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Information about pathology tests to help you manage your health and make the right decisions about your care

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COVID-19
Up-to-date information about testing for COVID-19
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Full Blood Count
A commonly used test that gives a good picture of your health
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Liver Function Tests
A group of blood tests that investigates liver problems
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Thyroid Function Tests
Blood tests to check how your thyroid is working
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My Health Record
Accessing your results through your online record
Quick Read Information Sheets
Quick Read Information Sheets
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Test results explained

Reading your results can be confusing. Here are a few pointers

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HOW TO FIND WHAT YOU’RE LOOKING FOR

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How to find them on My Health Record or get them from your doctor

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Find out about tests that can be done at home, in your doctor’s rooms or at the bedside

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Reference intervals explained

You’ll find these on your results form.
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