Mater Laboratory Services

Site

Mater Pathology

Accreditation No.

2623

Site No.

2616

Date of Accreditation

03 Aug 1987

Address

1 Raymond Terrace
South Brisbane, QLD 4101
Australia

mater.org.au

Contact

Ms Deb Hornsby P: +61 (07) 31635963

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

GX (General)

Scope of Accreditation

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

10 Mar 2023

Last Activity Date

18 Dec 2020

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

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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10 Mar 2023

Last Activity Date

18 Dec 2020

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Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Non-gynaecological cytological investigations of body fluids, exudates, washings and brushings from non-squamous mucosal sites for the detection of malignancy Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Other body fluids; Sputum; Urine; Washings or brushings from other sites Review and reporting of cytology samples
Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Non-gynaecological cytological investigations on samples obtained via fine needle aspiration biopsy Fine needle aspirates (FNA) 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 - Gene probes using paraffin in-situ hybridisation techniques (chromogenic/silver) Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections Detection of nucleic acid targets - Various
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Immediate frozen section diagnosis Fresh tissue Intra-operative consultation and examination of biopsy material
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Immunohistochemical investigation Fixed cytological smears; Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections Detection of antigenic targets - Various

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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10 Mar 2023

Last Activity Date

18 Dec 2020

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Haematology - Investigation of haemolysis Blood Paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria (PNH) screen
Immunopathology - Characterisation of leucocyte surface antigens (including immunophenotyping) Aspirates; Blood; Bone marrow; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Fluids; Fresh tissue Assessment of lymphoid cell populations; Assessment of myeloid cell populations
Immunopathology - Procedures related to the collection, processing, storage and issue of human haemopoietic progenitor cells Blood; Haemopoietic progenitor cells Enumeration of CD34+ cells
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (bacteria) Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Listeria monocytogenes
Escherichia coli​​​​; Haemophilus spp.; Neisseria meningitidis; Streptococcus agalactiae (Streptococcus group B); Streptococcus pneumoniae
Faeces Campylobacter spp.; Clostridiodes difficile; Salmonella spp.; Shigella spp.; Yersinia spp.
Fluids; Genital swabs; Urine Chlamydia trachomatis; Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Respiratory specimens Chlamydophila pneumoniae; Chlamydophila psittaci; Legionella longbeachae; Legionella pneumophila
Bordetella pertussis; Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (fungi) Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Respiratory swabs Cryptococcus gattii; Cryptococcus neoformans; Pneumocystis jirovecii
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (protozoan parasites) Faeces Cryptosporidium spp.; Entamoeba histolytica; Giardia lamblia
Genital swabs; Throat swabs; Urine Trichomonas vaginalis
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Amniotic fluid; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Dry swabs; Respiratory specimens; Urine Cytomegalovirus (CMV); Enterovirus
Blood Hepatitis B virus (HBV) DNA; Hepatitis C virus (HCV) viral RNA
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Herpes simplex virus (HSV); Varicella zoster virus (VZV)
Dry swabs; Respiratory specimens; Urine Herpes simplex virus (HSV); Varicella zoster virus (VZV)
Eye swabs; Urine Adenovirus
Faeces Adenovirus; Astrovirus; Norovirus; Rotavirus A; Sapovirus
Nasal aspirates/washes; Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Throat swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Respiratory specimens Adenovirus; Human metapneumovirus; Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Parainfluenza virus type 1/2/3/4; Picornavirus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) A/B
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Plasma; Serum Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody
Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody
Hepatitis A virus antibody (anti-HAV) - IgG; Hepatitis A virus antibody (anti-HAV) - IgM; Hepatitis B virus core antibody (anti-HBc) - IgM; Hepatitis B virus core antibody (anti-HBc) - Total; Hepatitis B virus envelope antibody (anti-HBe); Hepatitis B virus envelope antigen (HBe Ag); Hepatitis B virus surface antibody (anti-HBs); Hepatitis B virus surface antigen (HBs Ag); Hepatitis C virus (HCV); Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
Serum Barmah forest virus total antibody; Ross River virus
Bordetella pertussis total antibody; Cytomegalovirus (CMV); Epstein-Barr virus​​​​; Helicobacter pylori; Hepatitis C virus (HCV); Herpes simplex virus (HSV); Human T-lymphotropic virus type I/II (HTLV-I/II) antibody; Measles virus; Mumps virus; Parvovirus; Rubella IgG antibody; Rubella IgM antibody; Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody; Toxoplasma gondii; Varicella zoster virus (VZV)
Mycoplasma pneumoniae

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

10 Mar 2023

Last Activity Date

18 Dec 2020

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus Blood Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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10 Mar 2023

Last Activity Date

18 Dec 2020

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Analysis of calculus Calculi Ammonium; Calcium; Carbonate; Cysteine; Magnesium; Oxalate; Phosphate; Urate
Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals Urine Amphetamines; Barbiturates; Benzodiazepines; Cocaine; Methadone; Methamphetamine; Opiates; Synthetic cannabis
Chemical pathology - Biochemical genetic services - Amino acid quantitation Urine Pyruvate or other amino acids
Chemical pathology - Biochemical genetic services for the diagnosis of metabolic and enzymological disorders Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Plasma; Serum Amino acids
Urine Organic acids
Mucopolysaccharides (MPS)
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Plasma; Serum Digoxin; Methotrexate
Carbamazepine; Ethanol; Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin); Lithium; Paracetamol (acetaminophen); Phenytoin (dilantin); Salicylate; Tobramycin; Valproate (valproic acid, epilim); Vancomycin
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of tumour markers Serum CA125 antigen (CA125); CA15-3 antigen (CA15-3); CA19-9 antigen (CA19-9); Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA); Human epididymal protein 4; Prostate specific antigen (PSA) - Free; Prostate specific antigen (PSA) fractions and derived index; α-Fetoprotein (AFP)
Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG)
Chemical pathology - Detection of faecal occult blood Faeces Blood
Chemical pathology - Determination of hormones and hormone binding proteins (other than thyroid function tests) Blood 17α-Hydroxyprogesterone
Serum Parathyroid hormone (PTH)
Macroprolactin
Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH); C-peptide; Growth hormone; Insulin-like growth factor-binding protein 3 (IGF-BP3); Sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG)
17α-Hydroxyprogesterone; Androstenedione; Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS); Oestradiol; Testosterone
Cortisol; Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH); Insulin; Luteinising hormone (LH); Oestradiol; Progesterone; Prolactin
Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus Blood Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)
Chemical pathology - Dynamic tests Sweat Sweat tests
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Plasma; Serum Troponin I
N-Terminal-pro b-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP)
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 Other body fluids; Serum Bile acids - Quantitative
Serum Haptoglobins; α1-Antitrypsin
Alkaline phosphatase (ALP) isoenzymes
Chemical pathology - Haem related pigments and precursors (excluding porphyria) Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Bilirubin; Xanthochromia
Urine Myoglobin
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Glucose; Protein - Total
Faeces; Plasma; Rectal biopsy; Serum; Urine Osmolality
Other body fluids; Urine pH
Plasma; Serum C-reactive protein (CRP); High sensitivity C-reactive protein (CRP)
Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Ammonia; Amylase; Aspartate aminotransferase; Bicarbonate; Bilirubin - Any fractions; Calcium - Corrected for albumin; Chloride; Cholesterol - Total; Cholinesterase; Creatine kinase; Creatinine; Glucose; Lactate; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urate; Urea; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Serum Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE)
Urine Albumin; Microalbumin
Amylase; Calcium - Total; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Sodium; Urate; Urea
Chemical pathology - Investigation of Helicobacter pylori colonisation or eradication Breath Urease
Chemical pathology - Investigation of malabsorption Faeces Reducing substances
Chemical pathology - Investigation of maternal markers to detect foetal abnormality Plasma; Serum Free β-human chorionic gonadotropin (free β-hCG); Placental growth factor (PGF, PLGF); Pregnancy associated plasma protein A (PAPP-A)
Chemical pathology - Investigation of porphyria Urine Porphobilinogen (PBG); Porphyrins - Total
Chemical pathology - Iron studies Plasma; Serum Ferritin
Ferritin; Iron; Transferrin
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Base excess; 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 - Quantitation of precursor and intermediary metabolites Blood Pyruvate
Plasma; Serum Creatine; Guanidinoacetate
Homocysteine
Essential fatty acids
Serum Free fatty acids - Total; β-Hydroxybutyrate
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamin B markers Serum Methylmalonic acid (MMA)
Holotranscobalamin (active vitamin B12)
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamins Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D; Cobalamin (vitamin B12)
Retinol (vitamin A); Tocopherol (vitamin E)
Chemical pathology - Tests for thyroid function Serum Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH); Thyroxine (T4) - Free; Triiodothyronine (T3) - Free
Chemical pathology - Trace element analysis Serum Zinc
Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodies Serum Rheumatoid factor
Anti-thyroglobulin antibodies (Tg); Anti-thyroid peroxidase antibodies (TPO)
Immunopathology - Quantitative and/or qualitative investigation of proteins Faeces Calprotectin
Serum Detection and amount of paraproteins; Protein classes
Urine Cryoglobulins; Detection and amount of paraproteins; Protein classes
Immunopathology - Quantitative investigations of immunoglobulins and immunoglobulins subclasses Serum Immunoglobulin subclasses; Total immunoglobulin A; Total immunoglobulin G; Total immunoglobulin M
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Diagnosis of pregnancy Urine Detection of 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 Serum Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) - Quantitative total

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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10 Mar 2023

Last Activity Date

18 Dec 2020

Service Product Determinant
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Aspirates; Blood; Ear swabs; Eye swabs; Fluids; Operative specimens; Respiratory specimens; Synovial fluid; Tissues Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Aspirates; Fluids; Operative specimens; Synovial fluid; Tissues Bacteria; Crystals; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Bacteria
Blood Bacteria
Bacteria
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Bacteria; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Bacteria
Ear swabs; Eye swabs; Respiratory specimens Bacteria; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Bacteria
Faeces Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Clostridioides difficile toxin
Helicobacter pylori
Campylobacter spp.; Clostridiodes difficile; Salmonella spp.; Shigella spp.; Vibrio spp.; Yersinia spp.; Bacteria
Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Helicobacter pylori
Genital swabs Bacteria; Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Bacteria
Isolates Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Urine Bacteria; Casts; Crystals; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Legionella antigen
Streptococcus pneumoniae antigen
Bilirubin; Blood; Glucose; Ketones; Leucocyte esterase; Nitrite; Proteins; Specific gravity; Urobilinogen; pH
Bacteria
Wound swabs Bacteria
Bacteria; Epithelial cells; Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria for epidemiological infection control surveillance Groin swabs; Nasal swabs; Perianal swabs; Umbilicus Carbapenem resistant Acinetobacter (CRAB); Carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE); Extended spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBL); Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA); Vancomycin resistant Enterococci (VRE)
Microbiology - Environmental investigations and/or infection control Air; Spore strips/capsules Bacterial growth - Sterility
Blood transfusion bags; Environmental swabs; Gastrointestinal endoscopes; Vascular catheter tips Bacterial growth - Sterility
Dialysis waters Bacterial growth - Sterility
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Oropharyngeal swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Respiratory specimens Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Detection and identification of mycobacteria Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Other body fluids; Respiratory specimens; Sputum; Tissues; Urine Mycobacteria identification
Microbiology - Mycology - Detection, isolation and identification of yeasts and fungal elements Aspirates; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Fluids; General swabs; Genital swabs; Hair; Nails; Ocular specimens; Respiratory swabs; Serum; Skin; Skin scrapings; Sputum; Tissues; Urine; Wound swabs Fungi susceptibility; Yeast susceptibility
Fungi identification; Yeasts identification
Isolates Yeasts identification
Fungi identification; Yeasts identification
Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasites Faeces Strongyloides stercoralis
Faeces; Urine Cysts; Ova; Parasites
Microbiology - Virology - Detection of pathogenic viruses Faeces Norovirus
Adenovirus; Rotavirus
Respiratory swabs and/or washings Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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10 Mar 2023

Last Activity Date

18 Dec 2020

Service Product Determinant
Cytogenetics - Detection of defined, unbalanced chromosomal abnormalities by in-situ hybridisation techniques Amniotic fluid; Blood; Bone marrow; Chorionic villus tissue; Other tissues - Malignant; Other tissues - Non-malignant; Paraffin embedded tissue Cytogenetic analysis and reporting
Cytogenetics - Karyotype detection of balanced and/or unbalanced chromosome abnormalities Amniotic fluid; Blood; Bone marrow; Chorionic villus tissue; Other tissues - Malignant; Other tissues - Non-malignant Cytogenetic analysis and reporting
Cytogenetics - Karyotype detection of unbalanced abnormalities Amniotic fluid; Blood; Chorionic villus tissue; Other tissues - Non-malignant Constitutional genetic abnormalities
Molecular genetics - Assay for defined mutation or polymorphism (including pharmacogenetic testing) - Targeted genes Blood Factor V Leiden; HLA-B locus typing; Haemochromatosis; Nucleic acid analysis for known variants; Prothrombin variant
Molecular genetics - Assay for defined mutation or polymorphism (including pharmacogenetic testing) - Targeted panels for inherited (germline) DNA/RNA changes Amniotic fluid; Blood; Chorionic villus; Extracted DNA; Tissues Nucleic acid analysis for known variants
Molecular genetics - Bioinformatic analysis DNA sequences Primary analysis - Conversion of instrument file to FASTQ or FASTA file; Secondary analysis - Alignment and variant calling; Tertiary analysis - Data annotation and interpretation
Molecular genetics - DNA extraction Amniotic fluid; Blood; Buccal swabs; Chorionic villus tissue; Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections; Tissues; Urine Viable DNA for sequencing
Molecular genetics - DNA fragment size analysis Amniotic fluid; Blood; Chorionic villus tissue; Extracted DNA; Tissues Fragment size DNA determination; Maternal cell contamination
Molecular genetics - DNA sequencing Amniotic fluid; Blood; Chorionic villus tissue; Extracted DNA; Tissues Sequenced DNA by Sanger sequencing
Sequenced DNA utilising massively parallel sequencing technologies
Molecular genetics - Genetic testing for chimerism and mosaic gene variants (cancer and somatic mosaicism) - Targeted genes Blood; Bone marrow; Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections; Tissues Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia; Acute promyelocytic leukaemia; B and T-cell gene rearrangement studies; Chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML); Myeloproliferative neoplasms; Quantitative calculation of p210 positive BCR/ABL1 transcripts; Solid tumours
BRAF mutation analysis; EGFR mutation analysis; KRAS mutation analysis; NRAS-BRAF mutation analysis
Molecular genetics - Investigation of constitutional genetic variants - Carrier testing - Targeted genes Amniotic fluid; Blood; Chorionic villus; Extracted DNA; Tissues Adenylosuccinate lyase deficiency; Angelman syndrome; Congenital adrenal hypoplasia; Diabetes insipidus; Fragile X; Hyperuricemia; Ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency; Prader-Willi syndrome; Rett syndrome; Short stature; α-Thalassaemia
Molecular genetics - Investigation of constitutional genetic variants - Carrier testing - Targeted panels for inherited (germline) DNA/RNA changes Amniotic fluid; Blood; Chorionic villus; Extracted DNA; Tissues Inherited cardiac disorders - LQT, Brugada syndrome, DCM, HCM, ARVC, CPVT, aortopathy; Maturity onset diabetes of the young (MODY)
Molecular genetics - Investigation of constitutional genetic variants - Diagnostic testing - Targeted genes Amniotic fluid; Blood; Chorionic villus; Extracted DNA; Tissues Adenylosuccinate lyase deficiency; Angelman syndrome; Congenital adrenal hypoplasia; Diabetes insipidus; Fragile X; Hyperuricemia; Ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency; Prader-Willi syndrome; Rett syndrome; Short stature; α-Thalassaemia
Molecular genetics - Investigation of constitutional genetic variants - Diagnostic testing - Targeted panels for inherited (germline) DNA/RNA changes Amniotic fluid; Blood; Chorionic villus; Extracted DNA; Tissues Disorders of sexual development; Familial hyperinsulinism; Inherited cardiac disorders - LQT, Brugada syndrome, DCM, HCM, ARVC, CPVT, aortopathy; Maturity onset diabetes of the young (MODY); Permanent neonatal diabetes; RASopathy syndromes
Molecular genetics - Predictive genetic testing - Targeted genes Amniotic fluid; Blood; Chorionic villus; Extracted DNA; Tissues Congenital adrenal hyperplasia; Fragile X; α-Thalassaemia
Molecular genetics - Predictive genetic testing - Targeted panels for inherited (germline) DNA/RNA changes Amniotic fluid; Blood; Chorionic villus; Extracted DNA; Tissues Inherited cardiac disorders - LQT, Brugada syndrome, DCM, HCM, ARVC, CPVT, aortopathy; Maturity onset diabetes of the young (MODY)
Molecular genetics - Prenatal genetic testing (excluding non-invasive prenatal [genetic] screening) Amniotic fluid; Chorionic villus; Cord blood Adenylosuccinate lyase deficiency; Androgen receptor; Congenital adrenal hyperplasia; Hyperuricemia; Ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency; RASopathy syndromes
Molecular genetics - RNA extraction Blood Viable RNA for sequencing
Molecular genetics - Screening for an unknown mutation - Targeted genes Amniotic fluid; Blood; Chorionic villus; Extracted DNA; Tissues Adenylosuccinate lyase deficiency; Angelman syndrome; Congenital adrenal hyperplasia; Diabetes insipidus; Fragile X; Ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency; Prader-Willi syndrome; Rett syndrome; Short stature; α-Thalassaemia
Molecular genetics - Screening for an unknown mutation - Targeted panels for inherited (germline) DNA/RNA changes Amniotic fluid; Blood; Chorionic villus Disorders of sexual development; Familial hyperinsulinism; Inherited cardiac disorders - LQT, Brugada syndrome, DCM, HCM, ARVC, CPVT, aortopathy; Maturity onset diabetes of the young (MODY); Permanent neonatal diabetes; RASopathy syndromes

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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10 Mar 2023

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18 Dec 2020

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Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Base excess; 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; pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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10 Mar 2023

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18 Dec 2020

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Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals Blood Snake venom detection
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
Haematology - Diagnosis of thalassemia Blood Haemoglobin A2 (HbA2) - Quantitation; Haemoglobin F (HbF) - Quantitation
Haematology - Examination of blood films by special staining Blood Malaria
Haemosiderin
Heinz bodies
Microfilaria
Haematology - Foetal haemoglobin in maternal circulation Blood Detection and quantitation of foetal red cell antigens
Detection and quantitation of foetal red cell antigens
Haematology - Full blood examination Blood Morphology
Differential number; Erythrocyte count (red blood cell count, RBCC); Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Leucocyte count (white blood cell count, WBCC); Mean platelet volume (MPV); Nucleated red blood cells (NRBC); Platelet count; Red blood cell index or indices; Reticulocytes
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Blood Platelet function (PFA)
Plasma Factor XIII
Heparin induced thrombocytopenia (HITT) - Confirmatory; Von Willebrand factor (vWF) activity - Ristocetin co-factor assay; Von Willebrand factor (vWF) antigen - Quantitation
Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); Activated protein C (APC) resistance; Anti-thrombin III; Apixaban - Anti-Xa; D-dimer; Echis test; Factor II; Factor IX; Factor V; Factor VII; Factor VIII; Factor X; Factor XI; Factor XII; Factor XIII; Fibrinogen; International normalised ratio (INR); Lupus anticoagulant; Mixing studies - APTT; Prekallikrein (PK); Protein C and protein S; Prothrombin time (PT); Rivaroxaban - Anti-Xa; Thrombin time (TT)
Haematology - Limited blood examination Blood Erythrocyte (RBC) sedimentation rate (ESR)
Immunohaematology - Blood grouping Blood ABO; RhD
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 Antibody elution
Cord blood Direct antiglobulin test (DAT, direct Coombs test)
Plasma Other blood group antibodies; Red blood cell phenotyping; Rh
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; Cryoprecipitate; Fresh frozen plasma (FFP); Platelets Issue and release of blood and blood products for transfusion
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

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Human Pathology

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18 Dec 2020

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Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Base excess; 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; pH

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Human Pathology

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Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus Blood Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)

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Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Base excess; 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; pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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18 Dec 2020

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Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Base excess; 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; pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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10 Mar 2023

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18 Dec 2020

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Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Base excess; 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

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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10 Mar 2023

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18 Dec 2020

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Immunopathology - Procedures related to the collection, processing, storage and issue of human haemopoietic progenitor cellsProduct received from Mater Misericordiae HSB (17013 18554) and from 01/06/2021, Greenslopes Private Hospital (18812 20950) Haemopoietic progenitor cells Processing; Storage (includes freezing/thawing)

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