SA Pathology

Site

Murray Bridge Laboratory

Accreditation No.

2348

Site No.

3054

Date of Accreditation

21 Dec 1990

Address

Murray Bridge Hospital, 96 Swanport Road
Murray Bridge, SA 5253
Australia

sapathology.sa.gov.au

Contact

Mr Jason Graefling P: +61 (08) 82223137

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

B (Branch)

Scope of Accreditation

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

30 Jul 2023

Last Activity Date

07 Sep 2020

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals Plasma; Serum Paracetamol (acetaminophen)
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Plasma; Serum VancomycinVancomycin added 24/01/21. Check at next ARE due Aug 2023
Chemical pathology - Determination of hormones and hormone binding proteins (other than thyroid function tests) Plasma; Serum Parathyroid hormone (PTH)
Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus Blood Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Plasma; Serum N-Terminal-pro b-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP); Troponin
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Blood Glucose
Calcium - Total; Chloride; Potassium; Sodium; Urea
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Glucose; Protein - Total
Plasma; Serum Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Aspartate aminotransferase; Bicarbonate; Bilirubin - Conjugated; Bilirubin - Direct; Bilirubin - Total; C-reactive protein (CRP); Calcium - Total; Chloride; Cholesterol - HDL; Cholesterol - Total; Creatine kinase; Creatinine; Glucose; HDL - Quantitation; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urate; Urea; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Urine Albumin; Creatinine; Protein - Total
Chemical pathology - Investigation for folate deficiency Plasma; Serum Folate
Chemical pathology - Iron studies Plasma; Serum Ferritin; Iron; Transferrin
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Bicarbonate; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); pH
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamins Plasma; Serum Cobalamin (vitamin B12)
Chemical pathology - Tests for thyroid function Plasma; Serum Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH); Thyroxine (T4) - Free
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) Blood Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); Fibrinogen; International normalised ratio (INR); Prothrombin time (PT)
D-dimer
Prothrombin time (PT)
Haematology - Limited blood examination Blood Erythrocyte (RBC) sedimentation rate (ESR)
Immunohaematology - Blood group antibody detection Blood Other blood group systems; Rh phenotypes
Immunohaematology - Blood grouping 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 Other blood group antibodies; Red blood cell phenotyping; Rh
Antibody elution
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 Serum Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) - Quantitative total
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Semen analysis (other than post vasectomy) Semen Viscosity; Volume
Motility; Sperm number
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Semen analysis for post vasectomy and/or examination of cervical mucus Semen Presence of spermatozoa
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Blood Bacteria; Blood; Pathogenic microorganisms
Urine Bacteria; Casts; Crystals; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Nasal aspirates/washes; Nasopharyngeal and throat swab; Nasopharyngeal swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Nasal aspirates/washes; Nasopharyngeal swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Nasopharyngeal swabs Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasites Blood Malaria
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Blood Infectious mononucleosis

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