Test Code: 
AMA
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
AMA
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Neg
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
MOGAB
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Fluid Container
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Monthly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Westmead Childrens HospitalHawkesbury Road & Hainsworth StreetWestmead, NSW 2145tel 02 9845 3286fax 02 9845 3332
Test Code: 
AMH
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
AMH
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
10.2 - 82.8 pmol/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: 
ANCA
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
ANCA
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Neg
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
ANA
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
ANA
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Neg
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
ASM
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
ASM
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Neg
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
VGCAC
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
VGCAC, Voltage gated Ca Channel Abs
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum
Reference Range: 
pM
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: 
VGKC
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
VGKC, Voltage gated K Channel Abs
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum
Reference Range: 
pM
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: 
MISCH
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
3-10mL EDTA 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: 
ISS
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Anti-Intracellular Substance of Squamous Epithelium Abs
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Immunology
Test Code: 
ACL, B2GP, LUPUS
Tube Colour: 
Light Blue AND Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry and Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
anti phospholipid screen, ACL, B2GP, LUPUS, APLS
Collection Requirements: 
1 x 8.5 ml serum tube for ACL and B2GP AND 3 x Sodium Citrate Tubes for LUPUS Coagulation
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Test Code: 
Titre
Department: 
Haematology
Collection Requirements: 
6mL EDTA tube (Blood Bank) + 2 x 6mL Serum (GEL FREE) - all tubes must include date, time and collector signature
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Laboratory: 
Blood Transfusion
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: 
ACLG
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
ACL IgG, anti cardiolipin ab
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
<20 GPL Units
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Test Code: 
ACLM
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
ACL IgM, anti cardiolipin ab
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
MPL Units
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Reference Laboratory: 
St Vincent's Hospital Pathology
Test Code: 
UANT
Tube Colour: 
Urine
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
10 ml Urine (Acid Wash)
Reference Range: 
no ref interval 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: 
U24ANT
Tube Colour: 
Urine
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Urine (24 Hour)
Reference Range: 
0-20 nmol/d
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: 
ANTIM
Tube Colour: 
Royal Blue
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
6 ml Trace Metal Tube
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: 
AT
Tube Colour: 
Light Blue
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Anti-Thrombin III (AT, AT3, ATIII)
Collection Requirements: 
Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Reference Range: 
80- 120% Functional
Availability: 
24 hours
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
C
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
APCR
Tube Colour: 
Light Blue
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Activated Protein C Resistance_x000D__x000D_(APC Resistance, APCR)
Collection Requirements: 
Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Reference Range: 
Normal Ratio > 0.86
Availability: 
Fortnightly (unless by prior arrangement)
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
C
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
See also Hypercoagulation screen
Test Code: 
BARAT
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Reference Range: 
0.21 - 0.73 no units
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: 
APOA
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Apo A1
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
>1.20 g/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: 
APOB
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Apo B
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
<1.20 g/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: 
APO
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
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: 
APTT
Tube Colour: 
Light Blue
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time (APTT)
Collection Requirements: 
Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Reference Range: 
Normal: 24- 36 sec _x000D_onds
Availability: 
24 hours
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
C
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
See also coagulation profile, DIC screen * Please request specific test(s) and specify any anticoagulation"
Test Code: 
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Dengue, Flavivirus, Arbovirus Group B Antibody
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Not available as generic test - only specific serology requests will be coded. Please contact the Microbiology Registrar or Clinical Microbiologist if you require further assistance."