SA Pathology

Site

Lyell McEwin Hospital Site

Accreditation No.

2348

Site No.

2739

Date of Accreditation

20 Oct 1989

Address

120 - 130 Haydown Road
Elizabeth, SA 5112
Australia

sapathology.sa.gov.au

Contact

Mr Jason Graefling P: +61 (08) 82223137

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

GY (General)

Scope of Accreditation

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

30 Jul 2023

Last Activity Date

18 Jun 2019

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 - Immediate frozen section diagnosis Fresh tissue Intra-operative consultation and examination of biopsy material
Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals Blood; Snake bite site; Swabs; Urine Snake venom detection
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Blood Lithium
Plasma; Serum Digoxin
Ethanol; Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin); Paracetamol (acetaminophen); Salicylate; VancomycinSalicylate added April 2020. Check verification at next RES.
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 Plasma; Serum N-Terminal-pro b-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP); Troponin
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; Ammonia; Amylase; Aspartate aminotransferase; Bicarbonate; Bilirubin - Any fractions; Bilirubin - Total; C-reactive protein (CRP); Calcium - Total; Chloride; Cholesterol - Total; Creatine kinase; Creatinine; Glucose; Lactate; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urate; Urea; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Plasma; Serum; Urine Osmolality
Urine Albumin; Calcium - Total; Chloride; Creatinine; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium
Chemical pathology - Iron studies Blood Ferritin; Iron; Transferrin
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Calcium - Ionised; Chloride; Lactate; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of precursor and intermediary metabolites Blood β-Hydroxybutyrate
Chemical pathology - Tests for thyroid function Blood Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH); Thyroxine (T4) - Free
Haematology - Examination of blood films by special staining Blood Malaria
Haematology - Full blood examination Blood Reticulocytes
Differential number; Erythrocyte count (red blood cell count, RBCC); Haemoglobin (Hb); Leucocyte count (white blood cell count, WBCC); Platelet count; Red blood cell index or indices
Differential number; Morphology
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Blood Anti-Xa activity
Thromboelastography - EXTEM, INTEM, FIBTEM, APTEM, HEPTEM
Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); D-dimer; Fibrinogen; International normalised ratio (INR); Prothrombin time (PT); 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 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; Red blood cell phenotyping; Rh
Antibody elution
Immunohaematology - Investigation of blood transfusion reactions Blood products Antibodies
Immunohaematology - Issue and release of blood and blood product for transfusion Blood 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 - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Nasal aspirates/washes; Nasopharyngeal and throat swab; Nasopharyngeal swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Nasal aspirates/washes; Nasopharyngeal swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasites Blood Malaria
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Blood Infectious mononucleosis
Microbiology - Virology - Detection of pathogenic viruses Nasopharyngeal swabs Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

30 Jul 2023

Last Activity Date

18 Jun 2019

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Urea nitrogen; pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

30 Jul 2023

Last Activity Date

18 Jun 2019

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Plasma; Serum Troponin

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

30 Jul 2023

Last Activity Date

18 Jun 2019

Service Product Determinant
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests)Hospital in the Home Blood International normalised ratio (INR)

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