Test Code: 
BRAF
Tube Colour: 
Tissue Blocks / Unstained Slides
Department: 
Molecular
Pseudonyms: 
BRAF Mutation Detection
Collection Requirements: 
Paraffin Embedded Tissues Blocks or Unstained Slides
Reference Range: 
Refer to report
Availability: 
Turn around time: Routine testing - 10 business days
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Block or Slides
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for current fee
Reference Laboratory: 
Molecular PathologyPeter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Laboratory: 
Molecular Pathology
Testing performed at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre Sections are prepared by Anatomical Pathology, RMH
Test Code: 
BR1m
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Molecular
Pseudonyms: 
MLPA for BRCA1, Breast cancer type 1 susceptibility gene
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml blood EDTA tube | Request slip must be signed by collector
Reference Range: 
Refer to report
Availability: 
Turn around time:_x000D__x000D_ Routine testing - 6 weeks URGENT testing - 12 business days
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for current fee
Reference Laboratory: 
Molecular PathologyPeter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Laboratory: 
Molecular Pathology
Molecular Pathology, RMH MUST be notified by phone (03 9342 7991) for all URGENT requests
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Test Code: 
BR1P
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Molecular
Pseudonyms: 
Breast cancer type 1 susceptibility gene, predictive
Collection Requirements: 
Two indepedently collected EDTA tubes, greater than 15 minutes apart | Sample 1 - 9mL Blood EDTA tube | Sample 2 - 9mL Blood EDTA tube | Request slip must be signed by collector
Reference Range: 
Refer to report
Availability: 
Turn around time:_x000D__x000D_ Routine testing - 6 weeks URGENT testing - 12 business days
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for current fee
Reference Laboratory: 
Molecular PathologyPeter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Laboratory: 
Molecular Pathology
1. Two indepedently collected EDTA tubes, greater than 15 minutes apart are required 2. Only Family Cancer Clinic requests will be processed 3. Contact Molecular Pathology, RMH (ph 9342 7991) if result is required URGENTLY
Test Code: 
BR2m
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Molecular
Pseudonyms: 
MLPA for BRCA2, Breast cancer type 2 susceptibility gene
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml blood EDTA tube | Request slip must be signed by collector
Reference Range: 
Refer to report
Availability: 
Turn around time:_x000D__x000D_ Routine testing - 6 weeks URGENT testing - 12 business days
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for current fee
Reference Laboratory: 
Molecular PathologyPeter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Laboratory: 
Molecular Pathology
Molecular Pathology, RMH MUST be notified by phone (03 9342 7991) for all URGENT requests
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Test Code: 
BR2P
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Molecular
Pseudonyms: 
Breast cancer type 2 susceptibility gene, predictive
Collection Requirements: 
Two indepedently collected EDTA tubes, greater than 15 minutes apart | Sample 1 - 9mL Blood EDTA tube | Sample 2 - 9mL Blood EDTA tube | Request slip must be signed by collector
Reference Range: 
Refer to report
Availability: 
Turn around time:_x000D__x000D_ Routine testing - 6 weeks URGENT testing - 12 business days
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for current fee
Reference Laboratory: 
Molecular PathologyPeter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Laboratory: 
Molecular Pathology
1. Two indepedently collected EDTA tubes, greater than 15 minutes apart are required 2. Only Family Cancer Clinic requests will be processed 3. Contact Molecular Pathology, RMH (ph 9342 7991) if result is required URGENTLY
Test Code: 
ADcsf
Tube Colour: 
10mL yellow top
conical base
sterile polypropylene tube.
Department: 
Molecular
Pseudonyms: 
Amyloid beta 1-42 | _x000D__x000D_Phospho-tau (P-tau) | _x000D__x000D_Total tau (T-tau)_x000D__x000D_
Collection Requirements: 
>2mL CSF collected directly into polypropylene tube |_x000D__x000D_Last collection required to minimise contamination |_x000D_ _x000D_Transport within 24 hours of lumbar puncture (ambient temperature) otherwise spin (10min at 2000g within 2 hour of collection) & freeze at -20oC, and transport on dry ice
Reference Range: 
T-tau (total tau) protein <358pg/mL, | P-tau (Phospho-tau) protein <75pg/mL, | Amyloid beta 1-42 protein >647pg/mL
Availability: 
Fortnightly turn around time
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
ADF
Fee: 
AUD $250 non medicare rebatable for three proteins, $200 for any two proteins, $150 for any single protein
Reference Laboratory: 
National Dementia Diagnostics Laboratory (NDDL)The Florey Institute Of Neuroscience And Mental HealthKenneth Myer BuildingThe University Of Melbourne
Laboratory: 
Molecular Pathology
Black top 10mL tubes can NOT be used. _x000D__x000D_Tubes are available from FMIS Supplier Item No: 62.9924.284 (HPVC-042) Tube Centrifuge Sarstedt PolyPropylene 10mL 100X16MM conical base with graduations yellow polyethylene screw cap fitted _x000D__x000D_ _x000D__x000D_
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Test Code: 
FAP
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Molecular
Pseudonyms: 
Familial Adenomatis Polyposis
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml blood EDTA tube | Request slip must be signed by collector
Reference Range: 
Refer to report
Availability: 
Turn around time: Routine testing - 6 weeks
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for current 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
Laboratory: 
Molecular Pathology
This is an Urgent referral. Non-FCC requests will not be accepted
Test Code: 
HNPCC
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Molecular
Pseudonyms: 
HNPCC, Hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer gene
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml blood EDTA tube | Request slip must be signed by collector
Reference Range: 
Refer to report
Availability: 
Turn around time: Routine testing - 6 weeks
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for current 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
Laboratory: 
Molecular Pathology
This is an Urgent referral. Non-FCC requests will not be accepted
Test Code: 
HuntD
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Molecular
Pseudonyms: 
HHT Gene Mutation Screen | CAG trinucleotide repeat
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml blood EDTA tube | Request slip must be signed by collector
Reference Range: 
Refer to report
Availability: 
Turn around time: Routine testing - 6 weeks
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for current 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
Laboratory: 
Molecular Pathology
Contact Molecular Pathology, RMH (ph 9342 7991) if result is required URGENTLY
Test Code: 
CAGR
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Molecular
Pseudonyms: 
AR Gene, exon 1 | CAG trinucleotide repeat, expansion
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml blood EDTA tube | Request slip must be signed by collector
Reference Range: 
Refer to report
Availability: 
Turn around time: _x000D_Routine testing - 12 weeks, batched
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
AUD $150 non medicare rebatable
Reference Laboratory: 
Molecular PathologyRoyal Melbourne Hospital
Laboratory: 
Molecular Pathology
1. Only Family Cancer Clinic and / or requests from Neurologists & Endocrinologists will be processed2. Contact Molecular Pathology, RMH (ph 9342 7991) if result is required URGENTLY
Test Code: 
MEN1
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Molecular
Pseudonyms: 
MEN1 Gene Mutation Screen
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml blood EDTA tube | Request slip must be signed by collector
Reference Range: 
Refer to report
Availability: 
Turn around time: Routine testing - 16 weeks
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for current fee
Reference Laboratory: 
SA Pathology - IMVS (Institute Of Medical & Veterinary Science) Frome RoadAdelaide, SA 5000tel 08 8222 3000fax 08 8222 3538
Laboratory: 
Molecular Pathology
1. Only Family Cancer Clinic and / or requests from Neurologists & Endocrinologists will be processed2. Contact Molecular Pathology, RMH (ph 9342 7991) if result is required URGENTLY
Test Code: 
pMEN1
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Molecular
Pseudonyms: 
MEN1 gene, predictive
Collection Requirements: 
Two indepedently collected EDTA tubes, greater than 15 minutes apart | Sample 1 - 9mL Blood EDTA tube | Sample 2 - 9mL Blood EDTA tube | Request slip must be signed by collector
Reference Range: 
Refer to report
Availability: 
Turn around time: Routine testing - 6 weeks
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for current fee
Reference Laboratory: 
SA Pathology - IMVS (Institute Of Medical & Veterinary Science) Frome RoadAdelaide, SA 5000tel 08 8222 3000fax 08 8222 3538
Laboratory: 
Molecular Pathology
1. Two indepedently collected EDTA tubes, greater than 15 minutes apart are required 2. Only Family Cancer Clinic requests will be processed 3. Contact Molecular Pathology, RMH (ph 9342 7991) if result is required URGENTLY
Test Code: 
MEN2A
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Molecular
Pseudonyms: 
MEN2A Gene Mutation Screen | RET gene, type 2A
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml blood EDTA tube | Request slip must be signed by collector
Reference Range: 
Refer to report
Availability: 
Turn around time:_x000D__x000D_ Routine testing - 6 weeks URGENT testing - 12 business days
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for current fee
Reference Laboratory: 
Molecular PathologyPeter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Laboratory: 
Molecular Pathology
1. Only Family Cancer Clinic and / or requests from Neurologists & Endocrinologists will be processed2. Contact Molecular Pathology, RMH (ph 9342 7991) if result is required URGENTLY
Test Code: 
pMEN2A
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Molecular
Pseudonyms: 
RET gene, type 2A, predictive
Collection Requirements: 
Two indepedently collected EDTA tubes, greater than 15 minutes apart | Sample 1 - 9mL Blood EDTA tube | Sample 2 - 9mL Blood EDTA tube | Request slip must be signed by collector
Reference Range: 
Refer to report
Availability: 
Turn around time:_x000D__x000D_ Routine testing - 6 weeks URGENT testing - 12 business days
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for current fee
Reference Laboratory: 
Molecular PathologyPeter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Laboratory: 
Molecular Pathology
1. Two indepedently collected EDTA tubes, greater than 15 minutes apart are required 2. Only Family Cancer Clinic requests will be processed 3. Contact Molecular Pathology, RMH (ph 9342 7991) if result is required URGENTLY
Test Code: 
MEN2B
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Molecular
Pseudonyms: 
MEN2B Gene Mutation Screen | RET gene, type 2B
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml blood EDTA tube | Request slip must be signed by collector
Reference Range: 
Refer to report
Availability: 
Turn around time:_x000D__x000D_ Routine testing - 6 weeks URGENT testing - 12 business days
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for current fee
Reference Laboratory: 
Molecular PathologyPeter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Laboratory: 
Molecular Pathology
1. Only Family Cancer Clinic and / or requests from Neurologists & Endocrinologists will be processed2. Contact Molecular Pathology, RMH (ph 9342 7991) if result is required URGENTLY
Test Code: 
pMEN2B
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Molecular
Pseudonyms: 
RET gene, type 2B, predictive
Collection Requirements: 
Two indepedently collected EDTA tubes, greater than 15 minutes apart | Sample 1 - 9mL Blood EDTA tube | Sample 2 - 9mL Blood EDTA tube | Request slip must be signed by collector
Reference Range: 
Refer to report
Availability: 
Turn around time:_x000D__x000D_ Routine testing - 6 weeks URGENT testing - 12 business days
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for current fee
Reference Laboratory: 
Molecular PathologyPeter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Laboratory: 
Molecular Pathology
1. Two indepedently collected EDTA tubes, greater than 15 minutes apart are required 2. Only Family Cancer Clinic requests will be processed 3. Contact Molecular Pathology, RMH (ph 9342 7991) if result is required URGENTLY
Test Code: 
pFAP
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Molecular
Pseudonyms: 
Predictive Familial Adenomatis Polyposis | Known familial variant in one of the FAP genes
Collection Requirements: 
Two indepedently collected EDTA tubes, greater than 15 minutes apart | Sample 1 - 9mL Blood EDTA tube | Sample 2 - 9mL Blood EDTA tube | Request slip must be signed by collector
Reference Range: 
Refer to report
Availability: 
Turn around time: Routine testing - 6 weeks
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for current 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
Laboratory: 
Molecular Pathology
1. Two indepedently collected EDTA tubes, greater than 15 minutes apart are required 2. Only Family Cancer Clinic requests will be processed 3. Contact Molecular Pathology, RMH (ph 9342 7991) if result is required URGENTLY
Test Code: 
pHNPC1, pHNPC2, pHNPC6
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Molecular
Pseudonyms: 
Predictive HNPCC, Hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer gene
Collection Requirements: 
Two indepedently collected EDTA tubes, greater than 15 minutes apart | Sample 1 - 9mL Blood EDTA tube | Sample 2 - 9mL Blood EDTA tube | Request slip must be signed by collector
Reference Range: 
Refer to report
Availability: 
Turn around time: Routine testing - 6 weeks
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for current 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
Laboratory: 
Molecular Pathology
1. Two indepedently collected EDTA tubes, greater than 15 minutes apart are required 2. Only Family Cancer Clinic requests will be processed 3. Contact Molecular Pathology, RMH (ph 9342 7991) if result is required URGENTLY
Test Code: 
SHDB
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Molecular
Pseudonyms: 
Genetic Testing for Phaeochromocytoma and Paraganglioma _x000D__x000D_| SDHB (Succinate Dehydrogenase B subunit)
Collection Requirements: 
2 x 9 ml blood EDTA tube | Request slip must be signed by collector
Reference Range: 
Refer to report
Availability: 
Turn around time:_x000D__x000D_ Routine testing - 6 weeks URGENT testing - 12 business days
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for current fee
Reference Laboratory: 
Molecular PathologyPeter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Laboratory: 
Molecular Pathology
1. Only Family Cancer Clinic requests will be processed2. Contact Molecular Pathology, RMH (ph 9342 7991) if result is required URGENTLY
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Test Code: 
GenePl
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Molecular
Pseudonyms: 
Targetted Gene Panel | Next Generation Sequencing Panel | NGS Panel | Gene List
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml blood EDTA tube | Request slip must be signed by collector
Reference Range: 
Refer to report
Availability: 
Turn around time: As required. Please contact Molecular Pathology Royal Melbourne Hospital
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Contact Moleclar Pathology, RMH for a quotation
Reference Laboratory: 
To Be Approved By:Molecular PathologyRoyal Melbourne Hospital
Laboratory: 
Molecular Pathology
Referrals accepted ONLY from Geneticists Patient consent form required Payment approval required Notify Molecular Pathology, RMH by phone (03 9342 7991) for URGENT testing Email: molpath@mh.org.au
Test Code: 
TP53
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Molecular
Pseudonyms: 
TP53 Gene Screen, P53, Tumour
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml blood EDTA tube | Request slip must be signed by collector
Reference Range: 
Refer to report
Availability: 
Turn around time:_x000D__x000D_ Routine testing - 6 weeks URGENT testing - 12 business days
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for current fee
Reference Laboratory: 
Molecular PathologyPeter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Laboratory: 
Molecular Pathology
1. Only Family Cancer Clinic requests will be processed2. Contact Molecular Pathology, RMH (ph 9342 7991) if result is required URGENTLY
Test Code: 
pTP53
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Molecular
Pseudonyms: 
Predictive tumour protein p53 | tumour suppressor p53
Collection Requirements: 
Two indepedently collected EDTA tubes, greater than 15 minutes apart | Sample 1 - 9mL Blood EDTA tube | Sample 2 - 9mL Blood EDTA tube | Request slip must be signed by collector
Reference Range: 
Refer to report
Availability: 
Turn around time:_x000D__x000D_ Routine testing - 6 weeks URGENT testing - 12 business days
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for current fee
Reference Laboratory: 
Molecular PathologyPeter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Laboratory: 
Molecular Pathology
1. Two indepedently collected EDTA tubes, greater than 15 minutes apart are required 2. Only Family Cancer Clinic requests will be processed 3. Contact Molecular Pathology, RMH (ph 9342 7991) if result is required URGENTLY
Test Code: 
TPMTg
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Molecular
Pseudonyms: 
Thiopurine S-methyltransferase | S-adenosyl-L-methionine:thiopurine S-methyltransferase |Thiopurine methyltransferase
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml EDTA blood
Reference Range: 
Refer to report
Availability: 
As required
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for current fee
Reference Laboratory: 
Dorevitch Pathology18 Banksia StreetHeidelberg 3084tel 03 9244 0444fax 03 9244 0368
Laboratory: 
Molecular Pathology
Detection of genetic polymorphisms in the Thiopurine S-methyltransferase gene for the prevention of dose-related toxicity during treatment with thiopurine drugs Call Dorevitch Pathology (ph 02 9005 7000) for URGENT requests
Test Code: 
VHL
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Molecular
Pseudonyms: 
von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) genetic test
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml blood EDTA tube | Request slip must be signed by collector
Reference Range: 
Refer to report
Availability: 
Turn around time:_x000D__x000D_ Routine testing - 6 weeks URGENT testing - 12 business days
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for current fee
Reference Laboratory: 
Molecular PathologyPeter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Laboratory: 
Molecular Pathology
1. Only Family Cancer Clinic & Endocrinologist requests will be processed 2. Contact Molecular Pathology, RMH (ph 9342 7991) if result is required URGENTLY
Test Code: 
pVHL
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Molecular
Pseudonyms: 
Predictive von Hippel-Lindau (pVHL)
Collection Requirements: 
Two indepedently collected EDTA tubes, greater than 15 minutes apart | Sample 1 - 9mL Blood EDTA tube | Sample 2 - 9mL Blood EDTA tube | Request slip must be signed by collector
Reference Range: 
Refer to report
Availability: 
Turn around time:_x000D__x000D_ Routine testing - 6 weeks URGENT testing - 12 business days
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for current fee
Reference Laboratory: 
Molecular PathologyPeter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Laboratory: 
Molecular Pathology
1. Two indepedently collected EDTA tubes, greater than 15 minutes apart are required 2. Only Family Cancer Clinic requests will be processed 3. Contact Molecular Pathology, RMH (ph 9342 7991) if result is required URGENTLY