Mater Laboratory Services

Site

Mater Pathology Chermside

Accreditation No.

2623

Site No.

20948

Date of Accreditation

19 Sep 2012

Address

St Vincent’s Private Hospital Northside, 627 Rode Road
Chermside, QLD 4032
Australia

mater.org.au

Contact

Ms Deb Hornsby P: +61 (07) 31638500

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

B (Branch)

Scope of Accreditation

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

06 Oct 2023

Last Activity Date

15 Feb 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals Blood; Other body fluids Snake venom detection
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Plasma; Serum Ethanol; Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin); Paracetamol (acetaminophen); Vancomycin
Chemical pathology - Determination of hormones and hormone binding proteins (other than thyroid function tests) Serum Parathyroid hormone (PTH)
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Plasma; Serum Creatine kinase MB (CKMB)
Serum N-Terminal-pro b-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP); 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 Plasma; Serum Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Ammonia; Amylase; Aspartate aminotransferase; Bicarbonate; Bilirubin - Any fractions; Bilirubin - Total; Calcium - Corrected for albumin; Chloride; Cholesterol - Total; Creatine kinase; Creatinine; Glucose; Lactate; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urate; Urea; γ-Glutamyltransferase
C-reactive protein (CRP)
Urine Creatinine; Potassium; Sodium
Chemical pathology - Iron studies Plasma; Serum Ferritin; Iron; Transferrin
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Base excess; Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Glucose; Lactate; Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH
Chemical pathology - Tests for thyroid function Serum Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH); Thyroxine (T4) - Free
Haematology - Examination of blood films by special staining Blood Malaria
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); Platelet count; Red blood cell index or indices
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Plasma Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); D-dimer; Fibrinogen; Prothrombin time (PT)
Haematology - Limited blood examination Blood Erythrocyte (RBC) sedimentation rate (ESR)
Immunohaematology - Blood group antibody detection Blood; Plasma Duffy system; Kell system; M and N factors; Other blood group systems; Rh phenotypes
Immunohaematology - Blood grouping Blood; Plasma ABO; RhD
Immunohaematology - Determination of compatibility of blood donor units Blood; Plasma 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 Direct antiglobulin test (DAT, direct Coombs test); Other blood group antibodies; Red blood cell phenotyping; Rh
Immunohaematology - Issue and release of blood and blood product for transfusion Blood; Blood products 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 of pregnancy Serum 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
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Urine Bacteria; Casts; Crystals; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Bilirubin; Blood; Glucose; Ketones; Leucocyte esterase; Nitrite; Proteins; Specific gravity; Urobilinogen; pH
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)
Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasites Blood Malaria
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Serum Infectious mononucleosis

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

06 Oct 2023

Last Activity Date

15 Feb 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Anion gap; Bicarbonate; Calcium - Ionised; Chloride; Glucose; Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; 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

06 Oct 2023

Last Activity Date

15 Feb 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Carboxyhaemoglobin; Creatinine; Deoxyhaemoglobin (HHb); Glucose; Lactate; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

06 Oct 2023

Last Activity Date

15 Feb 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Carboxyhaemoglobin; Creatinine; Deoxyhaemoglobin (HHb); Glucose; Lactate; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Urea; pH

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