Pathology Queensland

Site

Gold Coast Uni Laboratory

Accreditation No.

2639

Site No.

5277

Date of Accreditation

30 May 1995

Address

Level 2, Block E, Gold Coast Uni Hospital, 1 Hospital Boulevard
Southport, QLD 4215
Australia

health.qld.gov.au

Contact

Ms Lara Keller P: +61 (07) 56876705

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

GY (General)

Scope of Accreditation

Gold Coast Uni Laboratory

ISO 15189 (2012)

  • This facility complies with the relevant National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council (NPAAC) requirements.

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

30 Jun 2028

Last Activity Date

26 Apr 2023

Service Product Determinant
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 - 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
Detection of antigenic targets - Various
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Mortuary facilities Body; Body parts Assessment - Level 2 mortuary
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Non-coronial autopsy services Body; Body parts Autopsy service and reporting
Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals Plasma; Serum Ethanol; Paracetamol (acetaminophen); Salicylate
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Plasma; Serum Carbamazepine; Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin); Phenytoin (dilantin); Theophylline; Tobramycin; Valproate (valproic acid, epilim); Vancomycin
Digoxin
Serum Lithium
Chemical pathology - Determination of hormones and hormone binding proteins (other than thyroid function tests) Plasma; Serum Parathyroid hormone (PTH)
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Ascitic fluid; Pleural fluid B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP)
Blood; Plasma Troponin I
Plasma B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP)
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 Haptoglobins
Chemical pathology - Haem related pigments and precursors (excluding porphyria) Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Bilirubin; Oxyhaemoglobin
Plasma Haemoglobin (Hb)
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Ascitic fluid; Pleural fluid Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Aspartate aminotransferase; Bilirubin - Total; Calcium - Total; Chloride; Cholesterol - Total; Glucose; Lactate; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Glucose; Lactate; Protein - Total
Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH)
Other body fluids; Plasma; Serum; Urine Osmolality
Other body fluids; Urine pH
Peritoneal dialysis fluid Calcium - Total; Chloride; Cholesterol - Total; Creatinine; Glucose; Lipase; Magnesium; Potassium; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urea
Plasma Ammonia; Lactate
Plasma; Serum Chloride; Potassium; Sodium
Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Aspartate aminotransferase; Bicarbonate; Bilirubin - Any fractions; Bilirubin - Total; C-reactive protein (CRP); Calcium - Total; Cholesterol - Total; Creatine kinase; Creatinine; Glucose; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Phosphate; Protein - Total; Triglycerides; Urate; Urea; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Pleural fluid pH
Urine Chloride; Potassium; Sodium
Ammonia; Bicarbonate
Albumin; Amylase; Calcium - Total; Creatinine; Glucose; Magnesium; Phosphate; Protein - Total; Urate; Urea
Chemical pathology - Investigation of porphyria Urine Porphobilinogen (PBG) screen
Chemical pathology - Iron studies Plasma; Serum Ferritin; Iron; Transferrin
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Anion gap; Base excess; Bicarbonate; 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; p50; 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; Histological examination
Haematology - Examination of blood films by special staining Blood Malaria
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Morphology
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; Red blood cell index or indices
Reticulocytes
Differential number; Morphology
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Plasma Echis test
Heparin induced thrombotic thrombocytopenia (HITT)
Anti-Xa - Apixaban; Anti-Xa - Rivaroxaban; Anti-Xa activity; Anti-thrombin III; D-dimer; Factor VIII; Heparin assay
Clauss fibrinogen; Fibrinogen; International normalised ratio (INR); Prothrombin time (PT)
APTT heparin neutralisation; Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); Mixing studies - APTT; Thrombin time (TT)
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; 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
Antibody elution
Red blood cell phenotyping
Cord blood Direct antiglobulin test (DAT, direct Coombs test)
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; Cryoprecipitate; Fresh frozen plasma (FFP); Platelets Issue and release of blood and blood products for transfusion
Immunopathology - Characterisation of leucocyte surface antigens (including immunophenotyping) Aspirates; Blood; Bone marrow; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Disaggregated tissues specimen; Fluids; Lavage Assessment of lymphoid cell populations; Assessment of myeloid cell populations; CD10; CD103; CD117; CD11b; CD11c; CD13; CD138; CD14; CD15; CD16; CD19; CD1a; CD2; CD20; CD200; CD22; CD23; CD235a; CD25; CD3; CD30; CD33; CD34; CD38; CD4; CD45; CD5; CD56; CD64; CD7; CD79a; CD8; FMC7; HLA-DR antigen; Kappa light chains; Lambda light chains; Myeloperoxidase; T-cell receptor aβ (TCRab); T-cell receptor γδ (TCRgd); Terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase (TdT)
Blood Assessment of lymphoid cell populations; Assessment of myeloid cell populations
Blood; Haemopoietic progenitor cells CD34
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Diagnosis of pregnancy Serum; Urine 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 - Bacteriology - Detection and identification of crystalline material Synovial fluid Crystal detection and identification
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Aspirates; Fluids; Stem cells Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Bacterial isolates Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Pathogenic identification
Blood Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Fluids; General swabs; Operative specimens; Respiratory specimens; Tissues Bacteria; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Fluids; General swabs; Operative specimens; Respiratory specimens; Tissues; Urine Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Urine Streptococcus pneumoniae antigen
Faeces Clostridioides difficile toxin
Urine Bacteria; Casts; Crystals; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC); Red blood cell morphology
Legionella antigen
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria for epidemiological infection control surveillance Faeces Extended spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBL); Vancomycin resistant Enterococci (VRE)
Microbiology - Environmental investigations and/or infection control Blood transfusion bags Bacterial growth - Sterility
Blood transfusion bags; Bronchoscopes; Environmental swabs; Gastrointestinal endoscopes; Vascular catheter tips Bacterial organism identification - Acinetobacter; Bacterial organism identification - Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA); Bacterial organism identification - Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE)
Blood transfusion bags; Bronchoscopes; Gastrointestinal endoscopes; Vascular catheter tips Bacterial growth - Sterility
Environmental swabs; Spore strips Bacterial growth - Sterility
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Aspirates; Bronchial washings; Lavage; Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Oropharyngeal swabs; Washings Adenovirus; Human metapneumovirus; Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Parainfluenza virus type 1/2/3/4; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV); Rhinovirus
Faeces Norovirus
Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2, COVID)
Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV); Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2, COVID)
Nasopharyngeal swabs Adenovirus; Human metapneumovirus; Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Parainfluenza virus type 1/2/3/4; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV); Rhinovirus
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2, COVID)
Microbiology - Mycology - Detection, isolation and/or identification of yeasts and/or fungal elements Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Fluids; General swabs; Operative specimens; Respiratory specimens; Tissues; Urine Fungi isolation; Yeast isolation
Fungi detection; Yeast detection
Isolates Yeast susceptibility
Fungi identification; Yeasts identification
Fungi identification; Yeasts identification
Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasites Blood Malaria
Urine Trichomonad
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Blood; Plasma Infectious mononucleosis
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

ISO 15189 (2022)

  • This facility complies with the relevant National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council (NPAAC) requirements.

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

30 Jun 2028

Last Activity Date

26 Apr 2023

Service Product Determinant
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (bacteria) Bacterial isolates Van A/B
Emergency Department

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

30 Jun 2028

Last Activity Date

26 Apr 2023

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Anion gap; Base excess; Bicarbonate; 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; p50; pH
Intensive Care Unit

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

30 Jun 2028

Last Activity Date

26 Apr 2023

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Anion gap; Base excess; Bicarbonate; 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; p50; pH
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

30 Jun 2028

Last Activity Date

26 Apr 2023

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Anion gap; Base excess; Bicarbonate; 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; p50; pH
Operating Theatre

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

30 Jun 2028

Last Activity Date

26 Apr 2023

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Anion gap; Base excess; Bicarbonate; 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; p50; pH

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