Pathology Queensland

Site

Mackay Base Hospital Laboratory

Accreditation No.

2639

Site No.

9905

Date of Accreditation

07 Oct 1997

Address

Mackay Base Hospital, 475 Bridge Road
Mackay, QLD 4740
Australia

health.qld.gov.au

Contact

Ms Penny Galletly P: +61 (07) 48857300

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

B (Branch)

Scope of Accreditation

Mackay Base Hospital Laboratory

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

01 Jul 2025

Last Activity Date

15 Dec 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals Bandages; Blood; Other body fluids; Plasma; Serum; Snake bite site; Swabs; Tissues; Urine Snake venom detection
Plasma; Serum Ethanol
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Plasma; Serum Carbamazepine; Digoxin; Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin); Paracetamol (acetaminophen); Phenytoin (dilantin); Salicylate; Tobramycin; Valproate (valproic acid, epilim); Vancomycin
Serum Lithium
Chemical pathology - Determination of hormones and hormone binding proteins (other than thyroid function tests) Plasma; Serum Procalcitonin
Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus Blood Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)
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 Serum Haptoglobins
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 dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Blood Anion gap; Calcium - Ionised; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); Urea
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Protein - Total
Glucose; Lactate
Other body fluids; Plasma; Serum; Urine Osmolality
Peritoneal dialysis fluid Calcium - Total; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Magnesium; Potassium; Sodium; Urea
Plasma Ammonia; Lactate
Plasma; Serum Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Aspartate aminotransferase; Bicarbonate; Bilirubin - Any fractions; Bilirubin - Total; C-reactive protein (CRP); Calcium - Total; Chloride; Cholesterol - Total; Creatine kinase; Creatinine; Glucose; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urate; Urea; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Pleural fluid pH
Urine Albumin; Calcium - Total; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Sodium; Urate; Urea
Ammonia; Bicarbonate; Protein - Total
Chemical pathology - Iron studies Blood; Plasma Ferritin; Iron; Transferrin
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Base excess; Bicarbonate; Calcium - Ionised; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Oxygen saturation (sO2); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); pH
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; pH
Chemical pathology - Tests for thyroid function Plasma; Serum Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH); Thyroxine (T4) - Free
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 Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb)
Differential number; Erythrocyte count (red blood cell count, RBCC); Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Leucocyte count (white blood cell count, WBCC); Mean corpuscular haemoglobin (MCH); Mean corpuscular haemoglobin concentration (MCHC); Mean corpuscular volume (MCV); Morphology; Platelet count; Red blood cell distribution width (RDW); Red blood cell index or indices; Reticulocytes
Differential number; Morphology
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Blood International normalised ratio (INR); Prothrombin time (PT)
Blood; Plasma D-dimer; Fibrinogen; International normalised ratio (INR); Prothrombin time (PT)
Plasma APTT heparin neutralisation; Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT)
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; Cord blood ABO; RhD
Immunohaematology - Determination of compatibility of blood donor units Blood Direct antiglobulin test (DAT, direct Coombs test); Group checks of patient and donor
Immunohaematology - Identification and quantitation of blood group antibodies Blood; Plasma Antibody elution; Other blood group antibodies; 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
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; Biopsy specimens; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Cervical swabs; Ear swabs; Eye swabs; Fluids; General swabs; Genital swabs; Nasal swabs; Operative specimens; Post-operative wounds; Pus; Rectal swabs; Respiratory specimens; Skin; Sputum; Superficial sites; Synovial fluid; Throat swabs; Tissues; Urethra; Urine; Vaginal swabs; Wound swabs Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Aspirates; Biopsy specimens; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Cervical swabs; Ear swabs; Eye swabs; Fluids; General swabs; Genital swabs; Nasal swabs; Operative specimens; Post-operative wounds; Pus; Rectal swabs; Respiratory specimens; Skin; Sputum; Superficial sites; Synovial fluid; Throat swabs; Tissues; Urethra; Vaginal swabs; Wound swabs Bacteria; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Blood Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Urine Legionella antigen; Streptococcus pneumoniae antigen
Bacteria; Casts; Crystals; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC); Red blood cell morphology
Microbiology - Environmental investigations and/or infection control Blood transfusion bags Bacterial growth - Sterility
Environmental swabs Bacterial organism identification - Extended spectrum β-lactamases (ESBL); Bacterial organism identification - Gram negative multi-drug resistant organisms (MRO); Bacterial organism identification - Vancomycin resistant Enterococcus (VRE)
Gastrointestinal endoscopes Bacterial growth - Sterility; Bacterial organism identification - Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
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
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)
Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Oropharyngeal swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2, COVID)
Nasopharyngeal swabs Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
Adenovirus; Human metapneumovirus; Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Parainfluenza virus type 1/2/3/4; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV); Rhinovirus
Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Detection and identification of mycobacteria Sputum Mycobacteria detection
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
Children’s and Adolescent Unit

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

01 Jul 2025

Last Activity Date

15 Dec 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Blood Troponin I
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Blood Anion gap; Calcium - Ionised; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); Urea
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Base excess; Bicarbonate; Calcium - Ionised; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Oxygen saturation (sO2); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); pH
Haematology - Full blood examination Blood Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb)
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Blood; Plasma International normalised ratio (INR); Prothrombin time (PT)
Emergency Department

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

01 Jul 2025

Last Activity Date

15 Dec 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 - 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; pH
Intensive Care Unit

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

01 Jul 2025

Last Activity Date

15 Dec 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 - 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; pH
Labour Ward

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

01 Jul 2025

Last Activity Date

15 Dec 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Blood Troponin I
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Blood Anion gap; Calcium - Ionised; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); Urea
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Base excess; Bicarbonate; Calcium - Ionised; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Oxygen saturation (sO2); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); pH
Haematology - Full blood examination Blood Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb)
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Blood; Plasma International normalised ratio (INR); Prothrombin time (PT)
Medical Assessment Planning Unit (MAPU)

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

01 Jul 2025

Last Activity Date

15 Dec 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 - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Neonatal bilirubin (n-bili); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH
Medical Imaging

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

01 Jul 2025

Last Activity Date

15 Dec 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Blood Troponin I
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Blood Anion gap; Calcium - Ionised; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); Urea
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Base excess; Bicarbonate; Calcium - Ionised; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Oxygen saturation (sO2); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); pH
Haematology - Full blood examination Blood Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb)
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Blood; Plasma International normalised ratio (INR); Prothrombin time (PT)
Operating Theatre

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

01 Jul 2025

Last Activity Date

15 Dec 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Blood Troponin I
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Blood Anion gap; Calcium - Ionised; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); Urea
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Base excess; Bicarbonate; Calcium - Ionised; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Oxygen saturation (sO2); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); pH
Haematology - Full blood examination Blood Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb)
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Blood; Plasma International normalised ratio (INR); Prothrombin time (PT)
Special Care Nursery

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

01 Jul 2025

Last Activity Date

15 Dec 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Blood Troponin I
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Blood Anion gap; Calcium - Ionised; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); Urea
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Base excess; Bicarbonate; Calcium - Ionised; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Oxygen saturation (sO2); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); pH
Haematology - Full blood examination Blood Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb)
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Blood; Plasma International normalised ratio (INR); Prothrombin time (PT)

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