Test Code: 
VIP
Tube Colour: 
Collect Tube From Pathology
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
VIP
Collection Requirements: 
5 ml EDTA Tras Tube
Reference Range: 
0 - 50 pmol/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: 
VLCFA
Tube Colour: 
Pink
Lavender
Dark Green No Gel
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
VLCFA
Collection Requirements: 
6-9 ml EDTA or 6mL Lithium Heparin with no Gel
Reference Range: 
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: 
UNCB
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: 
Reference Laboratory: 
SA Pathology - Women & Children's Hospital4th Floor Rieger BuildingKing William RoadNorth Adelaide, SA 5006tel 08 8161 7483fax 08 8161 7484
Test Code: 
VHL
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Molecular
Pseudonyms: 
von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) genetic test
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml blood EDTA tube | Request slip must be signed by collector
Reference Range: 
Refer to report
Availability: 
Turn around time:_x000D__x000D_ Routine testing - 6 weeks URGENT testing - 12 business days
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for current fee
Reference Laboratory: 
Molecular PathologyPeter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Laboratory: 
Molecular Pathology
1. Only Family Cancer Clinic & Endocrinologist requests will be processed 2. Contact Molecular Pathology, RMH (ph 9342 7991) if result is required URGENTLY
Test Code: 
pVHL
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Molecular
Pseudonyms: 
Predictive von Hippel-Lindau (pVHL)
Collection Requirements: 
Two indepedently collected EDTA tubes, greater than 15 minutes apart | Sample 1 - 9mL Blood EDTA tube | Sample 2 - 9mL Blood EDTA tube | Request slip must be signed by collector
Reference Range: 
Refer to report
Availability: 
Turn around time:_x000D__x000D_ Routine testing - 6 weeks URGENT testing - 12 business days
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for current fee
Reference Laboratory: 
Molecular PathologyPeter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Laboratory: 
Molecular Pathology
1. Two indepedently collected EDTA tubes, greater than 15 minutes apart are required 2. Only Family Cancer Clinic requests will be processed 3. Contact Molecular Pathology, RMH (ph 9342 7991) if result is required URGENTLY
Test Code: 
VITA
Tube Colour: 
Gold In Foil
Light Green In Foil
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
VITA, retinol, Retanoic acid
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum or 4.5 ml Lithium heparin in Foil
Reference Range: 
umol/L
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
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: 
VITB1
Tube Colour: 
Pink
Lavender In Foil
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
VITB1, Thiamine
Collection Requirements: 
6-9 ml EDTA protected by Aluminium Foil
Reference Range: 
66-200 nmol/L
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Melbourne Pathology103 Victoria ParadeCollingwood, Vic 3066tel 03 9287 7700fax 03 9419 1486
Test Code: 
B12
Tube Colour: 
Light Green
Gold
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
B12
Collection Requirements: 
4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 8.5 ml Serum
Reference Range: 
140 - 650 pmol/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
VITB2
Tube Colour: 
Pink
Lavender In Foil
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
VITB2, Ribolflavin
Collection Requirements: 
6-9 ml EDTA protected by Aluminium Foil
Reference Range: 
180-470 nmol/L
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Melbourne Pathology103 Victoria ParadeCollingwood, Vic 3066tel 03 9287 7700fax 03 9419 1486
Test Code: 
U24B3
Tube Colour: 
Urine (24 Hr Plain)
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
U24B3
Collection Requirements: 
Urine (24 Hr plain)
Reference Range: 
50 - 600 umol/D
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: 
VITB6
Tube Colour: 
Pink
Lavender In Foil
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
VITB6, Pyradoxyl Phosphate, Pyridoxine
Collection Requirements: 
6-9 ml EDTA protected by Aluminium Foil
Reference Range: 
20-190 nmol/L
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Melbourne Pathology103 Victoria ParadeCollingwood, Vic 3066tel 03 9287 7700fax 03 9419 1486
Test Code: 
VITC
Tube Colour: 
Green In Foil
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
VITC, Ascorbate, Acscorbic Acid
Collection Requirements: 
4.5mL Lithium Heparin in Foil
Reference Range: 
20-120 umol/L
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Melbourne Pathology103 Victoria ParadeCollingwood, Vic 3066tel 03 9287 7700fax 03 9419 1486
Test Code: 
D125 (125D)+B1389
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Lavender
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
125Vit D, |1,25 Dihydroxy Vitamin D, |1,25 Dihydroxycholecalciferol
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum, 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin or 3mL EDTA
Reference Range: 
78 - 190 pmol/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: 
VITD
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
25 Vit D | Cholecalciferol, Calcidiol, Calcitrol
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
>50 = sufficiency, 25-50 = mild deficiency, 12.5-25 = moderate sufficiency, <12.5 = severe deficiency nmol/L
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
VITE
Tube Colour: 
Gold In Foil
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
VITE, |Tocopherol
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum in foil
Reference Range: 
umol/L
Availability: 
Fortnightly
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
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: 
UNCB
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
Reference Range: 
0.3-2.6 nmol/L
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: 
VORI
Tube Colour: 
Pink
Light Green
Department: 
Biochemistry
Pseudonyms: 
VORI
Collection Requirements: 
6 ml EDTA or 4.5 ml Lithium Heparin
Reference Range: 
1 - 5.5 mg/L
Availability: 
Weekly
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Test Code: 
vWFag
Tube Colour: 
Light Blue
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Von Willebrand Factor Antigen (vWF antigen)
Collection Requirements: 
2X Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Reference Range: 
50 - 160 %
Availability: 
Weekdays
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
C
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
vWFm
Tube Colour: 
Light Blue
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Von Willebrand Factor Multimers (vWF multimers)
Collection Requirements: 
Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation)
Reference Range: 
As reported
Availability: 
Every 1-2 months
Requires own tube?: 
No
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: 
VWFRC
Tube Colour: 
Light Blue
Department: 
Haematology
Pseudonyms: 
Ristocetin Cofactor (von Willebrand Factor RC)
Collection Requirements: 
Sodium Citrate Tube (Coagulation) | Two (2x) tubes required.
Reference Range: 
50 - 160 %
Availability: 
Fortnightly (unless by prior arrangement)
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
C
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
VZVM
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: 
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
HMVAD
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml EDTA
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Three times weekly
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
EwL
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
HMVAD
Tube Colour: 
CSF Sterile Tube Pack
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
CSF in Black top tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Sw
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
HMVAD
Tube Colour: 
Copan E-swab - Liquid Amies (pink Lid)
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
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: 
VZG
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Varicella zoster IgG
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Twice weekly
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Serology