SA Pathology

Site

Berri Laboratory

Accreditation No.

2348

Site No.

3046

Date of Accreditation

21 Dec 1990

Address

Riverland General Hospital, 10 Maddern Street
Berri, SA 5343
Australia

sapathology.sa.gov.au

Contact

Mr Jason Graefling P: +61 (08) 82223137

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

B (Branch)

Scope of Accreditation

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

31 Jul 2023

Last Activity Date

06 May 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals Blood Snake venom detection
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Plasma; Serum Digoxin; Ethanol; Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin); Paracetamol (acetaminophen); Vancomycin
Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus Plasma; Serum Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Plasma; Serum N-Terminal-pro b-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP); Troponin
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of renal and/or hepatic function Blood; Plasma Ammonium; Magnesium; Phosphate
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Glucose; Protein - Total
Plasma; Serum Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Aspartate aminotransferase; Bicarbonate; Bilirubin - Conjugated; Bilirubin - Direct; Bilirubin - Total; C-reactive protein (CRP); Calcium - Total; Chloride; Cholesterol - HDL; Cholesterol - Total; Creatine kinase; Creatinine; Glucose; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urea; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Urine Albumin; Creatinine; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium
Chemical pathology - Tests for thyroid function Plasma; Serum Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH); Thyroxine (T4) - Free
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; Reticulocytes
Differential number; Morphology
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Blood Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); D-dimer; Fibrinogen; International normalised ratio (INR); Prothrombin time (PT)
Haematology - Limited blood examination Blood Erythrocyte (RBC) sedimentation rate (ESR)
Immunohaematology - Blood group antibody detection Blood Other blood group systems; 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
Other blood group antibodies; Red blood cell phenotyping; Rh
Immunohaematology - Investigation of blood transfusion reactions Blood products Antibodies
Immunohaematology - Issue and release of blood and blood product for transfusion Blood; Blood products; Cryoprecipitate; Fresh frozen plasma (FFP); Platelets Issue and release of blood and blood products for transfusion
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 Motility; Sperm number
Volume
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Aspirates; Biopsy specimens; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Sputum; Urine Bacteria; Casts; Crystals; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Aspirates; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Sputum; Urine Bacteria; Pathogenic identification; Pathogenic microorganisms
Antibiotic susceptibility; Bacteria; Pathogenic identification; Pathogenic microorganisms
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Nasal aspirates/washes; Nasopharyngeal swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasites Blood Malaria
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Blood Infectious mononucleosis

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

31 Jul 2023

Last Activity Date

06 May 2021

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

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