Test Code: 
NOROX
Tube Colour: 
Gold top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Norovirus PCR, Norwalk PCR, Noro outbreak
Collection Requirements: 
Faeces sample collected in sterile container
Reference Range: 
Not Detected
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Faec
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
NORMET
Tube Colour: 
Dark Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
NORMET
Collection Requirements: 
6mL Lithium Heparin with no Gel
Reference Range: 
<900 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: 
NORT
Tube Colour: 
Red
Dark Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
NORT
Collection Requirements: 
6 ml Serum with no Gel, 6 ml Lithium Heparin No Gel
Reference Range: 
mg/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: 
NTBNP
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
BNP NT Pro, Natruetic Peptide NT Pro
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
ng/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: 
MISCH
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
NPM1 Gene Mutation; Nucleophosmin Mutation; NPM1 Exon 12 Indel
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: 
NUCAB
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
(P1NP)
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
units
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Australian Clinical Laboratories1868 Dandenong RoadClayton, Vic 3168tel 03 9538 6777fax 03 8540 5555
Test Code: 
RNUTS
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
RNUTS
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: