Test Code: 
QFS
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Coxsiella burnetti serology; Q-Fever antibodies
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
G6PD
Tube Colour: 
Pink
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase
Collection Requirements: 
EDTA tube
Reference Range: 
8.8 - 17.6 IU/g Hb
Availability: 
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Reference Laboratory: 
Royal Children's Hospital
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
QTB
Tube Colour: 
Special
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Quantiferon - TB Gold Assay
Collection Requirements: 
Maximum of 1.0 ml blood in specific TB Gold assay tubes. Tubes available from Central Specimen Reception or Microbiology Department, RMH Campus.
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Twice weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
B
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Send sample to Lab ASAP at ambient temperature. RMH Specimen Reception staff to notify Microbiology scientist on arrival.