Table of higher benefit items claimed within a group of similar pathology service

Page last updated: 15 August 2018

Pathology Item Group

Item numbers
(in order of highest to lowest benefit item)
Pathology Item Group
Item numbers
(in order of highest to lowest benefit item)
Leucocyte items71145 >71143>71141TSH quantitation items66719 > 66716
Chlamydia items69319>69317>69316Blood culture items69360 > 69357 > 69354
Prostate items66659 / 66660 > 66655 / 66656Hepatitis items69481 > 69478 > 69475
HCG items66751>66750Drug testing items66623 > 66626
Hormone binding items66707 > 66704 > 66701 > 66698 > 66695Quantitation not elsewhere described66815 > 66812
Blood Gas items*66581> 66578 > 66575 > 66572 > 66569 > 66566
*Where item 66581 appears to be claimed more regularly than other items in the group.