Test Code: 
WHP
Tube Colour: 
Pink / Purple
Department: 
Haematology
Collection Requirements: 
EDTA tube
Reference Range: 
As reported
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Haematology
Test Code: 
WES
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Molecular
Pseudonyms: 
Whole Exome Sequencing | WES | Gene List
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml blood EDTA tube | Request slip must be signed by collector
Reference Range: 
Refer to report
Availability: 
Turn around time: As required. Please contact Molecular Pathology Royal Melbourne Hospital
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Contact Moleclar Pathology, RMH for a quotation
Reference Laboratory: 
To Be Approved By:Molecular PathologyRoyal Melbourne Hospital
Laboratory: 
Molecular Pathology
Referrals accepted ONLY from Geneticists Patient consent form required Payment approval required Notify Molecular Pathology, RMH by phone (03 9342 7991) for URGENT testing Email: molpath@mh.org.au
Test Code: 
WGS
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Molecular
Pseudonyms: 
Whole Genome Sequencing | WGS | Gene List
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml blood EDTA tube | Request slip must be signed by collector
Reference Range: 
Refer to report
Availability: 
Turn around time: As required. Please contact Molecular Pathology Royal Melbourne Hospital
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Contact Moleclar Pathology, RMH for a quotation
Reference Laboratory: 
To Be Approved By:Molecular PathologyRoyal Melbourne Hospital
Laboratory: 
Molecular Pathology
Referrals accepted ONLY from Geneticists Patient consent form required Payment approval required Notify Molecular Pathology, RMH by phone (03 9342 7991) for URGENT testing Email: molpath@mh.org.au
Test Code: 
SW
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Wound Swab culture/microscopy
Collection Requirements: 
Amies swab -Gel (blue lid) or Copan e-swab - liquid Amies (pink lid). Swab specimens (list site) - use AMIES swabs if anaerobes and / or fastidious organisms suspected.
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Sw
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Test Code: 
FLAP
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml EDTA. Please contact the Pathology Laboratory BEFORE collection.
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
Yellow Fever virus is a PC-3 level pathogen and requests must be discussed with the Medical Microbiologist prior to sending specimen.
Test Code: 
FLAP
Tube Colour: 
CSF Sterile Tube Pack
Department: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Collection Requirements: 
CSF. Please contact the pathology service BEFORE collection.
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
CSF
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Yellow Fever virus is a PC-3 level pathogen and requests must be discussed with the Medical Microbiologist prior to sending specimen.
Test Code: 
YFVS
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: 
Serology
Test Code: 
YERS
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Department: 
Microbiology
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
AUD $75 not Medicare rebatable
Reference Laboratory: 
Microbiology Diagnostic Unit (MDU)University Of Melbourne
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
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