Test Code: 
ALB
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Reference Range: 
35 - 50 g/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
AER
Tube Colour: 
Urine (24 Hr Plain)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
AER (Timed Urine)
Collection Requirements: 
Urine (24 Hr plain)
Reference Range: 
<20 mg/d
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
U24ALB
Tube Colour: 
Urine (24 Hr Plain)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Urine (24 Hr plain)
Reference Range: 
M: <2.5, F: < 3.5 mg/mmol
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
U24ALD
Tube Colour: 
Urine (24 Hr Plain)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Urine (24 Hr plain), Keep the container refrigerated during the entire collection period
Reference Range: 
3 - 78 nmol/D
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Austin PathologyAustin Hospital145 Studley RoadHeidelberg, Vic 3084tel 03 9496 3100fax 03 9496 1674
Test Code: 
ALDO
Tube Colour: 
Pink **
Department: 
Biochemistry
Collection Requirements: 
6-9 ml EDTA
Reference Range: 
pmol/L
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Reference Laboratory: 
Austin PathologyAustin Hospital145 Studley RoadHeidelberg, Vic 3084tel 03 9496 3100fax 03 9496 1674
** If being ordered as part of Adrenal Vein Sampling protocol - please collect serum (Gold) tubes
Test Code: 
ARR
Tube Colour: 
Pink
Lavender
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
6-9 ml EDTA
Reference Range: 
no units
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Austin PathologyAustin Hospital145 Studley RoadHeidelberg, Vic 3084tel 03 9496 3100fax 03 9496 1674
Test Code: 
ALFUS
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: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
ALP
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Reference Range: 
See Report U/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
BALP
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Bone ALP, ALP Isoenzymes
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
ug/L
Availability: 
Monthly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Sydney South Western Area Pathology ServiceRoyal Prince Alfred HospitalCentral Specimen ReceptionMissenden RoadCamperdown, NSW 2050tel 02 9515 8279fax 02 9515 7931
Test Code: 
RAST
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
APEPG
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Austin PathologyAustin Hospital145 Studley RoadHeidelberg, Vic 3084tel 03 9496 3100fax 03 9496 1674
Test Code: 
A1AT
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
A1AT, AAT, A1 Antitrypsin
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
0.9 - 1.9 g/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
FA1AT
Tube Colour: 
Faeces + Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
72 hour faecal collection collect + 8.5 ml Serum
Reference Range: 
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: 
A1ATP
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Monthly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
MISCH
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: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Monash Medical CentreMonash Health Pathology246 Clayton RoadClayton, Vic 3168tel 03 9594 4538
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
AFP
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
AFP
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
<8.8 ug/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
AGAL
Tube Colour: 
GUT
Pink / Purple
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
AGAL, Trihexosylceramidase, Fabry disease test
Collection Requirements: 
Guthrie card or 10 ml EDTA
Reference Range: 
2.0 - 6.9 nmol/h/mL
Availability: 
Monthly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
SA Pathology - Women & Children's Hospital4th Floor Rieger BuildingKing William RoadNorth Adelaide, SA 5006tel 08 8161 7483fax 08 8161 7484
Test Code: 
ALPHA
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Alpha Gylcoprotein 2, Pituitary gland glycoprotein hormone, alpha subunits, Pituitary alpha subunits
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
See Report IU/L
Availability: 
Monthly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
SydPath PathologySt Vincent's HospitalVictoria StreetDarlinghurst, NSW 2010tel 02 8382 9100fax 02 8382 2489
Test Code: 
ALPHAP
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml EDTA/ _x000D__x000D_Respiratory Samples/ _x000D__x000D_CSF
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
EwL, Sp, CSF
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Serology
Detects most known alphaviruses, including Chikungunya, Sindbis, Barmah Forest, Semliki Forest, Eastern Equine Encephalitis, Western Equine Encephalitis, Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis and Ross River viruses. Additional testing is required to differentiate these viruses.
Test Code: 
AL
Tube Colour: 
Royal Blue
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Alum, Al
Collection Requirements: 
6 ml Trace Metal Tube
Reference Range: 
<0.74 umol/L
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Austin PathologyAustin Hospital145 Studley RoadHeidelberg, Vic 3084tel 03 9496 3100fax 03 9496 1674
Test Code: 
AMIK
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Dark Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube or 6ml Lithium Heparin No Gel
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: 
UAMCON
Tube Colour: 
Urine (random)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
10 ml Urine (random)
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
AA
Tube Colour: 
Green On Ice
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
4.5mL Lithium Heparin on ice
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: 
CAA
Tube Colour: 
CSF Sterile Tube Pack
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
2 ml Cerebro spinal fluid
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
CSF
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
Laboratory: 
Biochemistry
Test Code: 
CSFAA
Tube Colour: 
CSF Sterile Tube Pack
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
2 ml Cerebro spinal fluid
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
CSF
Fee: 
Laboratory: 
Biochemistry