Test Code: 
N/A - see G6PD assay
Tube Colour: 
Pink / Purple
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD)
Collection Requirements: 
3 ml EDTA blood
Availability: 
Weekdays
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
N/A - see G6PD assay - same specimen requirement.
Test Code: 
GABA
Tube Colour: 
Black capped CSF tube
Gold
Red
Fluid Container
Department: 
Biochemistry
Collection Requirements: 
5 ml collection
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Fee: 
AUD $110 not Medicare rebatable
Reference Laboratory: 
Pathology Queensland - Central LaboratoryLevel 4, Block 7Herston Hospitals CampusRoyal Brisbane & Women's HospitalHerston RoadHerston, Qld 4029tel 07 3646 3636fax 07 3646 6160
Laboratory: 
Biochemistry
Test Code: 
GALA
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum tube or_x000D__x000D_ Bronchial Washing or_x000D__x000D_ BAL
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
S, BW
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Reference Laboratory: 
Austin Hospital Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
GALACT
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Gal-1-P
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Clinical Genetics Services (VCGS)Royal Children's HospitalLevel 4, East Building50 Flemington RoadParkville, Vic 3052tel 03 8341 6201fax 03 8341 6390
Test Code: 
SPEGG
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
4.7 - 11.6 g/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
GGT
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
GGT, Gamma GT
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Reference Range: 
M <65, F <37 U/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
GANC
Tube Colour: 
Green No Gel
Gold No Gel
Pink / Purple
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
4.5mL Lithium heparin or Serum with no gel or EDTA
Reference Range: 
mg/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: 
GIF
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
GIF
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Neg
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
GPC
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Anti-Parietal cell antibody | GPC | PCAB
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Neg
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
GAST
Tube Colour: 
Gold On Ice
Department: 
Biochemistry
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube on ice
Reference Range: 
6 - 55 pmol/L
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Reference Laboratory: 
St Vincent's Hospital PathologyLevel 2, IPS Building41 Victoria ParadeFitzroy, Vic 3065tel 03 9288 2888fax 03 9288 4224
Test Code: 
UROG
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
For Chlamydia / Gonorrhoea PCR please refer to the listing here.
Test Code: 
GENT
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Reference Range: 
See Report mg/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
GBM
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
GBM | Anti-Glomerular Basement Membrane Antibodies
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
<20 CU
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Test Code: 
GLUG
Tube Colour: 
Collect Tube From Pathology
Department: 
Biochemistry
Collection Requirements: 
5 ml EDTA Tras Tube ** collect from lab
Reference Range: 
40 - 140 pg/mL
Availability: 
Monthly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Reference Laboratory: 
Sydney South Western Area Pathology ServiceRoyal Prince Alfred HospitalCentral Specimen ReceptionMissenden RoadCamperdown, NSW 2050tel 02 9515 8279fax 02 9515 7931
** Must be collected in a special tube that contains a preservative Aprotinin (Trasylol) - Tube must be collected from the laboratory
Test Code: 
UNCB
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Reference Range: 
See Report U/gHb
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Dorevitch Pathology18 Banksia StreetHeidelberg 3084tel 03 9244 0444fax 03 9244 0368
Test Code: 
U24G
Tube Colour: 
Urine (24 Hr Plain)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Urine (24 Hr plain)
Reference Range: 
mmol/d
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
CGL
Tube Colour: 
CSF Sterile Tube Pack
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
2 ml Cerebro spinal fluid
Reference Range: 
2.2 - 3.9 mmol/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
G
Tube Colour: 
Grey
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Gluc, Blood Sugar; RBG, RBS, FBG, FBS
Collection Requirements: 
4 ml Fluoride Oxalate, Lithium Heparin or Serum
Reference Range: 
Non-fasting 3.3 - 7.7 mmol/L Fasting 3.3 - 6.0 mmol/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Glucose collected in a lithium heparin or serum tube can result in falsely low result if there was a delay in separation. If there is clinical concern, please recollect in a fluoride oxalate tube.
Test Code: 
UG
Tube Colour: 
Urine (random)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
10 ml Urine (random)
Reference Range: 
no ref int mmol/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
GTT
Tube Colour: 
Grey
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Oral glucose tolerance test; OGTT
Collection Requirements: 
3 x Fluoride tubes collected at the following time points: 1) Fasting, 2) 1 hr post dose, and 3) 2 hr post dose. Ensure collection times are clearly recorded and send all tubes to lab together. Refer to notes for more information re clinical protocol.
Reference Range: 
See Report
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
For clinical collection protocol, refer to "Harmonisation of Endocrine Dynamic Testing - Adult (HEDTA) Manual Dynamic Tests" available under Links from the Pathology intranet page at http://intranet.mh.org.au/www/714/1001172/displayarticle/1013257.html
Test Code: 
GTTGH
Tube Colour: 
Grey and Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Collection Requirements: 
5 x Fluoride and 5 x Serum (10 tubes total), collected at 5 time points: 1) Fasting, 2) 30min post, 3) 60 mins post, 4) 90 mins post, 5) 120min post. Ensure collection times are clearly labelled and send all tubes to lab together. Refer to notes for more info re clinical protocol.
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
For clinical collection protocol, refer to "Harmonisation of Endocrine Dynamic Testing - Adult (HEDTA) Manual Dynamic Tests" available under Links from the Pathology intranet page at http://intranet.mh.org.au/www/714/1001172/displayarticle/1013257.html
Test Code: 
GTTINS
Tube Colour: 
Grey
Department: 
Biochemistry
Collection Requirements: 
3 x Fluoride tubes and 3 x serum tubes (6 total), collected at the following time points: 1) Fasting, 2) 1 hr post dose, and 3) at 2 hr post dose. Ensure collection times are clearly recorded and send all tubes to lab together. Refer to notes for more information re clinical protocol.
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
For clinical collection protocol, refer to "Harmonisation of Endocrine Dynamic Testing - Adult (HEDTA) Manual Dynamic Tests" available under Links from the Pathology intranet page at http://intranet.mh.org.au/www/714/1001172/displayarticle/1013257.html
Test Code: 
GTTP
Tube Colour: 
Grey
Department: 
Biochemistry
Collection Requirements: 
3 x Fluoride tubes collected at the following time points: 1) Fasting, 2) 1 hr post dose, and 3) 2 hr post dose. Ensure collection times are clearly recorded and send all tubes to lab together. Refer to notes for more information re clinical protocol.
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
For clinical collection protocol, refer to "Harmonisation of Endocrine Dynamic Testing - Adult (HEDTA) Manual Dynamic Tests" available under Links from the Pathology intranet page at http://intranet.mh.org.au/www/714/1001172/displayarticle/1013257.html
Test Code: 
GLSP
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Biochemistry
Collection Requirements: 
3 ml EDTA tube
Reference Range: 
<10 nmol/L
Availability: 
Monthly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Fee: 
AUD $125 not Medicare rebatable
Reference Laboratory: 
SA Pathology - IMVS (Institute Of Medical & Veterinary Science) Frome RoadAdelaide, SA 5000tel 08 8222 3000fax 08 8222 3538
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Test Code: 
UNCB
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
Refer to report. U/gHb
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Dorevitch Pathology18 Banksia StreetHeidelberg 3084tel 03 9244 0444fax 03 9244 0368