Test Code: 
THIO
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
THIO
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
8 - 10 mg/L
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Alfred Pathology Services55 Commercial RoadPrahan 3181tel 03 9076 3888
Test Code: 
TPMTG
Tube Colour: 
Pink
Lavender
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
TPMTG
Collection Requirements: 
6-9 ml EDTA
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Dorevitch Pathology18 Banksia StreetHeidelberg 3084tel 03 9244 0444fax 03 9244 0368
Test Code: 
TPMT
Tube Colour: 
Pink
Lavender
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
TPMT activity, TPMT Levels
Collection Requirements: 
6-9 ml EDTA
Reference Range: 
7.0 - 14.5 U/mL RBC
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Pathology West - ICPMR Specimen ReceptionLevel 2, ICPMR BuildingWestmead HospitalInstitute RoadWestmead, NSW 2145tel 02 9845 8288fax 02 9635 6102
Test Code: 
TCT
Tube Colour: 
Light Blue
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Thrombin Clotting Time
Collection Requirements: 
Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Reference Range: 
Less than 22 seconds
Availability: 
24 hours
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
C
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
TG
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
TG
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
3.5 - 77 ug/L
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
TGAB
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
TGAB, Anti Thyroglobulin Antibodies, Antibodies to Thyroglobulin, Thyroglobulin Antibodies
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
<115 kU/L
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
TBG
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
TBG, Thyroxin Binding Globulin
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
10.6 - 28.6 mg/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: 
TFT
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
TFT
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
TPOAB
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
TPOAB, Anti Thyroid Peroxidase Abs, Antibodies to Thyroid Peroxidase, TPO Antibodies
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
<34 kU/L
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
TRAB (TSHRAB)
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
TRAB (TSHRAB), Anti Thyrotrophin Receptor Abs, Thyroid receptor Abs, TSH Receptor Abs
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
IU/L
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
TSH
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Reference Range: 
0.35 - 4.94 mU/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
FT4
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
FT4, Tetra Iodothyronine (Free)
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Reference Range: 
9.0 - 19.0 pmol/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Test Code: 
TIS
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Send fresh tissue in sterile screw capped container
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
T
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
TPA
Tube Colour: 
Light Blue
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
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: 
Please contact reference laboratory for up to date fee information.
Reference Laboratory: 
Monash Medical CentreMonash Health Pathology246 Clayton RoadClayton, Vic 3168tel 03 9594 4538
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
TTG
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
TTG
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
<20 Units
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
Test Code
Tube Colour: 
Tube Colour
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Test Code
Collection Requirements: 
Collection Requirements
Reference Range: 
Reference Interval Units
Availability: 
Availability
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Reference Laboratory
Test Code: 
TOBR
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
TOBR
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
See Report mg/L
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Alfred Pathology Services55 Commercial RoadPrahan 3181tel 03 9076 3888
Test Code: 
TP
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
TP
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Reference Range: 
See Report g/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
DRUGS
Tube Colour: 
Fluid Container
Gold
Light Green
Lavender
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
DRUGS
Collection Requirements: 
Sample in appropriate container (variety of samples can be analysed.)
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
3 x Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
TOXOCS
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Westmead Hospital Sydney
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
TOXP
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Tissue, CSF, Vitreous fluid, 10 ml EDTA
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
TOXG
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Serology
Test Code: 
TOXM
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Austin Hospital
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
TP53
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Molecular
Pseudonyms: 
TP53 Gene Screen, P53, Tumour
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml blood EDTA tube | Request slip must be signed by collector
Reference Range: 
Refer to report
Availability: 
Turn around time:_x000D__x000D_ Routine testing - 6 weeks URGENT testing - 12 business days
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for current fee
Reference Laboratory: 
Molecular PathologyPeter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Laboratory: 
Molecular Pathology
1. Only Family Cancer Clinic requests will be processed2. Contact Molecular Pathology, RMH (ph 9342 7991) if result is required URGENTLY
Test Code: 
pTP53
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Molecular
Pseudonyms: 
Predictive tumour protein p53 | tumour suppressor p53
Collection Requirements: 
Two indepedently collected EDTA tubes, greater than 15 minutes apart | Sample 1 - 9mL Blood EDTA tube | Sample 2 - 9mL Blood EDTA tube | Request slip must be signed by collector
Reference Range: 
Refer to report
Availability: 
Turn around time:_x000D__x000D_ Routine testing - 6 weeks URGENT testing - 12 business days
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for current fee
Reference Laboratory: 
Molecular PathologyPeter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Laboratory: 
Molecular Pathology
1. Two indepedently collected EDTA tubes, greater than 15 minutes apart are required 2. Only Family Cancer Clinic requests will be processed 3. Contact Molecular Pathology, RMH (ph 9342 7991) if result is required URGENTLY