Test Code: 
UR
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
UR
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Reference Range: 
See Report mmol/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
U24UR
Tube Colour: 
Urine (24 Hr Plain)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Urine (24 Hr plain)
Reference Range: 
428 - 714 mmol/D
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
UUR
Tube Colour: 
Urine (random)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
UUR
Collection Requirements: 
10 ml Urine (random)
Reference Range: 
no ref int mmol/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
UE
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
U&E
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: 
US
Tube Colour: 
Urine
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Urine - 20-30 mls in sterile container. Send to laboratory within 2hrs of collection (refrigerate if delayed)
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
MISCSO
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Swab
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Respiratory samples, Swab, Urine
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Sw, BAL, BW
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
UROG
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Amies swab -Gel (blue lid) OR Copan e-swab - liquid Amies (pink lid)
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Sw
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
For Chlamydia / Gonorrhoea PCR please refer to the listing here.
Test Code: 
Cyto
Tube Colour: 
Yelllow Top Universal
Department: 
Cytology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Min.10 ml to Max. 50ml. For optimal results >10ml is required.
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Weekdays
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Cytology
Test Code: 
UA
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
UA, Urate
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Reference Range: 
See Report mmol/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
U24UA
Tube Colour: 
Urine (24 Hr Plain)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Collection Requirements: 
24 Hr Plain Bottle
Reference Range: 
1.5 - 4.5 mmol/D
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Test Code: 
Cyto
Tube Colour: 
Yelllow Top Universal
Department: 
Cytology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
3 consecutive urine (not overnight or early morning) samples on 3 separate days. For optimum results send 20 -50ml samples.
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Weekdays
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Cytology
The minimum requirement for urine analysis is 3 fully voided specimens collected on 3 consecutive days. Discard the overnight or early morning specimens but submit any further fresh, preferably fully voided specimens taken during the day. Please indicate whether the urine sample is voided, catheterised or ileal conduit specimen.
Test Code: 
U
Tube Colour: 
Urine
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Urine culture/microscopy (MSU)
Collection Requirements: 
Urine - 20-30 mls in sterile container. Send to laboratory within 2hrs of collection (refrigerate if delayed)
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
U
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Specimens must be labelled according to type_x000D_i.e. MSU, CSU, suprapubic, paediatric SPA bag. Urine cell count reference range red blood cells < 13x10^6/L white blood cells < 2x10^6/L Catheter specimens other than "in-out" gene
Test Code: 
UROD
Tube Colour: 
Urine
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
UROD, Uroporphrynogen decarboxylase
Collection Requirements: 
10 ml Urine
Reference Range: 
IU/L
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: