Test Code: 
HCG
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
HCG Total, Pregnancy test
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Reference Range: 
See Report IU/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
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: 
HuntD
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Molecular
Pseudonyms: 
HHT Gene Mutation Screen | CAG trinucleotide repeat
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml blood EDTA tube | Request slip must be signed by collector
Reference Range: 
Refer to report
Availability: 
Turn around time: Routine testing - 6 weeks
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for current 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
Laboratory: 
Molecular Pathology
Contact Molecular Pathology, RMH (ph 9342 7991) if result is required URGENTLY
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
Test Code: 
U24HIA
Tube Colour: 
Urine (24 Hr Acid)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
5HIAA
Collection Requirements: 
24 Hr Urine (acid bottle, pH<3.0)
Reference Range: 
MF <50 umol/Day
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
OHP17
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
17OHP, 17-OH Progesterone
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
See Report nmol/L
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: 
HYDR
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Plaquenil
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
PathWest - QEII LaboratoryJ Block, QEII Medical CentreHospital AvenueNedlands, WA 6009tel 08 9346 3000fax 08 9381 7594
Test Code: 
UNCB
Tube Colour: 
Urine (24 Hr Plain)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Urine (24 Hr plain)
Reference Range: 
0 - 0.5 mmol/L
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