NSW Health Pathology

Site

NSW Health Pathology Blue Mountains Hospital Laboratory

Accreditation No.

3091

Site No.

3084

Date of Accreditation

25 Feb 1991

Address

173-181 Great Western Highway
Katoomba, NSW 2780
Australia

Contact

Mr Stephen Parker P: +61 (02) 47846661

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

B (Branch)

Scope of Accreditation

NSW Health Pathology Blue Mountains Hospital Laboratory

ISO 15189 (2012)

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

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

01 Nov 2025

Last Activity Date

11 Jun 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Serum Paracetamol (acetaminophen)
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Serum Troponin I
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of lipid profiles for diagnosis of types III and IV hyperlipidaemia Serum HDL - Quantitation
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Serum Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Amylase; Aspartate aminotransferase; Bilirubin - Any fractions; Bilirubin - Total; C-reactive protein (CRP); Calcium - Total; Carbon dioxide (CO2); Chloride; Cholesterol - Total; Creatine kinase; Creatinine; Glucose; Lipase; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urate; Urea; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Haematology - Examination of blood films by special staining Blood Malaria
Haematology - Full blood examination Blood Differential number; 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) Plasma Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); D-dimer; Fibrinogen; International normalised ratio (INR); Prothrombin time (PT)
Haematology - Limited blood examination Blood Erythrocyte (RBC) sedimentation rate (ESR)
Immunohaematology - Blood group antibody detection Blood; Plasma Duffy system; Kell system; M and N factors; Other blood group systems; Rh phenotypes
Immunohaematology - Blood grouping Blood; Plasma ABO; RhD
Immunohaematology - Determination of compatibility of blood donor units Blood; Plasma 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
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) 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
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Nasal aspirates/washes; Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Throat swabs Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2, COVID)
Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Throat swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2, COVID)
Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasites Blood Malaria
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Plasma Infectious mononucleosis
Emergency Department

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

01 Nov 2025

Last Activity Date

11 Jun 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Blood Troponin I
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Blood Calcium - Ionised; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Potassium; Sodium; Urea
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Base excess; Bicarbonate; Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Deoxyhaemoglobin (HHb); Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH
Bicarbonate; Lactate; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); pH
Haematology - Full blood examination Blood Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb)
Maternity Department

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

01 Nov 2025

Last Activity Date

11 Jun 2021

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

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