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Immunology and allergy

Area of medical practice that treats health conditions of the immune system, including allergies

Procedures:

There are no procedures for this medical specialty

Services:

Diagnostic procedures and investigations
MBS item 11505

A test which helps to diagnose airway and lung conditions such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

MBS item 12000

Allergy tests using small injections under the skin. Testing is to find out if a patient is allergic to certain particles in the air (aeroallergens).

MBS item 12003

Allergy tests using small injections under the skin. Testing is to find out if a person is allergic to certain foods or latex.

MBS item 12004

A procedure where the skin is pricked or injected with different medications and venoms. Testing is to find out what a patient is allergic to.

MBS item 12012

Allergy tests on small patches of skin (epicutaneous). Testing is to find out what is causing skin rashes (dermatitis). Up to 25 different substances are tested.

MBS item 12017

Allergy tests on small patches of skin (epicutaneous). Testing is to find out what is causing skin rashes (dermatitis). Between 26 and 50 different substances are tested.

MBS item 12021

Allergy tests on small patches of skin (epicutaneous). Testing is to find out what is causing skin rashes (dermatitis). Between 51 and 75 different substances are tested.

Professional attendances
Follow-up appointment for complex disorder

A follow-up appointment with a consultant physician to review ongoing care for a complex disorder. The appointment is 20 minutes or longer.

Follow-up consultant physician appointment

A follow-up appointment with a consultant physician. The consultant physician will look at a specific condition and/or provide a course of treatment. The appointment is at their rooms.

Initial appointment for complex disorder

The first appointment with a consultant physician to assess and plan care for a complex disorder. The appointment is 45 minutes or longer.

Initial consultant physician appointment

The first appointment with a consultant physician. The consultant physician will look at a specific condition and/or provide a course of treatment. The appointment is at their rooms.

MBS item 00119

A follow up appointment (minor) with a specialist at their rooms, in-hospital or a nursing home. This item does not include the specialty of psychiatry.

MBS item 91824

The first appointment with a consultant physician for a specific condition and/or course of treatment (who is not a psychiatrist). The appointment is by telehealth and is longer than 5 minutes.

MBS item 91825

A follow up appointment with a consultant physician (who is not a psychiatrist). The appointment is by telehealth and is longer than 5 minutes.

MBS item 91834

The first appointment with a consultant physician for a specific condition and/or course of treatment (who is not a psychiatrist). The appointment is by telehealth and is longer than 5 minutes.

MBS item 91835

A follow up appointment with a consultant physician (who is not a psychiatrist). The appointment is by telehealth and is longer than 5 minutes.

MBS item 91836

A follow up appointment (minor) with a consultant physician (who is not a psychiatrist). The appointment is by telehealth and is longer than 5 minutes

MBS item 92422

The first appointment with a consultant physician (who is not a psychiatrist) using telehealth. This is to assess a patient with at least two long-term health conditions. The appointment is 45 minutes or longer.

MBS item 92423

An appointment with a consultant physician (who is not a psychiatrist) using telehealth. This is to follow up on a patient with at least two long-term health conditions. The appointment is 20 minutes or longer.

MBS item 92431

The first appointment with a consultant physician (who is not a psychiatrist) using a telehealth. This is to assess a patient with at least two long-term health conditions. The appointment is 45 minutes or longer.

MBS item 92432

An appointment with a consultant physician (who is not a psychiatrist) using a telehealth. This is to follow up a patient with at least two long-term health conditions. The appointment is 20 minutes or longer.