ACT Pathology

Site

Canberra Hospital

Accreditation No.

2508

Site No.

2501

Date of Accreditation

28 Oct 1988

Address

Building 10, Canberra Hospital, 77 Yamba Drive
Garran, ACT 2605
Australia

actpathology.act.gov.au

Contact

Mr Lloyd Allen P: +61 (02) 51244004

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

GX (General)

Scope of Accreditation

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

06 Jul 2024

Last Activity Date

19 Jan 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; 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 - Cytopathology - Testing for the National Cervical Screening Program Liquid based cytology specimens from cervix Cytological examination; Review and reporting of cervical cytological material
Human papilloma virus (HPV)
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Analysis of molecular targets in tissue samples other than by in-situ hybridisation Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections Ploidy studies
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 - Examination of biopsy material by electron microscopy Gluteraldehyde tissue Review and reporting of biopsy material to identify or exclude ultra-structural 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 - 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 tissue sections; Fresh tissue Detection of antigenic targets - Various
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Immunohistochemical investigation Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections; Fresh tissue Detection of antigenic targets - Various
Detection of antigenic targets - Various
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

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Human Pathology

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19 Jan 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Analysis of calculus Renal calculi Albumin; Ammonium; Ammonium hydrogen urate; Apatite; Bilirubin; Brushite; Calcium; Calcium carbonate - Dahllite; Calcium oxalate dihydrate (weddelite); Carbonate; Cholesterol; Cysteine; Cystine; Hydrated calcium oxalate (whewellite); Hydroxylapatite (hydroxyapatite); Indinavir (drug induced calculi); Magnesium; Magnesium ammonium phosphate - Struvite; Oxalate; Phosphate; Quartz (silica); Silicon; Sodium urate; Sulfate; Urate; Uric acid; Whitlockite; Xanthine
Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals Plasma; Serum Alcohol
Urine Amphetamines; Benzodiazepines; Cannabinoids; Cocaine; Methadone; Opiates
Chemical pathology - Biogenic amines Urine 5-Hydroxyindoleacetic acid (5-HIAA); Catecholamines; Homovanillic acid (HVA); Metanephrine; Normetanephrine; Vanillylmandelic acid (VMA)
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Blood Cyclosporin
Tacrolimus
Plasma; Serum Clozapine; Norclozapine
Carbamazepine; Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin); Methotrexate; Phenobarbitone; Phenytoin (dilantin); Theophylline; Valproate (valproic acid, epilim); Vancomycin
Amikacin; Digoxin; Lithium; Paracetamol (acetaminophen); Salicylate; Tobramycin
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of tumour markers Plasma; Serum CA125 antigen (CA125); CA15-3 antigen (CA15-3); Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA); Prostate specific antigen (PSA); Prostate specific antigen (PSA) - Free; α-Fetoprotein (AFP)
Thyroglobulin
CA19-9 antigen (CA19-9); Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG)
Chemical pathology - Detection of faecal occult blood Faeces Blood
Chemical pathology - Determination of hormones and hormone binding proteins (other than thyroid function tests) Plasma; Serum Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH); C-peptide; Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS); Sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG); Testosterone
Aldosterone; Growth hormone; Insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1, somatomedin C)
Cortisol; Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH); Free androgen index (FAI); Insulin; Luteinising hormone (LH); Oestradiol; Progesterone; Prolactin
Macroprolactin; Parathyroid hormone (PTH)
Renin
Urine Cortisol
Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus Blood Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)
Chemical pathology - Dynamic tests Sweat Sweat chloride
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Plasma; Serum Troponin I
Serum Troponin T
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of lipid profiles for diagnosis of types III and IV hyperlipidaemia Plasma; Serum HDL - Quantitation
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 Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Albumin; Glucose; Lactate; Protein - Total
Plasma; Serum Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Anion gap; Aspartate aminotransferase; Bicarbonate; Bilirubin - Any fractions; Bilirubin - Total; C-reactive protein (CRP); Calcium - Corrected for albumin; Calcium - Total; Chloride; Cholesterol - LDL; Cholesterol - Non HDL; Cholesterol - Total; Cholinesterase; Creatine kinase; Creatinine; Globulin; Glomerular filtration rate; Glucose; Lactate; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Osmolality; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urate; Urea; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Ammonia
Cholinesterase
Plasma; Serum; Urine Osmolality
Urine Ketones
Albumin; Calcium - Total; Chloride; Creatinine; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Urate; Urea
pH
Chemical pathology - Investigation for folate deficiency Blood Red blood cell folate
Plasma; Serum Folate
Chemical pathology - Investigation of malabsorption Faeces; Urine Reducing substances
Chemical pathology - Investigation of porphyria Urine Porphobilinogen (PBG)
Chemical pathology - Iron studies Plasma; Serum Ferritin
Iron; Transferrin
Chemical pathology - Markers of bone metabolism Plasma; 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 Anion gap; Base excess; Bicarbonate; Calcium - Ionised; Calcium - Ionised (pH corrected); Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Deoxyhaemoglobin (HHb); Glucose; Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); 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; Serum Homocysteine
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamin B markers Serum Holotranscobalamin (active vitamin B12)
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamins Plasma; Serum Cobalamin (vitamin B12)
Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D
Chemical pathology - Tests for thyroid function Plasma; Serum Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH); Thyroxine (T4) - Free; Triiodothyronine (T3) - Free
Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodies Plasma; Serum Anti-thyrotropin receptor antibodies (TSHR)
Anti-thyroglobulin antibodies (Tg); Anti-thyroid peroxidase antibodies (TPO)
Immunopathology - Quantitative and/or qualitative investigation of proteins Faeces Calprotectin
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Diagnosis or follow up of threatened abortion and/or diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy Plasma; Serum Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) - Quantitative total

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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06 Jul 2024

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19 Jan 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Anion gap; Base excess; Bicarbonate; Calcium; Calcium - Ionised (pH corrected); Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Deoxyhaemoglobin (HHb); Glucose; Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); 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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06 Jul 2024

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19 Jan 2021

Service Product Determinant
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Gene probes using paraffin fluorescence in-situ hybridisation (FISH) Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections Detection of nucleic acid targets - Various
Cytogenetics - Detection of defined, unbalanced chromosomal abnormalities by in-situ hybridisation techniques Blood; Bone marrow; Paraffin embedded tissue; Tissues; Tumour imprints Cytogenetic analysis and reporting
Cytogenetics - Karyotype detection of balanced and/or unbalanced chromosome abnormalities Blood; Bone marrow; Other tissues - Malignant; Other tissues - Non-malignant Cytogenetic analysis and reporting
Products of conception (POC) Pathogenic copy number changes
Immunopathology - Single HLA antigen typing Blood HLA-B27
Molecular genetics - Assay for defined mutation or polymorphism (including pharmacogenetic testing) - Targeted genes Blood Factor V Leiden; Prothrombin variant
Haemochromatosis
Molecular genetics - DNA extraction Blood DNA storage for future analyses; Viable DNA
Blood; Bone marrow; Products of conception (POC); Tissues Viable DNA for sequencing
Molecular genetics - Genetic testing for chimerism and mosaic gene variants (cancer and somatic mosaicism) - Targeted genes Blood; Bone marrow Quantitative calculation of p210 positive BCR/ABL1 transcripts
Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections BRAF mutation analysis; EGFR mutation analysis; KRAS mutation analysis; Nucleic acid analysis for specific variants

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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06 Jul 2024

Last Activity Date

19 Jan 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Anion gap; Base excess; Bicarbonate; Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Deoxyhaemoglobin (HHb); Glucose; Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); 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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06 Jul 2024

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19 Jan 2021

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

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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06 Jul 2024

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19 Jan 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals Blood; Clothing; Swabs; Urine Snake venom detection
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 - Diagnosis of thalassemia Blood Examination of haemoglobin H (HbH)
Examination of haemoglobin H (HbH)
Haemoglobin A2 (HbA2) - Quantitation; Haemoglobin F (HbF) - Quantitation
Haematology - Examination of blood films by special staining Blood Babesia spp.
Malaria
Heinz bodies
Blood; Bone marrow Non-specific esterase
Bone marrow Iron
Haematology - Foetal haemoglobin in maternal circulation Blood Detection and quantitation of foetal red cell antigens; Detection and quantitation of foetal red cells
Detection and quantitation of foetal red cell antigens; Detection and quantitation of foetal red cells
Haematology - Full blood examination Blood Differential number; Morphology; Platelet count
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); Platelet count; Red blood cell distribution width (RDW); Red blood cell index or indices; Reticulocytes
Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV)
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Blood Platelet function (PFA)
Blood; Plasma Platelet aggregation; Platelet specific antibodies
Plasma Collagen binding activity; Von Willebrand factor (vWF) activity - Ristocetin co-factor assay; Von Willebrand factor (vWF) antigen - Quantitation
Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); Activated protein C (APC) resistance; Anti-Xa activity; Anti-thrombin III; Apixaban - Anti-Xa; Dabigatran; Factor II; Factor IX; Factor IX inhibitor; Factor V; Factor VII; Factor VIII; Factor VIII inhibitor; Factor VIIIc; Factor X; Factor XI; Factor XII; Fibrinogen; Fibrinogen degradation products; International normalised ratio (INR); Lupus anticoagulant; Protein C and protein S; Prothrombin time (PT); Rivaroxaban - Anti-Xa; Thrombin time (TT)
Haematology - Investigation of haemoglobinopathy (excluding thalassemia) Blood Haemoglobin fraction (S, C, D, E) - Quantitation; Other abnormal haemoglobins
Haematology - Investigation of haemolysis Blood Haemoglobin (Hb)
Cold agglutinins
Hereditary spherocytosis
Paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria (PNH) screen
Plasma Donath-Landsteiner antibody
Haematology - Limited blood examination Blood Erythrocyte (RBC) sedimentation rate (ESR)
Erythrocyte (RBC) sedimentation rate (ESR)
Plasma Viscosity
Immunopathology - Characterisation of leucocyte surface antigens (including immunophenotyping) Aspirates; Blood; Bone marrow; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Disaggregated tissues specimen Assessment of lymphoid cell populations; Assessment of myeloid cell populations
Immunopathology - Procedures related to the collection, processing, storage and issue of human haemopoietic progenitor cells Blood; Haemopoietic progenitor cells Enumeration of CD34+ cells; Enumeration of CD45 cells
Haemopoietic progenitor cells Processing; Storage (includes freezing/thawing)
Total leucocyte number
Immunopathology - Tests of cellular immunity - Lymphocyte function tests Blood; Bone marrow; Other body fluids 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; Serum Infectious mononucleosis

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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06 Jul 2024

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19 Jan 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Anion gap; Base excess; Bicarbonate; Calcium - Ionised; Calcium - Ionised (pH corrected); Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Deoxyhaemoglobin (HHb); Glucose; Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); 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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06 Jul 2024

Last Activity Date

19 Jan 2021

Service Product Determinant
Immunohaematology - Blood group antibody detection Blood Other blood group systems; Rh phenotypes
Other blood group systems; Rh phenotypes
Immunohaematology - Blood grouping Blood; Cord blood ABO; RhD
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
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 titration
Other blood group antibodies; Red blood cell phenotyping
Antibody titration
Other blood group antibodies; Red blood cell phenotyping
Antibody elution
Immunohaematology - Investigation of blood transfusion reactions Blood products Antibodies
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
Immunohaematology - Storage and distribution of blood and blood components Blood; Blood products; Cryoprecipitate; Fresh frozen plasma (FFP); Platelets Issue and release of blood and blood products for transfusion

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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06 Jul 2024

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19 Jan 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of tumour markers Plasma; Serum β2-Microglobulin (B2M)
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of renal and/or hepatic function Plasma; Serum Tryptase
Haptoglobins; α1-Antitrypsin
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Plasma; Serum Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE)
Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodies Serum Anti-cardiolipin antibodies (ACA)
Anti-glomerular basement membrane antibodies (anti-GBM)
Anti-C1q antibodies
Anti-endomysial IgA antibodies (EMA); Anti-intercellular cement substance IgG antibodies; Anti-skin basement membrane IgG antibodies
Anti-extractable nuclear antigen antibodies (ENA)
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-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies (CCP)
Anti-myositis antibodies
Anti-liver antibodies
Anti-gastric parietal cell antibodies (GPC/PCA)
Anti-Crithidia luciliae antibodies; Anti-nuclear antibodies (ANA)
Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA)
Anti-cardiolipin IgG antibodies (ACA); Anti-cardiolipin IgM antibodies (ACA); Anti-deamidated gliadin antibodies; Anti-double stranded DNA antibodies (dsDNA); Anti-extractable nuclear antigen antibodies (ENA); Anti-glomerular basement membrane antibodies (anti-GBM); Anti-myeloperoxidase antibodies (MPO); Anti-proteinase 3 antibodies (PR3); Anti-tissue transglutaminase IgA antibodies (tTG); Anti-tissue transglutaminase antibodies (tTG); Anti-β2-glycoprotein-I IgG antibodies; Anti-β2-glycoprotein-I IgM antibodies
Rheumatoid factor
Anti-F actin antibodies
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential drug allergens) Serum Amoxicilloyl group; Penicilloyl G; Penicilloyl V
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential epidermal and animal protein allergens) Serum Cat dander; Cat epithelium; Chicken feathers; Cow dander; Dog dander; Duck feathers; Goose feathers; Guinea pig epithelium; Hamster epithelium; Horse dander; Mouse epithelium; Mouse serum proteins; Mouse urine proteins; Rabbit epithelium; Rat epithelium; Turkey feathers
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [egg and fowl] allergens) Serum Chicken; Egg white
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [fish, shellfish and molluscs] allergens) Serum Blue mussel; Codfish; Salmon; Shrimp; Tuna
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [fruit and vegetable] allergens) Serum Apple; Avocado; Banana; Kiwi; Mango; Melon; Orange citrus; Papaya; Peach; Pineapple
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [meat] allergens) Serum Beef; Pork
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [milk] allergens) Serum Milk
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [seeds, legumes and nuts] allergens) Serum Almond; Brazil nut; Cashew nut; Hazelnut; Macadamia nut; Peanut; Pecan nut; Pistachio; Sesame seed; Soy bean; Walnut; Wheat
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential grass pollen allergens) Serum Cocksfoot; Kentucky blue; Meadow fescue; Rye grass; Timothy grass
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential insect allergens) Serum German cockroach
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential microorganism allergens) Serum Alternaria alternata; Aspergillus fumigatus; Candida albicans; Cladosporium herbarum; Malassezia spp.; Penicillium chrysogenum (formerly Penicillium notatum); Pityrosporum orbiculare (Malassezia furfur); Setomelanomma rostrata (Helminthosporium halodes); Staphylococcus enterotoxins
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential mite allergens) Serum Dermatophagoides farinae house dust mite; Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus house dust mite; House dust - Hollister Stier
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential occupational allergens) Serum Latex
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential tree pollen allergens) Serum Acacia; Box-elder; Elm; Eucalyptus; Melaleuca; Oak; Olive; Silver birch; Walnut; White pine; Willow salix
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential venom allergens) Serum Honey bee venom
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential weed pollen allergens) Serum Common ragweed; Lamb’s quarters; Mugwort; Plantain - English; Russian thistle
Immunopathology - Quantitation of complement proteins Plasma; Serum Complement components C3 and C4
Immunopathology - Quantitative and/or qualitative investigation of proteins Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Serum Oligoclonal bands
Plasma Cryofibrinogen
Serum Albumin; α1-Globulin; α2-Globulin; β-Globulin; γ-Globulin
Characterisation of cryoglobulins
Detection and quantitation of free kappa and free lambda light chains; Free kappa and free lambda light chains ratio
Cryoglobulins
Serum; Urine Characterisation of paraproteins
Urine Detection of Bence Jones proteins
Immunopathology - Quantitative investigations of immunoglobulins and immunoglobulins subclasses Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Total immunoglobulin G
Plasma; Serum Total immunoglobulin A; Total immunoglobulin G; Total immunoglobulin M
Serum Total immunoglobulin E
Immunoglobulin subclasses

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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Service Product Determinant
Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Tests for cell mediated immunity Blood Latent tuberculosis
Microbiology - Mycology - Detection, isolation and identification of yeasts and fungal elements Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Serum Cryptococcus antigen
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
Hepatitis A virus antibody (anti-HAV) - IgM; Hepatitis C virus antibody (anti-HCV)
Cytomegalovirus antibody (anti-CMV) IgG; Cytomegalovirus antibody (anti-CMV) IgM; Hepatitis A virus antibody (anti-HAV) - IgG; Hepatitis B virus core antibody (anti-HBc) - Total; Hepatitis B virus surface antibody (anti-HBs); Hepatitis B virus surface antigen (HBs Ag); Hepatitis B virus surface antigen (HBs Ag) - Confirmatory; Hepatitis C virus antibody (anti-HCV); Human immunodeficiency virus type 1/2 (HIV-1/2) 1/2 antibodies; Rubella IgG antibody; Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody
Serum Echinococcus granulosus total antibody
Streptococcal anti-DNAse B (anti-streptodornase) antibody
Bordetella pertussis IgG
Hepatitis B virus envelope antibody (anti-HBe); Hepatitis B virus envelope antigen (HBe Ag)
Brucella total antibody
Dengue virus IgG antibody; Dengue virus IgM antibody; Dengue virus NS1 antigen
Helicobacter pylori IgG antibody; Rubella IgM antibody; Toxoplasma spp. IgG antibody; Toxoplasma spp. IgM antibody
Anti-streptolysin O (ASOT)
Epstein-Barr virus nuclear antigen IgG antibody; Epstein-Barr virus viral capsid antigen IgG antibody; Epstein-Barr virus viral capsid antigen IgM antibody; 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; Mycoplasma pneumoniae IgG antibody; Mycoplasma pneumoniae IgM antibody; Parvovirus B19 IgG antibody; Parvovirus B19 IgM antibody; Varicella zoster virus IgG antibody
Entamoeba histolytica
Diphtheriae toxoid IgG antibody; Haemophilus influenzae type B IgG antibody; Tetanus IgG antibody
Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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06 Jul 2024

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19 Jan 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Anion gap; Base excess; Bicarbonate; Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Deoxyhaemoglobin (HHb); Glucose; Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); 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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06 Jul 2024

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19 Jan 2021

Service Product Determinant
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection and identification of crystalline material Synovial fluid Crystal detection and identification
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Aspirates; Bacterial isolates; Biopsy specimens; Blood; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Bronchoalveolar washings; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Cervical swabs; Dry swabs; Ear swabs; Eye swabs; Faeces; Fine needle aspirates (FNA); Fluids; Gastric aspirate; General swabs; Genital swabs; Human breast milk; IV catheters; Infusates; Intra-uterine contraceptive device (IUCD); Isolates; Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Ocular specimens; Operative specimens; Oral sites including teeth; Post-operative wounds; Pus; Respiratory specimens; Skin; Skin swabs; Sputum; Superficial sites; Synovial fluid; Throat swabs; Tissues; Urethra; Urine; Vaginal swabs; Wound swabs Bacteria; Pathogenic identification; Pathogenic microorganisms
Aspirates; Bacterial isolates; Biopsy specimens; Blood; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Bronchoalveolar washings; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Cervical swabs; Dry swabs; Ear swabs; Eye swabs; Faeces; Fine needle aspirates (FNA); Fluids; Gastric aspirate; General swabs; Genital swabs; Human breast milk; IV catheters; Infusates; Intra-uterine contraceptive device (IUCD); Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Ocular specimens; Operative specimens; Oral sites including teeth; Post-operative wounds; Pus; Respiratory specimens; Skin; Skin swabs; Sputum; Superficial sites; Synovial fluid; Throat swabs; Tissues; Urethra; Urine; Vaginal swabs; Wound swabs Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Antibiotic susceptibility; Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Aspirates; Bacterial isolates; Biopsy specimens; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Bronchoalveolar washings; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Cervical swabs; Dry swabs; Ear swabs; Eye swabs; Faeces; Fine needle aspirates (FNA); Fluids; Gastric aspirate; General swabs; Genital specimens; Human breast milk; IV catheters; Infusates; Intra-uterine contraceptive device (IUCD); Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Ocular specimens; Operative specimens; Oral sites including teeth; Post-operative wounds; Pus; Respiratory specimens; Skin; Skin swabs; Sputum; Superficial sites; Synovial fluid; Throat swabs; Tissues; Urethra; Urine; Vaginal swabs; Wound swabs Antibiotic susceptibility; Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Aspirates; Biopsy specimens; Blood; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Bronchoalveolar washings; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Cervical swabs; Dry swabs; Ear swabs; Eye swabs; Faeces; Fine needle aspirates (FNA); Fluids; Gastric aspirate; General swabs; Genital swabs; Human breast milk; Infusates; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Ocular specimens; Operative specimens; Oral sites including teeth; Post-operative wounds; Pus; Red cell concentrates; Respiratory specimens; Skin; Skin swabs; Sputum; Stem cells; Superficial sites; Synovial fluid; Tissues; Urethra; Urine; Vaginal swabs; Wound swabs Bacteria; Casts; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC); Urinary sediment
Blood Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Faeces Clostridioides difficile toxin
Helicobacter pylori antigen
Urine Blood; Glucose; Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC); Nitrite; Proteins; pH
Legionella antigen; Streptococcus pneumoniae antigen
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria for epidemiological infection control surveillance Faeces; Groin swabs; Infection control swabs; Nasal swabs; Perianal swabs; Rectal swabs 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; Mycology identification
Blood transfusion bags; Endoscopes; Vascular catheter tips Bacterial growth - Sterility; Mycology identification
Implanted prostheses Bacterial growth - Sterility
Spore strips/capsules Bacterial growth - Sterility
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (bacteria) Bacterial isolates Enterobacteriaceae resistant gene IMP-1; Enterobacteriaceae resistant gene KPC-2; Enterobacteriaceae resistant gene NDM-1; Enterobacteriaceae resistant gene OXA-48; Enterobacteriaceae resistant gene VIM-1
MecA/nuc gene
Bacterial isolates; Blood Van A/B
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Haemophilus influenzae; Listeria monocytogenes; Neisseria meningitidis; Streptococcus agalactiae (Streptococcus group B); Streptococcus pneumoniae
Faeces Clostridioides difficile toxin
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (fungi) Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Cryptococcus gattii; Cryptococcus neoformans
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (mycobacteria) Bacterial isolates; Sputum Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex; Mycobacterium rifampicin resistance rpoB
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Cytomegalovirus (CMV); Enterovirus; Herpes simplex virus (HSV); Human herpes virus type 6 (HHV6); Human parechovirus; Varicella zoster virus (VZV)
Dry swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
Faeces Norovirus
Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Detection and identification of mycobacteria Isolates Mycobacteria antibiotic susceptibility
Sputum; Tissues; Urine Mycobacteria detection
Mycobacteria detection
Mycobacteria detection
Microbiology - Mycology - Detection of dermatophytes and other fungi causing cutaneous disease Hair; Nails; Skin scrapings Dermatophyte identification
Microbiology - Mycology - Detection, isolation and identification of yeasts and fungal elements Aspirates; Blood; Bronchial lavage; Bronchial washings; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Ear swabs; Eye swabs; Fine needle aspirates (FNA); Fluids; General swabs; Genital swabs; Hair; IV catheters; Isolates; Nails; Nasal swabs; Ocular specimens; Operative specimens; Oral sites; Peritoneal fluid; Pleural fluid; Post-operative wounds; Pus; Respiratory specimens; Skin; Skin scrapings; Skin swabs; Sputum; Synovial fluid; Throat swabs; Tissues; Urine; Wound swabs Fungi identification; Yeasts identification
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Cryptococcus antigen
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Fluids; Synovial fluid Fungi identification; Yeasts identification
Hair; Nails; Skin scrapings Fungi identification; Yeasts identification
Isolates Fungi identification; Fungi susceptibility; Yeast susceptibility; Yeasts identification
Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasites Faeces Cysts; Ova; Parasites
Cryptosporidia; Giardia spp.
Microbiology - Virology - Detection of pathogenic viruses Dry swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus
Faeces Adenovirus; Rotavirus

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Human Pathology

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Immunopathology - Single HLA antigen typing Blood HLA-B27; HLA-B5701
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (bacteria) Aspirates; Bacterial isolates; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Dry swabs; Plasma; Serum Bacillus anthracis
Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Neisseria meningitidis
Bronchoalveolar lavage; Sputum Bordetella pertussis; Chlamydophila pneumoniae; Chlamydophila psittaci; Legionella longbeachae; Legionella pneumophila; Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Dry swabs; Genital swabs Mycoplasma genitalium macrolide resistance; Mycoplasma genitalium; Trichomonas vaginalis
Dry swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate Bordetella pertussis; Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Dry swabs; Urine Chlamydia trachomatis
Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (fungi) Plasma Pneumocystis jirovecii
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Aspirates; Blood; Cell culture; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Dry swabs; Fluids; General swabs; Plasma; Serum; Urine Adenovirus; Cytomegalovirus (CMV); Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV1); Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV2); Varicella zoster virus (VZV)
Blood; Plasma; Serum; Urine Cytomegalovirus (CMV)
Bronchial washings; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Throat swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Bronchoalveolar lavage; Dry swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate Adenovirus; Enterovirus; Human metapneumovirus; Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Parainfluenza virus type 1/2/3/4; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV); Rhinovirus
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Plasma; Serum Enterovirus
Dry swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
General swabs; Serum; Urine Measles virus
Liquid based cytology specimens Human papilloma virus (HPV)
Nasal aspirates/washes; Nasopharyngeal swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
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)
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Plasma; Serum Hepatitis C virus (HCV) viral load - Qualitative
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Microbial genotyping Plasma; Serum Hepatitis C virus (HCV) subtypes
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Quantitation of microbial nucleic acids Plasma; Serum Hepatitis B virus (HBV) viral load; Hepatitis C virus (HCV) viral load; Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) RNA viral load
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) viral load

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Human Pathology

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Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Anion gap; Base excess; Bicarbonate; Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Deoxyhaemoglobin (HHb); Glucose; Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); 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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Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Anion gap; Base excess; Bicarbonate; Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Deoxyhaemoglobin (HHb); Glucose; Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH

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Human Pathology

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

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Human Pathology

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19 Jan 2021

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Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Anion gap; Base excess; Bicarbonate; Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Deoxyhaemoglobin (HHb); Glucose; Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH

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