Test Code: 
CORT
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold**
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Dexamethasone suppression test, Synacthen stimulation test.
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Reference Range: 
See Report nmol/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
** If being ordered as part of Adrenal Vein Sampling protocol - please collect serum (Gold) tubes
Test Code: 
UCORT
Tube Colour: 
Urine (random)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
10 ml Urine (Random)
Reference Range: 
nmol/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
U24FCL
Tube Colour: 
Urine (random)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
10 ml Urine (random)
Reference Range: 
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: 
U24FC
Tube Colour: 
Urine (24 Hr Plain)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Urine (24 Hr plain)
Reference Range: 
12 - 280 nmol/D
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
SCORT
Tube Colour: 
Salivette
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Saliva collection into Salivette
Reference Range: 
(11 PM) <8.0 nmol/L
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
SCOT
Tube Colour: 
Red
Dark Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
6 ml Serum with no Gel, 6 ml Lithium Heparin No Gel
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: 
UCOT
Tube Colour: 
Urine (random)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
10 ml Urine (random)
Reference Range: 
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: 
UCP
Tube Colour: 
Urine (24 Hr Plain)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Urine (24 Hr plain)
Reference Range: 
<30 mg/mmol
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
CK
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
CK
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: 
CR
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Reference Range: 
See Report umol/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
UCR
Tube Colour: 
Urine (random)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Collection Requirements: 
10 ml Urine (random)
Reference Range: 
See Report
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Test Code: 
CRCL
Tube Colour: 
Urine (24 Hr Plain)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Urine (24 Hr plain)
Reference Range: 
90 - 150 ml/min
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
U24CR
Tube Colour: 
Urine (24 Hr Plain)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Urine (24 Hr plain)
Reference Range: 
See Report umol/D
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
CRYOG
Tube Colour: 
Gold At 37oC
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum kept at 37oC. Special flask and tubes obtained from Biochemistry staff. Samples to be collected Monday to Friday 0600-1600hrs ONLY.
Reference Range: 
<0.05 g/L
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
cTPr, cG
Tube Colour: 
CSF Sterile Tube Pack
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
2 ml Cerebro spinal fluid
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
CSF
Fee: 
Laboratory: 
Biochemistry
Test Code: 
CXAN
Tube Colour: 
Black Capped CSF Tube In Foil
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
CXAN
Collection Requirements: 
2 ml Cerebrospinal Fluid, CSF, 4 tubes, [the fourth, light protected] and 5 ml blood, lithium-heparin tube. The specimens must be delivered by hand. Specimens sent in the pneumatic tube will be rejected. Refer to full collection protocol.
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Laboratory: 
Biochemistry
Test Code: 
CTX
Tube Colour: 
Pink
Lavender
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Beta Cross Laps, C Telopeptide, Collagen Degradation Markers, beta CTX, beta-Crosslaps, N-telopeptides, Pyridinoline, Pyridinoline cross links, Deoxypyridinoline, bone turnover markers, BCTX
Collection Requirements: 
6-9 ml EDTA
Reference Range: 
See Report ng/L
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Test Code: 
PXAN
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
CYAN
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Lavender
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
4.5mL Lithium Heparin or EDTA
Reference Range: 
See Report mg/L
Availability: 
Monthly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Institute Of Forensic Medicine57-83 Kavanagh StreetSouthbank, Vic 3006tel 03 9684 4444fax 03 9682 7353
Test Code: 
CYCA
Tube Colour: 
Pink
Lavender
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
CycA
Collection Requirements: 
6-9 ml EDTA
Reference Range: 
See Report ug/L
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
CYST
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
0.60-1.40 mg/L
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Monash Medical CentreMonash Health Pathology246 Clayton RoadClayton, Vic 3168tel 03 9594 4538
Test Code: 
UCYS
Tube Colour: 
Urine (random)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
10 ml Urine (random)
Reference Range: 
<1.2 mmol/L
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: 
UCYS
Tube Colour: 
Urine (random)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
10 ml Urine (random)
Reference Range: 
No Ref Int no units
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: 
UCYS
Tube Colour: 
Urine (random)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
10 ml Urine (random)
Reference Range: 
3 - 17 umoL/mmoL
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: 
DLACT
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
<0.20 mmol/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