Australian Clinical Labs

Site

Bella Vista Laboratory

Accreditation No.

3427

Site No.

18703

Date of Accreditation

24 Feb 2011

Address

Unit 104, 14 Lexington Drive
Bella Vista, NSW 2153
Australia

clinicallabs.com.au

Contact

Ms Cherie Winterburn P: +61 (02) 88879999

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

GY (General)

Scope of Accreditation

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

10 Jul 2024

Last Activity Date

09 Mar 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 Other body fluids; Sputum; 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 Review and reporting of biopsy material to identify or exclude morphological abnormalities
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Gene probes using paraffin in-situ hybridisation techniques (chromogenic/silver) Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections Detection of nucleic acid targets - VariousHER2
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 tissue sections Detection of antigenic targets - Various
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Serum Digoxin
Carbamazepine; Lithium; Valproate (valproic acid, epilim)
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of tumour markers Serum CA125 antigen (CA125); CA15-3 antigen (CA15-3); Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA); Prostate specific antigen (PSA); α-Fetoprotein (AFP)
CA19-9 antigen (CA19-9)
Chemical pathology - Determination of hormones and hormone binding proteins (other than thyroid function tests) Serum Cortisol; Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS); Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH); Insulin; Luteinising hormone (LH); Oestradiol; Parathyroid hormone (PTH); Progesterone; Prolactin; Sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG); Testosterone; Testosterone - Free
Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus Serum Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Serum Troponin
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of lipid profiles for diagnosis of types III and IV hyperlipidaemia Serum HDL - Quantitation
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Serum Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Amylase; Aspartate aminotransferase; Bilirubin - Any fractions; Bilirubin - Total; C-reactive protein (CRP); Calcium - Total; Carbon dioxide (CO2); Chloride; Cholesterol - Total; Creatine kinase; Creatinine; Glucose; Lactate; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urate; Urea; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Urine Calcium - Total; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Magnesium; Microalbumin; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Urate; Urea
Chemical pathology - Investigation for folate deficiency Serum Folate; Red blood cell folate
Chemical pathology - Investigation of Helicobacter pylori colonisation or eradication Breath C14
Chemical pathology - Investigation of malabsorption - Quantitation of solid tissue enzymes Intestinal tissue Lactase; Maltase; Sucrase
Chemical pathology - Iron studies Serum Iron; Transferrin
Ferritin
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamin B markers Serum Holotranscobalamin (active vitamin B12)
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamins Serum Cobalamin (vitamin B12); Vitamin D
Chemical pathology - Tests for thyroid function Serum Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH); Thyroxine (T4) - Free; Triiodothyronine (T3) - Free
Haematology - Examination of blood films by special staining Blood Malaria
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); Platelet count; Red blood cell index or indices
Morphology
Reticulocytes
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Plasma Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); D-dimer; Fibrinogen; International normalised ratio (INR); Prothrombin time (PT); Thrombin time (TT)
Haematology - Limited blood examination Blood Erythrocyte (RBC) sedimentation rate (ESR)
Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodies Serum Rheumatoid factor
Anti-thyroglobulin antibodies (Tg); Anti-thyroid peroxidase antibodies (TPO)
Immunopathology - Quantitative and/or qualitative investigation of proteins Serum Cryoglobulins
Immunopathology - Quantitative investigations of immunoglobulins and immunoglobulins subclasses Serum Total immunoglobulin E
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
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Semen analysis (other than post vasectomy) Semen Morphology
Motility
Sperm number
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Semen analysis for post vasectomy and/or examination of cervical mucus Semen Presence of spermatozoa
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection and identification of crystalline material Synovial fluid Crystal detection and identification
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Aspirates; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Faeces; Fluids; Genital swabs; Respiratory specimens; Tissues; Urine; Wound swabs Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Aspirates; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Genital swabs; Respiratory specimens; Tissues; Wound swabs Bacteria; Crystals; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Bacterial isolates Antibiotic susceptibility
Bacteria; Pathogenic identification; Pathogenic microorganisms
Bacteria; Pathogenic identification; Pathogenic microorganisms
Antibiotic susceptibility
Blood Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Faeces Crystals; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Fat globules
Clostridium difficile glutamate dehydrogenase
Fluids Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Urine Blood; Glucose; Ketones; Proteins; pH
Bacteria; Casts; Crystals; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC); Red blood cell morphology
Bacteria; Casts; Crystals; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Legionella antigen; Streptococcus pneumoniae antigen
Blood; Glucose; Ketones; Proteins; pH
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria for epidemiological infection control surveillance Faeces; Rectal swabs Vancomycin resistant Enterococci (VRE)
Microbiology - Environmental investigations and/or infection control Environmental swabs Bacterial organism identification - Acinetobacter; Bacterial organism identification - Carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE); Bacterial organism identification - Extended spectrum β-lactamases (ESBL); Bacterial organism identification - Gram negative multi-drug resistant organisms (MRO); Bacterial organism identification - Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA); Bacterial organism identification - Vancomycin resistant Enterococcus (VRE)
Gastrointestinal endoscopes; Vascular catheter tips Bacterial growth - Sterility
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (bacteria) Faeces Clostridioides difficile toxin
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Nasal aspirates/washes; Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Oropharyngeal swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Throat swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Nasopharyngeal swabs Adenovirus; Human metapneumovirus; Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Parainfluenza virus type 1/2/3/4; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV); Rhinovirus
Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Detection and identification of mycobacteria Aspirates; Respiratory specimens; Tissues; Wound swabs Mycobacteria detection
Microbiology - Mycology - Detection, isolation and identification of yeasts and fungal elements Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); General swabs; Genital swabs; Respiratory swabs; Tissues Fungi identification; Yeasts identification
Fungi identification; Yeasts identification
Isolates Fungi identification; Yeasts identification
Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasites Blood Malaria
Faeces Cysts; Ova; Parasites
Cryptosporidia; Giardia spp.
Genital swabs Trichomonad
Urine Schistosoma spp.
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Blood Infectious mononucleosis
Serum Measles IgG antibody; Mumps virus IgG antibody
Microbiology - Virology - Detection of pathogenic viruses Faeces Norovirus
Adenovirus; Rotavirus

ISO 15189 (2012)

Legal

Medicare expiry date

10 Jul 2024

Last Activity Date

09 Mar 2021

Service Product Determinant
Medico legal drug testing AS/NZS 4308, section 2 Specimen collection, storage, handling and dispatch Urine Colour; Creatinine; Temperature; pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

10 Jul 2024

Last Activity Date

09 Mar 2021

Service Product Determinant
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Serum Cytomegalovirus antibody (anti-CMV) IgG; Cytomegalovirus antibody (anti-CMV) IgM; Epstein-Barr virus nuclear antigen; Epstein-Barr virus viral capsid antigen IgG antibody; Epstein-Barr virus viral capsid antigen IgM antibody; Helicobacter pylori IgG antibody; Hepatitis A virus (HAV); 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 B virus surface antigen (HBs Ag) neutralisation; Hepatitis C virus (HCV); Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV); Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody; Varicella zoster virus IgG antibody
Rubella IgG antibody; Syphilis Treponema pallidum IgG antibody; Toxoplasma spp. IgG antibody; Toxoplasma spp. IgM antibody

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

10 Jul 2024

Last Activity Date

09 Mar 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Detection of faecal occult blood Faeces Blood
Chemical pathology - Investigation of malabsorption Faeces Reducing substances

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