Test Code: 
INFS
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Flu A / Flu B Abs Serology
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Serology
Test Code: 
RPBNAT
Tube Colour: 
NPA / BW In Sterile Yellow Universal Container
Copan E-swab (liquid Amies) Pink Lid
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Resp PCR, Respiratory PCR (Viral) Includes : Influenza A, Influenza B, RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus) Rhinovirus/ Enterovirus, Parainfluenza 1,2,3, Adenovirus, Metapneumonavirus, Bordetella sp., B.parapertussis, L.pneumophila, L.longbaechae, M.pneumoniae, Chlamydiaceae ; flu
Collection Requirements: 
NPA (Nasopharyngeal aspirate) _x000D__x000D_or Bronchial Washing (BW) | Copan e-swab (liquid Amies) pink lid.
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Fee: 
$22.15
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Please include returned traveller history including countries visited.
Test Code: 
ORGID
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
18-48hr culture of isolate
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
$22.15
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
ORGID
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
18-48hr culture of isolate
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
$22.15
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
ORGID
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
18-48hr culture of isolate
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
$22.15
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
ORGID
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
18-48hr culture of isolate
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
$22.15
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
ORGID
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
18-48hr culture of isolate
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
UROG
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Wound Swab culture / microscopy
Collection Requirements: 
Amies swab (Gel)- copan. Swab x 2 or IUD sent in sterile screw capped container.
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Weekdays & Saturday
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
One swab in transport medium One swab dry in plastic sheath Smear on glass slide