LABORATORY FEES


Laboratory Fees (Ex GST) as at July 2013

BIOCHEMISTRY

The FIRST test  70002  $18.50+ 
Each additional test    70004  $8.00 
With the exception of:    
Amylase  70007  $10.00 
AST  70120  $10.00  
GGTP  70121  $10.00  
β Hydroxybutyrate  70123  $20.00  
Lipase    70014  $20.00 
Triglycerides  70024  $11.00  
Electrolytes - Na+, K+, Cl-    70012  $15.00 
Electrolytes alone  70011  $20.00  
Ammonia - 1 sample  70005  $33.00  
Ammonia Tolerance - 2 samples  70006  $46.00  
Serum Protein Electrophoresis & TP  70023  $58.00  
Profile A Non specific   70016   $66.00 
Profile B Alimentary  70017  $35.00  
Profile F Pre anaesthesia    70021  $35.00 
Profile Liver    70144  $46.00 
Profile Renal (Feline)  70138  $32.50  
Profile Kidney (Canine)    70054  $43.00 
Urine Protein/Creatinine Ratio  70129  $27.50  
Health Profile  70146  $70.00  
FBC Manual Validation (upgrade from Health Profile)  70147  $26.00  
Feline Combination (FBC/Profile A no Amylase or Lipase)  70661  $88.00 
Feline Combination Plus     
(FBC/Profile A no Amylase or Lipase plus Urinalysis)   70662   $110.00 
Canine Combination (FBC/Profile A + Amylase + Lipase)  70663  $94.50 
Canine Combination Plus      
(FBC/Profile A + Amylase + Lipase plus Urinalysis)  70664  $115.50 
UPC/Urinalysis   70666  $55.00 
Spin off sample   70022  $11.00 

URINE

Chemical & Microscopic    70112  $34.00 
Chemical only  70113  $14.00  
Microscopic only    70114  $26.00 
Urine C/S + Urinalysis    70665  $81.50 
UPC/Urinalysis  70666  $55.00  

FAECES

Faecal stains (4) - each  70036 $16.00

HAEMATOLOGY

Full Blood Count (Retics when required) 70045   $44.00 
WBC and Differential  70050  $34.00 
The FIRST test  70124  $18.50 + 
EACH additional test  70125  $10.00 
With the exception of:    
TOTAL EOSINOPHILS  70051  $17.00 
FIBRINOGEN - heat  70044  $17.00 
RETICULOCYTE COUNT  70049  $19.00 
Bone Marrow – Quantitative assessment  70041  $95.00 
Bone Marrow – Quantitative assessment plus Histo  70048  $115.50 
Cross Match Just one donor  70056  $39.00 
Cross Match Just two donor  70057  $55.00 + 
Each additional donor  70052  $19.00 
* PCV and TPP will be regarded as one test  70046  $18.00 

HISTOPATHOLOGY

1 specimen/site-with report 70059 $98.00
2nd and subsequent specimen/site – with report   70134  $18.00 
1 specimen/site – without report per block (Clinic Research)  70058 $19.00
Histopathology from necropsy performed by clinician (external only)  90060  $170.00 
(PM Tissues 1-6)     
Each additional  70656  $15.00 
2nd Opinion – slides stained                               External   $46.00 
                                                                         Through clinic       70135  $46.00 
Special Stain Request  70667 $18.00
Special Stain Request (silver)  70668 $18.00

IMMUNOHISTO

FIP immunohistochemistry confirmation test  70136 $110.00
CD79a, CD3 immunohistochemistry  70145 $138.00
First Antibody e.g. KI 67  70401 $110.00
2nd and subsequent slide (same antibody)  70657 $19.50
Each additional Antibody  70402 $55.00

POST-MORTEMS

Gross examination only    
- Birds (Includes histo if required)  70100  $104.00 
- Laboratory animal (Includes histo if required)  70101  $138.00 
- Small animals (Cats & Dogs up to 10kg)  70102  $350.00 
(Histo included)    
- Large animals (Greater than 10kg)  70103  $450.00 
(Histo included)    
- Brain Histology (as additional)+  70105  $80.50 
- Spinal Cord examination including histology  70106  $173.00 
Interest internal (teach. res.) - negotiate with pathologist (Histopathology extra)    

MICROBIOLOGY

Culture & Sensitivity 70070 $62.50
Culture & Sensitivity (tissue)  70069  $73.00 
Culture & Sensitivity (2 similar site tissues) External  90067 $97.00
Culture & Sensitivity of two similar sites e.g. L & R ears/nostrils   70067  $88.00 
Urine C/S + Urinalysis  70665  $81.50 
Blood Culture & sensitivity 1st with urine   70068  $107.00 
    - Each subsequent sample   70080  $30.00 
    - UVTH (or external) with their own media 70060  $65.00 
                                 +Urine Culture & Sensitivity 70061  $88.00 
Fungal Culture (non-dermatophyte)  70075   $60.50 
Dermatophyte Culture  70076  $50.00 
Mycobacteria or Nocardia culture & sensitivity Extra if sent away  70501 $110.00
Cryptococcal Serology - LCAT test (titer determination)  70077  $80.00 
Cryptococcal Serology - Lateral Flow (screening test)  70150  $35.00 
Fungal identification    70132  $83.00 
Fungal sensitivity  70133  $97.00 
Postage charge   70658  +$21.00    

CYTOLOGY

Aspirate, Smear, Respiratory Wash and Vaginal swab 70033 $58.00
2nd site  70031   +$34.00 
3rd and subsequent sites  70034  +$18.00 
More than 10 slides of the same site  70659  +$30.00 
Fluid Analysis: cytology, TP, ALL FLUIDS 70032  $70.00 
CSF Analysis   70655  $82.50 
FIP      INTERNAL & EXTERNAL 70140  $80.00 

PARASITOLOGY

Faeces - Nematodes, Coccidia, (Float or eggs/gram) 70090 $32.50
  - DFA (Giardia/Crypto)  70654  $50.00 
  - Tritrichomonas Culture   70653  $50.00 
  - Lungworm (Baermann)  70091  $40.00 
  - Culture & identification   70092  $60.00 
Skin  - Digest   70096  $48.00 
Viscera  - Total worm count or Digest  70097  $74.00 
Identification from   70095  $36.00 

ENDOCRINE

ACTH response test (2 samples) 75001 $55.00
Dexamethasone suppression test (2 samples) 75002  $55.00 
Dexamethasone suppression test (3 samples) 75005  $87.00 
Urinary Cortisol/Creatinine Ratio UCC    75015  $38.00 
Cortisol X 1    75020  $32.00  

MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTICS

Koala screening - Koala Chlamydia PCR (eyes and urogenital) & Serum Cryptococcal Ag (lateral flow) 92002 $140.00
- Koala Chlamydia PCR (eyes and urogenital) 92001 $110.00
- Serum Cryptococcal Ag (LCAT) 70077 $80.00
- Serum Cryptococcal Ag (lateral flow) 70150 $35.00
- Koala Health Profile 90146 $65.00
Pathogen detection PCR/ sample - One pathogen 91401 $120.00
- Each additional pathogen 91402 $30.00
PCR and sequencing for bacterial ID 92003 $100.00
PCR and sequencing for fungal ID 92004 $100.00
Immunohistochemistry - One pathogen 70401 $110.00
- Each additional pathogen 70402 $55.00
- 2nd and subsequent slide (same Ab) 70657 $21.00
Immunofluorescence (cytology/ blood) 70140 $80.00
Faecal immunofluorescence Giardia 70654 $50.00
Faecal immunofluorescence Cryptosporidium 70654 $50.00
T. fetus culture 70653 $50.00
Fish - One pathogen 90401 $110.00
- Each additional pathogen 90402 $55.00
- 2nd and subsequent slide (same Ab) 90657 $21.00
Urgent sample surcharge 93001 $100.00