Test Code: 
BGO2S
Tube Colour: 
Blood Gas Syringe
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
OSAT, Oxygen Saturation
Collection Requirements: 
Arterial or venous collection. Radiometer Blood Gas syringe
Reference Range: 
95-100 %
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
FOB
Tube Colour: 
FOB Device
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
FOB
Collection Requirements: 
Occult Blood Device
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
FM, FAIMP
Tube Colour: 
SAF fixative container
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Faeces collected directly into SAF fixative is perferred
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Faec
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Document if Overseas travel
Test Code: 
E2
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
E2, OE2
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
See Report pmol/L
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
E3
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
E3
Collection Requirements: 
Reference Range: 
nmol/L
Availability: 
Monthly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Westmead Childrens HospitalHawkesbury Road & Hainsworth StreetWestmead, NSW 2145tel 02 9845 3286fax 02 9845 3332
Test Code: 
OLAN
Tube Colour: 
Dark Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
OLAN
Collection Requirements: 
6mL Lithium Heparin with no Gel
Reference Range: 
9 -23 ug/L
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: 
COLBA (OLIGO)
Tube Colour: 
CSF Sterile Tube Pack
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
CSF electrophoresis
Collection Requirements: 
2 ml Cerebro spinal fluid
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
CSF
Fee: 
Laboratory: 
Biochemistry
Test Code: 
SOLBA
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
UNCB
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Immunology DepartmentFlinders Medical CentreLevel 6 Flinders DriveBedford Park, SA 5042tel 08 8204 4395
Test Code: 
MISCSO
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Vesicular fluid
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
On Request
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
FL
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Serology
Assay detects "old world" pox viruses including variola (small pox), vaccinia, monkey pox, cowpox, buffalo pox and camel pox. Requests must be discussed in advance with the laboratory.
Test Code: 
UORGSC
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: 
Victorian Clinical Genetics Services (VCGS)Royal Children's HospitalLevel 4, East Building50 Flemington RoadParkville, Vic 3052tel 03 8341 6201fax 03 8341 6390
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: 
OSM
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
OSM, specific Gravity
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Reference Range: 
280 - 300 mmol/kg
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
FEOSM
Tube Colour: 
Faeces
Fluid Container
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
OSM, specific Gravity
Collection Requirements: 
Spot faecal sample
Reference Range: 
mmol/kg
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
UOSM
Tube Colour: 
Urine (random)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
OSM, specific Gravity
Collection Requirements: 
10 ml Urine (random)
Reference Range: 
50 - 1200 mmol/kg
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
OSMC
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
OSM, specific Gravity
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Reference Range: 
mmol/kg
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
UNCB
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
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: 
STAB
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Anti-Ovarian Antibodies
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Negative
Availability: 
Monthly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Immunology
Test Code: 
U24OX
Tube Colour: 
Urine (24 Hr Acid)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Urine Oxalate
Collection Requirements: 
10 ml Urine (24 Hr acid)
Reference Range: 
0 - 0.6 mmol/D
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
UOX
Tube Colour: 
Urine (acid)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Urine Oxalate
Collection Requirements: 
10 ml Urine (acid)
Reference Range: 
no ref interval mmol/L
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
BGOHB
Tube Colour: 
Blood Gas Syringe
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Oxy Hb
Collection Requirements: 
Arterial or venous collection. Radiometer Blood Gas syringe
Reference Range: 
94-97 %
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
OXYP
Tube Colour: 
Pink
Lavender
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
OXYP
Collection Requirements: 
6-9 ml EDTA
Reference Range: 
5 - 15 mg/L
Availability: 
Monthly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
SydPath PathologySt Vincent's HospitalVictoria StreetDarlinghurst, NSW 2010tel 02 8382 9100fax 02 8382 2489