Test Code: 
DD
Tube Colour: 
Light Blue
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
D-Dimer, D dimer, Cross linked Fibrin degradation products / FDP
Collection Requirements: 
Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Reference Range: 
Normal < 0.50 mg/L (FEU)
Availability: 
24 hours
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
C
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
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
Test Code: 
DARU
Tube Colour: 
Pink
Lavender
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
6-9 ml EDTA
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Monthly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
SydPath PathologySt Vincent's HospitalVictoria StreetDarlinghurst, NSW 2010tel 02 8382 9100fax 02 8382 2489
Test Code: 
DGAB
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Anti-Gliadin Antibodies | Anti Gliadin Antibodies
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Units
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Austin PathologyAustin Hospital145 Studley RoadHeidelberg, Vic 3084tel 03 9496 3100fax 03 9496 1674
Test Code: 
UNCB
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
7-Dehydrocholesterol
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
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: 
DHEAS
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
DHEAS, Dehydroepiandrosterone DHEA-Sulphate, DHEA-S
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
See Report umol/L
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
DELTA
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Hep D Antigen / Antibody: EIA
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: 
Serology
Hepatitis D Antigen & Antibody are always tested together
Test Code: 
FLAP
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml EDTA_x000D__x000D_
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
EwL
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Serology
Hepatitis D Antigen & Antibody are always tested together
Test Code: 
DEN
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: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
DCOR11
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
11-Deoxycortisol, Deoxycortisol Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) hydroxylase deficiency - 11 beta screen
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
<25 nmol/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
Test Code: 
UNCI
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Fortnightly
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
Test Code: 
FUNG
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Nail clipping collected in sterile container
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Nail
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
FUNG
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Skin scraping collected in sterile container
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
SS
Fee: 
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
DSG1
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
U/mL
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Pathology West - ICPMR Specimen ReceptionLevel 2, ICPMR BuildingWestmead HospitalInstitute RoadWestmead, NSW 2145tel 02 9845 8288fax 02 9635 6102
Test Code: 
DSGAB
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: 
Pathology West - ICPMR Specimen ReceptionLevel 2, ICPMR BuildingWestmead HospitalInstitute RoadWestmead, NSW 2145tel 02 9845 8288fax 02 9635 6102
Test Code: 
DEV
Tube Colour: 
Yellow Top Univesal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Device collected into sterile container
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
DEV
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
DEXA
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
DEXA
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
nmol/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
Test Code: 
DIABAB
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
GAD Ab, IA2 AB
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
PSEU
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
79 - 84 no units
Availability: 
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: 
PSEU
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Reference Range: 
79 - 84 no units
Availability: 
Monthly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
DIC
Tube Colour: 
Light BlueANDLavender
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
D.I.C. Screen (DIC)
Collection Requirements: 
Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation) and EDTA tube (Platelet Count)
Reference Range: 
As reported
Availability: 
24 hours
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
C, EW
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Sodium Citrate and EDTA should be collected. This screen includes Prothrombin Time, INR, APTT, Fibrinogen + D Dimer and the EDTA collected is required for a Platelet Count
Test Code: 
DIG
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Dig
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Reference Range: 
0.5-0.8 ug/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
DHT
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
DHT
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
nmol/L
Availability: 
Monthly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
South Eastern Area Laboratory Service (SEALS)Pathology BuildingCnr Kareena Road & The KingswayCaringbah, NSW 2229tel 02 9540 7430fax 02 9540 7427
Test Code: 
DIPS
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Post Vaccination
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Microbiology Diagnostic Unit (MDU)University Of Melbourne
Laboratory: 
Serology
Test Code: 
DIUR
Tube Colour: 
Urine (random)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Chlorothiazide, Hyrochlorothiazide, Quinethazone, Chlorthalidone, Methyclothiazide, Frusemide, Metolazone, Mefruside, Bendrofluazide, Cyclopenthiazide, Bumetanide.
Collection Requirements: 
10 ml Urine (random)
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: