Test Code: 
TPMTg
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Molecular
Pseudonyms: 
Thiopurine S-methyltransferase | S-adenosyl-L-methionine:thiopurine S-methyltransferase |Thiopurine methyltransferase
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml EDTA blood
Reference Range: 
Refer to report
Availability: 
As required
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for current fee
Reference Laboratory: 
Dorevitch Pathology18 Banksia StreetHeidelberg 3084tel 03 9244 0444fax 03 9244 0368
Laboratory: 
Molecular Pathology
Detection of genetic polymorphisms in the Thiopurine S-methyltransferase gene for the prevention of dose-related toxicity during treatment with thiopurine drugs Call Dorevitch Pathology (ph 02 9005 7000) for URGENT requests
Test Code: 
TRF
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
TRF
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Reference Range: 
2.0-3.6 g/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
TRFI
Tube Colour: 
Red
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
TRFI
Collection Requirements: 
6 ml Serum with no Gel
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: 
DTRAN
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
DTRAN
Collection Requirements: 
Reference Range: 
0-3 %
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: 
PTTRAN
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
PTTRAN
Collection Requirements: 
Reference Range: 
10--20 %
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: 
TTTRAN
Tube Colour: 
Fluid Container
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
TTTRAN
Collection Requirements: 
5 ml in sterile Container
Reference Range: 
71-84 %
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: 
TRTRAN
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
TRTRAN
Collection Requirements: 
Reference Range: 
0-8 %
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: 
TRAFS
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
TRAFS
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Reference Range: 
15-45 %
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
PREALB
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
PREALB, Prealbumin
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
250-450, ?180-360 mg/L
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Monash Medical CentreMonash Health Pathology246 Clayton RoadClayton, Vic 3168tel 03 9594 4538
Test Code: 
ICA3
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
ICA 3 antibodies
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
<20 u/mL POS/NEG
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
TRIS
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: 
TCA
Tube Colour: 
Urine (random)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
TCA Screen
Collection Requirements: 
10 ml Urine (random)
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
TRIG
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
TRIG
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Reference Range: 
<2.0 mmol/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
FT3
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
FT3, Tri Iodothyronine (Free)
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Reference Range: 
2.6 - 5.7 pmol/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
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: 
Pathology Queensland - Central LaboratoryLevel 4, Block 7Herston Hospitals CampusRoyal Brisbane & Women's HospitalHerston RoadHerston, Qld 4029tel 07 3646 3636fax 07 3646 6160
Test Code: 
WHIPP
Tube Colour: 
CSF Sterile Tube Pack
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Whipple disease
Collection Requirements: 
CSF
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
CSF
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Westmead Hospital Sydney
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
WHIPP
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Whipple disease
Collection Requirements: 
Tissue
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
TIS
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Westmead Hospital Sydney
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
TROP
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
TROP
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Reference Range: 
See Report ng/L
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: 
TRYPS
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
American Trypanosomal serology (T. cruzi) available. African Trypanosomal serology (T. brucei) is NOT available.
Test Code: 
TRYP
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
TRYP, Mast Cell Tryptase
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
<12 ug/L
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
FETRYP
Tube Colour: 
Faeces
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
FETRYP
Collection Requirements: 
Spot Faecal sample
Reference Range: 
Ratio 1/
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: 
F
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Faeces - culture, microscopy
Collection Requirements: 
Fresh faeces 20-30 ml (fresh) in sterile container - please note clinical suspicion
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
F
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Indicate if recent history of travel overseas or antibiotics._x000D_Indicate if microscopy for ova, cysts or parasites needed.