Test Code: 
CKMB
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Creatine kinase MB, CK isoenzymes, CKMB index
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: 
CKMBIN
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Reference Range: 
< 2.5 %
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
CLON
Tube Colour: 
Pink
Lavender
Gold No Gel
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Rivotril
Collection Requirements: 
6 ml EDTA or Serum with no Gel
Reference Range: 
10 - 50 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: 
CBOT
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Botulism
Collection Requirements: 
Fresh faeces collected in sterile container
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
F
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Microbiology Diagnostic Unit (MDU)University Of Melbourne
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
CLOZ
Tube Colour: 
Dark Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Clozaril
Collection Requirements: 
6mL Lithium Heparin with no Gel
Reference Range: 
100-800 ug/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: 
CMVAV
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: 
CMVR
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
CMV Genotyping_x000D__x000D_
Collection Requirements: 
Tissue
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
T
Fee: 
Initial tests are Medicare rebatable. Fees may apply if further testing is required.
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
CMVG
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
CMV (Cytomegalovirus) IgG
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Laboratory: 
Serology
Single serum samples are appropriate for screening purposes._x000D_Paired sera required for diagnosis (10-14 days apart).
Test Code: 
CMV
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Cytomegalovirus
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Initial tests are Medicare rebatable. Fees may apply if further testing is required.
Laboratory: 
Serology
Test Code: 
CMVM
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Cytomegalovirus
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Laboratory: 
Serology
Single serum samples are appropriate for screening purposes. Paired sera required for diagnosis (10-14 days apart).
Test Code: 
CMVL
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
CMV (Cytomegalovirus)Quantitation
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml EDTA tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Twice weekly
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
EwL
Fee: 
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
HMVAD
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Cytomegalovirus
Collection Requirements: 
Other fluids - contact Medical Microbiologist.
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
FL
Fee: 
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
HMVAD
Tube Colour: 
Pink Lid Swab
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Cytomegalovirus
Collection Requirements: 
Copan e-swab - liquid Amies (pink lid)
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Sw
Fee: 
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
HMVAD
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Cytomegalovirus
Collection Requirements: 
Mid stream urine / MSU
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
U
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
COQ10
Tube Colour: 
Green In Foil
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Ubiquitone
Collection Requirements: 
4.5mL Lithium Heparin in Foil
Reference Range: 
nmol/L
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Australian Clinical Laboratories1868 Dandenong RoadClayton, Vic 3168tel 03 9538 6777fax 03 8540 5555
Test Code: 
COAG
Tube Colour: 
Light Blue
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Coagulation Profile, Clotting Screen
Collection Requirements: 
Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Reference Range: 
As reported
Availability: 
24 hours
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
C
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
* Please request specific test(s) and specify any anticoagulation Tests include: Prothrombin Time (PT) Partial Thromboplastin Time (APTT) Fibrinogen
Test Code: 
FLCOB
Tube Colour: 
Fluid Container
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
5 ml in sterile Container
Reference Range: 
nmol/L
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Alfred Pathology Services55 Commercial RoadPrahan 3181tel 03 9076 3888
Test Code: 
COB
Tube Colour: 
Royal Blue
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
6 ml Trace Metal Tube
Reference Range: 
nmol/L
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Alfred Pathology Services55 Commercial RoadPrahan 3181tel 03 9076 3888
Test Code: 
COCN
Tube Colour: 
Urine (random)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
10 ml Urine (random)
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
MISCSO
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: 
Westmead Hospital Sydney
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
CS
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
See Report
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
CAGGS
Tube Colour: 
Red
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Cold Agglutinins
Collection Requirements: 
SEE NOTES 2 x 6mL Serum (Clot, No Gel) specimen must be kept at 37oC from collection to the Laboratory. at RMH, thermos for transport available from lab.
Reference Range: 
Titre
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
SB
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Blood Transfusion
Specimen must be kept at 37oC from collection to the Laboratory. Contact Laboratory before collection: at RMH, Thermos for transport available from lab. Sign, date and time specimens and request form.
Test Code: 
UNCI
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Anti-Collagen Antibodies (Collagen Antibodies)
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Monthly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory Note : _x000D_Test sent to Centre for Molecular Biology and Medicine, _x000D_Biochemistry Department, _x000D_Monash University
Test Code: 
CBA
Tube Colour: 
Light Blue
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Collagen Binding Assay
Collection Requirements: 
Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Reference Range: 
50 - 200%
Availability: 
Every 2-3 weeks
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
C
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Alfred Pathology Services55 Commercial RoadPrahan 3181tel 03 9076 3888
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
C3
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
C3
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
M: 0.82-1.85; F: 0.83-1.93 g/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No