Australian Red Cross Lifeblood


Melbourne Red Cell Reference

Accreditation No.


Site No.


Date of Accreditation

01 Jun 2017


100 - 154 Batman Street
West Melbourne, VIC 3003


Ms A Chmiel P: +61 (03) 96940251


Services available to external clients


Not Applicable

Scope of Accreditation

Melbourne Red Cell Reference

ISO 15189 (2012)

  • This facility complies with the relevant National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council (NPAAC) requirements.

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 Other blood group antibodies; Rh
Red blood cell phenotyping
Antibody absorption; Antibody elution
Plasma; Serum Antibody titration
Immunohaematology - Investigation of blood transfusion reactions Blood; Blood products Antibodies

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