Streptococcus pneumoniae urinary antigen

Test Method
Immunochromatography test
Specimen Required
Urine.
Spec Type Min
n/a
When Tested
On Request
Turnaround Time
same day / next day
Normal Ranges
n/a
Reference Ranges
n/a
Cut Off Lower
n/a
Units of Measurement
n/a
Billing Advice
Non-rebatable
Contact
9342 9670

Strongyloides Stercoralis Serology

Test Method
IgG EIA
Specimen Required
Serum (clotted blood)
Spec Type Min
100ul
When Tested
3x Weekly
Reference Ranges
cutoff value = 0.200
neg <0.200
pos >0.200
equiv = 0.180-0.220
Contact
9342 9647 / 9342 9648

Syphilis Serology

Test Method
RPR,TPPA, CLIA – Total Ab, FTA, EIA IgM
Specimen Required
CSF
When Tested
Daily for CLIA, TPPA, RPR: 3x Weekly for IgM: 2x Weekly for FTA.
Reference Ranges
RPR; non-reactive or reactive, TPPA; non reactive, minimally reactive or reactive, EIA total AB; , pos = 1.1, neg < 0.9, equiv 0.9 = 1.1, FTA; neg - no fluorescence, minimal reactive - 1+ fluorescence, reactive 2+ fluorescence, EIA, IgM; cutoff value = cutoff control mean, pos > cutoff value, neg < cutoff value, equiv +/- 10% of cutoff value
Contact
9342 9647 / 9342 9648

Syphilis Serology – CLIA Total Ab

Test Method
CLIA – Total Ab
Specimen Required
Serum, CSF
When Tested
Daily
Reference Ranges
CLIA total AB; pos >= 1.1, neg < 0.9, equiv 0.9 < 1.1
Contact
9342 9647 / 9342 9648

Syphilis Serology – EIA IgM

Test Method
EIA IgM
Specimen Required
Serum (clotted blood),
When Tested
3x Weekly
Reference Ranges
IgM; cutoff value = cutoff control mean, pos > cutoff value, neg < cutoff value, equiv +/- 10% of cutoff value
Contact
9342 9647 / 9342 9648

Syphilis Serology – FTA-Abs

Test Method
FTA
Specimen Required
Serum, CSF
When Tested
2x Weekly
Reference Ranges
FTA; neg - no fluorescence, minimal reactive - 1+ fluorescence, reactive 2+ fluorescence
Contact
9342 9647 / 9342 9648

Syphilis Serology – RPR

Test Method
RPR
Specimen Required
Serum, CSF
When Tested
Daily
Reference Ranges
RPR; non-reactive or reactive
Contact
9342 9647 / 9342 9648

Syphilis Serology – TPPA

Test Method
TPPA
Specimen Required
Serum, CSF
When Tested
Daily
Reference Ranges
TPPA; non reactive, minimally reactive or reactive or indeterminate
Contact
9342 9647 / 9342 9648

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

Urea

Test Method
Chemical reaction
Specimen Required
Serum (clotted blood) or plasma (Li-heparin).
When Tested
Daily.
Turnaround Time
same day / next day
Reference Ranges
2.0 – 7.8 mmol/L.
Units of Measurement
mmol/L
Contact
9342 9640

Uric acid

Test Method
Chemical reaction
Specimen Required
Serum (clotted blood) or plasma (Li-heparin).
When Tested
Daily.
Turnaround Time
same day / next day
Reference Ranges
M: 0.21-0.45 mmol/L F: 0.15-0.40 mmol/L.
Units of Measurement
mmol/L
Contact
9342 9640

Urinary Micro-Albumin

Test Method
Immunoassay.
Specimen Required
Urine (Spot Collection)
When Tested
On Request
Turnaround Time
same day / next day
Reference Ranges
see Urinary Albumin:Creatinine ratio
Units of Measurement
mg/L
Contact
9342 9640

Urinary MicroProtein

Test Method
Immunoassay.
Specimen Required
Urine (Spot Collection)
When Tested
On Request
Turnaround Time
same day / next day
Reference Ranges
see Urinary Protein:Creatinine ratio
Units of Measurement
mg/L
Contact
9342 9640