Test Code: 
PCV
Tube Colour: 
Pink / Purple
Department: 
Haematology
Collection Requirements: 
EDTA tube
Reference Range: 
As reported
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
PFA
Tube Colour: 
Light Blue
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Sodium Citrate Tube (** 3.8% tube required)
Reference Range: 
Refer to report
Availability: 
Weekdays
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
C
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Royal Children's HospitalHaematology
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Specimen must be sent to RCH a.s.a.p. Specific collection and specimen handling requirements. Sodium Citrate Tube (** 3.8% tube required)
Test Code: 
MISCH
Tube Colour: 
Light Blue
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Plasminogen
Collection Requirements: 
2x Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Reference Range: 
80 - 120%
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
C
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Monash Medical CentreMonash Health Pathology246 Clayton RoadClayton, Vic 3168tel 03 9594 4538
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
TPAI
Tube Colour: 
Light Blue
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor, PAI
Collection Requirements: 
Contact Pathology (Haematology) if collection requirement details are required
Reference Range: 
As reported
Availability: 
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
C
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Monash Medical CentreMonash Health Pathology246 Clayton RoadClayton, Vic 3168tel 03 9594 4538
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
Pagg
Tube Colour: 
Light Blue
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Ten (10x) tubes required. |Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Reference Range: 
As reported
Availability: 
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
C
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Arrangement for testing must be made with Haematology before specimen collection. Testing only available before 12md. Patient Platelet must be higher than 100 x 10^9 /L to perform this test.
Test Code: 
Plab
Tube Colour: 
Yellow Bung
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
HLA Antibodies
Collection Requirements: 
6 ml Serum ACD No Gel
Reference Range: 
Refer to Report issued by ARCBS (VTIS)
Availability: 
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
ACD
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Australian Red Cross Blood Service VictoriaVictorian Transplantation And Immunogenetics Service (VTIS)100-154 Batman StreetWest Melbourne, Vic 3003tel 03 9694 0354
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
PLT
Tube Colour: 
Pink / Purple
Department: 
Haematology
Collection Requirements: 
EDTA tube
Reference Range: 
As reported
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
PNH
Tube Colour: 
Pink
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
EDTA tube
Reference Range: 
As reported
Availability: 
Weekdays
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
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: 
Flow Cytometry
Test Code: 
PrC
Tube Colour: 
Light Blue
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Protein C
Collection Requirements: 
Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Reference Range: 
61-138%
Availability: 
Weekdays
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
C
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
PrS
Tube Colour: 
Light Blue
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Protein S (Free]
Collection Requirements: 
Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Reference Range: 
Male: 57-151 %, _x000D__x000D_Female: 48-129 %
Availability: 
Weekdays
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
C
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
MISCH
Tube Colour: 
Light Blue
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
PTfrag
Collection Requirements: 
Contact Pathology (Haematology) if collection requirement details are required
Reference Range: 
As reported
Availability: 
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
C
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Monash Medical CentreMonash Health Pathology246 Clayton RoadClayton, Vic 3168tel 03 9594 4538
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
PGM
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
PT20,210; Prothrombin 20,210; PGM
Collection Requirements: 
3-10mL EDTA Whole Blood
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
1-2 weeks to result
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
EW
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Molecular Haematology
Test Code: 
INR
Tube Colour: 
Light Blue
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
PT / INR (International Normalised Ratio)
Collection Requirements: 
Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Reference Range: 
Prothrombin time: As reported |INR: 0.8 - 1.3
Availability: 
24 hours
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
C
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
See also Coagulation profile and DIC screen