Australian Genome Research Facility

Site

AGRF – Melbourne MT

Accreditation No.

14332

Site No.

24278

Date of Accreditation

02 Jul 2018

Address

Level 13 , Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre , 305 Grattan Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000
Australia

agrf.org.au

Contact

Miss Melanie O'Keefe P: +61 (03) 93213727

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

Not Applicable

Scope of Accreditation

AGRF – Melbourne MT

ISO 15189 (2012)

  • This facility complies with the relevant National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council (NPAAC) requirements.

Human Pathology

Service Product Determinant
Molecular genetics - DNA extraction Blood; Buccal swabs; Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues; Saliva DNA storage for future analyses; Purified PCR product; Viable DNA; Viable DNA for sequencing and other molecular assays
Molecular genetics - DNA fragment size analysis Fluorescent-labelled DNA sequencing reaction product DNA fragment size determination
Molecular genetics - DNA sequencing Extracted DNA Sequenced DNA by Sanger sequencing; Sequenced DNA utilising massively parallel sequencing technologies
Molecular genetics - Heterozygous loci determinations Extracted DNA Nucleic acid analysis for specific variants
Molecular genetics - Investigation of constitutional genetic variants - Carrier testing - Targeted genes Blood; Extracted DNA; Mouth swabs Fragile X syndrome (FRAXA); Nucleic acid analysis for specific variants; Spinal muscular atrophy
Molecular genetics - Investigation of constitutional genetic variants - Diagnostic testing - Whole exome sequencing studies for inherited (germline) DNA/RNA changes Extracted DNA Nucleic acid analysis for unknown variants
Molecular genetics - Predictive genetic testing - Targeted genes Buccal swabs; Extracted DNA; Saliva Polygenic risk score (PRS) - Glaucoma
Molecular genetics - RNA extraction Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues Purified PCR product; RNA storage for future analyses; Viable RNA; Viable RNA for molecular diagnostics; Viable RNA for sequencing
Molecular genetics - Screening for an unknown mutation - Targeted panels for non-inherited (somatic) DNA/RNA changes Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues RNA; Solid tumours
Molecular genetics - Screening for an unknown mutation - Microarray analysis for inherited (germline) DNA/RNA changes Extracted DNA Nucleic acid analysis for unknown variants
Molecular genetics - Screening for an unknown mutation - Whole genome sequencing studies for inherited (germline) DNA/RNA changes Extracted DNA Nucleic acid analysis for unknown variants
Molecular genetics/Cytogenetics - Bioinformatic analysis DNA sequences; FASTQ files Primary analysis - Conversion of instrument file to FASTQ or FASTA file; Secondary analysis - Alignment and variant calling

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