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Lab Tests Online AU

Lab Tests Online-AU was established in 2007 to help Australians understand their pathology tests, Lab Tests Online-AU provides plain language explanations of a highly comprehensive library of tests, screens and related conditions.

It is licensed to and managed by the Australasian Association for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine (AACB) one of pathology’s peak bodies, representing many of the professionals who work in laboratories. It is supported by the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA).

The website is not-for-profit and is funded by the Australian Government under the Quality Use of Pathology Program (QUPP).

Information on Lab Tests Online-AU is written by practising pathologists and scientists, including some of Australia’s leading experts. It represents a collaboration of professional disciplines throughout the laboratory community.

Lab Tests Online-AU is the consumer support resource for My Health Record with a direct link to the website embedded in the pathology results pages of every registered person’s online record.

Vision and mission

To provide Australians with information about pathology testing that they can rely on as being accurate, authoritative and independent of commercial or political influences.

How Lab Tests Online-AU can help

Lab Tests Online-AU helps Australians learn about the clinical laboratory tests that are part of routine care, diagnosis and treatment, so that they can better engage in productive conversations and ask informed questions of their healthcare team so they can make the best decisions.

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Last reviewed: April 2020

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