Virtus Health Specialist Diagnostics


Melbourne Laboratory

Accreditation No.


Site No.


Date of Accreditation

05 May 2010


2nd Floor, 344 Victoria Parade
East Melbourne, VIC 3002



Services available to external clients


B (Branch)

Scope of Accreditation

Melbourne Laboratory

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

17 Jul 2024

Last Activity Date

17 Mar 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of tumour markers Serum CA125 antigen (CA125)
Chemical pathology - Determination of hormones and hormone binding proteins (other than thyroid function tests) Serum Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS); Sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG); Testosterone
Anti-Mullerian hormone (AMH)
Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus Blood Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of lipid profiles for diagnosis of types III and IV hyperlipidaemia Serum HDL - Quantitation
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Serum Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Amylase; Aspartate aminotransferase; Bicarbonate; Bilirubin - Any fractions; Bilirubin - Total; C-reactive protein (CRP); Calcium - Total; Chloride; Cholesterol - Total; Creatine kinase; Creatinine; Glucose; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urea; Uric acid; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Chemical pathology - Investigation for folate deficiency Serum Folate
Chemical pathology - Iron studies Serum Ferritin; Iron; Transferrin
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamins Serum Cobalamin (vitamin B12)
Vitamin D
Chemical pathology - Tests for thyroid function Serum Thyroxine (T4) - Free
Haematology - Full blood examination Blood 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
Immunohaematology - Blood group antibody detection Plasma; Serum Other blood group systems; Rh phenotypes
Immunohaematology - Blood grouping Blood ABO; RhD
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
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Infertility (including in-vitro fertilisation) related endocrinology Serum Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH); Luteinising hormone (LH); Oestradiol; Progesterone; Prolactin; Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH)
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Investigation of sperm Semen Sperm antibodies
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Semen analysis (other than post vasectomy) Semen Sperm number
Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC); pH
Morphology; Motility
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Serum Rubella IgG antibody
Cytomegalovirus (CMV); Parvovirus IgG antibody; Parvovirus IgM antibody; Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody; Varicella zoster virus (VZV)
Human T-lymphotropic virus type I/II (HTLV-I/II) antibody
Hepatitis B virus surface antigen (HBs Ag); Hepatitis C virus (HCV); Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)

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