Pathology Queensland

Site

Mt Isa Laboratory

Accreditation No.

2639

Site No.

9891

Date of Accreditation

22 Apr 1997

Address

30 Camooweal Street
Mount Isa, QLD 4825
Australia

health.qld.gov.au

Contact

Ms Karen Thompson P: +61 (07) 47444413

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

B (Branch)

Scope of Accreditation

Mt Isa Laboratory

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

01 Jul 2025

Last Activity Date

25 Nov 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals Bandages; Blood; Other body fluids; Plasma; Serum; Snake bite site; Swabs; Tissues; Urine Snake venom detection
Plasma; Serum Ethanol
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Plasma; Serum Carbamazepine; Digoxin; Ethanol; Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin); Paracetamol (acetaminophen); Phenytoin (dilantin); Salicylate; Theophylline; Vancomycin
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of tumour markers Plasma; Serum Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG)
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Blood; Plasma B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP); Troponin I
Plasma; Serum Troponin
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of lipid profiles for diagnosis of types III and IV hyperlipidaemia Blood; Plasma HDL - Quantitation
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Blood Anion gap; Calcium - Ionised; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); Urea
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Glucose; Protein - Total
Plasma; Serum Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Aspartate aminotransferase; Bicarbonate; Bilirubin - Any fractions; Bilirubin - Total; C-reactive protein (CRP); Chloride; Cholesterol - Total; Creatinine; Glucose; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urate; Urea; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Plasma; Serum; Urine Osmolality
Urine Chloride; Glucose; Potassium; Protein - Total; 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; Bicarbonate; Lactate; Oxygen saturation (sO2); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); pH
Chemical pathology - Tests for thyroid function Plasma; Serum Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH); Thyroxine (T4) - Free
Haematology - Examination of blood films by special staining Blood Malaria
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; Reticulocytes
Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb)
Differential number; Morphology
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Plasma D-dimer; Fibrinogen; International normalised ratio (INR); Prothrombin time (PT)
APTT heparin neutralisation; Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT)
Haematology - Limited blood examination Blood Erythrocyte (RBC) sedimentation rate (ESR)
Immunohaematology - Blood group antibody detection Blood; Plasma Other blood group systems; Rh phenotypes
Immunohaematology - Blood grouping Blood; 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; Plasma Other blood group antibodies; Red blood cell phenotyping; Rh
Cord blood Direct antiglobulin test (DAT, direct Coombs test)
Immunohaematology - Investigation of blood transfusion reactions Blood products Antibodies
Immunohaematology - Issue and release of blood and blood product for transfusion Blood; Blood products; 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; Blood products; Cryoprecipitate; Fresh frozen plasma (FFP); Platelets Issue and release of blood and blood products for transfusion
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Diagnosis or follow up of threatened abortion and/or diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy Plasma; Serum Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) - Quantitative total
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Blood Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Fluids; Synovial fluid Bacteria; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Fluids; Synovial fluid; Urine Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Bacteria; Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Urine Bacteria; Casts; Crystals; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC); Red blood cell morphology
Microbiology - Environmental investigations and/or infection control Blood transfusion bags; Dialysis waters; Gastrointestinal endoscopes Bacterial organism identification - Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA); Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2, COVID)
Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV); Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2, COVID)
Nasopharyngeal swabs Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Blood; Plasma; Serum Infectious mononucleosis
Emergency Department

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

01 Jul 2025

Last Activity Date

25 Nov 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Blood; Plasma Troponin I
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Blood Anion gap; Calcium - Ionised; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); Urea
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Glucose; Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total haemoglobin - Calculated; pH
Base excess; Bicarbonate; Lactate; Oxygen saturation (sO2); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); pH
Haematology - Full blood examination Blood Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb)
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Blood International normalised ratio (INR); Prothrombin time (PT)
Intensive Care Unit

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

01 Jul 2025

Last Activity Date

25 Nov 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Glucose; Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total haemoglobin - Calculated; pH
Maternity Ward

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

01 Jul 2025

Last Activity Date

25 Nov 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Blood Anion gap; Calcium - Ionised; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); Urea
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Base excess; Bicarbonate; Lactate; Oxygen saturation (sO2); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); pH
Haematology - Full blood examination Blood Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb)
Nursery

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

01 Jul 2025

Last Activity Date

25 Nov 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Bilirubin - Total; Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Glucose; Haemoglobin F (HbF); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total haemoglobin - Calculated; pH
Operating Theatre

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

01 Jul 2025

Last Activity Date

25 Nov 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Blood Anion gap; Calcium - Ionised; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); Urea
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Base excess; Bicarbonate; Lactate; Oxygen saturation (sO2); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); pH
Haematology - Full blood examination Blood Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb)

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