Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine


Forensic Pathology Services

Accreditation No.


Site No.


Date of Accreditation

02 Jan 1992


65 Kavanagh Street
Southbank, VIC 3006



Services conditionally available to external clients


Not Applicable

Scope of Accreditation

Forensic Pathology Services

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Service Product Determinant
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Coronial autopsy services Body; Body parts Autopsy service and reporting
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Examination of biopsy material Formalin fixed tissue Review and reporting of biopsy material to identify or exclude morphological abnormalities
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Immediate frozen section diagnosis Fresh tissue Intra-operative consultation and examination of biopsy material
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Immunohistochemical investigation Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues Detection of antigenic targets - Various
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Mortuary facilities Body; Body parts Assessment - Level 3 mortuary
Legal management - Forensic operations module Materials defined by all or some for which the site is accredited Case record review; Chain of custody; Control of records; Court testimony monitoring; Sample/evidence integrity; Security and access
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Aspirates; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Plasma; Urine Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms

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