LABORATORY FEES


Laboratory Fees (Ex GST) as at December 2014

BIOCHEMISTRY

The FIRST test  70002  $19.50+ 
Each additional test    70004  $9.00
With the exception of:    
Amylase  70007  $11.00
AST  70120  $11.00  
GGTP  70121  $110.00  
β Hydroxybutyrate  70123  $21.00  
Lipase    70014  $21.00
CRP 70152 $35.00
Triglycerides  70024  $12.00
Total T4 (alone) 70148 $37.00
Total T4 (additional test) 70149 $18.00
Electrolytes - Na+, K+, Cl-    70012  $16.00
Electrolytes alone  70011  $21.00
Ammonia - 1 sample  70005  $35.00  
Ammonia Tolerance - 2 samples  70006  $49.00  
Profile A Non specific   70016   $70.00
Profile B Alimentary  70017  $37.00
Profile F Pre anaesthesia    70021  $37.00
Profile Liver    70144  $49.00 
Profile Renal (Feline)  70138  $34.50  
Profile Kidney (Canine)    70054  $46.00
Urine Protein/Cretinine Ratio 70129 $29.50
Health Profile  70146  $74.00  
Cardiac Profile 70153 $62.00
FBC Manual Validation (upgrade from Health Profile)  70147  $28.00  
Feline Combination (FBC/Profile A no Amylase or Lipase)  70661  $93.00 
Feline Combination Plus     
(FBC/Profile A no Amylase or Lipase plus Urinalysis)   70662   $117.00 
Canine Combination (FBC/Profile A + Amylase + Lipase)  70663  $100.50 
Canine Combination Plus      
(FBC/Profile A + Amylase + Lipase plus Urinalysis)  70664  $122.50 
UPC/Urinalysis   70666  $58.00 
Spin off sample   70022  $12.00

URINE

Chemical & Microscopic    70112  $36.00 
Chemical only  70113  $15.00  
Microscopic only    70114  $28.00 
Urine C/S + Urinalysis    70665  $86.50 
UPC/Urinalysis  70666  $58.00  

HAEMATOLOGY

Full Blood Count (Retics when required) 70045   $47.00
WBC and Differential  70050  $36.00
The FIRST test  70124  $19.50 + 
EACH additional test  70125  $11.00 
With the exception of:    
FIBRINOGEN - heat  70044  $18.00
RETICULOCYTE COUNT  70049  $20.00
Bone Marrow – Quantitative assessment  70041  $101.00 
Bone Marrow – Quantitative assessment plus Histo  70048  $122.50
Cross Match Just one donor  70056  $42.00
Cross Match Just two donor  70057  $58.00 + 
Each additional donor  70052  $20.00
* PCV and TPP will be regarded as one test  70046  $19.00

HISTOPATHOLOGY

1 specimen/site-with report 70059 $104.00
2nd and subsequent specimen/site – with report   70134  $19.00 
1 specimen/site – without report per block (Clinic Research)  70058 $24.00
Histopathology from necropsy performed by clinician (external only)  90060  $181.00 
(PM Tissues 1-6)     
Each additional  70656  $16.00 
2nd Opinion – slides stained                               External   $49.00 
                                                                         Through clinic       70135 $49.00 
Special Stain Request  70667 $22.00
Special Stain Request (silver)  70668 $22.00

IMMUNOHISTO

FIP immunohistochemistry confirmation test  70136 $117.00
CD79a, CD3 immunohistochemistry  70145 $146.00
First Antibody e.g. KI 67  70401 $1170.00
2nd and subsequent slide (same antibody)  70657 $23.00
Each additional Antibody  70402 $58.00

POST-MORTEMS

Gross examination only    
- Birds (Includes histo if required)  70100  $110.00 
- Laboratory animal (Includes histo if required)  70101  $147.00 
- Small animals (Cats & Dogs up to 10kg)  70102  $372.00 
(Histo included)    
- Large animals (Greater than 10kg)  70103  $478.00 
(Histo included)    
- Brain Histology (as additional)+  70105  $85.50 
- Spinal Cord examination including histology  70106  $183.00 
Interest internal (teach. res.) - negotiate with pathologist (Histopathology extra)    

MICROBIOLOGY

Culture & Sensitivity 70070 $66.50
Culture & Sensitivity (tissue)  70069  $77.50
Culture & Sensitivity (2 similar site tissues) External  90067 $103.00
Culture & Sensitivity of two similar sites e.g. L & R ears/nostrils   70067  $93.00
Urine C/S + Urinalysis  70665  $86.50 
Blood Culture & sensitivity 1st with urine   70068  $113.50
    - Each subsequent sample   70080  $32.00
    - UVTH (or external) with their own media 70060  $69.00
                                 +Urine Culture & Sensitivity 70061  $93.00
Fungal Culture (non-dermatophyte)  70075   $64.50
Dermatophyte Culture  70076  $53.00
Mycobacteria or Nocardia culture & sensitivity Extra if sent away  70501 $117.00
Cryptococcal Serology - LCAT test (titer determination)  70077  $85.00
Cryptococcal Serology - Lateral Flow (screening test)  70150  $37.00 
Fungal identification    70132  $80.00 
Fungal sensitivity  70133  $92.50 
Postage charge   70658  +$22.00    

CYTOLOGY

Aspirate, Smear, Respiratory Wash and Vaginal swab 70033 $62.00
2nd site  70031   +$36.00 
3rd and subsequent sites  70034  +$19.00
More than 10 slides of the same site  70659  +$32.00 
Fluid Analysis: cytology, TP, ALL FLUIDS 70032  $74.00
CSF Analysis   70655  $87.50 
FIP      INTERNAL & EXTERNAL 70140  $85.00 

PARASITOLOGY

Faeces - Nematodes, Coccidia, (Float or eggs/gram) 70090 $34.50
  - DFA (Giardia/Crypto)  70654  $53.00 
  - Tritrichomonas Culture   70653  $53.00 
  - Lungworm (Baermann)  70091  $42.50 
  - Culture & identification   70092  $64.00
Skin  - Digest   70096  $51.00
Viscera  - Total worm count or Digest  70097  $78.50 
Identification from   70095  $38.00 

MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTICS

Koala screening - Koala Chlamydia PCR (eyes and urogenital) & Serum Cryptococcal Ag (lateral flow) 92002 $142.00
- Koala Chlamydia PCR (eyes and urogenital) 92001 $113.50
- Serum Cryptococcal Ag (LCAT) 70077 $85.00
- Serum Cryptococcal Ag (lateral flow) 70150 $37.00
- Koala Health Profile 90146 $69.00
  - Profile K 90147 $50.00
Pathogen detection PCR/ sample - One pathogen 91401 $123.50
- Each additional pathogen 91402 $31.00
PCR and sequencing for bacterial ID 92003 $106.00
PCR and sequencing for fungal ID 92004 $106.00
Immunohistochemistry - One pathogen 70401 $117.00
- Each additional pathogen 70402 $58.00
- 2nd and subsequent slide (same Ab) 70657 $23.00
Immunofluorescence (cytology/ blood) 70140 $85.00
Faecal immunofluorescence Giardia 70654 $53.00
T. fetus culture 70653 $53.00
Fish - One pathogen 90401 $113.50
- Each additional pathogen 90402 $56.50
- 2nd and subsequent slide (same Ab) 90657 $23.00
Urgent sample surcharge 93001 $106.00