NSW Health Pathology

Site

NSW Health Pathology Griffith Hospital Laboratory

Accreditation No.

2509

Site No.

2502

Date of Accreditation

28 Oct 1988

Address

1 Noorebar Avenue
Griffith, NSW 2680
Australia

Contact

Ms Tracey Jeffery P: +61 (02) 69695721

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

B (Branch)

Scope of Accreditation

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

15 Jun 2023

Last Activity Date

17 Feb 2021

Service Product Determinant
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Examination of biopsy material Formalin fixed tissue; Fresh tissue Review and reporting of biopsy material to identify or exclude morphological abnormalities
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Immunohistochemical investigationReporting only Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections Detection of antigenic targets - Various
Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals Plasma; Serum Ethanol
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Plasma; Serum Digoxin; Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin); Lithium; Paracetamol (acetaminophen); Valproate (valproic acid, epilim); Vancomycin
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of tumour markers Faeces Blood
Chemical pathology - Determination of hormones and hormone binding proteins (other than thyroid function tests) Serum Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH); Luteinising hormone (LH); Oestradiol; Progesterone
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Serum N-Terminal-pro b-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP); Troponin I
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of lipid profiles for diagnosis of types III and IV hyperlipidaemia Plasma; Serum HDL - Quantitation
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Glucose; Protein - Total
Plasma; Serum Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Ammonia; Aspartate aminotransferase; Bicarbonate; Bilirubin - Any fractions; Bilirubin - Total; C-reactive protein (CRP); Calcium - Corrected for albumin; Chloride; Cholesterol - Total; Creatine kinase; Creatinine; Glucose; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urate; Urea; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Urine Creatinine; Protein - Total
Chemical pathology - Iron studies Plasma; Serum Ferritin; Iron; Transferrin
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); Morphology; Platelet count; Red blood cell index or indices; Reticulocytes
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); Thrombin time (TT)
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; Serum Antibody elution; Red blood cell phenotyping
Immunohaematology - Investigation of blood transfusion reactions Blood products Antibodies
Immunohaematology - Issue and release of blood and blood product for transfusion Blood; Cryoprecipitate; Fresh frozen plasma (FFP) Issue and release of blood and blood products for transfusion
Immunohaematology - Storage and distribution of blood and blood components Blood; 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 - Bacteriology - Detection and identification of crystalline material Synovial fluid Crystal detection and identification
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Aspirates; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Cervical swabs; Ear swabs; Eye swabs; Faeces; Fluids; Nasal swabs; Sputum; Throat swabs; Urethra; Urine; Vaginal swabs; Wound swabs Bacteria; Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Bacteria; Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Aspirates; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Cervical swabs; Ear swabs; Eye swabs; Fluids; Nasal swabs; Sputum; Throat swabs; Urethra; Vaginal swabs; Wound swabs Bacteria; Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC); Pathogenic microorganisms
Blood Pathogenic microorganisms
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Bacteria; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC); Pathogenic microorganisms
Faeces Clostridioides difficile toxin; Clostridium difficile glutamate dehydrogenase
Urine Blood; Glucose; Ketones; Nitrite; Proteins; pH
Casts; Crystals; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Microbiology - Environmental investigations and/or infection control Vascular catheter tips Bacterial organism identification - Acinetobacter; Bacterial organism identification - Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA); Bacterial organism identification - Vancomycin resistant Enterococcus (VRE)
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Nasal aspirates/washes; Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Throat swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Throat swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Throat 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 Serum Infectious mononucleosis
Microbiology - Virology - Detection of pathogenic viruses Faeces Adenovirus; Norovirus type 1/2; Norovirus; Rotavirus

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

15 Jun 2023

Last Activity Date

17 Feb 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); Troponin; Urea nitrogen; pH
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Blood International normalised ratio (INR)

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

15 Jun 2023

Last Activity Date

17 Feb 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Calcium - Ionised; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); Troponin; Urea nitrogen; pH

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