Austin Pathology

Site

Austin Hospital

Accreditation No.

2741

Site No.

2734

Date of Accreditation

20 Oct 1989

Address

145 Studley Road
Heidelberg, VIC 3084
Australia

austinpathology.org.au

Contact

Ms Emma Mackay P: +61 (03) 94965991

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

GX (General)

Scope of Accreditation

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

16 Jul 2023

Last Activity Date

30 Apr 2021

Service Product Determinant
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Blood International normalised ratio (INR)

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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16 Jul 2023

Last Activity Date

30 Apr 2021

Service Product Determinant
Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Cervical cytological investigation for abnormalities, precancerous or cancerous changes or conditions Cervical smear; Liquid based cytology specimens from cervix Cytological examination; Review and reporting of cervical cytological material
Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Gynaecological (non-cervical) cytological investigation for abnormalities, precancerous or cancerous changes or conditions Vaginal smears; Vaginal tissue; Vault smears; Vulval smears Cytological examination; Review and reporting of gynaecological (non-cervical tissue) cytological samples
Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Non-gynaecological cytological investigations of body fluids, exudates, washings and brushings from non-squamous mucosal sites for the detection of malignancy Other body fluids; Urine; 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 Review and reporting of biopsy material to identify or exclude morphological abnormalities
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Examination of biopsy material by electron microscopyReporting only Formalin fixed tissue; Fresh tissue; Smears Review and reporting of biopsy material to identify or exclude ultra-structural 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 - Gene probes using paraffin in-situ hybridisation techniques (chromogenic/silver) Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues Detection of nucleic acid targets - Various
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Immediate frozen section diagnosis Fresh tissue Intra-operative consultation and examination of biopsy material
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Immunohistochemical (immunofluorescence) investigation Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues; Fresh tissue Detection of antigenic targets - Various
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Mortuary facilities Body; Body parts Assessment - Level 2 mortuary
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Non-coronial autopsy services Body; Body parts Autopsy service and reporting
Molecular genetics - Assay for defined mutation or polymorphism (including pharmacogenetic testing) - Targeted genes Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues Solid tumours

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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16 Jul 2023

Last Activity Date

30 Apr 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; Urine Alcohol
Urine 6-Acetylmorphine; Amphetamines; Benzodiazepines; Cannabis; Cocaine; Opiates
6-Acetylmorphine; Amphetamines; Methamphetamine; Opiates
6-Acetylmorphine; Ethanol
Ethylglucuronide (ETG)
Chemical pathology - Biochemical genetic services for the diagnosis of metabolic and enzymological disorders Serum Transferrin isoforms
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Serum Carbamazepine; Cyclosporin; Digoxin; Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin); Lithium; Methotrexate; Paracetamol (acetaminophen); Phenytoin (dilantin); Salicylate; Tacrolimus; Valproate (valproic acid, epilim); Vancomycin
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of tumour markers Faeces Blood
Serum CA125 antigen (CA125); CA15-3 antigen (CA15-3); CA19-9 antigen (CA19-9); Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA); Prostate specific antigen (PSA); Prostate specific antigen (PSA) fractions and derived index; Thyroglobulin; α-Fetoprotein (AFP)
Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG)
β2-Microglobulin (B2M)
Chemical pathology - Determination of hormones and hormone binding proteins (other than thyroid function tests) Plasma Renin
Plasma; Urine Aldosterone
Serum Insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1, somatomedin C)
Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH); C-peptide; Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS); Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH); Growth hormone; Insulin; Luteinising hormone (LH); Oestradiol; Procalcitonin; Progesterone; Prolactin; Sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG); Testosterone
Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH); Anti-Mullerian hormone (AMH); Parathyroid hormone (PTH)
Serum; Urine Cortisol
Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus Blood Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Serum N-Terminal-pro b-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP)
Troponin I
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of lipid profiles for diagnosis of types III and IV hyperlipidaemia Serum Apolipoprotein A1; Apolipoprotein B; HDL - Quantitation; Lipoprotein subclasses
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of renal and/or hepatic function Serum Bile acids - Quantitative; Caeruloplasmin; Haptoglobins; α1-Antitrypsin
Alkaline phosphatase (ALP) isoenzymes
Chemical pathology - Haem related pigments and precursors (excluding porphyria) Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Xanthochromia
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Other body fluids; Urine pH
Plasma Ammonia; Glucose; Lactate
Serum Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Amylase; Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE); Aspartate aminotransferase; Bicarbonate; Bilirubin - Any fractions; Bilirubin - Total; C-reactive protein (CRP); Cholesterol - LDL; Creatine kinase; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Triglycerides; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Serum; Urine Calcium - Total; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Urate; Urea
Osmolality
Urine Microalbumin
Chemical pathology - Investigation for folate deficiency Serum Folate
Chemical pathology - Iron studies Serum Iron; Transferrin
Ferritin
Chemical pathology - Markers of bone metabolism Serum Procollagen type 1 N-terminal propeptide (P1NP); β-Crosslaps
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Bilirubin - Total; Calcium; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Deoxyhaemoglobin (HHb); Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of precursor and intermediary metabolites Plasma β-Hydroxybutyrate
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamins Serum 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D; Vitamin D
Cobalamin (vitamin B12); Holotranscobalamin (active vitamin B12)
Chemical pathology - Tests for thyroid function Serum Thyroxine (T4) - Free; Triiodothyronine (T3) - Free
Chemical pathology - Trace element analysis Serum Aluminium
Selenium; Zinc
Serum; Urine Copper
Immunopathology - Quantitation of complement proteins Serum Complement components C3 and C4
Immunopathology - Quantitative and/or qualitative investigation of proteins Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Serum Oligoclonal bands
Faeces Calprotectin
Plasma; Serum Cryoprecipitins
Serum α1-Antitrypsin phenotype
Detection and quantitation of free kappa and free lambda light chains
Monoclonal proteins
Serum; Urine Detection of Bence Jones proteins; Monoclonal proteins
Detection and quantitation of free kappa and free lambda light chains
Immunopathology - Quantitative investigations of immunoglobulins and immunoglobulins subclasses Serum Total immunoglobulin A; Total immunoglobulin G; Total immunoglobulin M
Immunoglobulin subclasses
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Diagnosis or follow up of threatened abortion and/or diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy Serum Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) - Quantitative total

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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30 Apr 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Biogenic amines Plasma Adrenaline; Dopamine; Noradrenaline
Plasma; Urine 3-Methoxytyramine; Metanephrine; Normetanephrine
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Plasma; Serum Clozapine; Mycophenolate
Perhexiline

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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16 Jul 2023

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30 Apr 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Calcium; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Creatinine; Deoxyhaemoglobin (HHb); Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Blood International normalised ratio (INR)

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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16 Jul 2023

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30 Apr 2021

Service Product Determinant
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (bacteria) Genital swabs; Urine Chlamydia trachomatis; Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Molecular genetics - Assay for defined mutation or polymorphism (including pharmacogenetic testing) - Targeted genes Blood Factor V Leiden; Interleukin 28B (IL28B) genotype; Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR); Prothrombin variant
Blood; Bone marrow Blood borne tumours
Acute myeloid leukaemia RUNX1
BCR-ABL gene rearrangement
Blood borne tumours
Blood borne tumours
Blood; Bone marrow; Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues Blood borne tumours
Molecular genetics - Bioinformatic analysis DNA sequences; RNA sequences Primary analysis - Conversion of instrument file to FASTQ or FASTA file; Secondary analysis - Alignment and variant calling; Tertiary analysis - Data annotation and interpretation
Molecular genetics - DNA extraction Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues Viable DNA for sequencing
Molecular genetics - DNA sequencing Tissues Sequenced DNA utilising massively parallel sequencing technologies
Molecular genetics - Genetic testing for chimerism and mosaic gene variants (cancer and somatic mosaicism) - Targeted genes Blood; Bone marrow Myeloproliferative disorders
Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues Solid tumours
Molecular genetics - Genetic testing for chimerism and mosaic gene variants (cancer and somatic mosaicism) - Targeted panels for non-inherited (somatic) DNA/RNA changes Blood; Bone marrow Blood borne tumours
Molecular genetics - RNA extraction Tissues Viable RNA for sequencing
Molecular genetics - Screening for an unknown mutation - Targeted panels for non-inherited (somatic) DNA/RNA changes Blood; Bone marrow Blood borne tumours

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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16 Jul 2023

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30 Apr 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals Blood; Plasma Snake venom detection
Haematology - Assessment of haemolysis or metabolic enzymes (red cell enzyme assays) Blood; Plasma Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD)
Haematology - Bone marrow examination Bone marrow Examination of aspirated material
Haematology - Diagnosis of thalassemia Blood Haemoglobin A2 (HbA2) - Quantitation; Haemoglobin F (HbF) - Quantitation
Haematology - Examination of blood films by special staining Blood Malaria
Haematology - Foetal haemoglobin in maternal circulation Blood Presence of foetal red blood cells
Feto-maternal haemorrhage (FMH) estimation
Haematology - Full blood examination Blood Morphology
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); Nucleated red blood cells (NRBC); Platelet count; Red blood cell distribution width (RDW); Red blood cell index or indices; Reticulocytes
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Erythrocyte count (red blood cell count, RBCC); Leucocyte count (white blood cell count, WBCC)
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Blood; Plasma Platelet function (PFA)
Heparin induced thrombotic thrombocytopenia (HITT)
Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); Anti-Xa activity - Clexane - Low molecular weight heparin; Anti-thrombin III; Apixaban - Anti-Xa; Circulating coagulation factor inhibitors; Clauss fibrinogen; D-dimer; Danaparoid sodium; Derived fibrinogen; Factor II; Factor IX; Factor V; Factor VII; Factor VIII; Factor VIII inhibitor; Factor X; Factor XI; Factor XII; Fibrinogen; International normalised ratio (INR); Lupus anticoagulant; Mixing studies - APTT; Polybrene; Protein C and protein S; Prothrombin time (PT); Rivaroxaban - Anti-Xa; Von Willebrand factor (vWF) activity - Ristocetin co-factor assay; Von Willebrand factor (vWF) antigen - Quantitation
Collagen binding activity
Heparin induced thrombocytopenia (HITT) - Confirmatory
Haematology - Investigation of haemoglobinopathy (excluding thalassemia) Blood Haemoglobin fraction (S, C, D, E) - Quantitation; Other abnormal haemoglobins
Haemoglobin fraction (S, C, D, E) - Quantitation; Other abnormal haemoglobins
Haemoglobin fraction (S, C, D, E) - Quantitation; Other abnormal haemoglobins
Haematology - Investigation of haemolysis Blood Paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria (PNH) screen
Blood; Plasma Haemosiderin
Haematology - Limited blood examination Blood; Plasma Erythrocyte (RBC) sedimentation rate (ESR)
Immunopathology - Characterisation of leucocyte surface antigens (including immunophenotyping) Blood Assessment of lymphoid cell populations; Assessment of myeloid cell populations; CD10; CD103; CD117; CD11b; CD11c; CD13; CD138; CD14; CD15; CD16; CD19; CD1a; CD2; CD20; CD22; CD23; CD25; CD3; CD33; CD34; CD38; CD4; CD45; CD5; CD56; CD57; CD65; CD68; CD7; CD79a; CD8; CD9; FMC7; HLA-DR antigen; Immunoglobulin G1a (IgG1a); Kappa light chains; Lambda light chains; Myeloperoxidase; T-cell receptor aβ (TCRab); T-cell receptor γδ (TCRgd); Terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase (TdT)
Immunopathology - Single HLA antigen typing Blood HLA-B27
Immunopathology - Tests of cellular immunity - Lymphocyte function tests Blood; Bone marrow; Other body fluids; Tissues T-cell subsets; T-lymphocyte, B-lymphocyte and natural killer (TBNK)
Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasites Blood Malaria
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Blood; Plasma Infectious mononucleosis

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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16 Jul 2023

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30 Apr 2021

Service Product Determinant
Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodies Serum Anti-thyroglobulin antibodies (Tg); Anti-thyroid peroxidase antibodies (TPO); Anti-thyroid stimulating hormone receptor antibodies (TSHRAb); Anti-thyrotropin receptor antibodies (TSHR)
Anti-gastric parietal cell antibodies (GPC/PCA); Anti-intrinsic factor antibodies (IF)
Anti-liver-kidney microsomes antibodies (LKM); Anti-mitochondrial antibodies (AMA, AMA M1, AMA M2); Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies - ANCA IIF; Anti-nuclear antibodies (ANA); Anti-smooth muscle antibodies (SMA)
Anti-EJ antibodies; Anti-Jo-1 antibodies; Anti-Ku antibodies; Anti-Mi-2 antibodies; Anti-NXP2 antibodies; Anti-OJ antibodies; Anti-PL-12 antibodies; Anti-PL-7 antibodies; Anti-Pm/Scl-100 antibodies; Anti-Pm/Scl-75 antibodies; Anti-Ro-52 antibodies; Anti-SAE1 antibodies; Anti-melanoma differentiation associated gene 5 antibodies (MDA5); Anti-signal recognition particle antibodies (SRP); Anti-transcription intermediary factor antibodies (TIF1)
Anti-double stranded DNA antibodies (dsDNA)
Rheumatoid factor
Anti-cardiolipin antibodies (ACA); Anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies (CCP); Anti-gliadin antibodies (AGA); Anti-glomerular basement membrane antibodies (anti-GBM); Anti-myeloperoxidase antibodies (MPO); Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA); Anti-proteinase 3 antibodies (PR3); Anti-tissue transglutaminase antibodies (tTG); Anti-β2-glycoprotein-I antibodies
Anti-extractable nuclear antigen antibodies (ENA)
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential component testing (purified native and/or recombinant allergens)) Serum Casein - Milk; Galactose-α-1,3-galactose thyroglobulin - Bovine; Omega-5-gliadin - Wheat; α-Lactalbumin - Milk; β-Lactoglobulin - Milk
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; Cat dander; Cat epithelium; Chicken feathers; Dog dander; Dog epithelium; Duck feathers; Feather mix; Goose feathers; Guinea pig epithelium; Horse dander; Mouse epithelium; Mouse serum proteins; Mouse urine proteins; Pigeon feathers; Rabbit epithelium; Rat epithelium; Rat serum proteins; Rat urine proteins; Turkey feathers
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [egg and fowl] allergens) Serum Chicken; Egg; Egg white; Egg yolk; Turkey meat
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [fish, shellfish and molluscs] allergens) Serum Anchovy; Blue mussel; Codfish; Crab; Crayfish; Fish mix; Herring; Lobster; Mackerel; Octopus; Oyster; Plaice; Salmon; Sardine (pilchard); Scallop; Seafood mix; Shrimp; Squid; Trout; Tuna
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [fruit and vegetable] allergens) Serum Apple; Apricot; Aubergine (eggplant); Avocado; Banana; Blackberry; Blueberry; Carrot; Cherry; Fig; Fruit mix; Garlic; Grape; Grapefruit; Kiwi; Lemon citrus; Lettuce; Mandarin (tangerine, clementine, satsumas) citrus; Mango; Melon; Onion; Orange citrus; Passion fruit; Peach; Pear; Pineapple; Potato; Raspberry; Strawberry; Tomato; Watermelon
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [meat] allergens) Serum Beef; Meat mix; Mutton; Pork
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [milk] allergens) Serum Cheese - Cheddar type; Cheese - Mould type; Goat milk; Milk; Sheep milk
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [miscellaneous] allergens) Serum Cacao; Cocoa; Coffee; Honey; Mushroom; 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; Corn; Gluten; Hazelnut; Lentil; Macadamia nut; Maize; Nut panel; Oat; Pea; Peanut; Pecan nut; Pinenut; Pistachio; Quinoa; Red kidney bean; Rice; Rye; Sesame seed; Soy bean; Walnut; Wheat
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [spices] allergens) Serum Anise; Basil; Caraway; Cardamon; Chilli pepper; Clove; Coriander (cilantro); Fennel seed; Ginger; Lovage; Mace; Marjoram; Mint; Paprika (sweet pepper); Spice mix; Tarragon; Thyme; Vanilla
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential grass pollen allergens) Serum Bahia grass; Bermuda grass; Cultivated oat; Grass mix; Johnson grass; Meadow grass; Regional grass; Rye grass; Timothy 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 alternata; Anisakis; Aspergillus fumigatus; Candida albicans; Cladosporium herbarum; Malassezia spp.; Penicillium chrysogenum (formerly Penicillium notatum); Staphylococcus enterotoxins; Mould mix
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential mite allergens) Serum Dermatophagoides farinae house dust mite; Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus house dust mite; House dust - Greer; House dust - Hollister Stier; House dust mite mix
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential occupational allergens) Serum Formaldehyde/formalin; Latex; Oxirane (ethyleneoxide)
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential tree pollen allergens) Serum Acacia; Australian pine; Cypress; Elm; Eucalyptus; London plane; Maple leaf sycamore; Melaleuca; Olive; Pine; Recombinant birch; Recombinant birch profilin; Silver birch; Tree mix; White pine; Willow salix
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential venom allergens) Serum Common wasp (yellow jacket) venom; European paper wasp venom; Honey bee venom; Paper wasp venom
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential weed pollen allergens) Serum Common ragweed; Goosefoot; Lamb’s quarters; Mugwort; Plantain - English; Russian thistle; Saltwort (prickly); Weed mix
Immunopathology - Quantitative investigations of immunoglobulins and immunoglobulins subclasses Serum Total immunoglobulin E

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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30 Apr 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Calcium; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Creatinine; Deoxyhaemoglobin (HHb); Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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16 Jul 2023

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30 Apr 2021

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Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Bicarbonate; Bilirubin - Total; Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Deoxyhaemoglobin (HHb); Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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16 Jul 2023

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30 Apr 2021

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Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Bilirubin - Total; Calcium; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Deoxyhaemoglobin (HHb); Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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16 Jul 2023

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30 Apr 2021

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Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Aspirates; Bacterial isolates; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Ear swabs; Eye swabs; Fluids; General swabs; Genital swabs; Infusates; Isolates; Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Plasma; Pus; Respiratory specimens; Sputum; Superficial sites; Synovial fluid; Throat swabs; Urine; Wound swabs Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Aspirates; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Ear swabs; Eye swabs; Fluids; General swabs; Genital swabs; Glass slide; Infusates; Isolates; Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Operative specimens; Respiratory specimens; Skin; Sputum; Stem cells; Superficial sites; Synovial fluid; Throat swabs; Tissues; Urine; Wound swabs Bacteria; Cultured pathogens identification; Pathogenic microorganisms
Aspirates; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Ear swabs; Eye swabs; Fluids; General swabs; Genital swabs; Glass slide; Isolates; Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Operative specimens; Respiratory specimens; Skin; Sputum; Superficial sites; Synovial fluid; Throat swabs; Tissues; Urine; Wound swabs Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Aspirates; Blood; Fluids Bacteria; Cultured pathogens identification; Pathogenic microorganisms
Blood Staphylococcus aureus
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Fluids Bacteria; Crystals; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC); Pathogenic microorganisms
Genital swabs; Rectal swabs; Vaginal swabs Streptococcus group B screening
Human breast milk Cultured pathogens identification; Quantification of pathogens in breast milk before and after pasteurisation
Urine Streptococcus pneumoniae antigen
Bacteria; Casts; Crystals; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC); Pathogenic microorganisms
Bacteria
Legionella antigen
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria for epidemiological infection control surveillance Bacterial isolates Carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE); Extended spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBL); Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA); Vancomycin resistant Enterococci (VRE)
Carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE); Extended spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBL); Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA); Vancomycin resistant Enterococci (VRE)
Microbiology - Environmental investigations and/or infection control Air Bacterial growth - Sterility
Air; Dialysis waters; Environmental swabs; Gastrointestinal endoscopes; Spore strips Bacterial growth - Sterility
Environmental swabs Bacterial organism identification - Carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE); Bacterial organism identification - Extended spectrum β-lactamases (ESBL); Bacterial organism identification - Metallo-β-lactamase (MBL) carbapenemase; Bacterial organism identification - Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA); Bacterial organism identification - Vancomycin resistant Enterococcus (VRE)
Bacterial organism identification - Carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE); Bacterial organism identification - Extended spectrum β-lactamases (ESBL); Bacterial organism identification - Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA); Bacterial organism identification - Vancomycin resistant Enterococcus (VRE)
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (bacteria) Aspirates Bordetella pertussis
Aspirates; Bronchial washings; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Sputum; Throat swabs Bordetella bronchiseptica; Bordetella holmesii; Bordetella parapertussis; Bordetella pertussis; Chlamydophila pneumoniae; Chlamydophila psittaci; Legionella longbeachae; Legionella pneumophila; Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Bacterial isolates Vancomycin resistant Enterococci (VRE)
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Neisseria meningitidis
Eye swabs; Genital swabs; Urine Chlamydia trachomatis; Chlamydophila pneumoniae; Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Faeces Campylobacter coli; Campylobacter jejuni; Campylobacter spp.; Clostridiodes difficile; Escherichia coli - Enteroinvasive (EIEC); Salmonella spp.; Shigella spp.; Shiga toxin
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (fungi) Bronchial washings; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Respiratory swabs; Sputum Pneumocystis pneumoniae
Bronchoalveolar lavage; Sputum Pneumocystis jirovecii
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (mycobacteria) Bacterial isolates Mycobacterium spp.
Bronchial washings; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Respiratory specimens; Sputum Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (protozoan parasites) Faeces Cryptosporidium hominis; Cryptosporidium parvum; Entamoeba histolytica; Giardia lamblia
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Aspirates; Bronchial washings; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Dry swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Sputum; Throat swabs Adenovirus; Enterovirus; Human metapneumovirus; Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Parainfluenza virus type 1/2/3/4; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) A/B; Rhinovirus
Blood Cytomegalovirus (CMV)
Blood; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Faeces; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Saliva; Throat swabs; Tissues; Urine Cytomegalovirus (CMV)
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Enterovirus; Epstein-Barr virus​​​​; Herpes simplex virus (HSV); Varicella zoster virus (VZV)
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Dry swabs; Eye swabs; Faeces; Serum Enterovirus
Dry swabs; Eye swabs; General swabs; Genital swabs; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Serum; Throat swabs; Tissues Herpes simplex virus (HSV); Varicella zoster virus (VZV)
Faeces Norovirus
Liquid based cytology specimens Human papilloma virus (HPV)
Nasopharyngeal swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Nasopharyngeal swabs; Throat swabs Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Quantitation of microbial nucleic acids Plasma Hepatitis B virus (HBV) viral load; Hepatitis C virus (HCV) viral load
Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Detection and identification of mycobacteria Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Isolates; Other body fluids; Respiratory specimens; Sputum; Tissues; Urine Mycobacteria identification
Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Tests for antigen lymphocyte stimulation Blood Mycobacterial antigen lymphocyte stimulation
Microbiology - Mycology - Detection, isolation and identification of yeasts and fungal elements Bronchial lavage; Serum Aspergillus galactomannan antigen
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Serum Cryptococcus antigen
General swabs; Hair; Nails; Skin; Skin scrapings; Tissues Fungi identification; Fungi susceptibility; Yeast susceptibility; Yeasts identification
Fungi identification; Fungi susceptibility; Yeast susceptibility; Yeasts identification
Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasites Faeces Cryptosporidia
Cysts; Ova; Parasites
Cryptosporidia; Microsporidia
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Serum Cytomegalovirus (CMV); Hepatitis A virus antibody (anti-HAV) - IgG; Hepatitis A virus antibody (anti-HAV) - IgM; Hepatitis B virus core antibody (anti-HBc) - IgG; Hepatitis B virus core antibody (anti-HBc) - IgM; Hepatitis B virus surface antibody (anti-HBs); Hepatitis B virus surface antigen (HBs Ag); Hepatitis C virus antibody (anti-HCV) - IgG; Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV); Rubella IgG antibody; Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody; Toxoplasma
Epstein-Barr virus nuclear antigen; Epstein-Barr virus viral capsid antigen; Hepatitis C virus (HCV); Herpes simplex virus (HSV); Measles virus; Mumps virus; Mycoplasma spp.; Parvovirus; Varicella zoster virus (VZV)
Dengue virus​​​​
Microbiology - Virology - Detection of pathogenic viruses Faeces Adenovirus

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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30 Apr 2021

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Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Calcium; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Deoxyhaemoglobin (HHb); Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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16 Jul 2023

Last Activity Date

30 Apr 2021

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Immunopathology - Procedures related to the collection, processing, storage and issue of human haemopoietic progenitor cellsReceives product from Cannulation and Apheresis Treatment Services, Austin Campus Haemopoietic progenitor cells Enumeration of CD34+ cells; Processing; Storage (includes freezing/thawing); Total leucocyte number

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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16 Jul 2023

Last Activity Date

30 Apr 2021

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Haematology - Investigation of haemolysis Blood Cold agglutinins
Immunohaematology - Blood grouping Blood ABO; RhD
Immunohaematology - Determination of compatibility of blood donor units Blood Direct antiglobulin test (DAT, direct Coombs test); Group checks of patient and donor
Immunohaematology - Identification and quantitation of blood group antibodies Blood Antibody titration
Antibody elution
Other blood group antibodies; Red blood cell phenotyping; Rh
Immunohaematology - Investigation of blood transfusion reactions Blood; Blood products Antibodies; Contamination - Microbiological
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 products Issue and release of blood and blood products for transfusion

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