Test Code: 
ENTS
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Westmead Hospital Sydney
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Only paired sera (acute & convalescent) will be referred for testing.
Test Code: 
EHVS
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
AMOEP
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Amoebic
Collection Requirements: 
Non-faeces samples, Liver aspirate
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
St Vincent's Hospital Pathology
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
AMOEP
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Liver Aspirate Sample collected in sterile container
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
ASP
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
St Vincent's Hospital PathologyLevel 2, IPS Building41 Victoria ParadeFitzroy, Vic 3065tel 03 9288 2888fax 03 9288 4224
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
MISCO
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Amoebic
Collection Requirements: 
Faeces in sterile container
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
F
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
St Vincent's Hospital PathologyLevel 2, IPS Building41 Victoria ParadeFitzroy, Vic 3065tel 03 9288 2888fax 03 9288 4224
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
AMOEP
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Tissue sample collected in sterile container
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
St Vincent's Hospital PathologyLevel 2, IPS Building41 Victoria ParadeFitzroy, Vic 3065tel 03 9288 2888fax 03 9288 4224
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
AMOES
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Amoeba Serology
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
$22.15
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
VREG
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Vancomycin resistant enterococcus
Collection Requirements: 
Red topped swab
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
SW
Fee: 
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
FBF
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Faeces - culture, microscopy, toxin detection
Collection Requirements: 
Fresh faeces 20-30 ml (fresh) in sterile container
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Faec
Fee: 
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Indicate if recent history of travel overseas or antibiotics._x000D_Indicate if microscopy for ova, cysts or parasites needed.
Test Code: 
HMVAD
Tube Colour: 
Pink Lid Swab
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Coxsackie Virus PCR, Echo Virus PCR
Collection Requirements: 
Copan e-swab - liquid Amies (pink lid)
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Sw
Fee: 
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
HMVAD
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top unviversal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Coxsackie Virus PCR, Echo Virus PCR
Collection Requirements: 
Tissue
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
TIS
Fee: 
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
ENTS
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Coxsackie Virus Ab, Echo Virus Ab By CFT
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Prince Of Wales HospitalRandwick, NSW
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
HENDP
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Hendra virus PCR
Collection Requirements: 
Broncho Alveolar lavage._x000D__x000D_ Please contact the pathology service BEFORE collection.
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
On Request
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
BAL
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Hendra virus is a PC-4 level pathogen and requests must be discussed with the Medical Microbiologist prior to sending specimen.
Test Code: 
HENDP
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Hendra virus PCR
Collection Requirements: 
Bronchial washinge._x000D__x000D_ Please contact the pathology service BEFORE collection.
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
On Request
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
BW
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Hendra virus is a PC-4 level pathogen and requests must be discussed with the Medical Microbiologist prior to sending specimen.
Test Code: 
HENDP
Tube Colour: 
CSF Sterile Tube Pack
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Hendra virus PCR
Collection Requirements: 
CSF._x000D__x000D_ Please contact the pathology service BEFORE collection.
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
On Request
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
CSF
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Hendra virus is a PC-4 level pathogen and requests must be discussed with the Medical Microbiologist prior to sending specimen.
Test Code: 
HENDP
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Hendra virus PCR
Collection Requirements: 
Sputum._x000D__x000D_ Please contact the pathology service BEFORE collection.
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
On Request
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Sp
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Hendra virus is a PC-4 level pathogen and requests must be discussed with the Medical Microbiologist prior to sending specimen.
Test Code: 
HENDS
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Hendravirus Serology
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
On Request
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Serology
Test Code: 
MDR
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Copan e-swab - liquid Amies (pink lid)
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
SW
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
FM, FAIMP
Tube Colour: 
SAF fixative container
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Ascaris, OCP
Collection Requirements: 
Faeces collected directly into SAF fixative is perferred
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
F
Fee: 
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Indicate if recent history of travel overseas.
Test Code: 
F
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Faeces - culture, microscopy, toxin detection
Collection Requirements: 
Faeces. 30 ml (fresh) in sterile container
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
F
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Indicate if recent history of travel overseas or antibiotics._x000D_Indicate if microscopy for ova, cysts or parasites needed.
Test Code: 
FASCS
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Westmead Hospital Sydney
Laboratory: 
Serology
Test Code: 
MIABS
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Microfilarial serology
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Westmead Hospital Sydney
Laboratory: 
Serology
Test Code: 
FLAP
Tube Colour: 
CSF Sterile Tube Pack
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Arbovirus PCR
Collection Requirements: 
CSF
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
CSF
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Serology
Test Code: 
FLAP
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Arbovirus PCR
Collection Requirements: 
Urine
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
U
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Serology
MVE specific PCR can be performed but only if Flavivirus PCR is positive
Test Code: 
RPBNAT (extended respiratory panel)
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Resp PCR, Respiratory PCR (Viral) Includes : Influenza A Influenza B RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus) Rhinovirus H1N1 Human Swine Influenza Avian Influenza Bird Influenza
Collection Requirements: 
Bronchial Alveolar lavage collected in sterile container
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
BAL
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
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