Capital Pathology

Site

Deakin Laboratory

Accreditation No.

3448

Site No.

3441

Date of Accreditation

30 May 1995

Address

Building 4 Ground Floor, Equinox Business Park, 70 Kent St
Deakin, ACT 2600
Australia

capitalpath.com.au

Contact

Mrs Stacey Hunter P: +61 (02) 62859882

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

GX (General)

Scope of Accreditation

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

25 Feb 2022

Last Activity Date

02 Apr 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 - Gynaecological (non-cervical) cytological investigation for abnormalities, precancerous or cancerous changes or conditions Liquid based cytology specimens from cervix; Vaginal 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 Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Other body fluids; Sputum; Urine; Washings or brushings from other sites Cytological examination; Review and reporting of cytology samples
Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - 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 - Examination of biopsy material Formalin fixed tissue; Fresh tissue Review and reporting of biopsy material to identify or exclude morphological abnormalities
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Gene probes using paraffin in-situ hybridisation techniques (chromogenic/silver) Formalin fixed paraffin embedded 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
Chemical pathology - Analysis of calculus Calculi; Renal calculi Ammonium; Calcium; Cystine; Magnesium; Oxalate; Phosphate; Uric acid
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Plasma; Serum Digoxin
Ethanol; Lithium; Paracetamol (acetaminophen)
Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin); Vancomycin
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of tumour markers Plasma; Serum CA125 antigen (CA125); CA19-9 antigen (CA19-9); Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA); Prostate specific antigen (PSA); Prostate specific antigen (PSA) fractions and derived index
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 Cortisol
Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS); Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH); Insulin; Luteinising hormone (LH); Macroprolactin; Oestradiol; Parathyroid hormone (PTH); Progesterone; Prolactin; Sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG); Testosterone; α-Fetoprotein (AFP)
Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus Blood Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)
Plasma; Serum Fructosamine
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Plasma; Serum Creatine kinase MB (CKMB); Troponin
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of lipid profiles for diagnosis of types III and IV hyperlipidaemia Plasma; Serum HDL - Quantitation
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Plasma; Serum Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Ammonia; Amylase; Aspartate aminotransferase; 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; Urate; Urea; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Serum; Urine Osmolality
Urine Amylase; Calcium - Total; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Magnesium; Microalbumin; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Urate; Urea
Chemical pathology - Investigation for folate deficiency Blood; Plasma; Serum Folate; Red blood cell folate
Chemical pathology - Investigation of malabsorption Faeces Reducing substances
Chemical pathology - Iron studies Plasma; Serum Ferritin; Iron; Transferrin
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of precursor and intermediary metabolites Plasma; Serum Amino acids; Homocysteine
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamin B markers Plasma; Serum Holotranscobalamin (active vitamin B12)
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamins Plasma; Serum 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D
Cobalamin (vitamin B12)
Chemical pathology - Tests for thyroid function Plasma; Serum Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH); Thyroxine (T4) - Free; Triiodothyronine (T3) - Free
Clinical governance - Level 2 - Designated person assessment Not applicable Not applicable
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 Detection and quantitation of foetal red cell antigens
Haematology - Full blood examination Blood Differential number; Erythrocyte count (red blood cell count, RBCC); Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Leucocyte count (white blood cell count, WBCC); Platelet count; Reticulocytes
Morphology
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Plasma Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); D-dimer; Fibrinogen; Prothrombin time (PT); Thrombin time (TT)
Haematology - Limited blood examination Blood Erythrocyte (RBC) sedimentation rate (ESR)
Immunohaematology - Blood group antibody detection Blood; Serum Other blood group systems; Rh phenotypes
Immunohaematology - Blood grouping Blood; Serum 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; Serum Antibody titration; Other blood group antibodies; Red blood cell phenotyping; 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 products Issue and release of blood and blood products for transfusion
Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodies Other body fluids; Plasma; Serum Rheumatoid factor
Plasma; Serum Anti-thyroglobulin antibodies (Tg); Anti-thyroid peroxidase antibodies (TPO)
Serum Anti-nuclear antibodies (ANA)
Immunopathology - Quantitation of complement proteins Plasma; Serum Complement components C3 and C4
Immunopathology - Quantitative and/or qualitative investigation of proteins Plasma; Serum Cryoglobulins
Serum; Urine Albumin; α1-Globulin; α2-Globulin; β-Globulin; γ-Globulin
Immunopathology - Quantitative investigations of immunoglobulins and immunoglobulins subclasses Plasma; Serum Total immunoglobulin A; Total immunoglobulin G; Total immunoglobulin M
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Diagnosis of pregnancy 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
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Semen analysis (other than post vasectomy) Semen Morphology; Motility; Sperm number
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Blood Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Faeces; General swabs; Sputum; Synovial fluid; Urine Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Bacteria; Pathogenic identification; Pathogenic microorganisms
Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); General swabs; Sputum; Synovial fluid; Urine Bacteria; Casts; Crystals; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Urine Bacteria; Casts; Crystals; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC); Proteins; pH
Microbiology - Environmental investigations and/or infection control Blood transfusion bags; Gastrointestinal endoscopes; Vascular catheter tips Bacterial growth - Sterility
Bacterial growth - Sterility
Environmental swabs Bacterial organism identification - Acinetobacter; Bacterial organism identification - Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA); Bacterial organism identification - Vancomycin resistant Enterococcus (VRE)
Bacterial organism identification - Acinetobacter; 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) Dry swabs; Urine Chlamydia trachomatis; Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Faeces Clostridiodes difficile
General swabs; Wound swabs Staphylococcus aureus (including MRSA) Panton-Valentine leukcocidin (PVL) gene
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (protozoan parasites) Blood Plasmodium falciparum; Plasmodium knowlesi; Plasmodium malariae; Plasmodium ovale curtisi; Plasmodium ovale wallikeri; Plasmodium vivax
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Bronchoalveolar lavage; Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal and throat swab; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Sputum Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Dry swabs; Liquid based cytology specimens Human papilloma virus (HPV)
General swabs; Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal swabs Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
Nasal aspirates/washes; Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Throat swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Nasal aspirates/washes; Nasopharyngeal swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal and throat swab; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Sputum; Throat swabs; Throat wash Adenovirus; Human metapneumovirus; Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Parainfluenza virus type 1/2/3/4; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV); Rhinovirus
Microbiology - Mycology - Detection, isolation and identification of yeasts and fungal elements Nails; Skin scrapings Fungi identification; Yeasts identification
Fungi identification; Yeasts identification
Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasites Blood Malaria
Faeces Cysts; Ova; Parasites
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Plasma; Serum Epstein-Barr virus nuclear antigen; Epstein-Barr virus viral capsid antigen; Epstein-Barr virus viral capsid antigen IgM antibody
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) IgG avidity; Cytomegalovirus antibody (anti-CMV) IgM; Hepatitis A virus antibody (anti-HAV) - IgM; Hepatitis B virus core antibody (anti-HBc) - IgM; Hepatitis B virus core antibody (anti-HBc) - Total; Hepatitis B virus envelope antibody (anti-HBe); Hepatitis B virus envelope antigen (HBe Ag); Hepatitis B virus surface antibody (anti-HBs); Hepatitis B virus surface antigen (HBs Ag); Hepatitis C virus (HCV); Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV); Rubella IgG antibody; Rubella IgM antibody; Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody; Toxoplasma gondii; Toxoplasma gondii IgG antibody; Toxoplasma gondii IgM antibody
Serum Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) IgG antibody; Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) IgM antibody
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) IgG antibody
Hepatitis A virus (HAV)
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) antibody
Infectious mononucleosis
Microbiology - Virology - Detection of pathogenic viruses Faeces Norovirus
Adenovirus; Rotavirus
Pre-examination processes Pre-analytics Not applicable

ISO 15189 (2012)

Legal

Medicare expiry date

25 Feb 2022

Last Activity Date

02 Apr 2021

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Medico legal drug testing AS/NZS 4308, section 2 Specimen collection, storage, handling and dispatch Urine Colour; Creatinine; Temperature; pH

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