L
Availability: 
Monthly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
SydPath PathologySt Vincent's HospitalVictoria StreetDarlinghurst, NSW 2010tel 02 8382 9100fax 02 8382 2489
Test Code: 
PSEROT
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
PSEROT
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
140 - 2000 nmol/L
Availability: 
Monthly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
SydPath PathologySt Vincent's HospitalVictoria StreetDarlinghurst, NSW 2010tel 02 8382 9100fax 02 8382 2489
Test Code: 
IFIX
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
IFIX
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
As Required
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
SHBG
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
SHBG
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
See Report nmol/L
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
Cort
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Cort, Short synacthen test;Synacthen stimulation test; ACTH stimulation test
Collection Requirements: 
3 x Lithium heparin tubes collected at the following time points: 1) Pre synacthen dose, 2) 30 min post dose, and 3) 60 mins post dose. Ensure collection times are clearly recorded and send all tubes to the lab together. See notes for more details re clinical protocol.
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
For clinical collection protocol, refer to "Harmonisation of Endocrine Dynamic Testing - Adult (HEDTA) Manual Dynamic Tests" available under Links from the Pathology intranet page at http://intranet.mh.org.au/www/714/1001172/displayarticle/1013257.html
Test Code: 
SSTOHP
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
SSTOHP
Collection Requirements: 
3 x Serum tubes collected at the following time points: 1) Pre synacthen dose, 2) 30 min post dose, and 3) 60 mins post dose. Ensure collection times are clearly recorded and send all tubes to the lab together. See notes for more details re clinical protocol.
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
For clinical collection protocol, refer to "Harmonisation of Endocrine Dynamic Testing - Adult (HEDTA) Manual Dynamic Tests" available under Links from the Pathology intranet page at http://intranet.mh.org.au/pathology-handbook/w2/i1013309/
Test Code: 
SILV
Tube Colour: 
Pink
Lavender
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
SILV
Collection Requirements: 
6-9 ml EDTA
Reference Range: 
nmol/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: 
SIRO
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
SIRO, Rapamycin
Collection Requirements: 
3 ml EDTA
Reference Range: 
See Report ug/L
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Reference Laboratory: 
Alfred Pathology Services55 Commercial RoadPrahan 3181tel 03 9076 3888
Test Code: 
UNCB
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
UNCB
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Royal Children's HospitalLaboratory ServicesLevel 4, East Building50 Flemington RoadParkville, Vic 3052tel 03 9345 4200fax 03 9345 9884
Test Code: 
SKIN
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
SKIN
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Neg
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
SBM (BMS)
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
SBM | BMS
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Neg
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
SIS (SIS)
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
SIS
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Neg
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
ASM
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Anti-Smooth Muscle antibodies (ASMA)
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Negative
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Immunology
Test Code: 
NA
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
NA
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Reference Range: 
See Report mmol/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
U24NA
Tube Colour: 
Urine (24 Hr Plain)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
U24NA
Collection Requirements: 
Urine (24 Hr plain)
Reference Range: 
40 - 220 mmol/D
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
UNA
Tube Colour: 
Urine (random)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
UNA
Collection Requirements: 
10 ml Urine (random)
Reference Range: 
no Ref int mmol/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
STR
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
STR
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
See Report mg/L
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Fee: 
AUD $40 not Medicare rebatable
Reference Laboratory: 
Alfred Pathology Services55 Commercial RoadPrahan 3181tel 03 9076 3888
Test Code: 
RAST
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
RAST
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
U24SP
Tube Colour: 
Urine (random)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Urine Steroids
Collection Requirements: 
10 ml Urine (random)
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Royal Children's HospitalLaboratory ServicesLevel 4, East Building50 Flemington RoadParkville, Vic 3052tel 03 9345 4200fax 03 9345 9884
Test Code: 
USP
Tube Colour: 
Urine (random)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Urine Steroids
Collection Requirements: 
10 ml Urine (random)
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Royal Children's HospitalLaboratory ServicesLevel 4, East Building50 Flemington RoadParkville, Vic 3052tel 03 9345 4200fax 03 9345 9884
Test Code: 
STAB
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
STAB
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Neg
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: