T cells counts

Test Method
Flow cytometry
Specimen Required
Blood (EDTA or heparin)
When Tested
On Request
Turnaround Time
same day / next day
Normal Ranges
CD3 (Total T Cells): 760-2480/uL, CD4 (Helper T Cells): 400-1630/uL, CD8 (Supressor T Cells): 175-900/ul, CD19 (B Cells): 80-560/uL, CD56/16 (NK Cells): 90-500/uL, CD4:CD8 Ratio: 0.8-5.3 (no units)
Reference Ranges
0.8-5.3
Contact
9342 9644

Tanapox virus PCR

Test Method
Conventional PCR
Specimen Required
Swab
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

Testosterone

Test Method
Luminescent Immunoassay.
Specimen Required
Serum (clotted blood) or plasma (Li-heparin).
When Tested
On request.
Turnaround Time
same day / next day
Reference Ranges
M: 6.0-27.0 umol/L F: 0.6-3.0 umol/L.
Units of Measurement
umol/L.
Contact
9342 9640

Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH)

Test Method
Luminescent Immunoassay.
Specimen Required
Serum (clotted blood).
When Tested
On request.
Turnaround Time
same day / next day
Reference Ranges
0.3 - 4.1 mIU/mL
Units of Measurement
mIU/mL
Contact
9342 9640

Toscana virus PCR

Test Method
Conventional PCR
Specimen Required
Blood(ACD or EDTA), Plasma, Serum, CSF
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

Toxoplasma PCR

Test Method
Real-time TaqMan PCR
Specimen Required
CSF, tissue, vitreous fluid
Spec Type Min
200uL
When Tested
On request
Turnaround Time
same day / next day
Reference Ranges
3-45 Ct
Units of Measurement
Ct
Billing Advice
Non-rebatable
Contact
9342 9628

Toxoplasma Serology

Test Method
IgG, IgM, IF Total Ab, IF IgM
Specimen Required
Serum (clotted blood)
When Tested
2x weekly (Confirmatory).
Reference Ranges
Sample cutoff = s/co
CLIA IgM
pos >1.0
neg <7.5IU/ml
equiv = ³7.5 - <10.5IU/ml
IF
neg = no fluorescence, slightly red background
neg = polar bodies fluorescing, remainder of organism no fluorescence
pos = complete fluorescent rings on a slightly red background
Units of Measurement
IgG AU/mL, IgM S/CO
Contact
9342 9647 / 9342 9648

Transferrin

Test Method
Immunoassay - Immunoturbidometric.
Specimen Required
Serum (clotted blood) or plasma (Li-heparin).
When Tested
Daily.
Turnaround Time
same day / next day
Reference Ranges
1.7 – 3.4 g/L
Units of Measurement
g/L
Contact
9342 9640

Treponema pallidum ELISA IgM Euroimmun

Test Method
ELISA - IgM
Specimen Required
Serum or EDTA, Heparin or Citrate plasma
When Tested
3x Weekly for IgM.
Reference Ranges
EIA IgM; cutoff value = cutoff control mean
pos >cutoff value
neg equiv +/- 10% of cutoff value
Contact
9342 9647 / 9342 9648

Treponema pallidum ELISA IgM Euroimmun

Test Method
ELISA - IgM
Specimen Required
CSF
When Tested
3x Weekly for IgM.
Reference Ranges
EIA IgM; cutoff value = cutoff control mean
pos >cutoff value
neg equiv +/- 10% of cutoff value
Contact
9342 9647 / 9342 9648

Treponema pallidum PCR (Syphilis PCR).

Test Method
TaqMan real time PCR
Specimen Required
Lesions swabs, tissue biopsies, CSF.
Reference Ranges
Ct <38
Cut Off Lower
Ct-value>/=38
Units of Measurement
Ct-value
Contact
9342 9647 / 9342 9648

Trichomonas vaginalis detection by real time PCR

Test Method
Real time PCR
Specimen Required
Urine, vaginal swab, cervical swab.
Spec Type Min
n/a
When Tested
2x Weekly
Turnaround Time
2x Weekly
Normal Ranges
n/a
Reference Ranges
n/a
Cut Off Lower
n/a
Units of Measurement
Cyclic catcher melting temperature (Cyclic CMTA)
Billing Advice
Medicare rebatable
Contact
9342 9628

Triglycerides

Test Method
Chemical reaction
Specimen Required
Serum (clotted blood) or plasma (Li-heparin).
When Tested
Daily.
Turnaround Time
same day / next day
Reference Ranges
0.4 – 1.9 mmol/L
Units of Measurement
mmol/L
Contact
9342 9640