Department: 
Microbiology
Laboratory: 
Serology
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Pseudonyms: 
Test Code: 
MISCSO
Availability: 
Weekly
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml serum tube
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Australian Animal Health Laboratories
Reference Range: 
Notes: 
Nipah virus is a PC-4 level pathogen and requests must be discussed with the Medical Microbiologist prior to sending specimen
Department: 
Microbiology
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Pseudonyms: 
Test Code: 
EBOLAP
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml EDTA and a Respiratory Swab._x000D__x000D_ Please contact the pathology service BEFORE collection.
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
EwL
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Australian Animal Health Laboratories
Reference Range: 
Notes: 
Nipah virus is a PC-4 level pathogen and requests must be discussed with the Medical Microbiologist prior to sending specimen
General

There are four different stages of clinical drug trials - each of these are called "phases". All new drugs must be tested in phase I, II and III studies before being approved for use by the public.

10 April 2018

Feeding community members in need

Ever wondered what happens to leftover food from the hospital kitchen?

24 October 2018
VHNx team at Launch Vic event

RMH leads innovation boost

The Royal Melbourne Hospital has been given $1 million to accelerate the growth of health and life sciences startups and build upon the success of the Melbourne Health Accelerator (MHx).

Publications
Date of Publication: Sep 2014
Laver, K., Lannin, N. A., Bragge, P., Hunter, P., Holland, A. E., Tavender, E., O',Connor, D., Khan, F., Teasell, R., Gruen, R.
Background: Acquired brain injury (ABI) is the leading cause of disability worldwide yet there is little information regarding the most effective way to organise ABI health care services. The aim of this review was to identify the most up-to-date high quality evidence to answer specific questions regarding the organisation of health care services for people with an ABI.
Publications
Date of Publication: May-Jun 2014
Gibney, K. B., Brass, A., Hume, S. C., Leder, K.
Background: International students in Victoria, Australia, originate from over 140 different countries. They are over-represented in disease notifications for tuberculosis and travel-associated infections, including enteric fever, hepatitis A, and malaria. We describe a public health initiative aimed to increase awareness of these illnesses among international students and their support staff.
Publications
Date of Publication: Aug 2018
Loi, S. M., Eratne, D., Kelso, W., Velakoulis, D., Looi, J. C. L.
Objectives: This clinical update review focuses on the management of cognition and the neuropsychiatric features of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and highlights current issues regarding pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment, putative therapeutics and recent relevant research findings in this area.
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