Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Site

Kowloon Hospital

Accreditation No.

14238

Site No.

24447

Date of Accreditation

28 Mar 2014

Address

147A, Argyle Street, Kowloon 0
Hong Kong

www3.ha.org.hk/qeh/tch/healthcare-professionals/dept/path/index.htm

Contact

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

Not Applicable

Scope of Accreditation

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Service Product Determinant
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Faeces Clostridiodes difficile
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (bacteria) Faeces Clostridiodes difficile
Nasal swabs Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Respiratory specimens Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Respiratory specimens Legionella pneumophila
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (mycobacteria) Sputum Mycobacterium rifampicin resistance rpoBMTB/RIF assay
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Blood Hepatitis B virus (HBV) DNA
Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) RNA
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Microbial genotyping Blood Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) sequencing for drug resistance
Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Detection and identification of mycobacteria Ascitic fluid; Aspirates; Blood; Bone marrow; Bronchial washings; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Faeces; Gastric lavage; Gastrointestinal fluid; General swabs; Lymph node fluid; Pericardial fluid; Peritoneal fluid; Pus; Respiratory specimens; Skin swabs; Sputum; Tissues; Wound swabs Mycobacteria detection; Mycobacteria identification; Other pathogenic bacteria to genus level or species level
Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Tests for cell mediated immunity Blood Interferon-γ (IFN-γ) release assays
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Blood Epstein-Barr virus viral capsid antigen IgA antibody
Faeces Rotavirus antigen
Microbiology - Virology - Detection of pathogenic viruses Respiratory swabs and/or washings Adenovirus; Human metapneumovirus; Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Parainfluenza virus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)

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