Test Code: 
UNCB
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
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: 
MTX
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
0.00 - 0.04 umol/L
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Peter MacCallum Cancer CentrePathology Department Level 4305 Grattan StreetMelbourne, Vic 3000
Test Code: 
CMTX
Tube Colour: 
CSF Sterile Tube Pack
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
2 ml Cerebro spinal fluid
Reference Range: 
umol/L
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
CSF
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Peter MacCallum Cancer CentrePathology Department Level 4305 Grattan StreetMelbourne, Vic 3000
Laboratory: 
Biochemistry
Test Code: 
MT3
Tube Colour: 
Dark Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
3MT
Collection Requirements: 
6mL Lithium Heparin with no Gel
Reference Range: 
<110 pmol/L
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Austin PathologyAustin Hospital145 Studley RoadHeidelberg, Vic 3084tel 03 9496 3100fax 03 9496 1674
Test Code: 
UMET
Tube Colour: 
Urine (acid Random)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
10 ml Urine (acid)
Reference Range: 
no ref int umol/L
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Austin PathologyAustin Hospital145 Studley RoadHeidelberg, Vic 3084tel 03 9496 3100fax 03 9496 1674
Test Code: 
UNCB
Tube Colour: 
Urine (random)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
MMA
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: 
MMP
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
6-MMP
Collection Requirements: 
Reference Range: 
<5700 pmol/RBC
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Eastern Health - GastroenterologyBox Hill HospitalLevel 8, Clive Ward CentreNelson RoadBox Hill, Vic 3128tel 03 9091 8827fax 03 9899 9137
Test Code: 
AA
Tube Colour: 
Urine (random)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
MA
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: 
MEXI
Tube Colour: 
Green No Gel
Gold No Gel
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
MEXI
Collection Requirements: 
4.5mL Lithium heparin or Serum with no gel
Reference Range: 
2.8 - 11.2 umol/L
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
Test Code: 
AMA
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Anti-Mitochondrial antibodies (AMA)
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Negative
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Immunology
Test Code: 
MOLYB
Tube Colour: 
Royal Blue
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
MOLYB, MO
Collection Requirements: 
6 ml Trace Metal Tube
Reference Range: 
<0.31 nmol/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
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: 
MUSK
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
MUSK
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
nmol/L
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Fee: 
AUD $70 not Medicare rebatable
Reference Laboratory: 
Concord RGH Diagnostic Pathology UnitGround West, Multi BuildingConcord Repatriation General HospitalHospital Road Concord, NSW 2139tel 02 9767 6663fax 02 9767 8302
Test Code: 
MPAAIV
Tube Colour: 
Lavender On Ice
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
MPAAIV, Mycophenolate AUC, MPA AUC
Collection Requirements: 
4 x 3 ml EDTA on ice (full) at defined time points (refer to notes section)
Reference Range: 
In renal and cardiac transplant recipients an AUC 0 - 12 hr of 30 - 60 mg.hr/L in the initial phase after transplantation has been shown to associate with less rejection.
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Reference Laboratory: 
Austin PathologyAustin Hospital145 Studley RoadHeidelberg, Vic 3084tel 03 9496 3100fax 03 9496 1674
Collection instructions: Complete collection instructions are available on specific forms available for download at https://www.austinpathology.org.au/test-directory/1298 A completed copy of the relevant form MUST accompany the samples. Collection involves four samples of 3 mL into EDTA tubes - for IV infusion collect pre-dose +2 hr, +4 hr, +6 hr post start of infusion. Ensure tubes are completely filled. Transport to the laboratory on ice. Record on the tube labels and on the MPA AUC Sample Collection Form, the exact time of the dose and of the specimen collections along with other required details.
Test Code: 
MPAA
Tube Colour: 
Lavender On Ice
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
MPAA, Mycophenolate AUC, MPA AUC
Collection Requirements: 
4 x 3 ml EDTA on ice (full) at defined time points (see notes)
Reference Range: 
In renal and cardiac transplant recipients an AUC 0 - 12 hr of 30 - 60 mg.hr/L in the initial phase after transplantation has been shown to associate with less rejection.
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Reference Laboratory: 
Austin PathologyAustin Hospital145 Studley RoadHeidelberg, Vic 3084tel 03 9496 3100fax 03 9496 1674
Collection instructions: Complete collection instructions are available on specific forms available for download at <a href="https://www.austinpathology.org.au/test-directory/1298">https://www.austinpathology.org.au/test-directory/1298</a> A completed copy of the relevant form MUST accompany the samples. Collection involves four samples of 3 mL into EDTA tubes - for Oral dosing collect pre-dose and +1 hr, +2 hr, +4 hr post dose. Ensure tubes are completely filled. Transport to the laboratory on ice. Record on the tube labels and on the MPA AUC Sample Collection Form, the exact time of the dose and of the specimen collections along with other required details.
Test Code: 
MPA
Tube Colour: 
Pink On Ice
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
MPA, Cellcept
Collection Requirements: 
6 ml EDTA on ice
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Austin PathologyAustin Hospital145 Studley RoadHeidelberg, Vic 3084tel 03 9496 3100fax 03 9496 1674
Test Code: 
MPO
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
MPO, Anti-Myeloperoxidase Antibodies
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
<6 IU/mL
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Test Code: 
MYOG
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
MYOG
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Reference Range: 
<0.08 mgL
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Monash Medical CentreMonash Health Pathology246 Clayton RoadClayton, Vic 3168tel 03 9594 4538
Test Code: 
UMYOG
Tube Colour: 
Urine (random)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
UMYOG
Collection Requirements: 
10 ml Urine (random)
Reference Range: 
Neg
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
MYOS
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
MYOS
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Austin PathologyAustin Hospital145 Studley RoadHeidelberg, Vic 3084tel 03 9496 3100fax 03 9496 1674