Test Code: 
ABG, VBG
Tube Colour: 
Blood Gas Syringe
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
OSAT, Oxygen Saturation
Collection Requirements: 
See blood gases
Reference Range: 
Arterial: 95-100 %
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
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: 
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: 
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: 
ABG, VBG
Tube Colour: 
Blood Gas Syringe
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Oxy Hb
Collection Requirements: 
See blood gases
Reference Range: 
Arterial: 94-97 %
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
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