Test Code: 
CTX
Tube Colour: 
Pink
Lavender
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Beta Cross Laps, C Telopeptide, Collagen Degradation Markers, beta CTX, beta-Crosslaps, N-telopeptides, Pyridinoline, Pyridinoline cross links, Deoxypyridinoline, bone turnover markers, BCTX
Collection Requirements: 
6-9 ml EDTA
Reference Range: 
See Report ng/L
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Test Code: 
PXAN
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
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: 
CYAN
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Lavender
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
4.5mL Lithium Heparin or EDTA
Reference Range: 
See Report mg/L
Availability: 
Monthly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Institute Of Forensic Medicine57-83 Kavanagh StreetSouthbank, Vic 3006tel 03 9684 4444fax 03 9682 7353
Test Code: 
CYCA
Tube Colour: 
Pink
Lavender
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
CycA
Collection Requirements: 
6-9 ml EDTA
Reference Range: 
See Report ug/L
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
Cyto
Tube Colour: 
Yelllow Top Universal
Department: 
Cytology
Pseudonyms: 
Cyst, Seroma
Collection Requirements: 
All bloodstained fluid heparinized at 5 units/ml
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Weekdays
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Cytology
All fluids are collected in screw capped containers, to avoid spillage during transit. Fluids should reach the laboratory not later than 1600 hrs during the working week as the preparation time is very lengthy. Do not discard fluid if cytological analysis is required, send as much as possible to the laboratory.
Test Code: 
CYST
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
0.60-1.40 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: 
CYSTS
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Westmead Hospital Sydney
Laboratory: 
Serology
Test Code: 
UCYS
Tube Colour: 
Urine (random)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
10 ml Urine (random)
Reference Range: 
No Ref Int no units
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: 
CGENS
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Cytogenetics
Collection Requirements: 
Lithium Heparin with no Gel
Reference Range: 
As reported
Availability: 
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
St Vincents Hospital Fitzroy OR Royal Children's Hospital
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
DD
Tube Colour: 
Light Blue
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
D-Dimer, D dimer, Cross linked Fibrin degradation products / FDP
Collection Requirements: 
Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Reference Range: 
Normal < 0.50 mg/L (FEU)
Availability: 
24 hours
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
C
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
DLACT
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
<0.20 mmol/L
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: 
DARU
Tube Colour: 
Pink
Lavender
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
6-9 ml EDTA
Reference Range: 
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: 
DGAB
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Anti-Gliadin Antibodies | Anti Gliadin Antibodies
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
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: 
UNCB
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
7-Dehydrocholesterol
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
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: 
DHEAS
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
DHEAS, Dehydroepiandrosterone DHEA-Sulphate, DHEA-S
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
See Report umol/L
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
DELTA
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Hep D Antigen / Antibody: EIA
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: 
Serology
Hepatitis D Antigen & Antibody are always tested together
Test Code: 
FLAP
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml EDTA_x000D__x000D_
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
EwL
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Serology
Hepatitis D Antigen & Antibody are always tested together
Test Code: 
DEN
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: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
DCOR11
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
11-Deoxycortisol, Deoxycortisol Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) hydroxylase deficiency - 11 beta screen
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
<25 nmol/L
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: 
UNCI
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
St Vincent's Hospital PathologyLevel 2, IPS Building41 Victoria ParadeFitzroy, Vic 3065tel 03 9288 2888fax 03 9288 4224
Test Code: 
FUNG
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Nail clipping collected in sterile container
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Nail
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
FUNG
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Skin scraping collected in sterile container
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
SS
Fee: 
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
DSG1
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
U/mL
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Pathology West - ICPMR Specimen ReceptionLevel 2, ICPMR BuildingWestmead HospitalInstitute RoadWestmead, NSW 2145tel 02 9845 8288fax 02 9635 6102
Test Code: 
DSGAB
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Pathology West - ICPMR Specimen ReceptionLevel 2, ICPMR BuildingWestmead HospitalInstitute RoadWestmead, NSW 2145tel 02 9845 8288fax 02 9635 6102
Test Code: 
DEV
Tube Colour: 
Yellow Top Univesal
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Device collected into sterile container
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
DEV
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Laboratory: 
Microbiology