Australian Red Cross Lifeblood

Site

Melbourne Processing Centre – Manufacturing

Accreditation No.

18808

Site No.

22664

Date of Accreditation

26 Jun 1985

Address

100 - 154 Batman Street
West Melbourne, VIC 3003
Australia

lifeblood.com.au

Contact

Ms A Chmiel P: +61 (03) 96940251

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

Not Applicable

Scope of Accreditation

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Service Product Determinant
Immunohaematology - Blood group antibody detection Blood; Plasma; Serum Duffy system; Kell system; M and N factors; Other blood group systems; Rh phenotypes
Immunohaematology - Blood grouping Blood; Plasma; Serum ABO; RhD
Immunohaematology - Determination of compatibility of blood donor units Blood; Plasma; Serum Examination for blood group antibodies; Group checks of patient and donor; Identification of detected antibodies
Immunohaematology - Identification and quantitation of blood group antibodies Blood Direct antiglobulin test (DAT, direct Coombs test)
Blood; Plasma; Serum Antibody absorption; Antibody elution
Other blood group antibodies; Rh
Red blood cell phenotyping
Plasma; Serum Antibody titration
Immunohaematology - Investigation of blood transfusion reactions Blood; Blood products Antibodies; Contamination - Microbiological

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Serum Ferritin

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Service Product Determinant
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Plasma; Plasma derivatives; Platelet concentrates; Red cell concentrates; Serum Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Plasma Cytomegalovirus (CMV)
Plasma; Serum Hepatitis B virus surface antigen (HBs Ag); Hepatitis C virus (HCV); Human T-lymphotropic virus type I/II (HTLV-I/II); Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) p24 antigen; Human immunodeficiency virus type 1/2 (HIV-1/2) 1/2 antibodies; Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Service Product Determinant
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Plasma Hepatitis B virus (HBV) DNA; Hepatitis C virus (HCV) viral RNA; Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) RNA; Human immunodeficiency virus type 2 (HIV-2) RNA
Plasma; Serum Hepatitis B virus (HBV) DNA; Hepatitis C virus (HCV) viral RNA; Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) RNA; Human immunodeficiency virus type 2 (HIV-2) RNA

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Service Product Determinant
Haematology - Full blood examination Blood 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
Morphology

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Service Product Determinant
Immunohaematology - Blood group antibody detection Blood; Plasma; Serum Duffy system; Kell system; M and N factors; Other blood group systems; Rh phenotypes
Immunohaematology - Blood grouping Blood; Plasma; Serum ABO; RhD
Immunohaematology - Identification and quantitation of blood group antibodies Blood; Plasma; Serum High titre anti-A and anti-B screening
Red blood cell phenotyping

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