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: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
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".