Monash Pathology

Site

Dandenong Laboratory

Accreditation No.

2762

Site No.

2763

Date of Accreditation

08 Dec 1989

Address

Dandenong Hospital, 135 David Street
Dandenong, VIC 3175
Australia

monashhealth.org

Contact

Mrs Kristy De George P: +61 (03) 95943479

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

B (Branch)

Scope of Accreditation

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

27 Sep 2023

Last Activity Date

25 Nov 2019

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals Other body fluids Snake venom detection
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Plasma; Serum Digoxin
Carbamazepine; Ethanol; Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin); Lithium; Paracetamol (acetaminophen); Phenytoin (dilantin); Valproate (valproic acid, epilim); Vancomycin
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Plasma; Serum Troponin I
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of lipid profiles for diagnosis of types III and IV hyperlipidaemia Plasma; Serum HDL - Quantitation
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of renal and/or hepatic function Plasma; Serum Uric acid
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Blood Ketones
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Bilirubin - Total
Other body fluids Creatinine; Urea
Other body fluids; Pleural fluid Albumin; Glucose; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Protein - Total
Other body fluids; Urine pH
Plasma; Serum Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Ammonia; Bicarbonate; Bilirubin - Any fractions; Bilirubin - Total; C-reactive protein (CRP); Calcium - Total; Chloride; Cholesterol - Total; Creatine kinase; Creatinine; Glucose; Lactate; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urea; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Serum; Urine Osmolality
Urine Calcium - Total; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Urate; Urea
Chemical pathology - Iron studies Plasma; Serum Ferritin; Iron; Transferrin
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); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH
Chemical pathology - Tests for thyroid function Plasma; Serum Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH); Thyroxine (T4) - Free
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 - Examination of blood films by special staining Blood Malaria
Haematology - Foetal haemoglobin in maternal circulation Blood Presence of foetal red blood 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; Reticulocytes
Differential number; Morphology; Platelet count; Reticulocytes
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Plasma Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); D-dimer; Fibrinogen; International normalised ratio (INR)
Haematology - Investigation of haemolysis Blood Cold agglutinins
Haematology - Limited blood examination Blood Erythrocyte (RBC) sedimentation rate (ESR)
Immunohaematology - Blood group antibody detection Blood Other blood group systems; Rh phenotypes
Immunohaematology - Blood grouping Blood ABO; RhD
Immunohaematology - Determination of compatibility of blood donor units Blood Direct antiglobulin test (DAT, direct Coombs test); Examination for blood group antibodies; Group checks of patient and donor; Identification of detected antibodies
Immunohaematology - Identification and quantitation of blood group antibodies Blood Donath-Landsteiner antibody
Antibody elution; Other blood group antibodies; Red blood cell phenotyping; Rh
Immunohaematology - Investigation of blood transfusion reactions Blood products Antibodies
Immunohaematology - Issue and release of blood and blood product for transfusion Blood Issue and release of blood and blood products for transfusion
Immunohaematology - Storage and distribution of blood and blood components Blood Issue and release of blood and blood products for transfusion
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Diagnosis or follow up of threatened abortion and/or diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy Plasma; Serum Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) - Quantitative total
Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasites Blood Malaria
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Blood Infectious mononucleosis

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

27 Sep 2023

Last Activity Date

25 Nov 2019

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

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

27 Sep 2023

Last Activity Date

25 Nov 2019

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Blood Troponin
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Bicarbonate; Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

27 Sep 2023

Last Activity Date

25 Nov 2019

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Bicarbonate; Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

27 Sep 2023

Last Activity Date

25 Nov 2019

Service Product Determinant
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Blood International normalised ratio (INR)
Haematology - Limited blood examination Blood Haemoglobin (Hb)

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

27 Sep 2023

Last Activity Date

25 Nov 2019

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitusAnalyser shared between Paediatric Diabetic Clinic and Young Adults Diabetic Clinic Blood Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

27 Sep 2023

Last Activity Date

25 Nov 2019

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitusAnalyser shared between Paediatric Diabetic Clinic and Young Adults Diabetic Clinic Blood Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)

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