Pathology Queensland

Site

Central Laboratory

Accreditation No.

2639

Site No.

2632

Date of Accreditation

05 Dec 1986

Address

ROYAL BRISBANE AND WOMEN'S HOSPITAL, Level 4, Block 7, Herston Road
Herston, QLD 4006
Australia

health.qld.gov.au/healthsupport/businesses/pathology-queensland

Contact

Ms Mary Hardwick P: +61 (07) 36367847

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

GX (General)

Scope of Accreditation

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

04 Jul 2022

Last Activity Date

22 Mar 2021

Service Product Determinant
Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Cervical cytological investigation for abnormalities, precancerous or cancerous changes or conditions Cervical smear; Cervical tissue; Liquid based cytology specimens from cervix Cytological examination; Review and reporting of cervical cytological material
Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Gynaecological (non-cervical) cytological investigation for abnormalities, precancerous or cancerous changes or conditions Endometrial pipelle; Liquid based cytology specimens from cervix; Vaginal smears; Vaginal tissue; Vault smears; Vulval smears Cytological examination; Review and reporting of gynaecological (non-cervical tissue) cytological samples
Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Non-gynaecological cytological investigations of body fluids, exudates, washings and brushings from non-squamous mucosal sites for the detection of malignancy Aspirates; Bronchial lavage; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Ocular specimens; Other body fluids; Sputum; Tumour tissue; Urine; Vitreous specimens; Washings or brushings from other sites Cytological examination; Review and reporting of cytology samples
Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Non-gynaecological cytological investigations of nipple discharge or smears from squamous mucosal sites for the detection of cancerous or precancerous changes Anus smears; Lip smears; Mouth smears; Nipple discharge; Nose smears; Semen; Skin smears 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 Human papilloma virus (HPV); Cytological examination; Review and reporting of cervical cytological material
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Analysis of molecular targets in tissue samples other than by in-situ hybridisation Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections Cytokeratin19 mRNA in sentinel nodes
Ploidy studies
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Examination of biopsy material Formalin fixed tissue; Fresh tissue; Smears Review and reporting of biopsy material to identify or exclude morphological abnormalities
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Examination of biopsy material by electron microscopy Fluids; Formalin fixed tissue; Fresh tissue; Gluteraldehyde tissue; Hair; Leucocyte (leukocyte) buffy coat; Nasal brushings; Platelets; Smears Review and reporting of biopsy material to identify or exclude ultra-structural morphological abnormalities
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Gene probes using paraffin fluorescence in-situ hybridisation (FISH) Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections Detection of nucleic acid targets - Various
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; Smears; Tissue imprint Intra-operative consultation and examination of biopsy material
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Immunohistochemical (immunofluorescence) investigation Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections; Frozen tissue Detection of antigenic targets - Various
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Immunohistochemical investigation Fixed cytological smears; Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections; Fresh tissue; Frozen sections of fresh tissue Detection of antigenic targets - Various
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Mortuary facilities Body; Body parts Assessment - Level 3 mortuary
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Non-coronial autopsy services Body; Body parts Autopsy service and reporting
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Skeletal muscle enzyme histochemistry Frozen sections of skeletal muscle Detection of muscle enzyme targets

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

04 Jul 2022

Last Activity Date

22 Mar 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Analysis of calculus Calculi; Renal calculi Ammonium; Apatite; Bilirubin; Calcium; Calcium oxalate dihydrate (weddelite); Calcium oxalate monohydrate; Carbonate; Cholesterol; Cysteine; Magnesium; Oxalate; Phosphate; Silicon; Sulfate; Triple phosphate - Struvite; Urate; Uric acid; Xanthine
Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals Gastric aspirate; Urine 2-Ethyl-5-methyl-3,3-diphenylpyrrolidine (EMDP); 2-Ethylidene-1,5-dimethyl-3,3-diphenylpyrrolidine (EDDP); 6-Acetylmorphine; 6:2 Fluorotelomer sulfonate (6:2 FTS); 7-Amino-clonazepam; 7-Amino-flunitrazepam; 7-Amino-nitrazepam; Alprazolam; Amphetamines; Barbiturates; Benzodiazepines; Benzoylecgonine (ecgonine benzoate); Benzylpiperazine (BZP, 1-benzylpiperazine); Bromazepam; Buprenorphine; Caffeine; Cannabis; Clobazam; Cocaine; Diazepam; Ecgonine methyl ester; Ephedrine; Ethylglucuronide (ETG); Fentanyl; Flunitrazepam; Ketamine; Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD, lysergide); Methadone; Methadone metabolites; Methamphetamine; Methylenedioxyamphetamine; Methylenedioxymethylamphetamine; Morphine; Nitrazepam; Nordiazepam; Opiates; Oxazepam; Oxycodone; Oxymorphone; Paraquat; Perfluorobutane sulfonate (PFBS); Perfluorodecanoic acid (PFDA); Perfluoroheptanoic acid (PFHpA); Perfluorohexane sulfonate (PFHxS); Perfluorohexanoic acid (PFHxA); Perfluorononanoic acid (PFNA); Perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS); Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA); Phencyclidine; Phentermine; Propoxyphene; Pseudoephedrine (PSE); Salbutamol; Sulfonylurea; Sympathomimetic amines; Synthetic cannabis; Temazepam; Tramadol; α-Hydroxyalprazolam
Plasma; Serum Acetone; Ethanol; Ethyleneglycol (monoethylene glycol, MEG); Methanol; Propan-2-ol (isopropyl alcohol, isopropanol, 2-propanol)
Thiocyanate
Urine Cotinine
Amphetamines; Benzodiazepines; Buprenorphine; Cannabis; Cocaine; Methadone; Opiates
Chemical pathology - Biogenic amines Blood Serotonin
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) 5-Hydroxyindoleacetic acid (5-HIAA); Homovanillic acid (HVA); Methyldopa; Neopterin; Tetrahydrobiopterin
Plasma; Serum Adrenaline; Dopamine; Noradrenaline
Plasma; Serum; Urine Metadrenaline; Methoxytyramine; Normetadrenaline
Urine Primapterin
Adrenaline; Dopamine; Noradrenaline
4-Hydroxy-3-methoxymethamphetamine (HMMA); 5-Hydroxyindoleacetic acid (5-HIAA); Homovanillic acid (HVA)
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Blood Cyclosporin; Everolimus; Sirolimus; Tacrolimus
6-Thioguanine
Plasma Amitriptyline; Clomipramine; Desipramine; Dothiepin (dosulepin); Doxepin; Imipramine; Mianserin; Nortriptyline; Olanzapine; Trimipramine
Busulfan
Mycophenolate
Amoxicillin; Ampicillin; Benzylpenicillin; Cefazolin; Cefepime; Ceftazidime; Ceftolozane; Ceftriaxone; Cephalothin; Clobazam; Clonazepam; Clozapine; Ertapenem; Flucloxacillin; Meropenem; Norclozapine; Piperacillin; Tazobactam
Plasma; Serum Amikacin; Carbamazepine; Digoxin; Ethanol; Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin); Paracetamol (acetaminophen); Phenobarbitone; Phenytoin (dilantin); Salicylate; Theophylline; Tobramycin; Valproate (valproic acid, epilim); Vancomycin
Infliximab
Dexamethasone
5-Flucytosine; Acyclovir; Amiodarone; Amphotericin; Amprenavir; Busulfan; Carbamazepine epoxide; Ceftazidime; Ciproflocaxin; Efavirenz; Flecainide; Ganciclovir; Indinavir; Ivermectin; Leflunamide; Lopinavir; Mycophenolate; Nelfinavir; Nevirapine; Norclobazam; Perhexiline; Phenobarbitone; Prednisolone; Ritonavir; Saquinavir; Streptomycin; Sulfonylurea; Teicoplanin; Thiopentone; Ubiquinone; Warfarin
Asparaginase
Fluconazole; Hydroxyitraconazole; Itraconazole; Posaconazole; Voriconazole
Azithromycin; Bedaquiline; Cefoxitin; Clarithromycin; Clofazimine; Ethambutol; Imipenem; Isoniazid; Linezolid; Pyrazinamide; Rifampicin; Tigecycline
Methotrexate
Bupivacaine; Ethosuximide; Glycinexylidide (GX); Lamotrigine; Levetiracetam; Lignocaine; Monoethylglycinexylidide (MEGX); Ropivacaine
Serum Lithium
Urine Bisacodyl - Cathartic; Danthron - Cathartic; Phenolphthalein - Cathartic; Rhein - Cathartic
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of tumour markers Ascitic fluid; Pleural fluid CA125 antigen (CA125); CA19-9 antigen (CA19-9); Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA); Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG); α-Fetoprotein (AFP)
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Serum Neuron specific enolase (NSE)
Plasma; Serum CA125 antigen (CA125); Human epididymal protein 4ROMA calculation
CA125 antigen (CA125); CA15-3 antigen (CA15-3); CA19-9 antigen (CA19-9); Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA); α-Fetoprotein (AFP)
Prostate specific antigen (PSA)
Thyroglobulin
Chromagranin A - Gen I
Plasma; Serum; Urine β2-Microglobulin (B2M)
Serum Free β-human chorionic gonadotropin (free β-hCG)
Chemical pathology - Detection of faecal occult blood Faeces Blood
Haemoglobin (Hb)
Chemical pathology - Determination of hormones and hormone binding proteins (other than thyroid function tests) Plasma Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)
Renin
C-peptide; Insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1, somatomedin C)
Plasma; Serum 11-Deoxycortisol; Aldosterone; Cortisol; Cortisone
17α-Hydroxyprogesterone
Oestradiol; Oestrone
Cortisol; Testosterone
Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS); Growth hormone; Sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG)
Macroprolactin
Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH); Insulin; Luteinising hormone (LH); Parathyroid hormone (PTH); Progesterone; Prolactin
Androstenedione
Oestradiol
Corticosterone; Deoxycorticosterone
Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS); Progesterone
Procalcitonin
Copeptin
Testosterone
Oestradiol
Saliva Cortisol
Serum Erythropoietin (EPO)
Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA); Dihydrotestosterone
Gastrin
Urine Aldosterone; Cortisol; Cortisone
Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus Blood Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)
Plasma; Serum Fructosamine
Chemical pathology - Dynamic tests Sweat Sweat chloride
Sweat sodium
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Ascitic fluid; Pleural fluid B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP)
Blood; Plasma; Serum Troponin I
Plasma B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP)
Plasma; Serum Troponin I
SerumThe lab had performed verification on only serum samples but not plasma samples. N-Terminal-pro b-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP)
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of lipid profiles for diagnosis of types III and IV hyperlipidaemia Plasma; Serum Lipoprotein subclasses
HDL - Quantitation
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of renal and/or hepatic function Faeces α1-Antitrypsin
Other body fluids; Serum Bile acids - Quantitative
Plasma Fibroblast growth factor 23 (FGF23)
Plasma; Serum Caeruloplasmin; Prealbumin; α1-Antitrypsin
α1-Antitrypsin phenotype
Plasma; Serum; Urine Iohexol
Serum Haptoglobins
Chemical pathology - Haem related pigments and precursors (excluding porphyria) Amniotic fluid Bilirubin
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Bilirubin
Bilirubin; Haemoglobin (Hb); Oxyhaemoglobin
Plasma Haemoglobin (Hb)
Plasma; Serum; Urine Myoglobin
Urine Bilirubin
Haemoglobin (Hb)
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Amniotic fluid Acetylcholinesterase isoenzyme
Acetylcholinesterase (RCAC)
Ascitic fluid; Pleural fluid Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Aspartate aminotransferase; Bilirubin - Total; Calcium - Total; Chloride; Cholesterol - Total; Glucose; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Blood Cytochrome B5 reductase
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Glucose; Lactate; Protein - Total
Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH)
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Other body fluids; Plasma; Serum Adenosine deaminase
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Plasma; Serum Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE)ACE mass assay.
Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE)
AlbuminLow level
Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC) Acetylcholinesterase (RCAC)
Aspartate aminotransferase; Aspartate transaminase
Faeces Bicarbonate; Chloride; Magnesium; Potassium; Sodium
Other body fluids; Plasma; Serum; Urine Osmolality
Peritoneal dialysis fluid Calcium - Total; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Magnesium; Potassium; Sodium; Urea
Plasma Ammonia; Lactate
Plasma; Serum High sensitivity C-reactive protein (CRP)
Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Amylase; Aspartate aminotransferase; Bicarbonate; Bilirubin - Any fractions; Bilirubin - Total; C-reactive protein (CRP); Calcium - Total; Chloride; Cholesterol - Total; Creatine kinase; Creatinine; Glucose; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urate; Urea; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Albumin; Asparaginase; Cholinesterase; Cholinesterase panel - Fluoride number; Cystatin C; Dibucaine (cinchocaine)
Pleural fluid pH
Serum C1 esterase inhibitor functional
C1 esterase inhibitor
Urine Albumin; Calcium - Total; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Urate; Urea
Ammonia; Bicarbonate
Urobilinogen
Glucose
Chemical pathology - Investigation for folate deficiency Blood; Plasma Red blood cell folate
Serum Folate
Chemical pathology - Investigation of Helicobacter pylori colonisation or eradication Breath C14
Chemical pathology - Investigation of functional intestinal disorders Breath Carbon dioxide (CO2); Hydrogen/methane
Chemical pathology - Investigation of malabsorption Faeces; Urine Reducing substances
Chemical pathology - Investigation of malabsorption - Quantitation of solid tissue enzymes Intestinal tissue Alkaline phosphatase; Lactase; Maltase; Sucrase
Intestinal tissue; Liver Fructose-1,6-bisphosphatase; Phosphofructoaldolase
Muscle Myoadenylate deaminase; Phosphofructokinase
Chemical pathology - Investigation of maternal markers for pre-eclampsia Plasma; Serum FMS-like tyrosine kinase 1 - Soluble; Placental growth factor (PGF, PLGF)
Chemical pathology - Investigation of maternal markers to detect foetal abnormality Amniotic fluid; Plasma; Serum α-Fetoprotein (AFP)
Chemical pathology - Investigation of porphyria Blood; Faeces Porphobilinogen (PBG); Porphyrin isomers; Porphyrins - Total; Protoporphyrin
Plasma Porphyrins - Total
Urine δ-Aminolevulinic acid (δ-ALA)
Porphobilinogen (PBG); Porphyrin isomers; Porphyrins - Total
Chemical pathology - Iron studies Plasma; Serum Ferritin; Iron; Transferrin
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Bilirubin - Total; Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Haemoglobin F (HbF); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH
Plasma; Serum Bilirubin - Total; Calcium - Ionised; Chloride; Glucose; Lactate; Oxygen saturation (sO2); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of precursor and intermediary metabolites Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Pyruvate
Plasma; Serum β-Hydroxybutyrate
Urine Acetoacetate
Amino acids
Citrate; Oxalate
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamins Blood; Plasma; Serum Carotenoids; Retinol (vitamin A); Retinyl palmitate; Thiamin diphosphate; Tocopherol (vitamin E)
Plasma; Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D
1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D
Serum Cobalamin (vitamin B12)
Ascorbic acid (vitamin C)
Chemical pathology - Tests for thyroid function Plasma; Serum Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH); Thyroxine (T4) - Free; Triiodothyronine (T3) - Free
Chemical pathology - Trace element analysis Blood Lead; Manganese
Arsenic; Cadmium; Chromium; Cobalt; Lead; Manganese; Mercury
Liver Copper; Iron
Plasma; Serum Aluminium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Selenium; Zinc
Urine Arsenic; Cadmium; Copper; Iodine; Lead; Mercury; Zinc
Haematology - Limited blood examination Plasma Viscosity
Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodies Plasma; Serum Anti-thyrotropin receptor antibodies (TSHR)
Immunopathology - Quantitation of complement proteins Plasma; Serum Total haemolytic complement
Complement components C3 and C4
Immunopathology - Quantitative and/or qualitative investigation of proteins Faeces Pancreatic elastase
Calprotectin
Other body fluids; Plasma; Serum Detection and quantitation of free kappa and free lambda light chains
Plasma Fibrinogen - Immunological
Plasma; Serum Thyroxine binding globulin
Retinol binding protein; Soluble transferrin receptor (sTFR)
Albumin; α1-Globulin; α2-Globulin; β-Globulin; γ-Globulin
Cryofibrinogen; Cryoglobulins; Cryoprecipitins
Serum Alkaline phosphatase (ALP) isoenzymes; Creatine kinase (CK) isoenzymes; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) isoenzymes
Urine Albumin; α1-Globulin; α2-Globulin; β-Globulin; γ-Globulin
Immunoglobulin A (IgA) - Kappa; Immunoglobulin A (IgA) - Lambda
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Diagnosis of pregnancy Serum; Urine Detection of 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 Plasma; Serum Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) - Quantitative total
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Faeces Helicobacter pylori

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Biochemical genetic services - Amino acid quantitation Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Alanine; Arginine; Glutamine; Glycine; Histidine; Isoleucine; Leucine; Lysine; Methionine; Ornithine; Phenylalanine; Serine; Taurine; Threonine; Tyrosine; Valine
Plasma; Urine 1-Methylhistidine; 3-Methylhistidine; Alanine; Alloisoleucine; Arginine; Arginosuccinic acid; Asparagine; Aspartic acid; Carnosine; Citrulline; Cystathionine; Cystine; Glutamic acid; Glutamine; Glycine; Histidine; Homocysteine; Hydroxyproline; Isoleucine; Leucine; Lysine; Methionine; Ornithine; Phenylalanine; Phosphoethanolamine; Phosphoserine; Proline; Sarcosine; Serine; Taurine; Threonine; Tryptophan; Tyrosine; Valine; α-Aminoadipic acid; α-Aminobutyric acid; β-Alanine; γ-Aminobutyric acid
Chemical pathology - Biochemical genetic services for the diagnosis of metabolic and enzymological disorders Amniotic fluid; Plasma; Serum 7-Dehydrocholesterol; 8-Dehydrocholesterol; Cholest-8(9)-enol; Cholestanol; Stigmasterol; γ-Hydroxybutyric acid (GBH)
Blood Porphobilinogen synthase
Thiopurine methyltransferase (TPMT)
Cell culture; Leucocytes (leukocytes) Steroid sulfatase
Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC) Adenosine deaminase; Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD); Hypoxanthine phosphoribosyl transferase; Purine nucleoside phosphorylase
Galactokinase
Gal-1-p-uridyl transferase
Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Plasma Glutathione reductase profile - Glutathione reductase
Glutathione peroxidase
Leucocytes (leukocytes) Hypoxanthine phosphoribosyl transferase; Phosphomannomutase profile; Thymidine phosphorylase
Leucocytes (leukocytes); Plasma Lysosomal profile
Liver; Muscle Carnitine palmitoyl transferase I; Carnitines
Muscle Mitochondrial respiratory chain enzymes profile
Plasma Acylcarnitine profile; Carnitine - Free; Carnitine uptake; Carnitines
Methylmalonic acid (MMA)
Chitotriosidase
Plasma; Serum Biotinidase
Methylmalonic acid (MMA); Pyroglutamate
Very long chain fatty acids (vLCFA)
Carbohydrate deficient transferrin; Transferrin isoforms
Homocysteine
Plasma; Serum; Urine D-lactate
Glycerol
Urine Organic acids
Trimethylamine; Trimethylamine-n-oxide
Succinylaminoimidazolecarboxamide ribose-5′-phosphate (SAICAR)
Oligosaccharides
Glycosaminoglycans (MPS); Mucopolysaccharides (MPS)
Sulfite
n-Acetylneuraminidase
Chemical pathology - Newborn screening services for the diagnosis of inborn errors of metabolism Dried blood spots 17-Hydroxyprogesterone; Immunoreactive trypsin; Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH)
11-Deoxycortisol; 17-Hydroxyprogesterone; 21-Deoxycortisol; Androstenedione; Cortisol
Gal-1-p-uridyl transferase
Galactose; Galactose-1-phosphate
Immunoreactive trypsin
Carnitines; Citrulline; Leucine; Methionine; Phenylalanine; Tyrosine

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Human Pathology

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Service Product Determinant
Cytogenetics - Detection of defined, unbalanced chromosomal abnormalities by in-situ hybridisation techniques Amniotic fluid; Blood; Bone marrow; Chorionic villus tissue; Lymph nodes; Products of conception (POC); Tumour imprints Cytogenetic analysis and reporting
Cytogenetics - Karyotype detection of balanced and/or unbalanced chromosome abnormalities Amniotic fluid; Blood; Bone marrow; Chorionic villus tissue; Lymph nodes; Other tissues - Malignant; Other tissues - Non-malignant; Products of conception (POC) Cytogenetic analysis and reporting
Cytogenetics - Karyotype detection of unbalanced abnormalities Amniotic fluid; Blood; Bone marrow; Chorionic villus tissue; Fixed cell pellets; Other tissues - Malignant; Other tissues - Non-malignant; Products of conception (POC) Acquired genetic abnormalities; Constitutional genetic abnormalities
Blood Constitutional genetic abnormalities
Tissues Constitutional genetic abnormalities
Molecular genetics - Prenatal genetic testing (excluding non-invasive prenatal [genetic] screening) Blood Copy number variation (CNV); Trisomy 13, trisomy 18, trisomy 21
Molecular genetics - Screening for an unknown mutation - Targeted panels for non-inherited (somatic) DNA/RNA changes Blood; Bone marrow Haematological malignancies
Haematological malignancies
Molecular genetics - Screening for an unknown mutation - Microarray analysis for inherited (germline) DNA/RNA changes Blood Charcot-Marie-Tooth neuropathy; Copy number variation (CNV); Duchenne-Becker muscular dystrophy; Hereditary neuropathy with liability to pressure palsies

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Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals Blood; Other body fluids; Plasma; Serum; Snake bite site; Swabs; Tissues; Urine Snake venom detection
Haematology - Assessment of haemolysis or metabolic enzymes (red cell enzyme assays) Blood Lysozyme; Muramidase - Quantitation
Haematology - Bone marrow examination Bone marrow; Trephine Examination of aspirated material; Histological examination
Haematology - Diagnosis of thalassemia Blood Examination of haemoglobin H (HbH); Haemoglobin A (HbA) - Quantitation; Haemoglobin A2 (HbA2) - Quantitation
Blood; Plasma; Serum Haemoglobin A2 (HbA2) - Quantitation; Haemoglobin F (HbF) - Quantitation
Haematology - Examination of blood films by special staining Blood Haemoglobin H; Heinz bodies
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Morphology
Haematology - Examination of blood films by special stainingState Reference Laboratory Blood Malaria
Haematology - Foetal haemoglobin in maternal circulation Blood Feto-maternal haemorrhage (FMH) estimation
Detection and quantitation of foetal red cells
Blood; Faeces; Gastric aspirate; Vomitus Detection and quantitation of foetal red cells
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
Differential number; Morphology
Reticulocytes
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Blood International normalised ratio (INR)
Plasma Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); Activated protein C (APC) resistance; Anti-Xa activity - Unfractionated heparin; Anti-thrombin III; Apixaban - Anti-Xa; D-dimer; Factor II; Factor IX; Factor IX inhibitor; Factor V; Factor VII; Factor VIII; Factor VIII inhibitor; Factor X; Factor XI; Factor XII; Fibrinogen; Fibrinogen degradation products; Fondaparinux - Anti-Xa; Heparin assay; International normalised ratio (INR); Lupus anticoagulant; Mixing studies - APTT; Orgaran; Plasminogen; Plasminogen activator inhibitor; Protein C and protein S; Prothrombin time (PT); Prothrombin time (PT) mixing studies; Reptilase time; Rivaroxaban - Anti-Xa; Thrombin anti-thrombin complex (TAT); Thrombin time (TT); Von Willebrand factor (vWF) activity - Ristocetin co-factor assay; Von Willebrand factor (vWF) antigen - Quantitation
Echis test
Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); International normalised ratio (INR); Prothrombin time (PT)
Von Willebrand factor (vWF) multimers
Von Willebrand collagen binding assay
Heparin induced thrombotic thrombocytopenia (HITT)
Platelet aggregation
Platelet function (PFA)
Haematology - Investigation of haemoglobinopathy (excluding thalassemia) Blood Haemoglobin S (HbS) - Presence
Other abnormal haemoglobins
Haemoglobin fraction (S, C, D, E) - Quantitation
Haemoglobin instability
Haematology - Investigation of haemolysis Blood Von Willebrand factor cleaving protease (vWFCP)
Cold agglutinins
Von Willebrand factor cleaving protease (vWFCP)
Serum Donath-Landsteiner antibody
Haematology - Limited blood examination Blood Erythrocyte (RBC) sedimentation rate (ESR)
Haemoglobin (Hb)
Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodies Serum Anti-intrinsic factor antibodies (IF)
Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasitesState Reference Laboratory Blood Malaria
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Blood; Plasma; Serum Infectious mononucleosis

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Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Nasal swabs; Oropharyngeal swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Nasopharyngeal 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)

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Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodies Other body fluids; Serum Rheumatoid factor
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential drug allergens) Serum Amoxicillin; Penicilloyl G; Penicilloyl V
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential epidermal and animal protein allergens) Serum Budgerigar feathers; Canary bird feathers; Cat dander; Cat epithelium; Chicken feathers; Cow dander; Dog dander; Duck feathers; Finch feathers; Goose feathers; Guinea pig epithelium; Hamster epithelium; Horse dander; Mouse epithelium; Mouse serum proteins; Mouse urine proteins; Parakeet feathers; Parrot feathers; Rabbit epithelium; Rat epithelium; Rat serum proteins; Rat urine proteins; Turkey feathers
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [egg and fowl] allergens) Serum Chicken; Egg; Egg white; Egg yolk
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [fish, shellfish and molluscs] allergens) Serum Blue mussel; Codfish; Crab; Lobster; Oyster; Shrimp; Squid; Tuna
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [fruit and vegetable] allergens) Serum Apple; Avocado; Banana; Capsicum; Cherry; Green olive; Kiwi; Mango; Olive - Black, fresh; Onion; Orange citrus; Peach; Pineapple; Plum; Potato; Pumpkin; Tomato
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [meat] allergens) Serum Beef; Lamb; Pork
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [milk] allergens) Serum Cheese - Cheddar type; Milk
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [miscellaneous] allergens) Serum Chocolate; 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; Coconut; Corn; Gluten; Hazelnut; Macadamia nut; Oat; Peanut; Pecan nut; Pistachio; Poppy seed; 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; Johnson grass; Kentucky plane (June) grass; Rye grass; Timothy grass
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential insect allergens) Serum Fire ant; German cockroach; Mosquito; Oriental cockroach
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential microorganism allergens) Serum Alternaria tenius; Anisakis; Aspergillus fumigatus; Candida albicans; Cladosporium herbarum; Penicillium chrysogenum (formerly Penicillium notatum)
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential mite allergens) Serum Dermatophagoides farinae house dust mite; Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus house dust mite; House dust - Greer; House dust - Hollister Stier
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential occupational allergens) Serum Latex; Sunflower seed
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential tree pollen allergens) Serum Acacia; Australian pine; Eucalyptus; Melaleuca; Olive; White pine; Willow salix
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential venom allergens) Serum European hornet venom; Honey bee venom; Paper wasp venom; Yellow hornet venom
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential weed pollen allergens) Serum Common ragweed; Lamb’s quarters; Mugwort; Plantain - English; Rapeseed; Russian thistle
Immunopathology - Quantitative investigations of immunoglobulins and immunoglobulins subclasses Plasma; Serum Immunoglobulin subclasses; Total immunoglobulin A; Total immunoglobulin G; Total immunoglobulin M
Serum Total immunoglobulin E

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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
Haematology - Foetal haemoglobin in maternal circulation Blood Detection and quantitation of foetal red cells
Immunopathology - Characterisation of leucocyte surface antigens (including immunophenotyping) Aspirates; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Disaggregated tissues specimen; Fresh tissue; Lavage Anti-CD154; Anti-glycophorin A (GLYA); Anti-human CD127; Assessment of lymphoid cell populations; Assessment of myeloid cell populations; B-cell; CD10; CD103; CD117; CD11a; CD11b; CD11c; CD123; CD13; CD138; CD14; CD15; CD16; CD18; CD19; CD1a; CD2; CD20; CD200; CD21; CD22; CD23; CD25; CD26; CD27; CD3; CD30; CD303; CD33; CD34; CD38; CD4; CD40; CD41; CD43; CD44; CD45; CD45RA; CD45RO; CD5; CD56; CD57; CD58; CD61; CD64; CD65; CD66c; CD69; CD7; CD71; CD79a; CD79b; CD8; CD81; CD9; CD99; FMC7; HLA-DR antigen; Immunoglobulin A (IgA) specific for α-chains; Immunoglobulin D (IgD); Immunoglobulin G (IgG); Immunoglobulin G1 (IgG1); Immunoglobulin M (IgM); Kappa light chains; Lambda light chains; Myeloperoxidase; Neuron-glial antigen 2 (NG2); Perforin; T-cell receptor aβ (TCRab); T-cell receptor γδ (TCRgd); Terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase (TdT)
Blood Anti-Bruton's tyrosine kinase (BTK); Anti-CD154; Anti-glycophorin A (GLYA); Anti-human CD127; Assessment of lymphoid cell populations; Assessment of myeloid cell populations; CD10; CD103; CD117; CD11a; CD11b; CD11c; CD123; CD13; CD138; CD14; CD15; CD16; CD18; CD19; CD1a; CD2; CD20; CD200; CD21; CD22; CD23; CD25; CD26; CD27; CD3; CD30; CD303; CD33; CD34; CD38; CD4; CD40; CD40 ligand; CD41; CD43; CD44; CD45; CD45RA; CD45RO; CD5; CD56; CD57; CD58; CD61; CD64; CD65; CD66c; CD69; CD7; CD71; CD79a; CD79b; CD8; CD81; CD9; CD99; FMC7; HLA-DR antigen; Immunoglobulin A (IgA) specific for α-chains; Immunoglobulin D (IgD); Immunoglobulin G (IgG); Immunoglobulin G1 (IgG1); Immunoglobulin M (IgM); Kappa light chains; Lambda light chains; Memory cells; Minimal residual disease (MRD); Myeloperoxidase; Neuron-glial antigen 2 (NG2); Perforin; T reg cells; T-cell receptor aβ (TCRab); T-cell receptor γδ (TCRgd); Terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase (TdT)
Immunopathology - Characterisation of leucocyte surface antigens (including immunophenotyping)Supervision row - Central Bone marrow Anti-glycophorin A (GLYA); Anti-human CD127; Assessment of lymphoid cell populations; Assessment of myeloid cell populations; CD10; CD103; CD117; CD11a; CD11b; CD11c; CD123; CD13; CD138; CD14; CD15; CD16; CD18; CD19; CD1a; CD2; CD20; CD200; CD21; CD22; CD23; CD25; CD26; CD27; CD3; CD30; CD303; CD33; CD34; CD38; CD4; CD40; CD41; CD43; CD44; CD45; CD5; CD56; CD57; CD58; CD61; CD64; CD65; CD66c; CD69; CD7; CD71; CD79a; CD79b; CD8; CD81; CD9; CD99; FMC7; HLA-DR antigen; Immunoglobulin A (IgA) specific for α-chains; Immunoglobulin D (IgD); Immunoglobulin G (IgG); Immunoglobulin G1 (IgG1); Immunoglobulin M (IgM); Kappa light chains; Lambda light chains; Minimal residual disease (MRD); Myeloperoxidase; Neuron-glial antigen 2 (NG2); Perforin; T-cell receptor aβ (TCRab); T-cell receptor γδ (TCRgd); Terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase (TdT)
Immunopathology - Complete HLA antigen tissue typing Blood Crossmatch for transplant recipients
Crossmatch for transplant recipients
HLA class I antibodies; HLA class II antibodies
HLA class I antigens; HLA-A, HLA-B class I antigens; HLA-C class I antigens
Extracted DNA HLA class I antigens; HLA class II antigens; HLA-A, HLA-B class I antigens; HLA-C class I antigens; HLA-DR, HLA-DP, HLA-DQ class II antigens
HLA class I antigens; HLA class II antigens; HLA-A, HLA-B class I antigens; HLA-C class I antigens; HLA-DR, HLA-DP, HLA-DQ class II antigens
HLA class I antigens; HLA class II antigens; HLA-A, HLA-B class I antigens; HLA-C class I antigens; HLA-DR, HLA-DP, HLA-DQ class II antigens
Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodies Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Other body fluids; Serum Anti-nuclear antibodies (ANA)
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Serum Anti-neuromyelitis optica antibodies (NMO)
Anti-glutamic acid decarboxylase antibodies (GAD); Anti-neuronal antibodies
Anti-IgLON5 antibodies; Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor antibodies (NMDA); Anti-dipeptidyl aminopeptidase-like protein 6 antibodies (DPPX); Anti-gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA) B receptor antibodies; Anti-glutamate receptor antibodies (AMPA/NMDA); Anti-myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein antibodies (MOG); Anti-voltage gated potassium channel complex antibodies (VGKC)
Anti-GQ1b IgG antibody; Anti-ganglioside antibodies (GD1b)
Serum Anti-glutamic acid decarboxylase antibodies (GAD); Anti-islet tyrosine phosphatase2 (IA2) antibodies
Anti-Jo-1 antibodies; Anti-Ku antibodies; Anti-Mi-2 antibodies; Anti-PM-Sc1 antibodies (PM1); Anti-Scl-70 antibodies; Anti-Smith antibodies (Sm); Anti-extractable nuclear antigen antibodies (ENA); Anti-proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA); Anti-ribonucleoprotein antibodies (RNP); Anti-ribosomal P protein antibodies
Anti-cardiac antibodies; Anti-keratin antibodies (AKA); Anti-liver-kidney microsomes antibodies (LKM); Anti-parietal cell antibodies; Anti-reticulin antibodies (RCA, ARA); Anti-smooth muscle antibodies (SMA); Anti-striated muscle antibodies
Anti-centromere protein A antibodies (Cenp-A); Anti-centromere protein B antibodies (Cenp-B); Anti-endomysial antibodies (EMA); Anti-histone antibodies (AHA); Anti-islet cell antibodies (ICA); Anti-liver antibodies; Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies - ANCA IIF; Anti-nuclear antibodies (ANA); Anti-ribosomal P protein antibodies; Anti-steroid cell antibodies
Anti-cardiolipin antibodies (ACA); Anti-deamidated gliadin antibodies; Anti-glomerular basement membrane antibodies (anti-GBM); Anti-myeloperoxidase antibodies (MPO); Anti-proteinase 3 antibodies (PR3); Anti-tissue transglutaminase IgA antibodies (tTG)
Anti-acetylcholine receptor antibodies (AChR)
Anti-thyroglobulin antibodies (Tg); Anti-thyroid peroxidase antibodies (TPO)
Anti-desmoglein-1 antibodies (DSG-1); Anti-desmoglein-3 antibodies (DSG-3); Anti-intercellular cement substance IgG antibodies; Anti-skin antibodies; Anti-skin basement membrane antibodies
Anti-voltage gated potassium channel complex antibodies (VGKC)
Anti-CV2; Anti-EJ antibodies; Anti-Jo-1 antibodies; Anti-Ku antibodies; Anti-Ma antibodies; Anti-Mi-2 antibodies; Anti-NOR 90 antibodies; Anti-NXP2 antibodies; Anti-OJ antibodies; Anti-PL-12 antibodies; Anti-PL-7 antibodies; Anti-PM-Sc1 antibodies (PM1); Anti-PML antibodies; Anti-Pm/Scl antibodies; Anti-Purkinje cell antibodies (PCA2); Anti-RNA polymerase III - RP11, RP155; Anti-RNA polymerase III antibodies (ARA, RNAP); Anti-Ro-52 antibodies; Anti-SAE1 antibodies; Anti-SOX1; Anti-Scl-70 antibodies; Anti-Smith antibodies (Sm); Anti-Sp-100 antibodies; Anti-Yo; Anti-amphiphysin; Anti-centromere protein A antibodies (Cenp-A); Anti-centromere protein B antibodies (Cenp-B); Anti-extractable nuclear antigen antibodies (ENA); Anti-fibrillarin antibodies; Anti-glycoprotein-210 antibodies (GP210); Anti-histone antibodies (AHA); Anti-liver antibodies; Anti-liver cytosol antibodies (LC-1); Anti-liver-kidney microsomes antibodies (LKM); Anti-melanoma differentiation associated gene 5 antibodies (MDA5); Anti-mitochondrial antibodies (AMA, AMA M1, AMA M2); Anti-myositis antibodies; Anti-neuronal antibodies; Anti-nuclear antibodies (ANA); Anti-platelet derived growth factor (PDGF) receptor-α antibodies; Anti-platelet derived growth factor (PDGF) receptor-β antibodies; Anti-proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA); Anti-ribonucleoprotein antibodies (RNP); Anti-ribosomal P protein antibodies; Anti-scleroderma antibodies; Anti-signal recognition particle antibodies (SRP); Anti-soluble liver antigen/liver-pancreas antibodies (SLA/LP); Anti-titin; Anti-transcription intermediary factor antibodies (TIF1); Anti-tyrosine hydroxylase antibodies (Th/To)
Anti-β2-glycoprotein-I antibodies
Anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies (CCP)
Anti-double stranded DNA antibodies (dsDNA)
Anti-Saccharomyces IgA antibodies; Anti-Saccharomyces IgG antibodies; Anti-Saccharomyces cerevisiae antibodies (ASCA)
Immunopathology - Quantitative investigation and/or assessment of neutrophils Blood Adherence; Oxidative burst
Immunopathology - Single HLA antigen typing Blood HLA-B5701
HLA-B5701
HLA-B27
HLA-B27
Immunopathology - Tests of cellular immunity - Lymphocyte function tests Blood Lymphocyte function; Proliferation by antigens; Proliferation by mitogens
T-cell subsets; T-lymphocyte, B-lymphocyte and natural killer (TBNK)
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Microbial genotyping Blood Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) sequencing for drug resistance
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Quantitation of microbial nucleic acids Plasma Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) RNA viral load; Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) RNA
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Blood; Serum Human immunodeficiency virus type 1/2 (HIV-1/2) 1/2 antibodies
Tetanus IgG antibody
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) p24 antigen
Human immunodeficiency virus type 1/2 (HIV-1/2) 1/2 antibodies
Molecular genetics - DNA extraction Blood DNA storage for future analyses; Viable DNA; Viable DNA for sequencing

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Human Pathology

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22 Mar 2021

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Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Blood Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Faeces; Fluids; General swabs; Operative specimens; Respiratory specimens; Tissues; Urine Bacteria; Pathogenic identification; Pathogenic microorganisms
Antibiotic susceptibility; Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Bacteria; Pathogenic identification; Pathogenic microorganisms
Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Bacteria; Pathogenic identification; Pathogenic microorganisms
Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Fluids; General swabs; Operative specimens; Respiratory specimens; Tissues; Urine Casts; Crystals; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Faeces Clostridioides difficile toxin
Synovial fluid Crystals
Urine Legionella antigen; Streptococcus pneumoniae antigen
Microbiology - Environmental investigations and/or infection control Air; Spore strips/capsules Bacterial growth - Sterility
Blood transfusion bags; Gastrointestinal endoscopes; Vascular catheter tips Bacterial growth - Sterility
Environmental swabs Bacterial organism identification - Carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE); Bacterial organism identification - Extended spectrum β-lactamases (ESBL); Bacterial organism identification - Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA); Bacterial organism identification - Vancomycin resistant Enterococcus (VRE)
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (bacteria) Amniotic fluid; Bacterial isolates; Blood; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Eye swabs; Genital swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Respiratory specimens; Sterile site; Tissues; Urine; Wound swabs Bartonella henselae; Bordetella pertussis; Chlamydia trachomatis serovars L1, L2, L2a or L3 (LGV); Clostridiodes difficile; Haemophilus ducreyi; Klebsiella granulomatis; Mycoplasma genitalium; Mycoplasma pneumoniae; Neisseria gonorrhoeae; Neisseria meningitidis; Streptococcus pneumoniae; Toxoplasma gondii; Treponema pallidum
Bacterial isolates Pan-bacterial 16s
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; Staphylococcus aureus (including MRSA) Panton-Valentine leukcocidin (PVL) gene; Carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE); Vancomycin resistant Enterococci (VRE)
Burkholderia cepacia complex
Bacterial isolates; Blood; Bronchial washings; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Eye swabs; Faeces; Genital swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Respiratory specimens; Sputum; Sterile site; Tissues; Urine; Wound swabs Bartonella henselae; Bordetella pertussis; Chlamydia trachomatis serovars L1, L2, L2a or L3 (LGV); Chlamydophila pneumoniae; Clostridiodes difficile; Haemophilus ducreyi; Klebsiella granulomatis; Legionella longbeachae; Legionella pneumophila; Mycoplasma genitalium; Mycoplasma pneumoniae; Neisseria gonorrhoeae; Neisseria meningitidis; Streptococcus pneumoniae; Toxoplasma gondii; Treponema pallidum
Bacterial isolates; Blood; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Eye swabs; Faeces; Genital swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Respiratory specimens; Sterile site; Tissues; Urine; Wound swabs Bartonella henselae; Bordetella pertussis; Burkholderia cepacia complex; Campylobacter spp.; Chlamydia trachomatis; Chlamydia trachomatis serovars L1, L2, L2a or L3 (LGV); Clostridiodes difficile; Haemophilus ducreyi; Klebsiella granulomatis; Mycoplasma genitalium; Mycoplasma pneumoniae; Neisseria gonorrhoeae; Neisseria meningitidis; Salmonella spp.; Shigella spp.; Streptococcus pneumoniae; Toxoplasma gondii; Treponema pallidum; Vibrio cholerae; Vibrio parahaemolyticus; Yersinia enterocolitica; Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA); Pan-bacterial 16s
Faeces Campylobacter spp.; Salmonella spp.; Shigella spp.; Vibrio cholerae; Vibrio parahaemolyticus; Yersinia enterocolitica
Throat swabs; Urethral swabs; Urine; Vaginal swabs Chlamydia trachomatis; Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (fungi) Bacterial isolates; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Sputum Pneumocystis jirovecii
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (mycobacteria) Ascitic fluid; Bacterial isolates; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Gastrointestinal fluid; General swabs; Lymph node fluid; Paraffin embedded tissue; Pericardial fluid; Peritoneal fluid; Pleural fluid; Respiratory specimens; Sputum; Tissues Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex
Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex
Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex; Mycobacterium rifampicin resistance rpoB
Mycobacterium leprae; Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex; Mycobacterium ulcerans
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (protozoan parasites) Blood Plasmodium falciparum; Plasmodium malariae; Plasmodium ovale; Plasmodium vivax
Faeces Cryptosporidium spp.; Entamoeba histolytica; Giardia intestinalis
Blastocystis spp.; Dientamoeba fragilis
Genital swabs; Urine Trichomonas vaginalis
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Aspirates; Lavage; Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Sputum; Throat swabs; Tissues; Washings Adenovirus; Human metapneumovirus; Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Parainfluenza virus type 1/2/3/4; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV); Rhinovirus
Blood; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Eye swabs; Faeces; Genital swabs; Isolates; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Sterile site; Tissues; Urine Adenovirus; BK virus; Cytomegalovirus (CMV); Enterovirus; Epstein-Barr virus​​​​; Herpes simplex virus (HSV); Human herpes virus type 6 (HHV6); Human parechovirus; John Cunningham virus (JC); Parvovirus B19; Varicella zoster virus (VZV)
Bronchoalveolar lavage; Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Throat swabs Adenovirus group E; Adenovirus group F; Human metapneumovirus; Influenza A virus; Influenza A virus H5; Influenza B virus; Influenza virus H1N1 - Swine; Parainfluenza virus type 1/2/3/4; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
Cadaveric donor; Plasma; Serum Hepatitis B virus (HBV) DNA; Hepatitis C virus (HCV) viral RNA; Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) RNA
Cervical specimen Human papilloma virus (HPV)
Faeces Norovirus
Adenovirus F40; Adenovirus F41; Norovirus; Rotavirus
Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Throat swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal swabs Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV); Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
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)
Nasopharyngeal swabs Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Plasma Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) RNA
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotypes 1-6 and subtypes
Cytomegalovirus (CMV); Hepatitis B virus (HBV) DNA; Hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotypes 1-6 and subtypes
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Microbial genotyping Blood Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) sequencing for drug resistance
Isolates Mycobacterium tuberculosis; Other microbes
Mycobacterium tuberculosis; Other microbes
Drug resistance Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Mycobacterium tuberculosis; Other microbes
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Quantitation of microbial nucleic acids Blood BK viral load; Epstein-Barr virus viral load
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Plasma; Serum Cytomegalovirus (CMV) viral load; Hepatitis B virus (HBV) viral load; Hepatitis C virus (HCV) viral load; Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) RNA viral load
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)
Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Detection and identification of mycobacteria Aspirates; Blood; Bone marrow; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Faeces; General swabs; Other body fluids; Respiratory specimens; Sputum; Tissues; Urine Mycobacteria antibiotic susceptibility
Aspirates; Blood; Bone marrow; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Faeces; Other body fluids; Respiratory specimens; Sputum; Tissues; Urine Mycobacteria identification
Mycobacteria identification
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); General swabs; Other body fluids; Respiratory specimens; Sputum; Urine Mycobacteria identification
Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Tests for cell mediated immunity Blood Latent tuberculosis
Microbiology - Mycology - Detection, isolation and identification of yeasts and fungal elements Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Fluids; General swabs; Hair; Nails; Respiratory swabs; Skin scrapings; Sputum; Tissues; Urine Fungi identification; Yeasts identification
Yeast susceptibility
Fungi identification; Yeasts identification
Fungi identification; Yeasts identification
Fungi identification; Yeasts identification
Yeast susceptibility
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Serum Cryptococcus antigen
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 Blood; Serum Hydatid antibody
Faeces Helicobacter pylori
Plasma; Serum Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) antibody
Hepatitis D virus (HDV)
Bordetella pertussis IgA; Bordetella pertussis IgG
Brucella spp.
Human T-lymphotropic virus type I/II (HTLV-I/II)
Anti-streptolysin O (ASOT)
Hepatitis C virus (HCV)
Human T-lymphotropic virus type I/II (HTLV-I/II); Human immunodeficiency virus type 1/2 (HIV-1/2) 1/2 antibodies
Brucella IgG antibody; Brucella IgM antibody
Hepatitis A virus antibody (anti-HAV) - IgG; Hepatitis A virus antibody (anti-HAV) - IgM; Hepatitis B virus core antibody (anti-HBc) - IgG; Hepatitis B virus core antibody (anti-HBc) - IgM; Hepatitis B virus 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)
Serum Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody
Aspergillus precipitins; Avian precipitins (bird fancier's disease); Farmer's lung precipitins
Parvovirus
Herpes simplex virus (HSV)
Barmah forest virus total antibody; Ross River virus
Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody
Brucella spp.; Salmonella spp.
Bartonella henselae IgG antibody
Leptospira IgM antibody
Human herpes virus type 6 (HHV6) IgM antibody
Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody
Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) IgG phase 1 antibody; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) IgG phase 2 antibody
Dengue virus IgM antibody
Chlamydia spp.
Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) IgM phase 1 antibody; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) IgM phase 2 antibody
Measles IgM antibody; Mumps virus IgM antibody; Varicella zoster virus IgM antibody
Measles IgG antibody; Mumps virus IgG antibody; Varicella zoster virus IgG antibody
Cytomegalovirus (CMV); Cytomegalovirus (CMV) activity index; Epstein-Barr virus nuclear antigen; Hepatitis B virus surface antigen (HBs Ag); Mumps virus; Rubella IgM antibody; Toxoplasma gondii; Varicella zoster virus (VZV)
Rubella IgG antibody; Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody
Entamoeba histolytica
Mycoplasma spp.
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) activity index; Epstein-Barr virus nuclear antigen; Hepatitis B virus surface antigen (HBs Ag); Rubella IgM antibody; Toxoplasma gondii IgM antibody
Fluorescent Treponemal antibody
Schistosoma mansoni; Strongyloides spp.
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; Legionella spp.
Rickettsia spp.
Helicobacter pylori
Streptococcal anti-DNAse B (anti-streptodornase) antibody
Cytomegalovirus (CMV); Rubella IgM antibody; Toxoplasma gondii
Brucella spp.; Campylobacter spp.; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) total antibody; Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Yersinia spp.
Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody
Epstein-Barr virus viral capsid antigen

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Molecular genetics - Assay for defined mutation or polymorphism (including pharmacogenetic testing) - Targeted genes Blood; Dried blood spots Apolipoprotein E genotyping; Factor V Leiden; Nucleic acid analysis for known variants
Molecular genetics - Assay for defined mutation or polymorphism (including pharmacogenetic testing) - Targeted panels for inherited (germline) DNA/RNA changes Blood; Dried blood spots Apolipoprotein E genotyping; Factor V Leiden; Nucleic acid analysis for known variants
Molecular genetics - Bioinformatic analysis DNA sequences; RNA sequences Primary analysis - Conversion of instrument file to FASTQ or FASTA file; Secondary analysis - Alignment and variant calling; Tertiary analysis - Data annotation and interpretation
Molecular genetics - DNA extraction Amniotic fluid; Blood; Body fluids; Buccal swabs; Buffy coat; Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections; Hair; OraCollect; Saliva; Tissues; Urine DNA storage for future analyses; Purified PCR product; Viable DNA; Viable DNA for sequencing
Tissues DNA storage for future analyses; Viable DNA
Molecular genetics - DNA fragment size analysis Blood; Fluorescent-labelled DNA sequencing reaction product; Tissues Fragment size DNA determination
Molecular genetics - DNA sequencing Amniotic fluid; Blood; Extracted DNA; Fluorescent-labelled DNA sequencing reaction product; Purified PCR product; Tissues DNA sequence analysis; DNA sequencing reaction purification step; Sequenced DNA; Sequenced DNA by Sanger sequencing
Molecular genetics - Estimation of risk of inheritance of an unknown mutation (Bayesian and linkage calculations) Amniotic fluid; Blood; Chorionic villus Cystic fibrosis; Estimation of risk; Uniparental disomy
Molecular genetics - Genetic testing for chimerism and mosaic gene variants (cancer and somatic mosaicism) - Targeted genes Aspirates; Blood; Bone marrow; Dried blood spots; Fluids; Sputum; Tissues Blood borne tumours; Chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML); Ewings sarcoma; Nucleic acid analysis for known variants; Nucleic acid analysis for specific variants; Quantitative calculation of p210 positive BCR/ABL1 transcripts; Solid tumours
Tissues Nucleic acid analysis for specific variants
Molecular genetics - Genetic testing for chimerism and mosaic gene variants (cancer and somatic mosaicism) - Targeted panels for non-inherited (somatic) DNA/RNA changes Aspirates; Blood; Bone marrow; Dried blood spots; Fluids; Fresh tissue; Sputum; Tissues Blood borne tumours; Chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML); Ewings sarcoma; Quantitative calculation of p210 positive BCR/ABL1 transcripts; Solid tumours
Molecular genetics - Genetic testing for chimerism and mosaic gene variants (cancer and somatic mosaicism) - Whole exome sequencing for non-inherited (somatic) DNA/RNA changes Blood; Bone marrow; Tissues Solid tumours
Molecular genetics - Heterozygous loci determinations Amniotic fluid; Blood; Bone marrow; Chorionic villus; Fluids; Tissues Blood borne tumours; Cystic fibrosis; Deafness panel; Duchenne-Becker muscular dystrophy; Nucleic acid analysis for specific variants
Molecular genetics - Investigation of constitutional genetic variants - Carrier testing - Targeted genes Amniotic fluid; Blood; Chorionic villus; Saliva; Tissues Angelman syndrome; Breast cancer; Cystic fibrosis; Deafness; Dentatorubral-pallidoluysian atrophy (Naito-Oyanagi disease); Duchenne-Becker muscular dystrophy; Fragile X; Friedreich's ataxia (FRDA, FA); Galactosemia; Haemophilia A; Hereditary colorectal cancer; Hereditary non-syndromic deafness; Huntington's disease; Hyperparathyroidism-2; Inherited cancer syndromes; Kennedy's disease (spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy); Laminopathies; Medium chain acyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase (MCAD); Mitochondrial disorders - Mito, MELAS, MERRF, mtDNA, POLG, Alpers, Leigh disease (LHON), NARP, Kearns-Sayre, MIRAS, CPEO; Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1); Myotonic dystrophy; Prader-Willi syndrome; Spinocerebellar ataxia; α-Thalassaemia; α1-Antitrypsin; β-Thalassaemia
Amniotic fluid; Chorionic villus Fragile X
Blood Fragile X
Molecular genetics - Investigation of constitutional genetic variants - Carrier testing - Targeted panels for inherited (germline) DNA/RNA changes Amniotic fluid; Blood; Chorionic villus; Dried blood spots; Saliva; Tissues Angelman syndrome; Breast cancer; Cystic fibrosis; Deafness; Dentatorubral-pallidoluysian atrophy (Naito-Oyanagi disease); Duchenne-Becker muscular dystrophy; Fragile X; Friedreich's ataxia (FRDA, FA); Galactosemia; Gaucher disease; Glutaric acidemia; Haemophilia A; Hereditary non-syndromic deafness; Huntington's disease; Hyperparathyroidism-2; Inherited cancer syndromes; Kennedy's disease (spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy); Medical exome; Medium chain acyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase (MCAD); Mitochondrial disorders - Mito, MELAS, MERRF, mtDNA, POLG, Alpers, Leigh disease (LHON), NARP, Kearns-Sayre, MIRAS, CPEO; Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1); Myotonic dystrophy; Nucleic acid analysis for unknown variants; Paragangliomas; Prader-Willi syndrome; Spinocerebellar ataxia; α-Thalassaemia; α1-Antitrypsin; β-Thalassaemia
Amniotic fluid; Chorionic villus Fragile X
Blood Breast cancer; Hereditary colorectal cancer; Hereditary diffuse gastric cancer; Hereditary pancreatitis; Inherited cancer syndromes
Fragile X
Molecular genetics - Investigation of constitutional genetic variants - Carrier testing - Whole exome sequencing studies for inherited (germline) DNA/RNA changes Blood; Extracted DNA Duchenne-Becker muscular dystrophy; Inherited disorders; Severe combined immunodeficiency disease (SCID)
Molecular genetics - Investigation of constitutional genetic variants - Carrier testing - Whole genome sequencing studies for inherited (germline) DNA/RNA changes Blood; Extracted DNA Paediatric monogenic rare disorders
Molecular genetics - Investigation of constitutional genetic variants - Diagnostic testing - Targeted genes Amniotic fluid; Blood; Chorionic villus; Dried blood spots; Saliva; Tissues Angelman syndrome; Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome; Blood borne tumours; Breast cancer; Cystic fibrosis; Deafness; Dentatorubral-pallidoluysian atrophy (Naito-Oyanagi disease); Duchenne-Becker muscular dystrophy; Fragile X; Friedreich's ataxia (FRDA, FA); Galactosemia; Haemophilia A; Hereditary non-syndromic deafness; Huntington's disease; Hyperparathyroidism-2; Inherited cancer syndromes; Kennedy's disease (spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy); Laminopathies; Mitochondrial disorders - Mito, MELAS, MERRF, mtDNA, POLG, Alpers, Leigh disease (LHON), NARP, Kearns-Sayre, MIRAS, CPEO; Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1); Myotonic dystrophy; Prader-Willi syndrome; Spinocerebellar ataxia; α-Thalassaemia; α1-Antitrypsin; β-Thalassaemia
Amniotic fluid; Chorionic villus Fragile X
Blood Fragile X
Molecular genetics - Investigation of constitutional genetic variants - Diagnostic testing - Targeted panels for inherited (germline) DNA/RNA changes Amniotic fluid; Blood; Chorionic villus; Dried blood spots; Saliva; Tissues Angelman syndrome; Breast cancer; Cystic fibrosis; Deafness; Dentatorubral-pallidoluysian atrophy (Naito-Oyanagi disease); Duchenne-Becker muscular dystrophy; Fragile X; Friedreich's ataxia (FRDA, FA); Galactosemia; Haemophilia A; Hereditary non-syndromic deafness; Huntington's disease; Hyperparathyroidism-2; Inherited cancer syndromes; Kennedy's disease (spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy); Laminopathies; Medium chain acyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase (MCAD); Mitochondrial disorders - Mito, MELAS, MERRF, mtDNA, POLG, Alpers, Leigh disease (LHON), NARP, Kearns-Sayre, MIRAS, CPEO; Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1); Myotonic dystrophy; Nucleic acid analysis for unknown variants; Prader-Willi syndrome; Spinocerebellar ataxia; α-Thalassaemia; α1-Antitrypsin; β-Thalassaemia
Amniotic fluid; Chorionic villus Fragile X
Blood Fragile X
Breast cancer; Hereditary colorectal cancer; Hereditary diffuse gastric cancer; Hereditary pancreatitis; Inherited cancer syndromes
Molecular genetics - Mitochondrial investigation for heteroplasmy of constitutional genetic abnormalities - Diagnostic testing Blood; Dried blood spots; Liver; Muscle; Saliva; Urine Mitochondrial DNA analysis for specific or unknown variants
Molecular genetics - Mitochondrial investigation for heteroplasmy of constitutional genetic variants - Carrier testing Blood; Dried blood spots; Liver; Muscle; Saliva; Urine Mitochondrial DNA analysis for specific or known variants
Molecular genetics - Mitochondrial investigation of constitutional genetic variants - Diagnostic testing Blood; Dried blood spots Nucleic acid analysis for specific variants
Molecular genetics - Predictive genetic testing Blood BRCA mutation screening; BRCA presymptomatic testing; Nucleic acid analysis for specific variants (other than BRCA)
Molecular genetics - Predictive genetic testing - Targeted genes Amniotic fluid; Blood; Chorionic villus; Dried blood spots; Saliva; Tissues Angelman syndrome; Breast cancer; Dentatorubral-pallidoluysian atrophy (Naito-Oyanagi disease); Duchenne-Becker muscular dystrophy; Fragile X; Galactosemia; Haemophilia A; Haemophilia B; Huntington's disease; Kennedy's disease (spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy); Laminopathies; Medium chain acyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase (MCAD) deficiency; Mitochondrial disorders - Mito, MELAS, MERRF, mtDNA, POLG, Alpers, Leigh disease (LHON), NARP, Kearns-Sayre, MIRAS, CPEO; Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1); Myotonic dystrophy; Prader-Willi syndrome; Spinocerebellar ataxia; α-Thalassaemia; α1-Antitrypsin; β-Thalassaemia
Amniotic fluid; Chorionic villus Fragile X
Blood Fragile X
Molecular genetics - Predictive genetic testing - Targeted panels for inherited (germline) DNA/RNA changes Amniotic fluid; Blood; Chorionic villus; Dried blood spots; Saliva; Tissues Angelman syndrome; Breast cancer; Dentatorubral-pallidoluysian atrophy (Naito-Oyanagi disease); Duchenne-Becker muscular dystrophy; Fragile X; Galactosemia; Kennedy's disease (spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy); Laminopathies; Medium chain acyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase (MCAD) deficiency; Mitochondrial disorders - Mito, MELAS, MERRF, mtDNA, POLG, Alpers, Leigh disease (LHON), NARP, Kearns-Sayre, MIRAS, CPEO; Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1); Myotonic dystrophy; Prader-Willi syndrome; Spinocerebellar ataxia; α-Thalassaemia; α1-Antitrypsin; β-Thalassaemia
Amniotic fluid; Chorionic villus Fragile X
Blood Fragile X
Molecular genetics - Predictive genetic testing - Whole genome sequencing studies for inherited (germline) DNA/RNA changes Blood; Extracted DNA Paediatric monogenic rare disorders
Molecular genetics - Predictive mitochondrial genetic testing Amniotic fluid; Blood; Chorionic villus; Dried blood spots; Muscle; Saliva Mitochondrial DNA analysis for specific or known variants
Molecular genetics - RNA extraction Amniotic fluid; Blood; Buffy coat; Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections; OraCollect; Saliva; Tissues Purified PCR product; RNA storage for future analyses; Viable RNA; Viable RNA for sequencing
Molecular genetics - RNA sequencing Extracted RNA Sequenced RNA; Sequenced RNA by Sanger sequencing
Molecular genetics - Screening for an unknown mutation - Targeted panels for non-inherited (somatic) DNA/RNA changes Blood Quantitative calculation of p210 positive BCR/ABL1 transcripts
Blood; Dried blood spots Blood borne tumours; Nucleic acid analysis for unknown variants; Quantitative calculation of p210 positive BCR/ABL1 transcripts; Solid tumours
Molecular genetics - Screening for an unknown mutation - Targeted genes Amniotic fluid; Blood; Chorionic villus; Dried blood spots Angelman syndrome; Blood borne tumours; Breast cancer; Cystic fibrosis; Dentatorubral-pallidoluysian atrophy (Naito-Oyanagi disease); Duchenne-Becker muscular dystrophy; Fragile X; Friedreich's ataxia (FRDA, FA); Galactosemia; Hereditary non-syndromic deafness; Huntington's disease; Kennedy's disease (spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy); Laminopathies; Mitochondrial disorders - Mito, MELAS, MERRF, mtDNA, POLG, Alpers, Leigh disease (LHON), NARP, Kearns-Sayre, MIRAS, CPEO; Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1); Myotonic dystrophy; Nucleic acid analysis for unknown variants; Prader-Willi syndrome; Solid tumours; Spinocerebellar ataxia
Amniotic fluid; Chorionic villus Fragile X
Blood Fragile X
Molecular genetics - Screening for an unknown mutation - Targeted panels for inherited (germline) DNA/RNA changes Amniotic fluid; Blood; Chorionic villus Angelman syndrome; Breast cancer; Cystic fibrosis; Dentatorubral-pallidoluysian atrophy (Naito-Oyanagi disease); Duchenne-Becker muscular dystrophy; Fragile X; Friedreich's ataxia (FRDA, FA); Galactosemia; Hereditary non-syndromic deafness; Kennedy's disease (spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy); Laminopathies; Mitochondrial disorders - Mito, MELAS, MERRF, mtDNA, POLG, Alpers, Leigh disease (LHON), NARP, Kearns-Sayre, MIRAS, CPEO; Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1); Myotonic dystrophy; Nucleic acid analysis for unknown variants; Prader-Willi syndrome; Spinocerebellar ataxia
Amniotic fluid; Chorionic villus Fragile X
Blood Fragile X
Molecular genetics - Screening for an unknown mutation - Whole exome sequencing for non-inherited (somatic) DNA/RNA changes Blood; Bone marrow; Fresh tissue Solid tumours
Molecular genetics - Screening for an unknown mutation - Whole exome sequencing studies for inherited (germline) DNA/RNA changes Blood; Extracted DNA Duchenne-Becker muscular dystrophy; Inherited disorders; Severe combined immunodeficiency disease (SCID)
Molecular genetics - Screening for an unknown mutation - Whole genome sequencing studies for inherited (germline) DNA/RNA changes Blood; Extracted DNA Paediatric monogenic rare disorders

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Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Blood International normalised ratio (INR); Prothrombin time (PT)
Haematology - Limited blood examination Blood Haemoglobin (Hb)

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Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Base excess; Bicarbonate; Calcium - Ionised; Glucose; Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Oxygen saturation (sO2); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); pH

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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 Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; 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 - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH
Base excess; Bicarbonate; Calcium - Ionised; Glucose; Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); pH

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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 Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Blood Kaolin clotting time

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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 Base excess; Bicarbonate; Calcium - Ionised; Glucose; Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Oxygen saturation (sO2); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); pH

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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 Bilirubin - Total; Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Glucose; 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 - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Base excess; Bicarbonate; Calcium - Ionised; Glucose; Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Oxygen saturation (sO2); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); pH

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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; Calcium - Ionised; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); Urea nitrogen

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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 Glucose

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

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Immunohaematology - Blood group antibody detection Blood Other blood group systems; Rh phenotypes
Immunohaematology - Blood grouping Blood; Cord blood ABO; RhD
Immunohaematology - Determination of compatibility of blood donor units Blood Examination for blood group antibodies; Group checks of patient and donor; Identification of detected antibodies
Blood; Cord blood Direct antiglobulin test (DAT, direct Coombs test)
Immunohaematology - Identification and quantitation of blood group antibodies Blood Antibody titration
Red blood cell phenotyping
Other blood group antibodies; Rh
Antibody elution
Immunohaematology - Investigation of blood transfusion reactions Blood products Antibodies
Immunohaematology - Issue and release of blood and blood product for transfusion Blood; Cryoprecipitate; Fresh frozen plasma (FFP); Platelets Issue and release of blood and blood products for transfusion
Immunohaematology - Storage and distribution of blood and blood components Blood; Blood products Issue and release of blood and blood products for transfusion

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