Test Code: 
FIP1
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
FIP1L1-PDGFRA; FIP1L1
Collection Requirements: 
3-10mL EDTA Whole 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: 
FLAP
Tube Colour: 
CSF Sterile Tube Pack
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Arbovirus PCR
Collection Requirements: 
CSF
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
CSF
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Serology
Test Code: 
FLAP
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Arbovirus PCR
Collection Requirements: 
Urine
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
U
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Serology
MVE specific PCR can be performed but only if Flavivirus PCR is positive
Test Code: 
FLEC
Tube Colour: 
Pink
Lavender
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
6-9 ml EDTA
Reference Range: 
mg/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: 
Flow
Tube Colour: 
Dark Green AND Lavender
Department: 
Haematology
Collection Requirements: 
1 x 6ml Lithium heparin NO GEL and 1 x 3ml EDTA tube
Reference Range: 
As reported
Availability: 
Weekdays
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew and LHNG
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Reference Laboratory: 
Peter MacCallum Cancer CentrePathology Department Level 4305 Grattan StreetMelbourne, Vic 3000
Laboratory: 
Flow Cytometry
Test Code: 
PFLT3
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
FLT3 Internal Tandem Duplication; FLT3 Mutations; FLT3 D835
Collection Requirements: 
3-10mL EDTA Whole 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: 
RPBNAT (extended respiratory panel)
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Resp PCR, Respiratory PCR (Viral) Includes : Influenza A Influenza B RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus) Rhinovirus H1N1 Human Swine Influenza Avian Influenza Bird Influenza
Collection Requirements: 
Bronchial Alveolar lavage collected in sterile container
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
BAL
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Please include returned traveller history including countries visited.
Test Code: 
RPBNAT (extended respiratory panel)
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Resp PCR, Respiratory PCR (Viral) Includes : Influenza A Influenza B RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus) Rhinovirus H1N1 Human Swine Influenza Avian Influenza Bird Influenza
Collection Requirements: 
Bronchial Washing
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
BW
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Please include returned traveller history including countries visited.
Test Code: 
RPBNAT (extended respiratory panel)
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Resp PCR, Respiratory PCR (Viral) Includes : Influenza A, Influenza B, RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus) Rhinovirus/ Enterovirus, Parainfluenza 1,2,3, Adenovirus, Metapneumonavirus, Bordetella sp., B.parapertussis, L.pneumophila, L.longbaechae, M.pneumoniae, Chlamydiaceae.
Collection Requirements: 
Sputum
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Sp
Fee: 
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Please include returned traveller history including countries visited.
Test Code: 
RPBNAT (extended respiratory panel)
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Resp PCR, Respiratory PCR (Viral) Includes : Influenza A Influenza B RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus) Rhinovirus H1N1 Human Swine Influenza Avian Influenza Bird Influenza
Collection Requirements: 
Copan e-swab - liquid Amies (pink lid)
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Sw
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Please include returned traveller history including countries visited.
Test Code: 
RESPX
Tube Colour: 
Pink Lid Swab
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Influenza A, Influenza B and RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus)
Collection Requirements: 
Copan e-swab - liquid Amies (pink lid)
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Sw
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Please include returned traveller history including countries visited.
Test Code: 
INFS
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
FluA/FluB influenza antibody
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
FLUCL
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Reference Range: 
No specific reference range_x000D_. Results from this assay assist in transition from i/v to oral dosing mg/L
Availability: 
Monthly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
FLUCO
Tube Colour: 
Pink
Lavender
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
6-9 ml EDTA
Reference Range: 
mg/L
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: 
FLUCY
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
5FC
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Reference Range: 
25-80 mg/L
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
MISCH
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
FBE - Fluid
Collection Requirements: 
1 to 5 ml in sterile Container
Reference Range: 
As reported
Availability: 
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
MISCH
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Haemoglobin - Fluid
Collection Requirements: 
1 to 5 ml in sterile Container
Reference Range: 
Not Detected
Availability: 
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
FL
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Collect 10 - 15 ml in capped syringe or sterile container
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
FL
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
UNCB
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Urine (random)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or Urine
Reference Range: 
2.6 - 15.8 umol/L
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Australian Clinical Laboratories1868 Dandenong RoadClayton, Vic 3168tel 03 9538 6777fax 03 8540 5555
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: 
40 - 60 %
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: 
MF 46 - 60 %
Availability: 
Monthly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
RCF
Tube Colour: 
Pink
Lavender
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
RCF
Collection Requirements: 
6-9 ml EDTA
Reference Range: 
285 - 1475 mmol/L
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Peter MacCallum Cancer CentrePathology Department Level 4305 Grattan StreetMelbourne, Vic 3000
Test Code: 
FOL
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Folate
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Reference Range: 
>7 nmol/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
FSH
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
FSH, Gonadotrophins
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
See Report IU/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
FAI
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
FAI
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
See Report no units.
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: