Haemoglobin (single estimation)

Test Method
See FBE
Specimen Required
Blood (EDTA)
When Tested
On Request
Turnaround Time
Same Day / Next Day
Normal Ranges
Adult Male 130 – 180 g/L, Adult Female 115 – 165 g/L
Reference Ranges
135-180g/L
Contact
9342 9644

Hantavirus PCR

Test Method
Conventional PCR
Specimen Required
Blood (ACD or EDTA), respiratory specimens, CSF, urine, tissue.
Spec Type Min
200uL
When Tested
On request
Turnaround Time
same day / next day
Reference Ranges
n/a
Billing Advice
Non-rebatable
Contact
9342 9628

Hantavirus Serology – IgG

Test Method
IgG IF
Specimen Required
Serum, Plasma, EDTA , Citrate
Spec Type Min
100ul
When Tested
On request
Reference Ranges
IgG (IF)
: neg <100
: pos >100
Units of Measurement
Titre
Contact
9342 9647 / 9342 9648

Hantavirus Serology – IgM

Test Method
IgM IF
Specimen Required
Serum (clotted blood)
Spec Type Min
100ul
When Tested
On request
Reference Ranges
IgM (IF)
: neg <100
: pos >100
Units of Measurement
Titre
Contact
9342 9647 / 9342 9648

HDL Cholesterol

Test Method
Chemical reaction. Timed-endpoint reaction.
Specimen Required
Serum (clotted blood) or plasma (Li-heparin).
When Tested
On Request
Turnaround Time
same day / next day
Reference Ranges
Male: >0.85 mmol/L. Female: >1.00 mmol/L.
Units of Measurement
mmol/L
Contact
9342 9640

Helicobacter pylori Serology

Test Method
IgG
Specimen Required
Serum (clotted blood)
When Tested
2x Weekly
Reference Ranges
neg <6.25 U/ml
equiv 6.25-7.00 U/ml
pos >7.00 U/ml
Units of Measurement
units/mL
Contact
9342 9647 / 9342 9648

Hepatitis A virus Genotyping

Test Method
Conventional PCR; Capillary Sequencing
Specimen Required
Serum (Clotted Blood), Plasma (Not Heparin)
Spec Type Min
500uL
When Tested
As requested
Turnaround Time
Three Weeks
Normal Ranges
Not Applicable
Reference Ranges
N/A
Cut Off Lower
1000 IU/ml
Units of Measurement
N/A
Contact
9342 9615

Hepatitis A virus PCR

Test Method
Altona Real Star kit
Specimen Required
Serum (clotted blood), Blood (ACD or EDTA)
Spec Type Min
500 uL
When Tested
On request
Turnaround Time
Two Weeks
Normal Ranges
Not Applicable
Reference Ranges
LLOQ 500 IU/ml
Cut Off Lower
500 IU/ml
Units of Measurement
IU/ml
Contact
9342 9615

Hepatitis A virus Serology (Total Antibody)

Test Method
Total Ab (CLIA)
Specimen Required
Serum (clotted blood), Plasma (EDTA, citrate, heparin), Whole Blood. (EDTA, citrate, heparin).
When Tested
Total Ab - Daily: IgM - 2X Weekly
Turnaround Time
Total Ab - Daily: IgM - 2X Weekly
Reference Ranges
N/A
Cut Off Lower
Total Ab: <0.9 Positive; >1.1 Neg; 0.9 to 1.1 Equiv
Units of Measurement
Index value
Contact
9342 9347

Hepatitis B Quantitative Serology

Test Method
Chemilluminescent Immunoassay
Specimen Required
Serum or Plasma
Spec Type Min
200uL
When Tested
Weekly
Turnaround Time
Two Weeks
Normal Ranges
0.05 to 130 IU/ml
Reference Ranges
LLOQ 0.05 IU/ml
Cut Off Lower
<1 IU/mL
Units of Measurement
IU
Contact
9342 9615

Hepatitis B virus (POL) PCR amplification & sequencing

Test Method
Conventional PCR; Capillary sequencing
Specimen Required
HBV DNA extracted from serum (serum, ACD or EDTA blood)
Spec Type Min
500uL
When Tested
Weekly
Turnaround Time
Three Weeks
Normal Ranges
Not Applicable
Reference Ranges
N/A
Cut Off Lower
400 IU/ml
Units of Measurement
N/A
Contact
9342 9615

Hepatitis B virus Genotype

Test Method
Conventional PCR; Capillary sequencing
Specimen Required
Serum (clotted blood), Blood (ACD or EDTA)
Spec Type Min
500 uL
When Tested
Weekly
Turnaround Time
Three Weeks
Normal Ranges
Not Applicable
Reference Ranges
N/A
Cut Off Lower
400 IU/ml
Units of Measurement
N/A
Contact
9342 9615

Hepatitis B virus Quantification

Test Method
Real-time TaqMan PCR
Specimen Required
Serum (clotted blood),Blood (ACD or EDTA)
Spec Type Min
1 ml
When Tested
3x Weekly
Turnaround Time
6 days
Normal Ranges
Abbott 15 IU/ml - 100,000,000 IU/ml; Roche 20 IU/ml-100 million IU/ml
Reference Ranges
Abbott 15 IU/ml - 100,000,000 IU/ml; Roche 20 IU/ml-100 million IU/ml
Cut Off Lower
Abbott 15 IU/ml; Roche 20 IU/ml
Units of Measurement
IU/ml
Contact
9342 9615

Hepatitis B virus Serology – Be Antibody

Test Method
CLIA Hep B e Antibody
Specimen Required
Serum, Plasma
Spec Type Min
500ul
When Tested
See Notes
Turnaround Time
Daily
Reference Ranges
neg > 1.1, equiv 0. 9- 1.1, pos <0.9
Units of Measurement
Index
Contact
9342 9647 / 9342 9648

Hepatitis B virus Serology – Be Antigen

Test Method
CLIA
Specimen Required
Serum, Plasma
Spec Type Min
500ul
When Tested
See Notes
Turnaround Time
Daily
Reference Ranges
neg <0.09, equiv 0.09 - 0.11, pos > 0.11
Units of Measurement
PEIU/mL
Contact
9342 9647 / 9342 9648

Hepatitis B virus Serology – Surface Antibody

Test Method
CLIA surface antibody
Specimen Required
Serum, Cadaver, Plasma
Spec Type Min
500ul
When Tested
See Notes
Turnaround Time
Daily
Reference Ranges
neg <9, equiv 9-11, pos >= 11
Units of Measurement
IU/mL
Contact
9342 9647 / 9342 9648

Hepatitis B virus Serology – Surface Antigen

Test Method
CLIA
Specimen Required
Serum, Cadaver, Plasma
Spec Type Min
500ul
When Tested
Daily
Reference Ranges
Hep B sAg = neg <0.05, pos >= 0.05
Units of Measurement
IU/mL
Contact
9342 9647 / 9342 9648

Hepatitis Be antigen detection

Test Method
Hbe antigen CLIA
Specimen Required
Serum or plasma (EDTA, ACD, heparin)
When Tested
Daily
Reference Ranges
0.02 to 120 PEIU/ml HBeAg Neg = < 0.09 PEI U/ml, Equivocal = 0.09 - 0.11 PEI U/ml, Pos = 0.11 PEI U/ml.
Contact
9342 9647 / 9342 9648

Hepatitis Be virus antibody detection

Test Method
Anti-Hbe test CLIA
Specimen Required
Serum or plasma (EDTA, ACD, heparin)
When Tested
Daily
Reference Ranges
Neg = 1.1, Equivocal 0.9 - 1.1, Pos <0.9
Contact
9342 9647 / 9342 9648

Hepatitis C virus Genotyping

Test Method
Conventional RT-PCR and reverse-phase hybridization (LiPA)
Specimen Required
Serum (clotted blood), Blood (ACD or EDTA)
Spec Type Min
500 uL
When Tested
1 x weekly
Turnaround Time
Two weeks
Normal Ranges
Not Applicable
Reference Ranges
cut-off 1000 IU/ml
Cut Off Lower
1000 IU/ml
Units of Measurement
Not Applicable
Contact
9342 9615

Hepatitis C virus Genotyping 2

Test Method
Real-time TaqMan PCR
Specimen Required
Serum (clotted blood), Blood (ACD or EDTA)
Spec Type Min
1 ml
When Tested
2x weekly
Turnaround Time
Two weeks
Normal Ranges
Not Applicable
Reference Ranges
cut-off 500 IU/ml
Cut Off Lower
500 IU/ml
Contact
9342 9615

Hepatitis C virus PCR

Test Method
RT-PCR with hybridization detection or real-time TaqMan PCR
Specimen Required
Serum (clotted blood), Blood (ACD or EDTA)
Spec Type Min
1 ml
When Tested
weekly
Turnaround Time
6 days
Normal Ranges
N/A
Reference Ranges
LLOD 15 IU/ml
Cut Off Lower
15 IU/ml
Units of Measurement
IU/ml
Contact
9342 9615