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  Reference guide  

PathTest provides up-to-date detailed information on every test that Mater Pathology can perform. By using the search function you can quickly view test-specific information including Medicare status and collection requirements.

  Non-Blood Bank Samples  

Each sample must be identified with patient’s full name and one other identifier – date of birth or UR number. The same two identifiers must be present on the accompanying request form.

  Blood Bank Samples  

Each sample must be identified with patient’s full name, first name and date of birth. In addition, the sample must bear the signature of the collector and date and time of collection. The details must be handwritten - pre-printed labels are not acceptable. The same identifiers, collection date and time and collector signature must be present on the accompanying standard request form and separate transfusion request form.
CodeNameAlternate NameUpdated
NORPCRNorovirus PCRNorwalk Virus PCR20/02/2019 View 
RotadeRota/Adenovirus - faecesRotavirus/Adenovirus Ag (faeces)15/02/2019 View 
PECPCRParechovirus PCR (all other specimens)PECPCR15/02/2019 View 
NoroAgNorovirus Quick TestNoroAg15/02/2019 View 
FAENAAFaecal Pathogen PCRFAENAA15/02/2019 View 
FaecesFaeces culture and sensitivityFaeces culture15/02/2019 View 
CdifcuC. difficile cultureCdifcu15/02/2019 View 
UrineCUrine cultureBag urine for m/c/s15/02/2019 View 
TbTB Culture or PCRSputum for AFB's15/02/2019 View 
STIPCRSTI ScreenSTI PCR (Urine)15/02/2019 View 
LeguriLegionella antigen - urineLegionella Urinary Antigen15/02/2019 View 
ANCAAnti Neutrophil Cytoplasmic antibodycANCA08/02/2019 View 
ANAAntinuclear antibodyAnti-nuclear antibody08/02/2019 View 
ENAExtractable Nuclear Antigen antibodyExtractable nuclear antibodies08/02/2019 View 
DNAeDNA antibodyAnti DNA (NOT DNASE)08/02/2019 View 
MonoMonospot testMonospot Test23/01/2019 View 

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