Pathology Queensland

Site

Ipswich Hospital Laboratory

Accreditation No.

2639

Site No.

2460

Date of Accreditation

14 Sep 1988

Address

5 Chelmsford Avenue
Ipswich, QLD 4305
Australia

health.qld.gov.au

Contact

Ms Leisa Dukes P: +61 (07) 38101374

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

B (Branch)

Scope of Accreditation

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

01 Jul 2025

Last Activity Date

05 May 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals Blood; Plasma; Serum; Snake bite site; Swabs; Urine Snake venom detection
Plasma; Serum Ethanol
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Plasma; Serum Digoxin; Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin); Lithium; Paracetamol (acetaminophen); Phenytoin (dilantin); Salicylate; Valproate (valproic acid, epilim); Vancomycin
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of tumour markers Ascitic fluid; Pleural fluid Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG)
Plasma; Serum Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG)
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Ascitic fluid; Pleural fluid B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP)
Plasma; Serum B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP)
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 Ascitic fluid; Pleural fluid Albumin; Cholesterol - Total; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Protein - Total; Triglycerides
Peritoneal dialysis fluid Albumin; Glucose; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Protein - Total; Triglycerides
Plasma; Serum Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Albumin/creatinine ratio (ACR); Alkaline phosphatase; Ammonia; Amylase; Aspartate aminotransferase; Bicarbonate; Bilirubin - Any fractions; Bilirubin - Total; C-reactive protein (CRP); Calcium - Corrected for albumin; Calcium - Total; Chloride; Cholesterol - LDL; Cholesterol - Total; Creatine kinase; Creatinine; Ferritin; Glucose; High sensitivity C-reactive protein (CRP); Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urate; Urea; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Plasma; Serum; Urine Osmolality
Pleural fluid pH
Urine Albumin; Calcium - Total; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; 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 Anion gap; Base excess; Bicarbonate; Calcium; Calcium - Ionised; Carbon monoxide; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Lactate; Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); pH
Chemical pathology - Tests for thyroid function Blood; Plasma Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH); Thyroxine (T4) - Free; Thyroxine (T4) - Total
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 distribution width (RDW); Red blood cell index or indices
Differential number; Morphology
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Plasma APTT heparin neutralisation; Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); D-dimer; Fibrinogen; International normalised ratio (INR); Mixing studies - APTT; 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 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; Plasma Other blood group antibodies; Red blood cell phenotyping; Rh
Immunohaematology - Investigation of blood transfusion reactions Blood; Blood products; Plasma Antibodies; Direct antiglobulin test (DAT, direct Coombs test); Group checks of patient and donor
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 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 - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Urine Bacteria; Casts; Crystals; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV); Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasites Blood Malaria
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Blood; Plasma; Serum Infectious mononucleosis

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

01 Jul 2025

Last Activity Date

05 May 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Anion gap; Base excess; Bicarbonate; Calcium; Calcium - Ionised; Carbon monoxide; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Lactate; Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

01 Jul 2025

Last Activity Date

05 May 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Anion gap; Base excess; Bicarbonate; Calcium; Calcium - Ionised; Carbon monoxide; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Lactate; Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); pH

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