Test Code: 
UNCB
Tube Colour: 
Urine (24 Hr Plain)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Urine (24 Hr plain)
Reference Range: 
mg/D
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: 
PRIM
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
PRIM, Myselin
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
4-15 mg/L
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Melbourne Pathology103 Victoria ParadeCollingwood, Vic 3066tel 03 9287 7700fax 03 9419 1486
Test Code: 
UNCB
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Lavender
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
4.5mL Lithium Heparin, Serum or EDTA
Reference Range: 
<4.0
Availability: 
Monthly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
SA Pathology - Women & Children's Hospital4th Floor Rieger BuildingKing William RoadNorth Adelaide, SA 5006tel 08 8161 7483fax 08 8161 7484
Test Code: 
PROC
Tube Colour: 
Green No Gel
Gold No Gel
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
PROC
Collection Requirements: 
4.5mL Lithium heparin or Serum with no gel
Reference Range: 
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: 
PCT
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
PCT
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
<0.06 ug/L
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: 
PROG
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
PROG
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
See Report nmol/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
PROINS
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
PROINS
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
pmol/L
Availability: 
Monthly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
South Eastern Area Laboratory ServicesPrince Of Wales HospitalLevel 4, Campus Centre BuildingPrince Of Wales HospitalBarker StreetRandwick, NSW 2031tel 02 9382 9601
Test Code: 
PRL
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
PRL
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
See Report mIU/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
MACPRL
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Macro PRL, macroprolactin
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Reference Laboratory: 
St Vincent's Hospital Pathology
Test Code: 
PROSFB
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
PROSFB
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
g/L
Availability: 
Monthly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
South Eastern Area Laboratory Service (SEALS)Pathology BuildingCnr Kareena Road & The KingswayCaringbah, NSW 2229tel 02 9540 7430fax 02 9540 7427
Test Code: 
PSA
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
PSA
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
<4 ug/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
CTP
Tube Colour: 
CSF Sterile Tube Pack
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
CSF Protein
Collection Requirements: 
2 ml Cerebro spinal fluid
Reference Range: 
MF <0.45 g/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Laboratory: 
Biochemistry
Test Code: 
U24TP
Tube Colour: 
Urine (24 Hr Plain)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Urine Protein
Collection Requirements: 
Urine (24 Hr plain)
Reference Range: 
0 - 0.15 g/D
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
CJD
Tube Colour: 
CSF Sterile Tube Pack
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Collect using disposable equipment, Personal Protective Equipment. Collect 2 ml CSF. Tube to be placed in pathology bag labelled as "CJD Risk"._x000D__x000D_Send to pathology urgently.
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Mon - Fri, sent out._x000D__x000D_Check with the laboratory for times of dispatch if of critical diagnostic importance.
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
CSF
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Reference Laboratory: 
The Australian National Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease Registry LaboratoryUniversity Of Melbourne
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
CAUTION If the specimen is irreplacable, or only replaceable at considerable risk or discomfort to the patient, contact the laboratory before collecting it to verify that the test is still available. _x000D_Refer to MH Infection Prevention Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Procedures and Guidelines.
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: 
SPE
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
SPE, EPG, Protein Fractionation
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
UPE
Tube Colour: 
Urine (random)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
UPE
Collection Requirements: 
10 ml Urine (random)
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
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
Test Code: 
PSAF
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Free PSA
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
See Report ug/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: 
PCHE
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
PCHE, Cholinesterase, plasma Pseudocholinesterase, Dibucaine number, Fluoride number
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
4.3 - 10.6 IU/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: 
TGNMMP
Tube Colour: 
Pink
Lavender
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
6TGN, MMP, TPMT Metabolites, Azathioprine metabolites
Collection Requirements: 
6-9 ml EDTA
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Eastern Health - GastroenterologyBox Hill HospitalLevel 8, Clive Ward CentreNelson RoadBox Hill, Vic 3128tel 03 9091 8827fax 03 9899 9137
Test Code: 
ASP
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top unviversal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Aspirate in sterile container or capped sterile syringe Swabs are less useful than whole pus
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
ASP
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Microbiology