Understanding pathology tests
Pathology tests help medical professional to prevent, diagnose and manage many health issues. Find out more about understanding pathology tests.
Paying for diagnostic testing
Tests and scans used to diagnose disease can be expensive although Medicare covers some or all of the costs of many diagnostic tests. Learn more here about Medicare coverage.
Just diagnosed with bowel cancer
Trusted information on the next steps if you have been just diagnosed with bowel cancer, required tests and links to trusted resources.
Seeing a doctor and getting tested for COVID-19
Questions and answers about when to see your doctor and COVID-19 (coronavirus) testing, including how long results take and what to do if you test positive.
Blood tests A-Z
From the fasting blood glucose test to the prostate (PSA) test, there are many kinds of blood tests. Browse the index and learn how to prepare for your test.
Kidney disease diagnosis
Learn about the tests used to diagnose kidney disease.
Vitamin B12 test
This test measures the amount of vitamin B12, also known as cobalamin, in your blood.
C-reactive protein (CRP) test
The C-reactive protein test is a general blood test, which checks for infection or inflammation in the body.
Cardiac enzyme tests can check whether the heart muscle is damaged, and indicate if a person has had a heart attack.
Tests used in diagnosing dementia
Doctors diagnose dementia using a number of different tests, including physical and neurological examination, cognitive tests, X - Rays and scans.