Test Information Index

A - Z

Acanthamoeba
Adenovirus – Enteric — see Gastroenteritis –Stool Viruses
Adenovirus-Respiratory and Conjunctival — see Respiratory Viruses (including influenza)
Aerobic Colony Count (ACC) – Food
Aeromonas – Enteric culture — see Enteric - Bacterial Culture
Aluminum
Amoebic – Serology
Anaplasma (Anaplasma phagocytophilum) – Serology
Angiostrongylus
Anisakis
Antimicrobial susceptibility testing – Aerobic bacteria
Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing – Anaerobes
Arthropod – Identification
Ascaris – Faeces
Ascaris – Serology — see Ascaris – Faeces
Astrovirus – Enteric
Avian Influenza – Real-time PCR

Babesia – Microscopy and PCR
Babesia – Serology
Bacillus anthracis – Confirmation
Bacillus cereus – Food
Bacterial cultures – Aerobic – Reference ID/Confirmation
Bacterial cultures – Anaerobic – Reference Identification/Confirmation
Balantidium coli – Faeces
Bartonella – PCR – Lymph Node Tissue CSF
Bartonella henselae
Baylisascaris – Serology
Beach Water — see Public Beach Water
BK Virus
Bordetella – Respiratory
Bordetella – Serology — see Bordetella – Respiratory
Bottled Water — see Drinking Water Testing – Official Agencies
Brucella – Serology
Brucella species (B. abortus, B.melitensis, B. suis) – Confirmation
Burkholderia mallei and Burkholderia pseudomallei – Confirmation

Calicivirus (Norovirus, Sapovirus) – Enteric — see Gastroenteritis –Stool Viruses
Campylobacter – Confirmation and Speciation — see Enteric – Bacteria – Confirmatory Testing
Campylobacter – Enteric Culture — see Enteric - Bacterial Culture
Campylobacter spp. – Food
Canine Influenza A Virus
Chikungunya Virus
Chlamydia trachomatis – Culture
Chlamydia trachomatis – Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) PCR
Chlamydia trachomatis – Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) Serology — see Chlamydia trachomatis – Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) PCR
Chlamydia trachomatis/Neisseria gonorrhoeae (CT/GC) – Nucleic Acid Amplification Testing – Swabs
Chlamydia trachomatis/Neisseria gonorrhoeae (CT/GC) – Nucleic Acid Amplification Testing (NAAT) – Urine
Chlamydophila pneumoniae – Respiratory PCR
Chlamydophila psittaci – Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Chlamydophila psittaci – Serology — see Chlamydophila psittaci – Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Clonorchis sinensis
Clostridioides difficile
Clostridium difficile – Culture and Pulse Field Gel Electrophoresis (PFGE) Typing
Clostridium perfringens – Food
Clostridium perfringens enterotoxin – EIA
Coliform – Food
Coliform – Official Agency Drinking Water — see Drinking Water Testing – Official Agencies
Coliform – Private Citizen Drinking Water — see Drinking Water Testing – Private Citizen
Coxsackie — see Enterovirus
CPE – Carbapenemase Producing Enterobacteriaceae – Confirmation
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD)
Cryptococcus Antigen – Blood and CSF
Cryptosporidium – Faeces
Cyclospora – Faeces
Cysticercosis – Serology
Cystoisospora (Isospora) – Faeces
Cytomegalovirus – Detection – Real Time PCR
Cytomegalovirus – Serology

Demodex folliculorum
Dengue Virus
Dientamoeba fragilis – Faeces
Diphtheria – Respiratory
Diphtheria – Serology
Diphtheria culture – Skin lesions
Diphyllobothrium species
Drinking Water Testing – Official Agencies
Drinking Water Testing – Private Citizen

E. coli – Official Agency Drinking Water — see Drinking Water Testing – Official Agencies
E. coli – Private Citizen Drinking Water — see Drinking Water Testing – Private Citizen
E. coli – Suspected Sewage Contamination – Water, Sewage — see Sewage
E. coli O157 and Non-O157 Shiga Toxin Producing E. coli (STEC) – Enteric Culture — see Enteric - Bacterial Culture
E. coli O157 and non-O157 Shiga Toxin Producing E. coli (STEC) – Confirmation and Speciation — see Enteric – Bacteria – Confirmatory Testing
Eastern Equine Encephalitis – Serology
Ebola — see Viral Haemorrhagic Fever including Ebola Virus Disease
Echinococcosis – Serology
Echinococcus – Cyst
Echovirus — see Enterovirus
Ehrlichia chaffeensis – Serology
Entamoeba histolytica – Abscess Liver
Entamoeba histolytica – Faeces-Para
Entamoeba histolytica/dispar – Differentiation
Enteric – Bacteria – Confirmatory Testing
Enteric - Bacterial Culture
Enterobius vermicularis – Faeces
Enterovirus
Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) – Serology
Erythrasma – Superficial skin
ESBL – Extended Spectrum beta-lactamase – Confirmation
Escherichia coli – Food
Escherichia coli O157:H7 – Food

Fasciola – Faeces
Fasciola – Serology
Filaria – Microscopy
Filaria Antibody – Serology
Francisella tularensis – Confirmation
Francisella tularensis – Serology
Fungal – Serology
Fungal Infections – External Ear
Fungus Culture – Blood/Bone Marrow
Fungus Culture – Body Fluids
Fungus Culture – Cerebrospinal Fluid
Fungus Culture – Eye
Fungus Culture – Reference Identification
Fungus Culture – Respiratory
Fungus Culture – Subcutaneous infections/Tissues
Fungus Culture – Superficial
Fungus Culture – Susceptibility Testing

GAS – Group A Streptococcus – Outbreak
GAS – Group A Streptococcus – Serotyping
Gastroenteritis –Stool Viruses
Giardia lamblia – Faeces
Gnathostoma – Serology — see Worm Identification
Group A Streptococci (GAS) – Pulse Field Gel Electrophoresis (PFGE)

Haemophilus ducreyi – Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Haemophilus influenzae – Confirmation and Serotyping
Hantavirus
HCV Drug Resistance
Helicobacter pylori – Serology
Hepatitis A – Genotyping-Subtyping
Hepatitis A – Serology
Hepatitis B – Autopsy
Hepatitis B – DNA RT-PCR
Hepatitis B – Genotyping
Hepatitis B – Serology
Hepatitis C – Autopsy
Hepatitis C – Diagnostic Serology
Hepatitis C – Genotyping/Subtyping
Hepatitis C – RNA RT-PCR
Hepatitis C – Supplemental Testing — see Hepatitis C – Diagnostic Serology
Hepatitis D – Serology
Hepatitis E – Serology
Herpes B Virus – Reference – PCR
Herpes B Virus – Reference – Serology
Herpes simplex – Conjunctival
Herpes simplex – Immunity Serology
Herpes simplex – Skin and genital
Herpes simplex (HSV) – CSF
Heterophyes – Faeces
Heterotrophic Plate Count – Official Agency Drinking Water — see Drinking Water Testing – Official Agencies
HHV-6 – PCR
HIV – Autopsy
HIV – Diagnostic Serology
HIV – PCR
HIV Genotyping, Resistance, Tropism and HLA-B*57:01 Abacavir Hypersensitivity Testing
HIV Viral Load
Hookworm (Ancylostoma duodenale/Necator americanus) – Faeces
HTLV I and II – Serology
Human Metapneumovirus – Respiratory — see Respiratory Viruses (including influenza)
Human Papilloma Virus – HPV – Biopsy
Hymenolepis – Faeces

Ice – Treated
Influenza – Avian – Real-time PCR — see Avian Influenza – Real-time PCR
Influenza – Respiratory — see Respiratory Viruses (including influenza)
Isospora - Faeces

Japanese B Encephalitis

Lead – Blood and Urine Testing
Legionella – Respiratory PCR and Culture
Legionella – Serum Antibody
Legionella – Urine antigen
Legionella spp. – Swab
Legionella spp. – Water
Leishmania – Culture, Microscopy and PCR
Leishmania – Serology
Leptospira – Serology
Lice – Pediculosis – ID
Listeria monocytogenes – Confirmation and Serotyping
Listeria monocytogenes – Food
Lyme Disease – Serology
Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis – Serology

Maggots – Myiasis
Malaria – Microscopy and PCR
Malaria – Serology
Measles – Diagnostic – PCR
Measles – Serology
Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) – Outbreak
Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) – Pulse Field Gel Electrophoresis (PFGE)
Metorchis – Faeces
Microsporidia – Biopsy
Microsporidia – Faeces/Bowel Aspirate
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)
Molluscum contagiosum – Virus detection
MRSA – Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus – Confirmation
Mumps – Diagnostic – PCR
Mumps – Diagnostic Serology
Mumps – Immunity Serology
Mycobacterium – Blood
Mycobacterium – Corneal scrapings
Mycobacterium – CSF, Fluids, Bone or Tissue
Mycobacterium – Faeces
Mycobacterium – Gastric Lavage
Mycobacterium – NTM-Susceptibility
Mycobacterium – PCR for MTBC/MAC
Mycobacterium – Referred Cultures
Mycobacterium – Respiratory
Mycobacterium – Superficial Abscess, lesion, wound or Aspirate
Mycobacterium – TB Susceptibility testing
Mycobacterium – Urine
Mycobacterium abscessus – Molecular Subspeciation and Macrolide Resistance Testing
Mycobacterium Tissue Formalin Parafin Block — see Mycobacterium – PCR for MTBC/MAC
Mycoplasma – urogenital — see Ureaplasma/Mycoplasma – Culture and Reference Identification
Mycoplasma genitalium — see Ureaplasma/Mycoplasma – Culture and Reference Identification
Mycoplasma pneumonia – Serology
Mycoplasma pneumoniae – Respiratory PCR

Neisseria gonorrhoeae – Culture, Reference Identification and Susceptibility
Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis – NAAT Swab — see Chlamydia trachomatis/Neisseria gonorrhoeae (CT/GC) – Nucleic Acid Amplification Testing – Swabs
Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis – NAAT Urine — see Chlamydia trachomatis/Neisseria gonorrhoeae (CT/GC) – Nucleic Acid Amplification Testing (NAAT) – Urine
Neisseria meningitidis – ID-confirmation and serotyping
Neisseria meningitidis – Real-time PCR
Nocardia – Aerobic Actinomycetes
Norovirus – Enteric — see Gastroenteritis –Stool Viruses

Onchocerca – Nodule – Worm

Paracoccidioides – Serology — see Fungal – Serology
Paragonimus – Serology
Paragonimus westermani
Parainfluenza virus – Respiratory — see Respiratory Viruses (including influenza)
Parasite – Bowel
Parasite – Faeces
Parvovirus – Serology
Pertussis — see Bordetella – Respiratory
pH – Food
Phosphatase – Food
Pinworm – Enterobius vermicularis – Scotch Tape
Pneumocystis jirovecii – Pnuemocystis pneumonia
Poliovirus
Pool Water — see Recreational Water Facilities and Public Pools Spas
Powassan Virus
Poxvirus – Skin
Prenatal – Serology
Public Beach Water

Q Fever – Serology

Rabies – Serology
Recreational Water – Public Beach — see Public Beach Water
Recreational Water Facilities — see Recreational Water Facilities and Public Pools Spas
Recreational Water Facilities and Public Pools Spas
Respiratory Viruses (including influenza)
Rhinovirus — see Respiratory Viruses (including influenza)
Rickettsia – Serology
Ross River Virus
Rotavirus – Enteric — see Gastroenteritis –Stool Viruses
RSV – Culture Direct — see Respiratory Viruses (including influenza)
Rubella – Avidity
Rubella – Diagnostic RT-PCR
Rubella – Diagnostic Serology
Rubella – Immunity Serology

Salmonella – Confirmation and Speciation — see Enteric – Bacteria – Confirmatory Testing
Salmonella – Enteric culture — see Enteric - Bacterial Culture
Salmonella spp. – Food
Sapovirus – Enteric — see Gastroenteritis –Stool Viruses
Sarcocystis – Faeces
SARS – RT-PCR
Scabies (Sarcoptes scabeii) – Scrapings
Schistosoma – Serology
Schistosoma haematobium – Urine
Schistosoma spp. – Faeces
Sewage
Shiga Toxin — see Enteric – Bacteria – Confirmatory Testing
Shigella – Confirmation and Speciation — see Enteric – Bacteria – Confirmatory Testing
Shigella – Enteric culture — see Enteric - Bacterial Culture
Shigella spp. – Food
Slide Examination – Genital Smear
Spa — see Recreational Water Facilities and Public Pools Spas
Sporotrichosis – Serology — see Fungus Culture – Subcutaneous infections/Tissues
St. Louis Encephalitis Virus
Staphylococcus aureus – Food
Staphylococcus aureus Enterotoxin – Food
Streptococcus agalactiae – Serotyping
Streptococcus pneumoniae – RT-PCR
Streptococcus pneumoniae – Serotyping
Strongyloides – Serology
Strongyloides stercoralis – Faeces/other Effluents
Suspicious Packages (for Investigation of Agents of) Bioterrorism – RT PCR
Syphilis – Chancre – Direct Fluorescence
Syphilis – CSF
Syphilis – Serology

Taenia – Faeces
Tetanus – Serology
Tick Identification – Surveillance
Torovirus – Enteric — see Gastroenteritis –Stool Viruses
Total Gram Negative Count – Food
Toxocara – Serology
Toxoplasma – Microscopy
Toxoplasma – Serology
Trichinella – Biopsy
Trichinella – Serology
Trypanosoma – Microscopy and PCR
Trypanosoma American or African – Serology
Tularemia (Francisella tularensis) Serology

Ureaplasma/Mycoplasma – Culture and Reference Identification

Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci (VRE) – Pulse Field Gel Electrophoresis
Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus (VRE) – Confirmation
Varicella – Serology
Varicella Zoster Virus Detection
Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis Virus
Vibrio – Confirmation and Speciation — see Enteric – Bacteria – Confirmatory Testing
Vibrio – Enteric culture — see Enteric - Bacterial Culture
Vibrio spp. – Food
Viral Haemorrhagic Fever including Ebola Virus Disease
Virus Detection – CSF
Virus Detection – Tissue
VRE – Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci – Outbreak

Water – Private Citizen Drinking Water — see Drinking Water Testing – Private Citizen
Water – Suspected Sewage Contamination — see Sewage
Water Activity – Food
West Nile Virus
West Nile Virus Avidity — see West Nile Virus
Western Equine Encephalitis Virus
Whipples disease – PCR
Whooping Cough — see Bordetella – Respiratory
Worm Identification

Yeast and Mould – Food
Yellow Fever Virus
Yersinia – Confirmation and Speciation — see Enteric – Bacteria – Confirmatory Testing
Yersinia – Enteric culture — see Enteric - Bacterial Culture
Yersinia – Food
Yersinia – Serology
Yersinia pestis

Zika Virus
Zinc Protoporphyrin – Blood testing
Updated 30 Oct 2019