PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA

Site

Northam Laboratory

Accreditation No.

2392

Site No.

14577

Date of Accreditation

01 May 2002

Address

Northam District Hospital, 50 Robinson Street
Northam, WA 6401
Australia

pathwest.com.au

Contact

Mr Herbert Carman P: +61 (08) 64572781

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

B (Branch)

Scope of Accreditation

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

26 Jan 2024

Last Activity Date

04 Jun 2020

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals Plasma; Serum Ethanol; Paracetamol (acetaminophen)
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Plasma; Serum Vancomycin
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Plasma; Serum Troponin I
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Plasma; Serum Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Bilirubin - Any fractions; Bilirubin - Total; C-reactive protein (CRP); Calcium - Corrected for albumin; Calcium - Total; Carbon dioxide (CO2); Cholesterol - Total; Creatine kinase; Creatinine; Glucose; HDL - Quantitation; Lipase; Magnesium; Phosphorus; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urea; Uric acid; γ-Glutamyltransferase
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
Differential number; Morphology
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Blood D-dimer
Plasma Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); Prothrombin time (PT)
Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); Fibrinogen; 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
Immunohaematology - Issue and release of blood and blood product for transfusion Blood; Blood products Issue and release of blood and blood products for transfusion
Immunohaematology - Storage and distribution of blood and blood components Blood; Blood products Issue and release of blood and blood products for transfusion
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Diagnosis of pregnancy Serum Detection of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG)

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

26 Jan 2024

Last Activity Date

04 Jun 2020

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Creatinine; Troponin
Base excess; Bicarbonate; Calcium - Ionised; 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

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