Test Code: 
MALCON
Tube Colour: 
Pink / Purple
Department: 
Haematology
Collection Requirements: 
3mL EDTA
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
MALAR
Tube Colour: 
Pink / Purple
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Malarial Parasites_x000D_Blood Film - Thick and Thin
Collection Requirements: 
3mL EDTA
Reference Range: 
Not detected
Availability: 
24 hours. Clinical Notes must be included, including recent travel history .
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Thick films and ICT performed._x000D_ * Preferably taken during fever and sent on three consecutive days if initially negative
Test Code: 
MALAR
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Haematology
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.
Laboratory: 
Serology
Test Code: 
MISCH
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
MDR1 Gene (C3435T) Polymorphism; Multi-Drug Resistance-1; MDR-1 C3435T
Collection Requirements: 
3-10mL EDTA Whole Blood or 1-3mL Bone Marrow
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
2-3 weeks to result
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
EW, BM
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Peter MacCallum Cancer CentrePathology Department Level 4305 Grattan StreetMelbourne, Vic 3000
Laboratory: 
Molecular Haematology
Specimen MUST be delivered to laboratory within 24 hours of collection (Mon - 3pm Fri, excluding public holidays)
Test Code: 
MTHFR
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
MTHFR
Collection Requirements: 
3-10mL EDTA Whole Blood
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
1-2 weeks to result
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
EW
Fee: 
Laboratory: 
Molecular Haematology