LABORATORY FEES


Laboratory Fees (Ex GST) as at January 2016

BIOCHEMISTRY

The FIRST test  70002  $20.00+ 
Each additional test    70004  $9.50
With the exception of:    
Amylase  70007  $11.50
AST  70120  $11.50  
GGTP  70121  $11.50
β Hydroxybutyrate  70123  $21.50  
Lipase    70014  $21.50
CRP 70152 $36.00
Triglycerides  70024  $12.50
Total T4 (alone) 70148 $38.00
Total T4 (additional test) 70149 $18.50
Electrolytes - Na+, K+, Cl-    70012  $16.50
Electrolytes alone  70011  $21.50
Ammonia - 1 sample  70005  $36.00  
Ammonia Tolerance - 2 samples  70006  $50.00  
Profile A Non specific   70016   $72.00
Profile B Alimentary  70017  $38.00
Profile F Pre anaesthesia    70021  $38.00
Profile Liver    70144  $50.00 
Profile Renal (Feline)  70138  $35.50  
Profile Kidney (Canine)    70054  $47.50
Urine Protein/Cretinine Ratio 70129 $30.50
Health Profile  70146  $76.00  
Cardiac Profile 70153 $64.00
FBC Manual Validation (upgrade from Health Profile)  70147  $29.00  
Feline Combination (FBC/Profile A no Amylase or Lipase)  70661  $96.00 
Feline Combination Plus     
(FBC/Profile A no Amylase or Lipase plus Urinalysis)   70662   $120.50 
Canine Combination (FBC/Profile A + Amylase + Lipase)  70663  $103.50 
Canine Combination Plus      
(FBC/Profile A + Amylase + Lipase plus Urinalysis)  70664  $126.00 
UPC/Urinalysis   70666  $59.50 
Spin off sample   70022  $12.50

URINE

Chemical & Microscopic    70112  $37.00
Chemical only  70113  $16.00
Microscopic only    70114  $29.00
Urine C/S + Urinalysis    70665  $89.00
UPC/Urinalysis  70666  $59.50

HAEMATOLOGY

Full Blood Count (Retics when required) 70045   $48.50
WBC and Differential  70050  $37.00
The FIRST test  70124  $20.00 +
EACH additional test  70125  $11.50
With the exception of:    
FIBRINOGEN - heat  70044  $18.50
RETICULOCYTE COUNT  70049  $20.50
Bone Marrow – Quantitative assessment  70041  $104.00
Bone Marrow – Quantitative assessment plus Histo  70048  $126.00
Cross Match Just one donor  70056  $44.00
Cross Match Just two donor  70057  $60.00 +
Each additional donor  70052  $20.50
* PCV and TPP will be regarded as one test  70046  $19.50

HISTOPATHOLOGY

1 specimen/site-with report 70059 $107.00
2nd and subsequent specimen/site – with report   70134  $20.00 
1 specimen/site – without report per block (Clinic Research)  70058 $25.50
Histopathology from necropsy performed by clinician (external only)  90060  $186.50
(PM Tissues 1-6)     
Each additional  70656  $17.00 
2nd Opinion – slides stained                               External   $51.00
                                                                         Through clinic       70135 $51.00
Special Stain Request  70667 $25.50
Special Stain Request (silver)  70668 $25.50

IMMUNOHISTO

FIP immunohistochemistry confirmation test  70136 $120.50
CD79a, CD3 immunohistochemistry  70145 $150.50
First Antibody e.g. KI 67  70401 $120.50
2nd and subsequent slide (same antibody)  70657 $25.50
Each additional Antibody  70402 $59.50

POST-MORTEMS

Gross examination only    
- Birds (Includes histo if required)  70100  $113.50
- Laboratory animal (Includes histo if required)  70101  $152.00 
- Small animals (Cats & Dogs up to 10kg)  70102  $450.00 
(Histo included)    
- Large animals (Greater than 10kg)  70103  $550.00 
(Histo included)    
- Spinal Cord examination including histology  70106  $200.00 
Interest internal (teach. res.) - negotiate with pathologist (Histopathology extra)    

MICROBIOLOGY

Culture & Sensitivity 70070 $68.50
Culture & Sensitivity (tissue)  70069  $80.00
Culture & Sensitivity (2 similar site tissues) External  90067 $106.00
Culture & Sensitivity of two similar sites e.g. L & R ears/nostrils   70067  $96.00
Urine C/S + Urinalysis  70665  $89.00 
Blood Culture & sensitivity 1st with urine   70068  $117.00
    - Each subsequent sample   70080  $33.00
    - UVTH (or external) with their own media 70060  $71.00
                                 +Urine Culture & Sensitivity 70061  $96.00
Fungal Culture (non-dermatophyte)  70075   $66.50
Dermatophyte Culture  70076  $54.50
Mycobacteria or Nocardia culture & sensitivity Extra if sent away  70501 $120.50
Cryptococcal Serology - LCAT test (titer determination)  70077  $87.50
Cryptococcal Serology - Lateral Flow (screening test)  70150  $38.00 
Fungal identification    70132  $82.50 
Fungal sensitivity  70133  $95.50 
Postage charge   70658  +$24.00    

CYTOLOGY

Aspirate, Smear, Respiratory Wash and Vaginal swab 70033 $64.00
2nd site  70031   +$37.00 
3rd and subsequent sites  70034  +$20.00
More than 10 slides of the same site  70659  +$33.00 
Fluid Analysis: cytology, TP, ALL FLUIDS 70032  $76.00
CSF Analysis   70655  $90.00 
FIP      INTERNAL & EXTERNAL 70140  $87.50 

PARASITOLOGY

Faeces - Nematodes, Coccidia, (Float or eggs/gram) 70090 $35.50
  - DFA (Giardia/Crypto)  70654  $54.50 
  - Tritrichomonas Culture   70653  $54.50 
  - Lungworm (Baermann)  70091  $44.00 
  - Culture & identification   70092  $66.00
Skin  - Digest   70096  $52.50
Viscera  - Total worm count or Digest  70097  $81.00 
Identification from   70095  $39.00 

MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTICS

Koala screening - Koala Chlamydia PCR (eyes and urogenital) & Serum Cryptococcal Ag (lateral flow) 92002 $148.50
- Koala Chlamydia PCR (eyes and urogenital) 92001 $117.00
- Serum Cryptococcal Ag (LCAT) 70077 $87.50
- Serum Cryptococcal Ag (lateral flow) 70150 $38.00
- Koala Health Profile 90146 $71.00
  - Profile K 90147 $51.50
Pathogen detection PCR/ sample - One pathogen 91401 $127.00
- Each additional pathogen 91402 $32.00
PCR and sequencing for bacterial ID 92003 $109.00
PCR and sequencing for fungal ID 92004 $109.00
Immunohistochemistry - One pathogen 70401 $120.50
- Each additional pathogen 70402 $59.50
- 2nd and subsequent slide (same Ab) 70657 $25.50
Immunofluorescence (cytology/ blood) 70140 $87.50
Faecal immunofluorescence Giardia 70654 $54.50
T. fetus culture 70653 $54.50
Fish - One pathogen 90401 $117.00
- Each additional pathogen 90402 $58.00
- 2nd and subsequent slide (same Ab) 90657 $25.50
Faecal panel PCR   70156 $89.50
Urgent sample surcharge 93001 $109.00