Alfred Pathology Service

Site

Alfred Hospital

Accreditation No.

2349

Site No.

2342

Date of Accreditation

08 Apr 1988

Address

55 Commercial Road
Melbourne, VIC 3004
Australia

alfred.org.au

Contact

Mr J D'Agostino P: +61 (03) 90763888

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

GX (General)

Scope of Accreditation

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

10 Feb 2022

Last Activity Date

16 Jun 2021

Service Product Determinant
Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Non-gynaecological cytological investigations of body fluids, exudates, washings and brushings from non-squamous mucosal sites for the detection of malignancy Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Ocular specimens; Other body fluids; Sputum; Urine; Vitreous specimens; Washings or brushings from other sites Cytological examination; Review and reporting of cytology samples
Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Non-gynaecological cytological investigations on samples obtained via fine needle aspiration biopsy Fine needle aspirates (FNA) Cytological examination; Review and reporting of fine needle aspiration samples
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Examination of biopsy material Formalin fixed tissue; Fresh tissue; Smears Review and reporting of biopsy material to identify or exclude morphological abnormalities
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Gene probes using paraffin fluorescence in-situ hybridisation (FISH) Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues Detection of nucleic acid targets - Various
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Immediate frozen section diagnosis Fresh tissue; Smears; Tissue imprint Intra-operative consultation and examination of biopsy material
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Immunohistochemical (immunofluorescence) investigation Fixed cytological smears; Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues; Fresh tissue; Frozen tissue Detection of antigenic targets - Various
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Immunohistochemical investigation Fixed cytological smears; Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues; Fresh tissue; Frozen sections of fresh tissue Detection of antigenic targets - Various
Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodies Serum Anti-mitochondrial antibodies (AMA, AMA M1, AMA M2); Anti-nuclear antibodies (ANA); Anti-smooth muscle antibodies (SMA)
Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA)
Anti-liver-kidney microsomes antibodies (LKM)

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

10 Feb 2022

Last Activity Date

16 Jun 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Analysis of calculus Calculi Ammonium; Apatite; Bilirubin; Brushite; Calcium; Calcium oxalate dihydrate (weddelite); Calcium oxalate monohydrate; Carbonate; Cholesterol; Cysteine; Cystine; Hydrated calcium oxalate (whewellite); Hydroxylapatite (hydroxyapatite); Magnesium; Oxalate; Phosphate; Silicon; Sulfate; Triple phosphate - Struvite; Urate; Uric acid; Whitlockite; Xanthine
Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals Plasma Thiocyanate
Plasma; Urine Ethanol
Urine Amphetamines; Benzodiazepines; Cannabinoids; Opiates
Amphetamines; Barbiturates; Benzodiazepines; Cannabinoids; Cocaine; Ethanol; Opiates
Chemical pathology - Biogenic amines Urine Catecholamines
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Blood Cyclosporin; Everolimus; Sirolimus; Tacrolimus
Plasma Amikacin; Digoxin; Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin); Lithium; Paracetamol (acetaminophen); Phenytoin (dilantin); Salicylate; Tobramycin; Tricyclics; Valproate (valproic acid, epilim); Vancomycin
Carbamazepine; Methotrexate
Aripiprazole; Clozapine; Fluconazole; Haloperidol; Itraconazole; Norclozapine; Olanzapine; Paliperidone; Posaconazole; Quetiapine; Risperidone; Thiopentone; VoriconazoleFluconazole, Aripiprazole, Dehydroaripiperazole Clozapine, Nor-clozapine, Haloperidol, Olanzapine, Norolanzapine, Quetiapine, Norquetiapine Risperidone , Paliperidone added May 2021, review next RES
Urine Cotinine
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of tumour markers Plasma CA125 antigen (CA125); CA15-3 antigen (CA15-3); CA19-9 antigen (CA19-9); Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA); Prostate specific antigen (PSA); α-Fetoprotein (AFP); β2-Microglobulin (B2M)
Thyroglobulin
Chemical pathology - Detection of faecal occult blood Faeces Blood
Chemical pathology - Determination of hormones and hormone binding proteins (other than thyroid function tests) Plasma C-peptide; Cortisol; Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH); Insulin; Luteinising hormone (LH); Oestradiol; Prolactin; Sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG); Testosterone - Free; Testosterone - Total
Aldosterone; Renin
Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH); Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS); Growth hormone; Parathyroid hormone (PTH); Progesterone
Urine Cortisol
Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus Blood Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Plasma N-Terminal-pro b-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP); Troponin T
Troponin I
B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP)
Creatine kinase MB (CKMB)
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of lipid profiles for diagnosis of types III and IV hyperlipidaemia Plasma HDL - Quantitation
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of renal and/or hepatic function Plasma Caeruloplasmin; α1-Antitrypsin
Chemical pathology - Haem related pigments and precursors (excluding porphyria) Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Xanthochromia
Plasma Haptoglobins
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Ascitic fluid; Peritoneal fluid Albumin; Amylase; Glucose; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Protein - Total
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Glucose; Protein - Total
Lactate; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH)
Peritoneal dialysis fluid Creatinine; Glucose; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Urea
Plasma Lactate; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH)
Cystatin C
Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Ammonia; Amylase; Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE); Aspartate aminotransferase; Bicarbonate; Bilirubin - Any fractions; Bilirubin - Total; C-reactive protein (CRP); Calcium - Total; Chloride; Cholesterol - HDL; Cholesterol - LDL; Creatine kinase; Creatinine; Glucose; Lactate; Lipase; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urate; Urea; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Pleural fluid Albumin; Cholesterol - Total; Glucose; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Protein - Total; Triglycerides
pH
Serum; Urine Osmolality
Urine Albumin; Calcium - Total; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Urate; Urea
Chemical pathology - Investigation for folate deficiency Plasma; Serum Folate
Chemical pathology - Iron studies Plasma Ferritin; Iron; Transferrin; Transferrin receptor (TFR)
Chemical pathology - Markers of bone metabolism Plasma Procollagen type 1 N-terminal propeptide (P1NP); c-Telopeptide (CTx)
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Sulfhaemoglobin; pH
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of precursor and intermediary metabolites Plasma Homocysteine; β-Hydroxybutyrate
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamin B markers Serum Holotranscobalamin (active vitamin B12)
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamins Plasma Cobalamin (vitamin B12)
Ascorbic acid (vitamin C); Retinol (vitamin A); Tocopherol (vitamin E)
Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D
Cobalamin (vitamin B12)
Chemical pathology - Tests for thyroid function Plasma Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH); Thyroxine (T4) - Free; Triiodothyronine (T3) - Free
Chemical pathology - Trace element analysis Blood Cadmium; Lead; Manganese; Mercury; Thallium
Plasma Aluminium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Manganese; Selenium; Zinc
Urine Aluminium; Arsenic; Cadmium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iodine; Iron; Lead; Manganese; Mercury; Nickel; Selenium; Thallium; Vanadium; Zinc
Haematology - Diagnosis of thalassemia Blood Examination of haemoglobin H (HbH); Haemoglobin A2 (HbA2) - Quantitation
Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodies Plasma Anti-thyroid peroxidase antibodies (TPO); Anti-thyrotropin receptor antibodies (TSHR)
Anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies (CCP)
Rheumatoid factor
Immunopathology - Quantitation of complement proteins Plasma Complement components C3 and C4
Immunopathology - Quantitative and/or qualitative investigation of proteins Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Oligoclonal bands
Other body fluids Asialo-transferrin
Plasma Cryofibrinogen; Cryoglobulins
Serum Detection and amount of paraproteins; Protein classes
Serum; Urine Detection and quantitation of free kappa and free lambda light chains; Detection of Bence Jones proteins
Immunopathology - Quantitative investigations of immunoglobulins and immunoglobulins subclasses Plasma Immunoglobulin subclasses
Total immunoglobulin A; Total immunoglobulin G; Total immunoglobulin M

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

10 Feb 2022

Last Activity Date

16 Jun 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus Blood Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

10 Feb 2022

Last Activity Date

16 Jun 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals Snake bite site Snake venom detection
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Plasma; Serum Asparaginase
Haematology - Assessment of haemolysis or metabolic enzymes (red cell enzyme assays) Blood Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD)
Haematology - Bone marrow examination Bone marrow Examination of aspirated material
Haematology - Examination of blood films by special staining Blood; Bone marrow Heinz bodies; Iron; Malaria
Haematology - Foetal haemoglobin in maternal circulation Blood Presence of foetal red blood cells
Haematology - Full blood examination Blood Differential number; Erythrocyte count (red blood cell count, RBCC); Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Leucocyte count (white blood cell count, WBCC); Mean platelet volume (MPV); Morphology; Platelet count; Red blood cell distribution width (RDW); Red blood cell index or indices; Reticulocytes
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Plasma Apixaban - Anti-Xa; Dabigatran; Rivaroxaban - Anti-Xa
Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); Activated protein C (APC) resistance; Anti-Xa activity; Anti-thrombin III; D-dimer; Factor V; Factor VIIIc inhibitor; Fibrinogen; International normalised ratio (INR); Lupus anticoagulant; Protein C and protein S; Prothrombin time (PT); Reptilase time; Thrombin time (TT); Von Willebrand factor (vWF) antigen - Quantitation
Von Willebrand factor (vWF)
Heparin induced thrombotic thrombocytopenia (HITT); Platelet aggregation
Haematology - Investigation of haemolysis Urine Haemosiderin
Haematology - Limited blood examination Blood Erythrocyte (RBC) sedimentation rate (ESR)
Immunopathology - Characterisation of leucocyte surface antigens (including immunophenotyping) Blood CD16; CD19; CD2; CD3; CD4; CD56; CD8
Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Total leucocyte number
Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodies Serum Anti-extractable nuclear antigen antibodies (ENA)
Anti-cardiolipin antibodies (ACA); Anti-double stranded DNA antibodies (dsDNA); Anti-gliadin antibodies (AGA); Anti-myeloperoxidase antibodies (MPO); Anti-proteinase 3 antibodies (PR3); Anti-tissue transglutaminase antibodies (tTG); Anti-β2-glycoprotein-I antibodies
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential drug allergens) Serum Amoxicilloyl group; Ampicilloyl group; Cefaclor; Chlorhexidine; Gelatin - Bovine; Insulin - Human; Morphine; Penicilloyl G; Penicilloyl V; Pholcodine; Suxamethonium (succinylcholine)
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential epidermal and animal protein allergens) Serum Animal mix; Caged bird mix; Cat epithelium; Cow dander; Dog dander; Feather mix; Ferret epithelium; Guinea pig epithelium; Horse dander; Mouse epithelium; Mouse serum proteins; Mouse urine proteins; Rabbit epithelium; Rabbit urine proteins; Rat epithelium; Rat serum proteins; Rat urine proteins
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [additives] allergens) Serum Cochineal extract (carmine red, E120)
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [egg and fowl] allergens) Serum Chicken; Egg; Egg white; Egg yolk
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [fish, shellfish and molluscs] allergens) Serum Abalone; Anchovy; Blue mussel; Codfish; Crab; Eel; Fish mix; Haddock; Lobster; Mackerel; Octopus; Oyster; Pacific squid; Plaice; Red snapper; Salmon; Sardine (pilchard); Scallop; Shrimp; Swordfish; Trout; Tuna
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [fruit and vegetable] allergens) Serum Apple; Apricot; Aubergine (eggplant); Avocado; Banana; Beetroot; Blueberry; Broccoli; Cabbage; Carrot; Cauliflower; Celery; Cherry; Cranberry; Cucumber; Fig; Garlic; Grape; Grapefruit; Kiwi; Lemon citrus; Lettuce; Lychee; Mandarin (tangerine, clementine, satsumas) citrus; Mango; Melon; Olive - Black, fresh; Onion; Orange citrus; Papaya; Passion fruit; Peach; Pear; Pineapple; Plum; Potato; Pumpkin; Raspberry; Spinach; Strawberry; Sweet potato; Tomato; Watermelon
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [meat] allergens) Serum Beef; Galactose-α-1,3-galactose; Meat mix; Mutton; Pork
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [milk] allergens) Serum Casein; Cheese - Cheddar type; Cheese - Mould type; Cow milk; Goat milk; Sheep milk
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [miscellaneous] allergens) Serum Baker's yeast; Cacao; Chocolate; Honey; Malt; Mushroom; Omega-5-gliadin; Psyllium (ispaghula); Staple food mix; Yeasts
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [seeds, legumes and nuts] allergens) Serum Almond; Barley; Brazil nut; Buck wheat; Cashew nut; Cereal mix; Chick pea; Coconut; Common millet; Gluten; Green bean; Hazelnut; Lentil; Lima bean; Linseed; Macadamia nut; Maize; Nut panel; Oat; Pea; Peanut; Pecan nut; Pinenut; Pistachio; Poppy seed; Rapeseed; Rice; Rye; Sesame seed; Soy bean; Sunflower seed; Walnut; Wheat
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [spices] allergens) Serum Allspice; Caraway; Chilli pepper; Cinnamon; Clove; Coriander (cilantro); Mint; Mustard; Nutmeg; Paprika (sweet pepper); Saffron; Spice mix; Vanilla
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential grass pollen allergens) Serum Bahia grass; Bermuda grass; Cocksfoot; Grass mix; Johnson grass; Perennial rye grass; Timothy grass; Velvet grass
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential insect allergens) Serum Cockroach; Fire ant; Mosquito
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential microorganism allergens) Serum Alternaria tenius; Aspergillus fumigatus; Cladosporium herbarum; Penicillium chrysogenum (formerly Penicillium notatum); Trichophyton rubrum; Mould mix
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential miscellaneous allergens) Serum Seminal fluid; Tobacco leaf
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential mite allergens) Serum Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus house dust mite; House dust mite mix
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential occupational allergens) Serum Formaldehyde/formalin; Latex; Oxirane (ethyleneoxide); α-Amylase
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential tree pollen allergens) Serum Australian pine; Cypress; Elm; Eucalyptus; Hazel; Melaleuca; Olive; Plane tree; Privet; Red cedar; Silver birch; Tree mix; Wattle
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential venom allergens) Serum Common wasp (yellow jacket) venom; Honey bee venom; Jumper ant; Paper wasp venom
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential weed pollen allergens) Serum Common ragweed; Lupin; Plantain - English; Wall pellitory; Weed mix
Immunopathology - Procedures related to the collection, processing, storage and issue of human haemopoietic progenitor cells Haemopoietic progenitor cells Enumeration of CD34+ cells
Immunopathology - Quantitative investigations of immunoglobulins and immunoglobulins subclasses Serum Total immunoglobulin E
Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasites Blood Malaria
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Plasma Infectious mononucleosis

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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10 Feb 2022

Last Activity Date

16 Jun 2021

Service Product Determinant
Molecular genetics - Genetic testing for chimerism and mosaic gene variants (cancer and somatic mosaicism) - Targeted genes Blood; Bone marrow; Extracted DNA DNMT3-1A mutation analysis; FLT3-ITD (internal tandem duplication) mutation; Isocitrate dehydrogenase IDH1 and IDH2 mutation analysis; JAK2 mutation analysis; KIT mutation analysis; KRAS mutation analysis; NRAS mutation analysis; Nucleophosmin 1 (NPM1) mutation; SF3B1 mutation analysis; SRSF2 mutation analysis; U2 small nuclear RNA auxillary factor 1 (U2AF1) mutation analysis
Isocitrate dehydrogenase IDH1 and IDH2 mutation analysis
FLT3-ITD (internal tandem duplication) mutation; FLT3-TKD (tyrosine kinase domain) mutation; Nucleophosmin 1 (NPM1) mutation
Blood; Bone marrow; RNA; cDNA FIP1L1-PDGFRA fusion transcripts; Nucleophosmin 1 (NPM1) mutant transcripts
Extracted DNA; Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues BRAF mutation analysis; EGFR mutation analysis; KIT mutation analysis; KRAS mutation analysis; NRAS mutation analysis

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

10 Feb 2022

Last Activity Date

16 Jun 2021

Service Product Determinant
Haematology - Investigation of haemolysis Blood Cold agglutinins; Direct antiglobulin test (DAT, direct Coombs test); Donath-Landsteiner antibody
Immunohaematology - Blood group antibody detection Blood Rh phenotypes
Immunohaematology - Blood grouping Blood ABO; RhD
Immunohaematology - Determination of compatibility of blood donor units Blood Direct antiglobulin test (DAT, direct Coombs test); Examination for blood group antibodies; Group checks of patient and donor; Identification of detected antibodies
Immunohaematology - Identification and quantitation of blood group antibodies Blood Antibody elution; Antibody quantitation - Anti-D, anti-c; Antibody titration; Donath-Landsteiner antibody; Other blood group antibodies; Red blood cell phenotyping; Rh
Antibody elution
Immunohaematology - Investigation of blood transfusion reactions Blood products Antibodies
Immunohaematology - Issue and release of blood and blood product for transfusion Blood; Cryoprecipitate; Fresh frozen plasma (FFP); Platelets Issue and release of blood and blood products for transfusion
Immunohaematology - Storage and distribution of blood and blood components Blood; Cryoprecipitate; Fresh frozen plasma (FFP); Platelets Issue and release of blood and blood products for transfusion

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

10 Feb 2022

Last Activity Date

16 Jun 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Calcium; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Sulfhaemoglobin; pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

10 Feb 2022

Last Activity Date

16 Jun 2021

Service Product Determinant
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Aspirates; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Faeces; Fluids; General swabs; Respiratory specimens; Sputum; Tissues; Urine Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Aspirates; Fluids; General swabs; Respiratory specimens; Sputum; Tissues Bacteria
Faeces Clostridioides difficile toxin
Fluids Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Fluids; Urine Crystals
Urine Legionella antigen; Streptococcus pneumoniae antigen
Bacteria; Casts; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria for epidemiological infection control surveillance Axilla swabs; Groin swabs; Nasal swabs; Rectal swabs Carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE); Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA); Vancomycin resistant Enterococci (VRE)
Microbiology - Environmental investigations and/or infection control Blood transfusion bags Bacterial growth - Sterility
Dialysis waters; Environmental swabs; Gastrointestinal endoscopes; Vascular catheter tips Bacterial growth - Sterility
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (bacteria) Bacterial isolates Van A/B
Bacterial isolates; Genital swabs; Respiratory specimens; Urine Chlamydia trachomatis; Neisseria gonorrhoeae; CarbaR; Respiratory pathogens
Rectal swabs; Throat swabs Chlamydia trachomatis; Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Faeces; Fluids; General swabs; Respiratory specimens; Throat wash; Urine Adenovirus; Enterovirus; Herpes virus
Bronchoalveolar lavage Cytomegalovirus (CMV)
Bronchoalveolar lavage; Sputum Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) RNA
Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Respiratory specimens Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) A/B
Nasopharyngeal swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Plasma Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) RNA
Cytomegalovirus (CMV)
Plasma; Serum Hepatitis B virus (HBV) DNA; Hepatitis C virus (HCV) viral RNA
Sputum Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Surveillance programme for the detection of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) in accordance with Commonwealth and/or State Health protocols Saliva Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Detection and identification of mycobacteria Blood; Other body fluids; Respiratory specimens; Tissues Mycobacteria detection; Mycobacteria identification
Mycobacteria detection; Mycobacteria identification
Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Tests for antigen lymphocyte stimulation Blood Mycobacterial antigen lymphocyte stimulation
Microbiology - Mycology - Detection of dermatophytes and other fungi causing cutaneous disease Nails; Skin scrapings Dermatophyte identification
Microbiology - Mycology - Detection, isolation and identification of yeasts and fungal elements Aspirates; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Fluids; General swabs; Sputum; Tissues; Urine Fungi identification; Yeast susceptibility; Yeasts identification
Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasites Faeces Cryptosporidia; Cysts; Ova; Parasites
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Serum Cryptococcus spp.
Plasma Cytomegalovirus (CMV)
Serum Brucella spp.
Cytomegalovirus (CMV); Epstein-Barr virus​​​​; Hepatitis A virus antibody (anti-HAV) - IgG; Hepatitis A virus antibody (anti-HAV) - IgM; Hepatitis B virus core antibody (anti-HBc) - Total; Hepatitis B virus envelope antibody (anti-HBe); Hepatitis B virus envelope antigen (HBe Ag); Hepatitis B virus surface antibody (anti-HBs); Hepatitis B virus surface antigen (HBs Ag); Hepatitis C virus antibody (anti-HCV) - IgG; Human T-lymphotropic virus type I/II (HTLV-I/II); Human immunodeficiency virus type 1/2 (HIV-1/2) 1/2 antibodies; Human immunodeficiency virus type 1/2 (HIV-1/2) antigen; Rubella IgG antibody; Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody; Toxoplasma
Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody
Streptococcal anti-DNAse B (anti-streptodornase) antibody
Hepatitis B virus core antibody (anti-HBc) - IgM; Hepatitis C virus (HCV); Herpes simplex virus (HSV) IgG; Herpes simplex virus (HSV) IgM; Measles IgG antibody; Mumps virus IgG antibody; Mycoplasma pneumoniae IgG antibody; Mycoplasma pneumoniae IgM antibody; Varicella zoster virus IgG antibody
Anti-streptolysin O (ASOT)

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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10 Feb 2022

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16 Jun 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Calcium; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Sulfhaemoglobin; pH

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