Learn About Your Tests

Read about your pathology tests using the plain-English

easy to navigate Lab Tests Online database.

If you’ve been given one of the pictured cards by a healthcare professional, or if you’d just like to find out more about your pathology tests and how they help your doctor make a diagnosis, rule out possible diseases, monitor the effectiveness of treatment or even guide a surgical procedure, you can visit Lab Tests Online-Australasia. You can also read about the most common pathology tests on our blog.


logo-lto-wtThis award-winning, not-for-profit website has been developed to provide the accurate, unbiased and trustworthy information you need to understand your pathology tests.

The aim is that by getting to grips with the pathology of your condition you’ll be better equipped to have productive conversations with your doctors and health professionals and as a result able to make informed decisions about your health. There’s now a wealth of evidence to show that people who play an active part in their health care generally make better progress.

Information on Lab Tests Online-Au is written by some of Australia’s leading pathologists and scientists and is accredited by the international agency, the Health On The Net (HON) Foundation. The website is developed and managed by one of pathology’s peak bodies, the Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists (AACB) with support from the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA) and funding by the Commonwealth Department of Health.

Lab Tests Online-Au‘s new free app has been rated ‘must have’ by leading GP news magazine, Medical Observer, which stated: “Lab Tests Online-Au is so useful, you’ll wonder how you ever did without it in the past”. It can be downloaded from iTunes and PlayStore.

You can also follow Lab Tests Online-Au on Facebook (Lab Tests Online Australasia) or Twitter (@LabTestsAu)

Pathology provides the answers your doctors need.

Last reviewed 5th July 2016