Test Code: 
DL
Tube Colour: 
Red
Dark Green
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Donath Landsteiner Test
Collection Requirements: 
SEE NOTES: Please ring laboratory and arrange directly with Medical Scientist. Collect 4 x 6mL Serum (clot, no gel) and 2 x 6mL Lithium Heparin tube.
Reference Range: 
Negative
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
SB & LH
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Blood Transfusion
Specimen must be kept at 37 C from collection to the Laboratory. Thermos for transport available from laboratory at RMH.
Test Code: 
ESR
Tube Colour: 
Diesse VACU-TEK ESR Tube
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR)
Collection Requirements: 
1.2 ml in VACU-TEC tube (filled to line +/- 0.5mm)
Reference Range: 
As reported
Availability: 
24 hours
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
EPO
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Erythropoietin; EPO
Collection Requirements: 
8.5mL Serum tube
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
AUD $45 not Medicare rebatable
Reference Laboratory: 
Monash Medical CentreMonash Health Pathology246 Clayton RoadClayton, Vic 3168tel 03 9594 4538
Laboratory: 
Haematology
This test requires an FBE to be requested in order to fully interpret results.
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Test Code: 
GS30
Tube Colour: 
Pink
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
6mL EDTA tube (Blood Bank)
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
EB
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Blood Transfusion
Extended (1 month) expiry on group and screen - available for surgical patients only, who have no red cell antibodies and have not been transfused or pregnant within the last three months. 1. SPECIMENS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR PRETRANSFUSION TESTING UNLESS: i) the specimen and request slip conform to the Blood Transfusion protocols of the relevent site. If Bradma labels are used they must be signed and dated to confirm the patient ID has been checked. ii) The specimen collection declaration is completed by the person collecting and labelling the specimen. Please label the request slip with the ward and clinical details. 2. IF URGENT, TELEPHONE THE LABORATORY. 3. Use "Transfusion Test/ Product Request Form".
Test Code: 
F2
Tube Colour: 
Light Blue
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Factor II
Collection Requirements: 
2x Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Reference Range: 
50 - 150%
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
C
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
F9
Tube Colour: 
Light Blue
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Factor IX
Collection Requirements: 
2x Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Reference Range: 
50 - 150%
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
C
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
F9I
Tube Colour: 
Light Blue
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Factor IX Inhib
Collection Requirements: 
2x Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Reference Range: 
As reported
Availability: 
Fortnightly (unless by prior arrangement)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
C
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
F5
Tube Colour: 
Light Blue
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Factor V
Collection Requirements: 
2x Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Reference Range: 
As reported
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
C
Fee: 
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
FVL
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Activated Protein Resistance Gene; APC Resistance Mutation; APCR Mutation; Factor V Mutation; Genetic APCR; Leiden Mutation
Collection Requirements: 
3-10mL EDTA Whole Blood
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
1-2 weeks to result
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
EW
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Molecular Haematology
Test Code: 
F7
Tube Colour: 
Light Blue
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Factor VII
Collection Requirements: 
2x Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Reference Range: 
50 - 150%
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
C
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
F8
Tube Colour: 
Light Blue
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Factor VIII
Collection Requirements: 
2x Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Reference Range: 
50 - 150%
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
C
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
F8I
Tube Colour: 
Light Blue
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Factor VIII Inhib
Collection Requirements: 
2x Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Reference Range: 
As reported
Availability: 
Fortnightly (unless by prior arrangement)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
C
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
F10
Tube Colour: 
Light Blue
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Factor X
Collection Requirements: 
2x Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Reference Range: 
50 - 150%
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
C
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
Xa or F10a
Tube Colour: 
Light Blue
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Factor Xa or 10a, LMWH, Apixaban, Danaparoid, Fondaparinux, Rivaroxaban, Enoxaparin.
Collection Requirements: 
Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Reference Range: 
As reported
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
C
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
* Please request specific test(s) and specify any anticoagulation Indicate LMWH or DOAC / NOAC in use and last dose.
Test Code: 
F11
Tube Colour: 
Light Blue
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Factor XI
Collection Requirements: 
2x Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Reference Range: 
50 - 150%
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
C
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
F12
Tube Colour: 
Light Blue
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Factor XII
Collection Requirements: 
2x Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Reference Range: 
50 - 150%
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
C
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
F13
Tube Colour: 
Light Blue
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Factor XIII
Collection Requirements: 
2x Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Reference Range: 
As reported
Availability: 
Fortnightly (unless by prior arrangement)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
C
Fee: 
AUD $145 not Medicare rebatable
Reference Laboratory: 
Royal Children's HospitalHaematology
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
FBEaph
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
EDTA tube
Reference Range: 
As reported
Availability: 
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
FIBC
Tube Colour: 
Light Blue
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Fibrinogen, Fib
Collection Requirements: 
Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Reference Range: 
2.0 - 5.0 g/l
Availability: 
24 hours
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
C
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Also see Coagulation profile
Test Code: 
Fil
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
EDTA tube
Reference Range: 
Not Detected
Availability: 
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
FIP1
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
FIP1L1-PDGFRA; FIP1L1
Collection Requirements: 
3-10mL EDTA Whole Blood or 1-3mL Bone Marrow
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
2-3 weeks to result
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
EW, BM
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Peter MacCallum Cancer CentrePathology Department Level 4305 Grattan StreetMelbourne, Vic 3000
Laboratory: 
Molecular Haematology
Specimen MUST be delivered to laboratory within 24 hours of collection (Mon - 3pm Fri, excluding public holidays)
Test Code: 
Flow
Tube Colour: 
Dark Green
Department: 
Haematology
Collection Requirements: 
1 x 6ml Lithium heparin NO GEL
Reference Range: 
As reported
Availability: 
Weekdays
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
LHNG
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Reference Laboratory: 
Peter MacCallum Cancer CentrePathology Department Level 4305 Grattan StreetMelbourne, Vic 3000
Laboratory: 
Flow Cytometry
Test Code: 
PFLT3
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
FLT3 Internal Tandem Duplication; FLT3 Mutations; FLT3 D835
Collection Requirements: 
3-10mL EDTA Whole Blood or 1-3mL Bone Marrow
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
2-3 weeks to result
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
EW, BM
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Peter MacCallum Cancer CentrePathology Department Level 4305 Grattan StreetMelbourne, Vic 3000
Laboratory: 
Molecular Haematology
Specimen MUST be delivered to laboratory within 24 hours of collection (Mon - 3pm Fri, excluding public holidays)
Test Code: 
MISCH
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
FBE - Fluid
Collection Requirements: 
1 to 5 ml in sterile Container
Reference Range: 
As reported
Availability: 
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
MISCH
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Haemoglobin - Fluid
Collection Requirements: 
1 to 5 ml in sterile Container
Reference Range: 
Not Detected
Availability: 
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology