Test Code: 
EBOLAP
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml EDTA. Please contact the Pathology Laboratory BEFORE collection.
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
Marburg virus is a PC-4 level pathogen and requests must be discussed with the Medical Microbiologist prior to sending specimen
Test Code: 
EBOLAP
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Throat swab collected in Copan e-swab (liquid Amies) pink lid. Please contact the Pathology Laboratory BEFORE collection.
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
As requested. Contact Pathology (Microbiology) for further information on availablity
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Sw
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Marburg virus is a PC-4 level pathogen and requests must be discussed with the Medical Microbiologist prior to sending specimen
Test Code: 
MISCSO
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum tube. Please contact the Pathology Laboratory BEFORE collection.
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
As requested. Contact Pathology (Microbiology) for further information on availablity
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: 
Serology
Marburg virus is a PC-4 level pathogen and requests must be discussed with the Medical Microbiologist prior to sending specimen
Test Code: 
MEAP
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Measles by PCR
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 performed at VIDRL.
Test Code: 
MEAP
Tube Colour: 
CSF Sterile Tube Pack
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Measles by PCR
Collection Requirements: 
CSF collected in sterile container (black capped CSF tube)
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
CSF
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test performed at VIDRL.
Test Code: 
MEAP
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Measles by PCR
Collection Requirements: 
Nose swab or Throat swab _x000D__x000D_Amies swab (Gel)- copan _x000D__x000D_NOTE : Nose and throat swabs MUST be collected into viral transport medium.
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Sw
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test performed at VIDRL.
Test Code: 
MEAG
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Measles IgG Serology
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Twice weekly
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Serology
Test Code: 
MEAM
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Measles IgM Serology
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: 
Serology
Test performed at VIDRL.
Test Code: 
MEAM
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Measles Serology (IgG and IgM)
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test performed at VIDRL.
Test Code: 
MMR
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Serology
Test Code: 
BURKS
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
B.pseudomallei
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Townsville General Hospital
Laboratory: 
Serology
Test Code: 
NMENS
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Prince Of Wales HospitalRandwick, NSW
Laboratory: 
Serology
Test Code: 
NMENP
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: 
Microbiology Diagnostic Unit (MDU)University Of Melbourne
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
NMENP
Tube Colour: 
CSF Sterile Tube Pack
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Meningococcal PCR
Collection Requirements: 
CSF collected in sterile container
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
CSF
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Microbiology Diagnostic Unit (MDU)University Of Melbourne
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
This is a Research Test Only._x000D_Please discuss with Medical Microbiologist (Note that DHS approval may be required)._x000D_Contact laboratory for further details.
Test Code: 
RPBNAT
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Human metapneumovirus PCR
Collection Requirements: 
Bronchial Alveolar lavage collected in sterile container
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
BAL
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
RPBNAT
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Human metapneumovirus PCR
Collection Requirements: 
Bronchial Washing
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
BW
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
RPBNAT
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Human metapneumovirus PCR
Collection Requirements: 
Sputum
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Sp
Fee: 
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
SPARE
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Store / hold serum
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Laboratory: 
Serology
Test Code: 
MIABS
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Filariasis Serology
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Westmead Hospital Sydney
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
MISCSO
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml EDTA
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
On Request
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
EwL
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
UM or FM
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Urine or Faecal specimens collected in sterile conatiner
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
U, F
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
MICROS
Tube Colour: 
Gold top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Fresh faeces
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
On Request
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
F
Fee: 
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
RBF
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Respiratory specimens in a sterile container. Please contact the Pathology Laboratory BEFORE collection.
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
On Request
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
SP, BW,BAL
Fee: 
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
MISCSO
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Serology
Test Code: 
MRSA
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Gel swab or Copan e-swab (liquid Amies) pink lid.
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
SW
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Laboratory: 
Microbiology