Test Code: 
HHV8P
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Human herpes virus 8 PCR
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml EDTA
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
EwL
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
HISTS
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Westmead Hospital Sydney
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
HIVG
Tube Colour: 
Yellow
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml EDTA blood
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
EDTA
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
HIV
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Ab/Ag serology
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Initial tests are Medicare rebatable. Fees may apply if further testing is required.
Laboratory: 
Serology
Test Code: 
NSS
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Laboratory: 
Serology
Test Code: 
HIVL + HIVG
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
HIV Load and Genotype for Drug Resistance
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml EDTA X 2
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
EwL
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
HIVLU + HIVG
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
HIV Load and Genotype for Drug Resistance, Ultrasensitive
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml EDTA X 2
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
EwL
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
HIV
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
MISCSO
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml EDTA blood
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ewl
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
HIVL
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
HIV Viral Load
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml EDTA
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
EwL
Fee: 
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
HIVLU
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml EDTA
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
EwL
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
HSVR
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Herpes Simplex Virus Antiviral Drug Susceptibility Testing
Collection Requirements: 
Swab or Tissue
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Sw or TIS
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
HSVR
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Herpes Simplex Virus Genotyping
Collection Requirements: 
Swab or Tissue
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Sw or TIS
Fee: 
Medicare Rebatable
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
HSV
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Serology
Test Code: 
HMVAD
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml EDTA
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
EwL
Fee: 
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Includes HSV1 & 2, CMV, VZV, Enterovirus, Adenovirus
Test Code: 
HMVAD
Tube Colour: 
CSF Sterile Tube Pack
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
CSF
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
CSF
Fee: 
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Includes HSV1 & 2, CMV, VZV, Enterovirus, Adenovirus
Test Code: 
HMVAD
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top unviversal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Tissue
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
TIS
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Includes HSV1 & 2, CMV, VZV, Enterovirus, Adenovirus
Test Code: 
HTLV
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
HTLVP
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml EDTA
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
EwL
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
National Serology Reference Laboratory
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
HPVP
Tube Colour: 
Swab-Red Top FLOQSwab
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
HPV, Human Papilloma Virus , Papilloma virus,
Collection Requirements: 
COPAN FLOQSwab (red top) Site: Endocervix, Cervix, Vagina
Reference Range: 
Detected or NOT Detected
Availability: 
Specimens accepted Daily - test performed Weekly.
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Sw
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Cytology Service (VCS)tel 9250 0300
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Collections Method: If you are taking a Pap Test, collect this first then take an endocervical sample using the Digene sampler; break brush into tube. Victorian Cytology Service supply these kits Phone (03) 9250 0300 Website : www.vcs.org.au
Test Code: 
MISCSO
Tube Colour: 
Swab
Yellow top unviversal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
HPV, Human Papilloma Virus, Papilloma virus
Collection Requirements: 
Swabs, Tissue. Site: Rectum, Scotum, Non-gynaecological sites
Reference Range: 
Detected or NOT Detected
Availability: 
Specimens accepted Daily - test performed Weekly.
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Sw
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Royal Children'sHospital
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Collections Method: If you are taking a Pap Test, collect this first then take a swab
Test Code: 
HYDS
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Echinococcus granulosum
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology