Australian Clinical Labs

Site

Northern Beaches Hospital

Accreditation No.

3427

Site No.

24540

Date of Accreditation

29 Mar 2019

Address

105 Frenchs Forest Rd West
Frenchs Forest, NSW 2086
Australia

Clinicallabs.com.au

Contact

Ms Cherie Winterburn P: +61 (02) 88879999

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

GY (General)

Scope of Accreditation

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

13 May 2024

Last Activity Date

06 Apr 2021

Service Product Determinant
Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Non-gynaecological cytological investigations of body fluids, exudates, washings and brushings from non-squamous mucosal sites for the detection of malignancy Aspirates; Bronchial lavage; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Other body fluids; Pericardial fluid; Sputum; Synovial fluid; Tumour tissue; Urine; Washings or brushings from other sites Review and reporting of cytology samples
Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Non-gynaecological cytological investigations on samples obtained via fine needle aspiration biopsy Fine needle aspirates (FNA) Review and reporting of fine needle aspiration samples
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Examination of biopsy material Formalin fixed tissue Review and reporting of biopsy material to identify or exclude morphological abnormalities; Structured reporting
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Immediate frozen section diagnosis Fresh tissue Immediate imprint cytology diagnosis; Intra-operative consultation and examination of biopsy material; Rapid onsite evaluation (ROSE)
Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals Blood Alcohol
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Blood Carbamazepine; Digoxin; Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin); Lithium; Paracetamol (acetaminophen); Phenytoin (dilantin); Salicylate; Theophylline; Valproate (valproic acid, epilim); Vancomycin
Chemical pathology - Determination of hormones and hormone binding proteins (other than thyroid function tests) Serum Procalcitonin
Cortisol; Insulin; Parathyroid hormone (PTH)
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Blood Troponin
Serum N-Terminal-pro b-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP)
Chemical pathology - Haem related pigments and precursors (excluding porphyria) Blood Haptoglobins
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Xanthochromia
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Blood Osmolality
Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Amylase; Aspartate aminotransferase; Bicarbonate; Bilirubin - Total; C-reactive protein (CRP); Calcium - Total; Carbon dioxide (CO2); Chloride; Cholesterol - HDL; Cholesterol - Total; Creatine kinase; Creatinine; Ferritin; Glucose; Lactate; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urate; Urea; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Glucose; Protein - Total
Plasma Ammonia
Urine Calcium - Total; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Magnesium; Microalbumin; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Urate; Urea
Chemical pathology - Iron studies Blood Iron; Transferrin
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Calcium; Chloride; Glucose; Lactate; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH
Chemical pathology - Tests for thyroid function Blood Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH); Thyroxine (T4) - Free; Triiodothyronine (T3) - Free
Haematology - Assessment of haemolysis or metabolic enzymes (red cell enzyme assays) Blood Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD)
Haematology - Bone marrow examination Bone marrow Examination of aspirated material
Haematology - Foetal haemoglobin in maternal circulation Blood Detection and quantitation of foetal red cells
Haematology - Full blood examination Blood Erythrocyte count (red blood cell count, RBCC); Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Leucocyte count (white blood cell count, WBCC); Platelet count; Reticulocytes
Morphology
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Plasma Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); Anti-Xa activity; D-dimer; Fibrinogen; International normalised ratio (INR); Prothrombin time (PT); Thrombin time (TT)
Heparin induced thrombotic thrombocytopenia (HITT)
Haematology - Limited blood examination Blood Erythrocyte (RBC) sedimentation rate (ESR)
Immunohaematology - Blood group antibody detection Blood Duffy system; High titre anti-A and anti-B screening; Kell system; M and N factors; 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 Red blood cell phenotyping
Immunohaematology - Investigation of blood transfusion reactions Blood Direct antiglobulin test (DAT, direct Coombs test)
Immunohaematology - Storage and distribution of blood and blood components Blood Issue and release of blood and blood products for transfusion
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Synovial fluid; Urine Crystals; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Urine Streptococcus pneumoniae
Legionella antigen
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)
Nasopharyngeal swabs Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) A/B
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
Microbiology - Virology - Detection of pathogenic viruses Nasal swabs Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus
Pre-examination processes Pre-analytics Not applicable

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

13 May 2024

Last Activity Date

06 Apr 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Calcium; Chloride; Glucose; Lactate; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

13 May 2024

Last Activity Date

06 Apr 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Calcium; Chloride; Glucose; Lactate; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

13 May 2024

Last Activity Date

06 Apr 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Calcium; Chloride; Glucose; Lactate; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

13 May 2024

Last Activity Date

06 Apr 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Calcium; Chloride; Glucose; Lactate; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

13 May 2024

Last Activity Date

06 Apr 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Calcium; Chloride; Glucose; Lactate; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Phosphorus; Sodium; pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

13 May 2024

Last Activity Date

06 Apr 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Calcium; Chloride; Glucose; Lactate; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH

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