Test Code: 
ENT
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Copan e-swab - liquid Amies (pink lid)
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
SW
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
EBOLAP
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml EDTA and a Respiratory Swab._x000D__x000D_ Please contact the pathology service BEFORE collection.
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
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
Ebola virus is a PC-4 level pathogen and requests must be discussed with the Medical Microbiologist prior to sending specimen.
Test Code: 
EBNA
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: 
Medicare Rebatable
Laboratory: 
Serology
Test Code: 
EBVL
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Epstein Barr Virus PCR; _x000D__x000D_EBV PCR
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml EDTA blood
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Twice weekly
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
EwL
Fee: 
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
EBVP
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
CSF sample, Tissue, Urine or Repiratory Specimen (refrigerate at ~4oC)
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
CSF, TIS, U, SP
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Samples Referred to Women's Hospital, Molecular Biology Department
Test Code: 
EBV
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Epstein Barr Virus Antibodies, EBV VCA Serology
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
This includes EBV VCA IgG, EBNA IgG & EBV VCA IgM
Test Code: 
EBVG
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: 
Laboratory: 
Serology
Test Code: 
EBVM
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: 
Laboratory: 
Serology
Test Code: 
EBVL
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Epstein Barr Virus Viral Load
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml EDTA
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Twice weekly
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
EwL
Fee: 
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
HYDS
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: 
Serology
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: 
FEPEL
Tube Colour: 
Fluid Container
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
5 ml in sterile Container
Reference Range: 
See Report ug/g
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: 
ENMY
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Anti-Endomysal Antibodies
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Neg
Availability: 
Monthly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
Cyto
Department: 
Cytology
Pseudonyms: 
Bronchial brushings, Oesophageal brushings, Bile duct brushings
Collection Requirements: 
Please see notes
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Weekdays
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Cytology
Specimen Requirments: When the brushing is completed, smear the brush onto a labelled glass slide and fixed immediately in 95% alcohol. Label frosted end on the glass slides in lead pencil with the patients name, UR No. and specimen type. Fix the slides immediately in 95% alcohol DO NOT ALLOW THE SMEAR TO DRY. Plastic coplin jars containing 95% alcohol are available from the Cytology laboratory Ext 9342 7853. Immediate fixation is a pre-requisite for all brushing sites - oesaphageal, gastric and bronchial. Air drying artefact caused by a delay in transferring the materal from the brush to the glass slide and subsequently into the fixative makes microscopic diagnostic interpretation difficult. Thus a delay in fixation will yield unsatisfactory or inconclusive results. A post-bronchoscopy sputum should routinely be sent for cytology.
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