Test Code: 
FLAP
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Lavender
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum tube, 9 ml EDTA, CSF, Urine
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: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
The preferred sample is urine if acute infection is suspected.
Test Code: 
ZIKAS
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: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
ZN
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
ZN
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
10.7 - 22.9 umol/L
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Reference Laboratory: 
Royal Children's Hospital Laboratory Services Level 4, East Building 50 Flemington Road Parkville, Vic 3052 tel 03 9345 4200 fax 03 9345 9884
Green tube
Referred to RCH Pathology services from 20/10/2020.
Test Code: 
UNCB
Tube Colour: 
Royal Blue
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
UNCB
Collection Requirements: 
6 ml Trace Metal Tube
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: 
UZN
Tube Colour: 
Urine (acid Washed)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
UZN
Collection Requirements: 
10 ml Urine acid washed
Reference Range: 
No reference interval
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Reference Laboratory: 
Australian Clinical Laboratories1868 Dandenong RoadClayton, Vic 3168tel 03 9538 6777fax 03 8540 5555
Test Code: 
U24ZN
Tube Colour: 
Urine (24 Hr Acid Washed)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
U24ZN
Collection Requirements: 
24 Hr Acid washed
Reference Range: 
3 - 19 umol/D
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Reference Laboratory: 
Alfred Pathology Services55 Commercial RoadPrahan 3181tel 03 9076 3888
Test Code: 
ZNPO
Tube Colour: 
Pink
Lavender
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
ZNPO
Collection Requirements: 
6-9 ml EDTA protected by Aluminium Foil
Reference Range: 
<1.6 umol/L rbc
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
ZNT8
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
ZNT8
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
<15 U/ml
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Fee: 
AUD $35 not Medicare rebatable