Test Code: 
Ca, PO4, Mg, AP
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
BALP
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Bone ALP, Ostase
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
male/female >18y: 5.5 - 24.6 ug/L
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
If collected outside of Melbourne Health Pathology, please send frozen serum aliquot.
Test Code: 
P1NP, CTX
Tube Colour: 
Pink / Purple
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
P1NP, CTX
Collection Requirements: 
6-9ml EDTA
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Test Code: 
UNCB
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Urine(rand)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
4.5mL Lithium Heparin or Urine sample
Reference Range: 
MF <0.15 mmol/L
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Australian Clinical Laboratories1868 Dandenong RoadClayton, Vic 3168tel 03 9538 6777fax 03 8540 5555
Test Code: 
BUSU
Tube Colour: 
Green On Ice
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
4.5mL Lithium Heparin on Ice
Reference Range: 
mg/L
Availability: 
Monthly
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Westmead Childrens HospitalHawkesbury Road & Hainsworth StreetWestmead, NSW 2145tel 02 9845 3286fax 02 9845 3332
Test Code: 
BUSAUC
Tube Colour: 
Green On Ice
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
4.5mL Lithium Heparin on Ice
Reference Range: 
mg/L
Availability: 
Monthly
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Westmead Childrens HospitalHawkesbury Road & Hainsworth StreetWestmead, NSW 2145tel 02 9845 3286fax 02 9845 3332
Test Code: 
CPEP
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
C-Pep
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
0.26 - 1.73 nmol/L
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
CRP
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
CRP
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Reference Range: 
<5 mg/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
C1E
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
C1EI, C1 Esterase Inhibitor phenotype
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
St Vincent's Hospital PathologyLevel 2, IPS Building41 Victoria ParadeFitzroy, Vic 3065tel 03 9288 2888fax 03 9288 4224
Test Code: 
C2
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
C2
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
17 - 23 mg/L
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
St Vincent's Hospital PathologyLevel 2, IPS Building41 Victoria ParadeFitzroy, Vic 3065tel 03 9288 2888fax 03 9288 4224
Test Code: 
C3NF
Tube Colour: 
Pink
Lavender
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
C3NF
Collection Requirements: 
6 ml EDTA or Serum
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Immunology DepartmentFlinders Medical CentreLevel 6 Flinders DriveBedford Park, SA 5042tel 08 8204 4395
Test Code: 
CA125
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
<35 U/ml
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
CA153
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
OMMA
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
<31 U/ml
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
CA199
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
<37 U/ml
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
CADH
Tube Colour: 
Hair
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Hair clipping 0.5gm
Reference Range: 
0.1 - 0.3 ug/gm Dry
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Australian Clinical Laboratories1868 Dandenong RoadClayton, Vic 3168tel 03 9538 6777fax 03 8540 5555
Test Code: 
UCAD
Tube Colour: 
Urine (random)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
10 ml Urine (random)
Reference Range: 
no ref int nmol/L
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Alfred Pathology Services55 Commercial RoadPrahan 3181tel 03 9076 3888
Test Code: 
U24CAD
Tube Colour: 
Urine (24 Hr Plain)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Urine (24 Hr plain)
Reference Range: 
<12 umol/D
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Alfred Pathology Services55 Commercial RoadPrahan 3181tel 03 9076 3888
Test Code: 
WBCAD
Tube Colour: 
Royal Blue
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
6 ml Trace Metal Tube
Reference Range: 
See Report nmol/L
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Australian Clinical Laboratories1868 Dandenong RoadClayton, Vic 3168tel 03 9538 6777fax 03 8540 5555
Test Code: 
CAER
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
See Report g/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
CALT
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
See Report pmol/L
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
CA
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Ca++
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: 
U24CA
Tube Colour: 
Urine (24 Hr Acid)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Urine (24 Hr acid)
Reference Range: 
2.5 - 7.5 mmol/D
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
UCA
Tube Colour: 
Urine (acid)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
10 ml Urine (acid)
Reference Range: 
no ref int mmol/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
BGICA
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
iCa++
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
1.12 - 1.30 mmol/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
CALC
Tube Colour: 
Sterile Container
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Renal stone, Renal stone analysis, Stone, stone analysis
Collection Requirements: 
Place in sterile Container
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: