QML Pathology

Site

Brisbane Laboratory – Healius Pathology Pty Ltd

Accreditation No.

2184

Site No.

2177

Date of Accreditation

30 Apr 1987

Address

11 Riverview Place, Rooms G-02 – G-10 Ground Floor and First Floor, Metroplex on Gateway
Murarrie, QLD 4172
Australia

qml.com.au

Contact

Ms Fiona Phillips P: +61 (07) 31214980

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

GX (General)

Scope of Accreditation

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

01 Oct 2023

Last Activity Date

28 Jun 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Analysis of calculus Renal calculi Ammonium; Bilirubin; Calcium; Carbonate; Cholesterol; Cysteine; Magnesium; Oxalate; Phosphate; Urate
Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals Plasma; Serum Alcohol
Urine Phenols
Chemical pathology - Biochemical genetic services for the diagnosis of metabolic and enzymological disorders Serum Carbohydrate deficient transferrin
Chemical pathology - Biogenic amines Plasma 3-Methoxytyramine; Metanephrine; Normetanephrine
Urine 3-Methoxytyramine; 5-Hydroxyindoleacetic acid (5-HIAA); Adrenaline; Dopamine; Homovanillic acid (HVA); Metanephrine; Noradrenaline; Normetanephrine; Vanillylmandelic acid (VMA)
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Blood Cyclosporin; Tacrolimus
Serum Amiodarone; Flecainide
Carbamazepine; Digoxin; Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin); Methotrexate; Phenobarbital; Phenytoin (dilantin); Theophylline; Tobramycin; Valproate (valproic acid, epilim); Vancomycin
Amitriptyline; Clobazam; Clomipramine; Clonazepam; Desipramine; Diazepam; Dothiepin (dosulepin); Doxepin; Flunitrazepam; Imipramine; Lamotrigine; Nitrazepam; Norclomipramine; Nordoxepin; Nortriptyline; Oxazepam; Perhexiline; Sulthiame; Trimipramine
Paracetamol (acetaminophen); Salicylate
Clozapine
Lithium
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of tumour markers Serum Prostate specific antigen (PSA); Prostate specific antigen (PSA) fractions and derived index
CA125 antigen (CA125); CA15-3 antigen (CA15-3); CA19-9 antigen (CA19-9); Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA)
Chromagranin A - Gen I; Human epididymal protein 4
Soluble mesothelin related peptides (SMRP)
β2-Microglobulin (B2M)
Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG)
Chemical pathology - Determination of hormones and hormone binding proteins (other than thyroid function tests) Plasma Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)
Renin
Serum Androstenedione; Gastrin; Growth hormone
C-peptide; Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA); Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH); Insulin; Luteinising hormone (LH); Oestradiol; Parathyroid hormone (PTH); Progesterone; Prolactin; Sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG); Testosterone; Testosterone - Free
17α-Hydroxyprogesterone
Calcitonin; Insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1, somatomedin C)
Anti-Mullerian hormone (AMH)
Serum; Urine Cortisol
Aldosterone
Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus Serum Fructosamine
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Serum Creatine kinase MB (CKMB); Troponin T
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of lipid profiles for diagnosis of types III and IV hyperlipidaemia Serum HDL - Quantitation; Lipoprotein subclasses
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of renal and/or hepatic function Serum α1-Antitrypsin
Alkaline phosphatase (ALP) isoenzymes; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) isoenzymes
Caeruloplasmin; Haptoglobins
Chemical pathology - Haem related pigments and precursors (excluding porphyria) Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Xanthochromia
Plasma; Serum Methaemalbumin
Serum Myoglobin
Urine Bilirubin; Pigments in fluids
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Albumin; Chloride; Glucose; Lactate; Protein - Total
Faeces; Serum; Urine Osmolality
Plasma Lactate
Plasma; Serum Ammonia; Cholinesterase
Serum Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Amylase; Aspartate aminotransferase; Bicarbonate; Bilirubin - Any fractions; Bilirubin - Total; Calcium - Total; Chloride; Cholesterol - Total; Cholinesterase; Creatine kinase; Creatinine; Glucose; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Pseudocholinesterase; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urate; Urea; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Amylase; Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE); Aspartate aminotransferase; Bicarbonate; Bilirubin - Any fractions; Bilirubin - Total; C-reactive protein (CRP); Calcium - Total; Chloride; Cholesterol - LDL; Cholesterol - Total; Creatine kinase; Creatinine; Glucose; HDL - Quantitation; High sensitivity C-reactive protein (CRP); Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urate; Urea; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Calcium - Ionised
C1 esterase inhibitor
Urine Amylase; Calcium - Total; Chloride; Creatinine; Magnesium; Microalbumin; Phosphorus; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Urate; Urea
Chemical pathology - Investigation for foetal lung maturity and/or foetal abnormalities Serum Placental growth factor (PGF, PLGF)
Chemical pathology - Investigation for folate deficiency Blood Folate
Chemical pathology - Investigation of Helicobacter pylori colonisation or eradication Breath C14
Chemical pathology - Investigation of malabsorption Breath Breath hydrogen
Faeces Faecal fat
Faeces; Urine Sugar seperation analysis
Reducing substances
Chemical pathology - Investigation of malabsorption - Quantitation of solid tissue enzymes Intestinal tissue Alkaline phosphatase; Lactase; Maltase; Protein - Microsomal triglyceride transfer (MTP); Sucrase
Chemical pathology - Investigation of maternal markers to detect foetal abnormality Amniotic fluid; Serum α-Fetoprotein (AFP)
Serum Free β-human chorionic gonadotropin (free β-hCG); Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) - Total; Oestriol - Unconjugated; Pregnancy associated plasma protein A (PAPP-A); α-Fetoprotein (AFP)
Chemical pathology - Investigation of porphyria Blood; Urine Porphobilinogen (PBG); Porphyrins - Total; Protoporphyrin; Uroporphyrin; Zinc protoporphyrin (ZPP)
Chemical pathology - Iron studies Serum Ferritin; Iron; Total iron-binding capacity (TIBC); Transferrin
Chemical pathology - Markers of bone metabolism Serum Bone-specific alkaline phosphatase - Ostase
Urine Deoxypyridinoline (DPD)
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); pH
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of precursor and intermediary metabolites Serum Homocysteine
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamin B markers Serum Holotranscobalamin (active vitamin B12)
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamins Blood Riboflavin (vitamin B2)
Pyridoxine (vitamin B6, pyridoxal, pyridoxamine); Thiamine (vitamin B1)
Cobalamin (vitamin B12)
Serum Retinol (vitamin A); Tocopherol (vitamin E)
Ascorbic acid (vitamin C)
Carotenoids
Vitamin D
Chemical pathology - Tests for thyroid function Serum Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH); Thyroxine (T4) - Free; Triiodothyronine (T3) - Free
Triiodothyronine (T3) - Reverse
Chemical pathology - Trace element analysis Blood Lead
Serum Copper
Zinc
Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodies Serum Anti-thyroglobulin antibodies (Tg); Anti-thyroid peroxidase antibodies (TPO)
Anti-thyroid stimulation immunoglobulin antibodies (TSI)
Immunopathology - Quantitation of complement proteins Plasma; Serum Complement components C3 and C4
Immunopathology - Quantitative and/or qualitative investigation of proteins Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) γ-Globulin
Plasma; Serum Cryofibrinogen
Serum Characterisation of paraproteins; Detection and amount of paraproteins; Detection and quantitation of free kappa and free lambda light chains; Detection of Bence Jones proteins; Protein classes
Urine Characterisation of paraproteins; Detection and amount of paraproteins; Detection and quantitation of free kappa and free lambda light chains; Detection of Bence Jones proteins; Protein classes
Immunopathology - Quantitative investigations of immunoglobulins and immunoglobulins subclasses Serum Immunoglobulin subclasses; Total immunoglobulin A; Total immunoglobulin G; Total immunoglobulin M
Immunopathology - Tests of cellular immunity - Cytokine assays Serum Interleukin 6
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Diagnosis of pregnancy Urine Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG)
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 Fructose

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

01 Oct 2023

Last Activity Date

28 Jun 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus Blood Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)
Haematology - Assessment of haemolysis or metabolic enzymes (red cell enzyme assays) Blood Lysozyme
Haematology - Bone marrow examination Bone marrow Examination of aspirated material
Haematology - Diagnosis of thalassemia Blood Examination of haemoglobin H (HbH); Haemoglobin A (HbA) - Quantitation; Haemoglobin A2 (HbA2) - Quantitation; Haemoglobin F (HbF) - Quantitation
Haematology - Examination of blood films by special staining Blood Heinz bodies; Neutrophil alkaline phosphatase (NAP) score
Haematology - Foetal haemoglobin in maternal circulation Blood Feto-maternal haemorrhage (FMH) estimation; Presence of foetal red blood cells
Detection and quantitation of foetal red cell antigens; Presence of foetal red blood cells
Haematology - Full blood examination Blood Differential number; Morphology; Reticulocytes
Differential number; Erythrocyte count (red blood cell count, RBCC); Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Leucocyte count (white blood cell count, WBCC); Mean corpuscular haemoglobin (MCH); Mean corpuscular haemoglobin concentration (MCHC); Mean corpuscular volume (MCV); Platelet count; Red blood cell distribution width (RDW); Reticulocytes
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Blood Platelet aggregation
Platelet function (PFA)
Plasma Echis test
Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); Activated protein C (APC) resistance; Anti-Xa activity - Clexane - Low molecular weight heparin; Anti-Xa activity - Fragmin - Low molecular weight heparin; Anti-Xa activity - Heparin activity; Anti-Xa activity - Unfractionated heparin; Anti-thrombin III; Apixaban - Anti-Xa; D-dimer; Factor II; Factor IX; Factor V; Factor VII; Factor VIII; Factor VIII inhibitor; Factor X; Factor XI; Factor XII; Factor XIII; Fibrinogen; Heparin induced thrombocytopenia (HITT) - Confirmatory; International normalised ratio (INR); Plasminogen; Protein C and protein S; Prothrombin time (PT); Reptilase time; Rivaroxaban - Anti-Xa; Thrombin time (TT); Von Willebrand factor (vWF); Von Willebrand factor (vWF) activity - Ristocetin co-factor assay; Von Willebrand factor (vWF) antigen - Quantitation
Von Willebrand collagen binding assay
Fibrinogen
Lupus anticoagulant
Serum Heparin induced thrombotic thrombocytopenia (HITT)
Haematology - Investigation of haemoglobinopathy (excluding thalassemia) Blood Haemoglobin S (HbS) - Presence; Haemoglobin instability
Haematology - Investigation of haemolysis Blood Donath-Landsteiner antibody; Haemosiderin; Plasma haemoglobin
Hereditary spherocytosis; Paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria (PNH) screen
Haematology - Limited blood examination Blood Erythrocyte (RBC) sedimentation rate (ESR)
Plasma Viscosity
Immunopathology - Characterisation of leucocyte surface antigens (including immunophenotyping) Blood Ploidy studies
7-Aminoactinomycin (7-AAD); Assessment of lymphoid cell populations; CD10; CD103; CD117; CD11b; CD11c; CD123; CD13; CD138; CD14; CD15; CD16; CD18; CD19; CD1a; CD2; CD20; CD200; CD22; CD23; CD235a; CD24; CD25; CD3; CD30; CD33; CD34; CD38; CD4; CD41; CD43; CD45; CD5; CD56; CD57; CD59; CD61; CD64; CD7; CD71; CD79a; CD79b; CD8; CD9; FMC7; HLA-DR antigen; Immunoglobulin A (IgA) specific for α-chains; Immunoglobulin G (IgG); Immunoglobulin M (IgM); Kappa light chains; Lambda light chains; Myeloperoxidase; T-cell receptor γδ (TCRgd); Terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase (TdT)
Immunopathology - Investigation and/or assessment of neutrophils - Functional tests Blood Phagocytosis; Quantitative assessment of oxidative pathways
Immunopathology - Procedures related to the collection, processing, storage and issue of human haemopoietic progenitor cells Blood Enumeration of CD34+ cells
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (protozoan parasites) Blood Malaria
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Blood; Serum Infectious mononucleosis

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

01 Oct 2023

Last Activity Date

28 Jun 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 - Non-gynaecological cytological investigations of body fluids, exudates, washings and brushings from non-squamous mucosal sites for the detection of malignancy Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Other body fluids; Sputum; Urine; Washings or brushings from other sites Cytological examination; Review and reporting of cytology samples
Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Testing for the National Cervical Screening Program Liquid based cytology specimens from cervix Human papilloma virus (HPV)
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 (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 Frozen tissue Detection of antigenic targets - Various
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Immunohistochemical investigation Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues Detection of antigenic targets - Various

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

01 Oct 2023

Last Activity Date

28 Jun 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of renal and/or hepatic function Serum Tryptase
Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodies Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Anti-neuronal antibodies
Serum Anti-acetylcholine receptor antibodies (AChR); Anti-double stranded DNA antibodies (dsDNA)
Anti-deaminated Gliadin Peptide (DGP) antibodies
Anti-glomerular basement membrane antibodies (anti-GBM)
Anti-intrinsic factor antibodies (IF)
Anti-tissue transglutaminase antibodies (tTG)
Anti-skeletal muscle antibodies
Anti-myeloperoxidase antibodies (MPO); Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA); Anti-proteinase 3 antibodies (PR3)
Anti-extractable nuclear antigen antibodies (ENA); Anti-myositis antibodies; Anti-neuronal antibodies; Anti-scleroderma antibodies
Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA); Anti-pemphigus antibodies; Anti-skin antibodies
Anti-adrenal cortex antibodies; Anti-ovarian antibodies (AOA); Anti-testis antibodies
Anti-cardiolipin antibodies (ACA); Anti-β2-glycoprotein-I antibodies
Anti-Saccharomyces cerevisiae antibodies (ASCA); Anti-extractable nuclear antigen antibodies (ENA)
Anti-glutamic acid decarboxylase antibodies (GAD); Anti-islet cell antigen 2 antibodies
Anti-endomysial antibodies (EMA); Anti-gastric parietal cell antibodies (GPC/PCA); Anti-liver-kidney microsomes antibodies (LKM); Anti-mitochondrial antibodies (AMA, AMA M1, AMA M2); Anti-smooth muscle antibodies (SMA)
Anti-nuclear antibodies (ANA)
Anti-deamidated gliadin IgG antibodies; Anti-deamidated gliadin antibodies
Anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies (CCP)
Rheumatoid factor
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential component testing (purified native and/or recombinant allergens)) Serum Api m1 phospholipase A2 - Honey bee; Ara h2 - Peanut; Ara h9 - Peanut; Casein - Milk; Cyp (parvalbumin); Galactose-α-1,3-galactose thyroglobulin - Bovine; Hev b5 (latex); MUXF3 CCD; Omega-5-gliadin - Wheat; Ovomucoid - Egg; Pol d5 - European paper wasp; Profilin - Peach; Tropomyosin - Shrimp; Ves v5 - Common wasp; α-Lactalbumin - Milk; β-Lactoglobulin - Milk
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential drug allergens) Serum Amoxicilloyl group; Ampicilloyl group; Cefaclor; Chlorhexidine; 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; Budgerigar feathers; Caged bird mix; Cat dander; Chicken feathers; Cow dander; Dog dander; Duck feathers; Guinea pig epithelium; Horse dander; Mouse epithelium; Mouse serum proteins; Mouse urine proteins; Rat epithelium; Rat serum proteins; Rat urine proteins; Sheep epithelium
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [additives] allergens) Serum Cochineal extract (carmine red, E120); Gum arabic (E414)
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [egg and fowl] allergens) Serum Chicken; Egg white; Egg yolk
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [fish, shellfish and molluscs] allergens) Serum Anchovy; Blue mussel; Codfish; Crab; Hake; Lobster; Oyster; Salmon; Scallop; Seafood mix; Shrimp; Squid; Tuna
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [fruit and vegetable] allergens) Serum Apple; Aubergine (eggplant); Avocado; Banana; Blueberry; Capsicum; Citrus mix; Fruit mix; Garlic; Grape; Kiwi; Mango; Melon; Onion; Orange citrus; Peach; Pineapple; Potato; Raspberry; Strawberry; Tomato; Vegetable mix; 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; Goat milk; Milk
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [miscellaneous] allergens) Serum Cacao; Coffee; Honey; Mushroom; 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; Coconut; Corn; Gluten; Hazelnut; Lupin seed; Macadamia nut; Maize; Nut panel; Oat; Peanut; Pecan nut; Pinenut; Pistachio; Rice; Rye; Sesame seed; Soy bean; Walnut; Wheat
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential grass pollen allergens) Serum Bahia grass; Bermuda grass; Couch grass; Cultivated wheat; Grass mix; Johnson grass; Kentucky blue; Meadow grass; Rye grass; Timothy grass
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential insect allergens) Serum Fire ant; German cockroach; Mosquito
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential microorganism allergens) Serum Alternaria alternata; Anisakis; Aspergillus fumigatus; Botrytis cinerea; Candida albicans; Cladosporium herbarum; Malassezia spp.; Mucor racemosus; Penicillium chrysogenum (formerly Penicillium notatum); Mould mix
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential mite allergens) Serum Acarus siro storage mite; Blomia tropicalis house dust mite; Dermatophagoides farinae house dust mite; Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus house dust mite; House dust - Hollister Stier; House dust mite mix
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential occupational allergens) Serum Disinfectants mix; Latex; Maxatase; Reactant chemicals mix; Savinase; Sunflower seed; α-Amylase
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential tree pollen allergens) Serum Acacia; Australian pine; Eucalyptus; Melaleuca; Olive; Privet; Queen palm; Silver birch; Tree mix
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential venom allergens) Serum Common wasp (yellow jacket) venom; Common wasp allergen component; 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; Marguerite; Ox-eye daisy; Plantain - English; Ribwort; Weed mix; Western ragweed
Immunopathology - Quantitation of complement proteins Serum Total haemolytic complement
Immunopathology - Quantitative and/or qualitative investigation of proteins Faeces Calprotectin; Pancreatic elastase
Immunopathology - Quantitative investigations of immunoglobulins and immunoglobulins subclasses Serum Total immunoglobulin E
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Faeces Helicobacter pylori antigen
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (bacteria) Aspirates; Bronchial washings; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs Bordetella pertussis
Bronchoalveolar lavage Chlamydophila pneumoniae; Legionella spp.; Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Plasma Neisseria meningitidis; Streptococcus pneumoniae
Faeces Aeromonas spp.; Campylobacter spp.; Salmonella spp.; Shigella spp.; Yersinia enterocolitica
Genital swabs; Rectal swabs; Throat swabs; Urine Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Chlamydia trachomatis
Genital swabs; Urine Mycoplasma genitalium
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (fungi) Bronchoalveolar lavage Pneumocystis jirovecii
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (protozoan parasites) Faeces Blastocystis spp.; Cryptosporidium spp.; Dientamoeba spp.; Entamoeba histolytica; Giardia spp.
Genital swabs; Urine Trichomonas vaginalis
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Aspirates; Bronchial washings; Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Throat swabs Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
Adenovirus; Human metapneumovirus; Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Parainfluenza virus type 1/2/3/4; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) A/B; Rhinovirus
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); General swabs Adenovirus; Enterovirus; Herpes simplex virus (HSV); Human parechovirus; Varicella zoster virus (VZV)
Cervical specimen; Liquid based cytology specimens Human papilloma virus (HPV)
Plasma Cytomegalovirus (CMV)
Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) RNA
Plasma; Serum Hepatitis B virus (HBV) DNA; Hepatitis C virus (HCV) viral RNA
Serum Hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotypes 1-6 and subtypes
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Serum Hepatitis D virus antibody (anti-HDV)
Hepatitis E virus (HEV) IgM
Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) IgA phase 1 antibody; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) IgA phase 2 antibody; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) IgG phase 1 antibody; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) IgG phase 2 antibody; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) IgM phase 1 antibody; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) IgM phase 2 antibody
Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus
Hepatitis A virus antibody (anti-HAV) - IgM; Hepatitis A virus antibody (anti-HAV) - Total; Hepatitis B virus core antibody (anti-HBc) - 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 antigen (HBs Ag); Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
Bordetella pertussis IgA; Bordetella pertussis IgG; Herpes simplex virus type 2 antibody (anti-HSV2) - IgG; Herpes simplex type 1 antibody (anti-HSV1) - IgG; Measles IgG antibody; Measles IgM antibody; Mumps virus IgG antibody; Mumps virus IgM antibody; Mycoplasma pneumoniae IgG antibody; Mycoplasma pneumoniae IgM antibody; Parvovirus B19 IgG antibody; Parvovirus B19 IgM antibody; Varicella zoster virus IgG antibody; Varicella zoster virus IgM antibody
Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody
Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) IgA phase 1 antibody; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) IgA phase 2 antibody; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) IgG phase 1 antibody; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) IgG phase 2 antibody; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) IgM phase 1 antibody; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) IgM phase 2 antibody
Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody
Strongyloides IgG antibody
Schistosoma mansoni IgG antibody
Chlamydial spp. IgG antibody
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) IgG avidity; Cytomegalovirus antibody (anti-CMV) IgM; Rubella IgM antibody; Toxoplasma spp. IgM antibody
Hepatitis A virus antibody (anti-HAV) - IgM; Hepatitis A virus antibody (anti-HAV) - Total; Hepatitis B virus core antibody (anti-HBc) - 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 (HCV); Rubella IgG antibody; Rubella IgM antibody; Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody; Toxoplasma spp. IgG antibody; Toxoplasma spp. IgM antibody
Dengue virus NS1 antigen
Barmah forest virus IgG antibody; Barmah forest virus IgM antibody; Brucella spp.; Dengue virus IgG antibody; Dengue virus IgM antibody; Leptospira IgM antibody; Ross River virus IgG antibody; Ross River virus IgM antibody
Brucella abortus antibody
Bartonella spp. IgG antibody; Bartonella spp. IgM antibody
Helicobacter pylori IgG antibody
Legionella spp.
Aspergillus spp. total antibody
Chlamydial spp. IgG antibody; Chlamydial group IgA antibody
Spotted fever IgM antibody
Streptococcal anti-DNAse B (anti-streptodornase) antibody; Anti-streptolysin O (ASOT)
Tetanus
Cytomegalovirus antibody (anti-CMV) IgG; Cytomegalovirus antibody (anti-CMV) IgM; Epstein-Barr virus nuclear antigen IgG antibody; Epstein-Barr virus viral capsid antigen IgG antibody; Epstein-Barr virus viral capsid antigen IgM antibody; Hepatitis C virus (HCV); Human T-lymphotropic virus type I/II (HTLV-I/II)

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

01 Oct 2023

Last Activity Date

28 Jun 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Detection of faecal occult blood Faeces Blood
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Investigation of sperm Semen; Serum Sperm antibodies
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Semen analysis (other than post vasectomy) Semen Vitality
Agglutination; Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC); Morphology; Motility; Sperm number
Viscosity; Volume
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 of pathogenic bacteria Aspirates; Bacterial isolates; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Ear swabs; Eye swabs; Faeces; Fluids; General swabs; Genital swabs; Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Operative specimens; Post-operative wounds; Pus; Rectal swabs; Respiratory specimens; Skin; Sputum; Superficial sites; Synovial fluid; Throat swabs; Tissues; Urethra; Urine; Vaginal swabs; Wound swabs Streptococcus group B screening; Antibiotic susceptibility; Cultured pathogens identification; Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Ear swabs; Eye swabs; Fluids; General swabs; Genital swabs; Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Operative specimens; Post-operative wounds; Pus; Rectal swabs; Respiratory specimens; Skin; Sputum; Superficial sites; Synovial fluid; Throat swabs; Vaginal swabs; Wound swabs Bacteria; Casts; Crystals; Epithelial cells; Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC); Pathogenic microorganisms
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Streptococcus pneumoniae
Faeces Clostridioides difficile toxin
Urine Casts; Crystals; Epithelial cells; Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Legionella antigen; Streptococcus pneumoniae
Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Glucose; Ketones; Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC); Proteins
Microbiology - Environmental investigations and/or infection control Gastrointestinal endoscopes Bacterial growth - Sterility
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (bacteria) Faeces Clostridiodes difficile
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (protozoan parasites) Blood Plasmodium falciparum; Plasmodium malariae; Plasmodium ovale curtisi; Plasmodium ovale wallikeri; Plasmodium vivax
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Oropharyngeal swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Oropharyngeal swabs; Sputum Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Nasopharyngeal swabs; Oropharyngeal swabs; Throat swabs 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)
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Detection and identification of mycobacteria Respiratory specimens Mycobacteria identification; Other pathogenic bacteria to genus level or species level
Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Tests for antigen lymphocyte stimulation Plasma Mycobacterial antigen lymphocyte stimulation
Microbiology - Mycology - Detection of dermatophytes and other fungi causing cutaneous disease Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Nails; Skin; Skin scrapings Dermatophyte identification
Microbiology - Mycology - Detection, isolation and identification of yeasts and fungal elements Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Serum Cryptococcus antigen
Isolates; Respiratory specimens Fungi identification; Yeast susceptibility; Yeasts identification
Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasites Faeces Cysts; Ova; Parasites
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Plasma; Serum Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) IgG antibody; Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) IgM antibody
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) IgG antibody; Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) IgM antibody
Microbiology - Virology - Detection of pathogenic viruses Faeces Adenovirus; Rotavirus

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

01 Oct 2023

Last Activity Date

28 Jun 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals Urine 11-nor-δ-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol-9-carboxylic acid; 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA); 6-Monoacetylmorphine; 7-Amino-clonazepam; 7-Amino-flunitrazepam; 7-Amino-nitrazepam; Amphetamines; Benzoylecgonine (ecgonine benzoate); Cocaine; Codeine; Codeine-6-glucuronide (codeine-6-β-D-glucuronide); Diazepam; Ecgonine methyl ester; Ephedrine; Methamphetamine; Methylenedioxyamphetamine; Morphine; Morphine-3-glucuronide (morphine-3-β-D-glucuronide); Morphine-6-glucuronide (morphine-6-β-D-glucuronide); Oxazepam; Phentermine; Pseudoephedrine (PSE); Temazepam; α-Hydroxyalprazolam
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Urine Amphetamine type substances; Barbiturates; Benzodiazepines; Cannabis metabolites; Cocaine metabolites; Creatine; Ethanol; Ethylglucuronide (ETG); Opiates; Oxidants; Specific gravity; Urea; pH
3,4-Methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA); 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA); 6-Monoacetylmorphine; Alfentanil; Amisulpride; Amitriptyline; Amphetamines; Aripiprazole; Benzoylecgonine (ecgonine benzoate); Buprenorphine; Buprenorphine-3-β-D-glucuronide; Bupropion; Chlorpromazine; Citalopram; Clomipramine; Codeine; Desipramine; Desmethyl venlafaxine; Dextromethorphan; Dothiepin (dosulepin); Doxepin; Doxylamine; Duloxetine; Ecgonine methyl ester; Fentanyl; Fluoxetine; Fluvoxamine; Hydrocodone; Hydromorphone; Imipramine; Ketamine; Lurasidone; Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD, lysergide); Meperidine (pethidine); Mescaline; Methadone; Methamphetamine; Methylphenidate; Mirtazapine; Moclobemide; Modafinil; Morphine; Morphine-3-glucuronide (morphine-3-β-D-glucuronide); Naloxone; Naltrexone; Norfentanyl; Norfluoxetine; Norketamine; Normeperidine; Noroxycodone; Nortriptyline; O-Desmethyltramadol; Olanzapine; Oxycodone; Paliperidone; Paroxetine; Phencyclidine; Phentermine; Pholcodine; Pregabalin; Promethazine; Propofol; Propoxyphene; Pseudoephedrine (PSE); Quetiapine; Ranitidine; Remifentanil; Remifentanil acid; Selegiline; Sertraline; Strychnine; Tapentadol; Thebaine; Tramadol; Trifluoperazine; Trimipramine; Venlafaxine; Zolpidem; Zopiclone

ISO 15189 (2012)

Legal

Medicare expiry date

01 Oct 2023

Last Activity Date

28 Jun 2021

Service Product Determinant
Medico legal drug testing Hair 11-nor-Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabinol; 25B-NBOMe (2-(4-bromo-2,5-dimethoxyphenyl)-N-[(2-methoxyphenyl)methyl]ethanamine); 25C-NBOMe (2-(4-chloro-2,5-dimethoxyphenyl)-N-[(2-methoxyphenyl)methyl]ethanamine); 25I-NBOMe (2-(4-iodo-2,5-dimethoxyphenyl)-N-[(2-methoxyphenyl)methyl]ethanamine); 3,4-Methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV); 6-Acetylmorphine; 7-Amino-clonazepam; 7-Amino-flunitrazepam; 7-Amino-nitrazepam; Alprazolam; Amphetamines; Benzoylecgonine (ecgonine benzoate); Buprenorphine; Cannabicyclohexanol; Clonazepam; Cocaethylene; Cocaine; Codeine; Diazepam; Fentanyl; Flunitrazepam; Hydrocodone; Hydromorphone; Ketamine; Lorazepam; Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD, lysergide); Meperidine (pethidine); Mephedrone; Methadone; Methadone metabolites; Methylamphetamine; Methylenedioxyamphetamine; Methylenedioxymethylamphetamine; Midazolam; Morphine; Nitrazepam; Norbuprenorphine; Nordiazepam; Norfentanyl; Norketamine; Norpethidine; Oxazepam; Oxycodone; Phentermine; Promethazine; Propofol glucuronide; Pseudoephedrine (PSE); Synthetic cannabinoid AM2201; Synthetic cannabinoid JWH 018; Temazepam; Tramadol; Zolpidem; Zopiclone; Δ-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC-Δ9)
Medico legal drug testing AS/NZS 4308, section 2 Specimen collection, storage, handling and dispatch Urine Colour; Creatinine; Temperature; pH
Medico legal drug testing AS/NZS 4308, section 3 General laboratory requirements Urine General laboratory requirements as described in AS/NZS 4308
Medico legal drug testing AS/NZS 4308, section 4 Laboratory screening procedures Urine Amphetamine type substances; Benzodiazepines; Cannabis metabolites; Cocaine metabolites; Creatinine; Opiates; Oxidants; Specific gravity; Urea; pH
Medico legal drug testing AS/NZS 4308, section 5 Laboratory confirmatory procedures Urine 1-(Pentyl-1H-indol-3-yl)-1-naphthalenylmethanone; 11-nor-Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabinol-9-carboxylic acid glucuronide; 3,4-Methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA); 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA); 6-Acetylmorphine; 7-Amino-clonazepam; 7-Amino-flunitrazepam; 7-Amino-nitrazepam; Amphetamines; Benzoylecgonine (ecgonine benzoate); Cocaine; Codeine; Codeine-6-glucuronide (codeine-6-β-D-glucuronide); Diazepam; Ecgonine methyl ester; Ephedrine; JWH 018 5-Hydroxyindole metabolite; JWH 018 5-Hydroxypentyl metabolite; JWH 018 N-Pentanoic acid metabolite; JWH 073 5-Hydroxyindole metabolite; JWH 073 N-Butanoic acid metabolite; JWH 122 N-5-Hydroxypentyl metabolite; JWH 200 4-Hyrdoxyindole metabolite; JWH 250 N-5-Hydroxypentyl metabolite; Methylamphetamine; Morphine; Morphine-3-glucuronide (morphine-3-β-D-glucuronide); Morphine-6-glucuronide (morphine-6-β-D-glucuronide); Oxazepam; Phentermine; Pseudoephedrine (PSE); Salbutamol; Temazepam; Terbutaline; UR 144 N-4-hydroxypentyl metabolite; UR 144 N-pentanoic acid metabolite; XLR 11 N-4-hydroxypentyl metabolite; α-Hydroxyalprazolam
Medico legal drug testing AS/NZS 4760, section 2 Collection, storage, handling and dispatch Oral fluid Handling and dispatch; Sample collection and storage
Medico legal drug testing AS/NZS 4760, section 5 Laboratory confirmatory procedures Oral fluid 11-nor-Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabinol; 3,4-Methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA); 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA); 6-Acetylmorphine; Amphetamines; Benzoylecgonine (ecgonine benzoate); Cocaine; Codeine; Diazepam; Methylamphetamine; Morphine; Oxycodone; Phentermine; Pholcodine; Temazepam

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