Test Code: 
HFE
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Genetic Haemochromatosis; C282Y; H63D; Hereditary Haemochromatosis
Collection Requirements: 
3-10mL EDTA Whole Blood
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
1-2 weeks to result
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
EW
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Molecular Haematology
Test Code: 
Hb
Tube Colour: 
Pink / Purple
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Haemoglobin; Hb
Collection Requirements: 
EDTA tube
Reference Range: 
As reported
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
PLHB
Tube Colour: 
Pink
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Haemoglobin - Plasma
Collection Requirements: 
EDTA tube
Reference Range: 
Not Detected
Availability: 
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Withdraw blood slowly and mix tube gently. Every effort must be made to prevent haemolysis during specimen collection.
Test Code: 
UHB
Tube Colour: 
Urine
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Haemoglobin - Urine
Collection Requirements: 
10 ml freshly voided mid-stream urine
Reference Range: 
Not Detected
Availability: 
Weekdays
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
U
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
cbHb
Tube Colour: 
Mauve
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
EDTA tube
Reference Range: 
As reported
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
HbEP
Tube Colour: 
Pink / Purple
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Hbep, Thalassaemia screen; Thal screen
Collection Requirements: 
EDTA tube
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Reference Laboratory: 
Royal Children's Hospital
Laboratory: 
Haematology
This test requires an FBE and Iron studies to be requested in order to fully interpret results.
Test Code: 
PCHIPR
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Chimerism Analysis (Bone Marrow Transplantation)
Collection Requirements: 
10-20 ml EDTA Whole Blood or 1-3mL Bone Marrow Aspirate
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
Initial samples must include - pretransplant recipient and donor. Specimen MUST be delivered to laboratory within 24 hours from collection (Mon - 3pm Fri, excluding public holidays)
Test Code: 
UHS
Tube Colour: 
Urine
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Haemosiderin (Urine)
Collection Requirements: 
10 ml FIRST VOID urine
Reference Range: 
Not detected
Availability: 
Weekdays
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
U
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
HITS
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Heparin Induced Platelet Antibodies (HITS Screen)
Collection Requirements: 
8.5mL Serum tube
Reference Range: 
Negative
Availability: 
Weekdays, 24 hours by arrangement with Registrar (93427402)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Confirmative test is available from Reference Laboratory. Monash Medical Centre Monash Health Pathology 246 Clayton Rd Clayton 3168 03 9594 4538
Test Code: 
HLATY
Tube Colour: 
Yellow
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
HLA Antigens, HLA Typing including - HLAB27, HLADQ (Coeliac tissue typing), B57 (Abacavir hypersensitivity) & DRW2
Collection Requirements: 
2 x 8.5 ml ACD blood (minimun) - 10 to 20mL
Reference Range: 
Refer to Report issued by ARCBS (VTIS)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
ACD
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Australian Red Cross Blood Service VictoriaVictorian Transplantation And Immunogenetics Service (VTIS)100-154 Batman StreetWest Melbourne, Vic 3003tel 03 9694 0354
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
B27
Tube Colour: 
Yellow
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
B27 Typing
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml ACD blood
Reference Range: 
Refer to Report issued by ARCBS (VTIS)
Availability: 
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
ACD
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Australian Red Cross Blood Service VictoriaVictorian Transplantation And Immunogenetics Service (VTIS)100-154 Batman StreetWest Melbourne, Vic 3003tel 03 9694 0354
Laboratory: 
Haematology