Department: 
Microbiology
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Yellow top universal
Pseudonyms: 
Test Code: 
MISCSO
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml EDTA, biopsy in sterile container
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
EwL
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Reference Range: 
Notes: 
Department: 
Microbiology
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Lavender
Yellow top universal
Pseudonyms: 
Test Code: 
FLAP
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum tube, 9 ml EDTA, CSF, Urine
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)
Reference Range: 
Notes: 
The preferred sample is urine if acute infection is suspected.
Department: 
Microbiology
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Pseudonyms: 
Test Code: 
ZIKAS
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
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: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Reference Range: 
Notes: 
Department: 
Microbiology
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Tube Colour: 
Gold
Test Code: 
ENTS
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Collection Requirements: 
8.5 ml Serum tube
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
S
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Reference Laboratory: 
Prince Of Wales HospitalRandwick, NSW
Publications
Date of Publication: Jun 2014
McCormack, R., Apostle, K., Boyer, D., Moola, F., Perey, B., Stone, T., Viskontas, D., Lemke, H. M., Zomar, M., Moon, K., Moon, R., Oatt, A., Buckley, R.
Background: Hip fractures are a common type of fragility fracture that afflict 293,000 Americans (over 5,000 per week) and 35,000 Canadians (over 670 per week) annually. Despite the large population impact the optimal fixation technique for low energy femoral neck fractures remains controversial.
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Publications
Date of Publication: Sep 2017
Wang, H. D., Abajobir, A. A., Abate, K. H., Abbafati, C., Abbas, K. M., Abd-Allah, F., Abera, S. F., Abraha, H. N., Abu-Raddad, L. J., Abu-Rmeileh, N. M. E., Adedeji, I. A., Adedoyin, R. A., Adetifa, I. M.
Background Detailed assessments of mortality patterns, particularly age-specific mortality, represent a crucial input that enables health systems to target interventions to specific populations. Understanding how all-cause mortality has changed with respect to development status can identify exemplars for best practice.
Publications
Date of Publication: Sep 2017
Naghavi, M., Abajobir, A. A., Abbafati, C., Abbas, K. M., Abd-Allah, F., Abera, S. F., Aboyans, V., Adetokunboh, O., Arnlov, J., Afshin, A., Agrawal, A., Kiadaliri, A. A., Ahmadi, A., Ahmed, M. B., Aichour, A. N., Aichour, I., Aichour, M. T.
Background Monitoring levels and trends in premature mortality is crucial to understanding how societies can address prominent sources of early death. The Global Burden of Disease 2016 Study (GBD 2016) provides a comprehensive assessment of cause-specific mortality for 264 causes in 195 locations from 1980 to 2016.
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