Austin Pathology

Site

Echuca Laboratory

Accreditation No.

2741

Site No.

25083

Date of Accreditation

16 Jun 2021

Address

Echuca Regional Health, 231 Leichardt Street
Echuca, VIC 3564
Australia

austinpathology.org.au

Contact

Ms Emma Mackay P: +61 (03) 94966859

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

B (Branch)

Scope of Accreditation

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals Blood; Swabs; Urine Snake venom detection
Plasma; Serum Ethanol
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Plasma; Serum Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin); Lithium; Paracetamol (acetaminophen)
Digoxin
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 - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Plasma; Serum Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Amylase; Aspartate transaminase; Bicarbonate; Bilirubin - Any fractions; Bilirubin - Total; C-reactive protein (CRP); Calcium - Total; Chloride; Cholesterol - Total; Creatine kinase; Creatinine; Glucose; HDL - Quantitation; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urea; Uric acid; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Urine Albumin; Chloride; Creatinine; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium
Chemical pathology - Iron studies Serum Ferritin
Iron; Transferrin
Chemical pathology - Tests for thyroid function Plasma; Serum Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH)
Haematology - Full blood examination Blood Differential number; Erythrocyte count (red blood cell count, RBCC); Haemoglobin (Hb); Leucocyte count (white blood cell count, WBCC); Morphology; Platelet count; Reticulocytes
Differential number; Morphology
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); Prothrombin time (PT)
Haematology - Limited blood examination Blood Erythrocyte (RBC) sedimentation rate (ESR)
Immunohaematology - Blood group antibody detection Blood; Plasma Other blood group systems; Rh phenotypes
Immunohaematology - Blood grouping Blood; Cord 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 Other blood group antibodies; Rh
Immunohaematology - Investigation of blood transfusion reactions Blood; Blood products; Plasma Antibodies; Group checks of patient and donor; Identification of detected antibodies
Immunohaematology - Issue and release of blood and blood product for transfusion Blood; Cryoprecipitate; Platelets Issue and release of blood and blood products for transfusion
Immunohaematology - Storage and distribution of blood and blood components Blood; Cryoprecipitate; Platelets 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 Serum Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) - Quantitative total
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Blood Infectious mononucleosis

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