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