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: 
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
Test Code: 
HTC
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Active B12, Active vitamin B12, Transcobalamin, Holo TC
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
23-100 pmol/L
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Reference Laboratory: 
Alfred Pathology Services55 Commercial RoadPrahan 3181tel 03 9076 3888
Test Code: 
HOMC
Tube Colour: 
Pink On Ice
Green On Ice
Gold On Ice
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
6 ml EDTA, Lithium Heparin or Serum on Ice
Reference Range: 
<12 umol/L
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
UNCB
Tube Colour: 
Urine (random)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
10 ml Urine (random)
Reference Range: 
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: 
UNCB
Tube Colour: 
Urine (random)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
10 ml Urine (random)
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Royal Children's HospitalLaboratory ServicesLevel 4, East Building50 Flemington RoadParkville, Vic 3052tel 03 9345 4200fax 03 9345 9884
Test Code: 
U24HVA
Tube Colour: 
Urine (24 Hr Acid)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
10 ml Urine (24 Hr acid)
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Royal Children's HospitalLaboratory ServicesLevel 4, East Building50 Flemington RoadParkville, Vic 3052tel 03 9345 4200fax 03 9345 9884
Test Code: 
UHVA
Tube Colour: 
Urine (acid)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
10 ml Urine (acid)
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Royal Children's HospitalLaboratory ServicesLevel 4, East Building50 Flemington RoadParkville, Vic 3052tel 03 9345 4200fax 03 9345 9884
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: 
HSV
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Serology
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