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Macrolide Resistance Test (Mgen)

Sample Reqs

FCRU / PCR

Special Instructions

Macroprolactin

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Magnesium (Serum)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Magnesium (Urine)

Sample Reqs

PU

Special Instructions

Magnesium (Whole blood)

Sample Reqs

A or H

Special Instructions

Malarial Antibodies (Pl. falciparum)

Sample Reqs

B [9] [14]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.
[14] Provide details of travel history.

Malarial Antibodies (species specific)

Sample Reqs

B [9] [14]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.
[14] Provide details of travel history.

Malarial Parasites

Sample Reqs

A [4] [9] [14]

Special Instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.
[9] Clinical history must be provided.
[14] Provide details of travel history.

Male Genetic Reproductive Profile

Profile details

Chromosome Analysis
Y-Chromosome Microdeletions
Cystic Fibrosis Carrier Screen (139 common mutations)
PolyT (5T,7T,9T) if clinically indicated

Sample Reqs

A H
[9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.  

Male Hormone Profile

Profile details

FSH

LH

Testosterone

Free Androgen Index

Prolactin

SHBG

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

 

Manganese (Serum)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Manganese (Serum)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Mannose Binding Lectin

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Marfan Syndrome/Loeys-Dietz Syndrome/Aortopathy NGS Panel – full sequencing across 26 genes

Sample Reqs

A
A
[9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Marfan Syndrome – FBN1 sequencing + deletions/duplications

Sample Reqs

A
[9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Maturity-Onset Diabetes of the Young (MODY) NGS Panel – full sequencing across 13 genes

Sample Reqs

A
A
[9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

MBOCA in Urine

Sample Reqs

RU

Special Instructions

Mean Cell Volume (MCV)

Sample Reqs

A

Special Instructions

Measles Antibodies (IgG) Immunity

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Measles Antibodies (IgM)

Sample Reqs

B [9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Measles PCR

Sample Reqs

Buccal swab

Special Instructions

Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Meckel-Gruber/Joubert Syndrome NGS Panel – full sequencing across 24 genes

Sample Reqs

A
A
[9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Medium-Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency – ACADM sequencing

Sample Reqs

A
[9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Melanin

Sample Reqs

RU [13]

Special Instructions

[13] Protect from light.

Melanoma NGS Panel – full sequencing across 14 genes + deletions/duplications

Sample Reqs

A
A
[9] [11] Requires patient informed consent

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.
[11] Patient consent required. Consent Form can be found at the back of this guide.

Melatonin (Serum)

Sample Reqs

B (Frozen)

Special Instructions

Melatonin (Urine)

Sample Reqs

CU [13]

Special Instructions

[13] Protect from light.

Meningococcal Abs

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Menopause Profile

Profile details

FSH

LH

Oestradiol (17-Beta)

TSH

FT4

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

 

Mercury (Blood)

Sample Reqs

A or H

Special Instructions

Mercury (Urine)

Sample Reqs

RU [1]

Special Instructions

[1] Contact the laboratory for special sample tubes/containers/instructions.

MERS Coronavirus Test

Sample Reqs

J

Special Instructions

Metabolic Syndrome Profile

Profile details

Lipid Profile

Glucose

HbA1C

Insulin

hsCRP

Adiponectin

Sample Reqs

ABBG

Special Instructions

 

Metanephrines (Plasma)

Sample Reqs

A (Frozen plasma)

Special Instructions

Metanephrines (Urine)

Sample Reqs

PU [1]

Special Instructions

[1] Contact the laboratory for special sample tubes/containers/instructions.

Methaemoglobin

Sample Reqs

A

Special Instructions

Methaqualone

Sample Reqs

RU

Special Instructions

Methotrexate

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Methylmalonic Acid – Serum

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Methylmalonic Acid – Urine

Sample Reqs

CU

Special Instructions

Metronidazole Level

Sample Reqs

B [4]

Special Instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

Microalbumin (Urine)

Sample Reqs

RU

Special Instructions

Microdeletion (common) Syndromes – BOBs only

Sample Reqs

CVS / AF / A
[9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Microfilaria Blood Film

Sample Reqs

A

Special Instructions

Microphthalmia/Anophthalmia/Coloboma NGS Panel – full sequencing across 78 genes

Sample Reqs

A
A
[9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Miller-Dieker Syndrome – BOBs (5 days) + karyotype (15 days)

Sample Reqs

CVS / AF / A
H
[9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Miller-Dieker Syndrome – BOBs only

Sample Reqs

CVS / AF / A
[9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Mineral Screen – Whole blood

Profile details

Whole Blood Potassium

Whole Blood Magnesium

Whole Blood Calcium

Whole Blood Manganese

Whole Blood Zinc

Whole Blood Copper

Whole Blood Selenium

Whole Blood Chromium

Sample Reqs

HH

Special Instructions

 

Mineral Screen and Industrial Heavy Metal Screen (Trace Metals)

Sample Reqs

A B H K

Special Instructions

Mineral Screen

Profile details

Calcium

Magnesium

Zinc

Iron

Copper

Chromium

Manganese

Sample Reqs

BK

Special Instructions

 

Miscarriage/Thrombotic Risk Profile

Sample Reqs

A A B C C C [18]

Special Instructions

[18] Citrate Samples
Samples should be double spun and separated and frozen within 4-8 hours of sample taking, if a delay is expected with transportation to the laboratory, samples must be transported as frozen.

Mitochondrial Antibodies

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Mitochondrial Antibodies M2

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Mitochondrial genome sequencing

Sample Reqs

A
[9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Mitochondrial genome – full mitochondrial DNA sequencing + deletions

Sample Reqs

A
[9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Molybdenum (Serum)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Motor Neurone Disease (Amylotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) NGS Panel – full sequencing across 43 genes

Sample Reqs

A
A
[9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

MPL exon 10 analysis

Sample Reqs

A

Special Instructions

MRSA (Rapid PCR) one swab per site

Sample Reqs

Blue Micro Swab

Special Instructions

MRSA Culture one swab per site

Sample Reqs

Blue Micro Swab

Special Instructions

MTHFR – common C677T + A1298C mutations

Sample Reqs

A
[9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Mucopolysaccharides

Sample Reqs

RU (Frozen)

Special Instructions

Mucopolysaccharidosis NGS Panel – full sequencing across 11 genes

Sample Reqs

A
A
[9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1 – full MEN1 sequencing

Sample Reqs

A
[9] [11] Requires patient informed consent

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.
[11] Patient consent required. Consent Form can be found at the back of this guide.

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2 – RET gene hotspot sequencing

Sample Reqs

A
[9] [11] Requires patient informed consent

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.
[11] Patient consent required. Consent Form can be found at the back of this guide.

Mumps Antibodies (IgG)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Mumps Antibodies (IgM)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Muscular Atrophy NGS Panel – full sequencing across 17 genes

Sample Reqs

A
A
[9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Myasthenia Gravis Evaluation

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Mycology/Skin Scrapings by PCR

Sample Reqs

Submit Sample

Special Instructions

Mycophenolic Acid (Cellcept)

Sample Reqs

A

Special Instructions

Mycoplasma genitalium by PCR

Sample Reqs

FCRU / PCR / TPV

Special Instructions

Mycoplasma/Ureaplasma by PCR (Urine, Swab or Thin Prep)

Profile details

Mycoplasma genitalium

Ureaplasma urealyticum/parvum

Sample Reqs

FCRU or PCR or TPV

Special Instructions

 

Mycoplasma genitalium

Sample Reqs

TPV

Special Instructions

Mycoplasma pneumoniae IgM and IgG

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Mycoplasma species – DNA

Sample Reqs

A

Special Instructions

Mycoplasma/Ureaplasma Culture****

Sample Reqs

Special Instructions

**** Culture techniques have been discontinued, please send PCR (see Sexual Health section for full details).

Myelin Associated Glycoprotein Antibodies

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Myelin Basic Protein Antibodies

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Myeloma Screen

Profile details

FBC and ESR

Biochemistry Profile

Protein Electrophoresis

Immunoglobulins (IgA, lgG, IgM)

Bence-Jones Protein

Sample Reqs

ABGRU

Special Instructions

 

Myeloperoxidase Antibodies

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Myocardial Antibodies

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Myoglobin (Serum)

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Myoglobin (Urine)

Sample Reqs

RU

Special Instructions

Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1 – DMPK repeat PCR

Sample Reqs

A
[9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Myotonic Dystrophy Type 2 (PROMM) – ZNF9 repeat PCR

Sample Reqs

A
[9]

Special Instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided.

Myositis Panel

Sample Reqs

B

Special Instructions

Mysoline (Primidone)

Sample Reqs

B [4]

Special Instructions

[4] Send to the laboratory without delay.

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