Test Code: 
US
Tube Colour: 
Urine-Yellow Top Universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Urine - 20-30 mls in sterile container. Send to laboratory within 2hrs of collection (refrigerate if delayed)
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
MISCSO
Tube Colour: 
Urine-Yelllow Top Universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Urine - 20-30 mls in sterile container. Send to laboratory within 2hrs of collection (refrigerate if delayed)
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
RPBNAT
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Bronchial Washing
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
BW
Fee: 
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
RPBNAT
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Bronchial Alveolar lavage collected in sterile container
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
BAL
Fee: 
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
RPBNAT
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Sputum
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Sp
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
MYCS
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Mycoplasma pneumoniae serology (Atypical pneumonia serology)
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Recommend acute and convalescent sera (2-3 weeks after symptom onset).
Collection Requirements: 
The following requests are suggested but should be ordered individually: SPE, FLC, CPM, FBE and Film
Requires own tube?: 
No
There is no MBS code for the request "Myeloma screen" - requests required should be ordered individually
Test Code: 
MPO
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
MPO, Anti-Myeloperoxidase Antibodies
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
<5 U/mL
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
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