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Christmas is on the way and here at KPKH we’re getting into the festive spirit. That is why we’re offering one lucky reader a $100 voucher to spend at Myer.

All you have to do is answer the questions below. We’ll pick a winner at random from whoever manages to answer all of them correctly (HINT: you’ll find all of the answers in our articles published this year).

*One entry per person. Winner to be announced Friday 6 January 2017.

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Over 500 million pathology tests were ordered for Australians in the last 12 months, covering a vast array of diseases and conditions. But which of the following was NOT one of the six most commonly ordered tests last year?

Liver Function TestsFull Blood ExaminationBlood Cholesterol

Dr Nik Zeps, KPKH ambassador and cancer researcher, is currently part of a global research team looking to sequence the genomes of 200,000 cancer patients worldwide. He was previously an investigator on a similar project based in Australia that sequenced 461 cancer patients. What type of cancer did they have?

LiverLungPancreatic

In October we learned just how much labs have changed since the 1970s (praise the pathology gods for plastic test tubes!) Before ready-made agar plates became commercially available, which animal’s blood was used when making blood-agar?

HorseCowGoat

Which test, used to indicate damage from non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, co-developed by Professor William Rosenberg became available in Australia this year?

ELFEVEIVY

The pap smear was developed by Georgios Papanicolaou – with some help from his wife. How many cervical smears did Mary Papanicolaou have in the name of science?

1,3827,665365

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