Test Code: 
UNCB
Tube Colour: 
Grey
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
4 ml Fluoride Oxalate
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: 
LACT
Tube Colour: 
Grey
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
4 ml Fluoride Oxalate
Reference Range: 
0.5 - 2.2 mmol/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
m
Test Code: 
LD
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
LDH
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Reference Range: 
120 - 250 U/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
??? There may be some out of pocket fees (to promote cost recovery)
Test Code: 
FLC
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
FLC
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
0 - 26 mg/L
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
m
Reference Laboratory: 
Peter MacCallum Cancer CentrePathology Department Level 4305 Grattan StreetMelbourne, Vic 3000
Test Code: 
LAMO
Tube Colour: 
Dark Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
LAMO
Collection Requirements: 
6mL Lithium Heparin with no Gel
Reference Range: 
2.0 - 17.5 mg/L
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
m
Reference Laboratory: 
Australian Clinical Laboratories1868 Dandenong RoadClayton, Vic 3168tel 03 9538 6777fax 03 8540 5555
Test Code: 
LAXA
Tube Colour: 
Urine (random)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Phenolphthalein, Bisacodyl, Senna, Cascara, Frangula, Aloes, Danthron.
Collection Requirements: 
10 ml Urine (random)
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
m
Test Code: 
LDEPG
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
LD Fractionation, Isoenzymes of LD
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Monthly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
m
Reference Laboratory: 
Sydney South Western Area Pathology ServiceRoyal Prince Alfred HospitalCentral Specimen ReceptionMissenden RoadCamperdown, NSW 2050tel 02 9515 8279fax 02 9515 7931
Test Code: 
LEAD
Tube Colour: 
Pink
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
PB
Collection Requirements: 
6 ml EDTA
Reference Range: 
See Report umol/L
Availability: 
Monthly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
m
Reference Laboratory: 
Sydney South Western Area Pathology ServiceRoyal Prince Alfred HospitalCentral Specimen ReceptionMissenden RoadCamperdown, NSW 2050tel 02 9515 8279fax 02 9515 7931
Test Code: 
ULEAD
Tube Colour: 
Urine (random)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
ULEAD, Urine Pb
Collection Requirements: 
10 ml Urine (random)
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
m
Reference Laboratory: 
Alfred Pathology Services55 Commercial RoadPrahan 3181tel 03 9076 3888
Test Code: 
U24LEA
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: 
m
Reference Laboratory: 
Alfred Pathology Services55 Commercial RoadPrahan 3181tel 03 9076 3888
Test Code: 
RPBNAT
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top unviversal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Respiratory specimens, pleural fluid and other sterile body sites fluids, fresh biopsy specimens.
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
LEGAS
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.
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
LPAG
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Legionella Antigen
Collection Requirements: 
Urine in a sterile container
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
U
Fee: 
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
LEISS
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.
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
LEPT
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
mg/mL
Availability: 
Monthly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
m
Reference Laboratory: 
Sydney South Western Area Pathology ServiceRoyal Prince Alfred HospitalCentral Specimen ReceptionMissenden RoadCamperdown, NSW 2050tel 02 9515 8279fax 02 9515 7931
Test Code: 
MISCSO
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Transport at Room Temperature within 12-18hrs of collection, AVOID REFRIGERATION
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Mon-Thursday; on request
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
H
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
MISCSO
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Urine, Transport at Room Temperature within 12-18hrs of collection, AVOID REFRIGERATION
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Mon-Thursday; on request
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
U
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
MISCSO
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Transport at Room Temperature, AVOID REFRIGERATION
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
H
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
LEPS
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
On request
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Monash University
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Blood should be taken as soon as possible in the illness. Collect a 2nd sample 5-7 days later if clinically indicated and repeat at similar intervals if necessary.
Test Code: 
LE
Tube Colour: 
Pink
GUT
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
LE, White cell enzymes, Adelaide enzymes, Acid sphingomyelinase, Leucocyte Enzymes, Neurolipidoses Screen, White cell enzymes; Lysosomal Enzymes
Collection Requirements: 
6 ml EDTA or Guthrie Card
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Monthly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
m
Reference Laboratory: 
SA Pathology - Women & Children's Hospital4th Floor Rieger BuildingKing William RoadNorth Adelaide, SA 5006tel 08 8161 7483fax 08 8161 7484
Test Code: 
LEVE
Tube Colour: 
Dark Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
LEVE, Kepra
Collection Requirements: 
6mL Lithium Heparin with no Gel
Reference Range: 
12 - 46 mg/L
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Melbourne Pathology103 Victoria ParadeCollingwood, Vic 3066tel 03 9287 7700fax 03 9419 1486
Test Code: 
LIGN
Tube Colour: 
Green No Gel
Gold No Gel
Pink / Purple
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
LIGN
Collection Requirements: 
4.5mL Lithium heparin or Serum with no gel or EDTA
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Pathology Queensland - Central LaboratoryLevel 4, Block 7Herston Hospitals CampusRoyal Brisbane & Women's HospitalHerston RoadHerston, Qld 4029tel 07 3646 3636fax 07 3646 6160
Pre-set panels include: • Antibiotics sIgE (C1, C2, C5, C6, C7) RRAB • Crustation sIgE RCRUST • Fish sIgE panel RFISH • General anesthetic sIgE RGA • Genaral sIGE Foods IFOOD • Sfish sIgE (blue mussel, oyster, squid) RSEA • Venom sIgE panel RVEN
Test Code: 
LIPASE
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Reference Range: 
8-78 U/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
LPA
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Lpa
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
<0.24 g/L
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
St Vincent's Hospital PathologyLevel 2, IPS Building41 Victoria ParadeFitzroy, Vic 3065tel 03 9288 2888fax 03 9288 4224
Test Code: 
LIPEPG
Tube Colour: 
Pink
Lavender
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Lipid Fractionation
Collection Requirements: 
6-9 ml EDTA
Reference Range: 
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