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
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
5 ml collection
Reference Range: 
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
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
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
5 ml EDTA Tras Tube
Reference Range: 
40 - 140 pg/mL
Availability: 
Monthly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Sydney South Western Area Pathology ServiceRoyal Prince Alfred HospitalCentral Specimen ReceptionMissenden RoadCamperdown, NSW 2050tel 02 9515 8279fax 02 9515 7931
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: 
Refer to Dynamic Tests in Pathology home page
Reference Range: 
See Report
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
GTTGH
Tube Colour: 
Grey
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Refer to Dynamic Tests in Pathology home page
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
GTTINS
Tube Colour: 
Grey
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Refer to Dynamic Tests in Pathology home page
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
GTTP
Tube Colour: 
Grey
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Refer to Lab for protocol
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
GLSP
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
<10 nmol/L
Availability: 
Monthly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
SA Pathology - IMVS (Institute Of Medical & Veterinary Science) Frome RoadAdelaide, SA 5000tel 08 8222 3000fax 08 8222 3538
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