NSW Health Pathology

Site

NSW Health Pathology John Hunter Hospital Laboratory

Accreditation No.

3561

Site No.

3554

Date of Accreditation

28 Jun 1989

Address

Level 3 Main Building, John Hunter Hospital , 2 Lookout Road
New Lambton Heights, NSW 2305
Australia

pathologynorth.com.au

Contact

Ms Jacqueline Moore P: +61 0405113014

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

GX (General)

Scope of Accreditation

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

27 Jun 2021

Last Activity Date

07 Dec 2020

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Base excess; Lactate; Oxygen saturation (sO2); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

27 Jun 2021

Last Activity Date

07 Dec 2020

Service Product Determinant
Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Cervical cytological investigation for abnormalities, precancerous or cancerous changes or conditions Cervical tissue; Liquid based cytology specimens from cervix Cytological examination; Review and reporting of cervical cytological material
Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Gynaecological (non-cervical) cytological investigation for abnormalities, precancerous or cancerous changes or conditions Vaginal smears; Vault smears; Vulval smears Cytological examination; Review and reporting of gynaecological (non-cervical tissue) cytological samples
Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Non-gynaecological cytological investigations of body fluids, exudates, washings and brushings from non-squamous mucosal sites for the detection of malignancy Other body fluids; Sputum; Urine; Washings or brushings from other sites Cytological examination; Review and reporting of cytology samples
Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Non-gynaecological cytological investigations of nipple discharge or smears from squamous mucosal sites for the detection of cancerous or precancerous changes Anus smears; Lip smears; Mouth smears; Nipple discharge; Skin smears Cytological examination; 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) Cytological examination; Review and reporting of fine needle aspiration samples
Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Testing for the National Cervical Screening Program Liquid based cytology specimens from cervix Human papilloma virus (HPV); Cytological examination; Review and reporting of cervical cytological material
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Examination of biopsy material Formalin fixed tissue Review and reporting of biopsy material to identify or exclude morphological abnormalities
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Gene probes using paraffin in-situ hybridisation techniques (chromogenic/silver) Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections Detection of nucleic acid targets - Various
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Immediate frozen section diagnosis Fresh tissue Intra-operative consultation and examination of biopsy material
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Immunohistochemical (immunofluorescence) investigation Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections Detection of antigenic targets - Various
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Mortuary facilities Body; Body parts Assessment - Level 2 mortuary

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

27 Jun 2021

Last Activity Date

07 Dec 2020

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals Plasma Ethanol
Serum Caffeine
Urine Amphetamines; Benzodiazepines; Cannabis; Cocaine; Opiates
Buprenorphine; Methadone
Chemical pathology - Biogenic amines Urine 5-Hydroxyindoleacetic acid (5-HIAA); Adrenaline; Catecholamines; Dopamine; Homovanillic acid (HVA); Noradrenaline; Vanillylmandelic acid (VMA)
Metanephrine; Normetanephrine
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Blood Cyclosporin; Tacrolimus
Serum Amikacin; Carbamazepine; Digoxin; Lithium; Methotrexate; Mycophenolate; Paracetamol (acetaminophen); Phenobarbitone; Phenytoin (dilantin); Salicylate; Theophylline; Tobramycin; Valproate (valproic acid, epilim); Vancomycin
Clozapine; Clozapine metabolite; Flecainide; Mexiletine; Norclozapine
Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin)
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of tumour markers Serum CA125 antigen (CA125); CA15-3 antigen (CA15-3); CA19-9 antigen (CA19-9); Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA); Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG); Prostate specific antigen (PSA); Prostate specific antigen (PSA) - Free; α-Fetoprotein (AFP)
β2-Microglobulin (B2M)
Urine β2-Microglobulin (B2M)
Chemical pathology - Detection of faecal occult blood Faeces Blood
Chemical pathology - Determination of hormones and hormone binding proteins (other than thyroid function tests) Plasma Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH); Renin
Saliva Cortisol
Serum Aldosterone; Growth hormone; Insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1, somatomedin C)
17α-Hydroxyprogesterone; Androstenedione; Oestradiol
C-peptide; Cortisol; Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA); Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH); Insulin; Luteinising hormone (LH); Oestradiol; Parathyroid hormone (PTH); Procalcitonin; Progesterone; Prolactin; Sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG); Testosterone; Testosterone - Free; Testosterone - Total
Urine Aldosterone
Cortisol
Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus Blood Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)
Serum Fructosamine
Chemical pathology - Dynamic tests Sweat Sweat chloride
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Serum B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP); Troponin I
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of lipid profiles for diagnosis of types III and IV hyperlipidaemia Serum Apolipoprotein A; Apolipoprotein B; HDL - Quantitation; Lipoprotein subclasses
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of renal and/or hepatic function Plasma; Serum Prealbumin
α1-Antitrypsin
Chemical pathology - Haem related pigments and precursors (excluding porphyria) Blood Methaemalbumin
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Xanthochromia
Plasma; Serum Haptoglobins
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Drainage fluid Albumin; Amylase; Bilirubin - Total; Cholesterol - Total; Creatinine; Glucose; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Protein - Total; Triglycerides; Urea; Uric acid
Drainage fluid; Faeces; Peritoneal fluid; Pleural fluid; Urine pH
Drainage fluid; Faeces; Peritoneal fluid; Pleural fluid; Vitreous humor Osmolality
Peritoneal fluid Albumin; Amylase; Bilirubin - Total; Cholesterol - Total; Glucose; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Protein - Total; Triglycerides; Uric acid
Plasma Cholinesterase
Osmolality
Pleural fluid Albumin; Amylase; Bilirubin - Total; Cholesterol - Total; Glucose; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Protein - Total; Triglycerides; Uric acid
Serum Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE)
Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Ammonia; Amylase; Aspartate aminotransferase; Bicarbonate; Bilirubin - Any fractions; Bilirubin - Total; C-reactive protein (CRP); Calcium - Total; Chloride; Cholesterol - Total; Creatine kinase; Creatinine; Glucose; High sensitivity C-reactive protein (CRP); Lactate; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urate; Urea; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Urine Osmolality
Chemical pathology - Investigation for folate deficiency Serum Folate
Chemical pathology - Investigation of maternal markers to detect foetal abnormality Serum α-Fetoprotein (AFP)
Chemical pathology - Iron studies Serum Iron; Transferrin
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of precursor and intermediary metabolites Blood Homocysteine
Serum β-Hydroxybutyrate
Urine Citrate
Oxalate
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamin B markers Serum Holotranscobalamin (active vitamin B12)
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamins Serum Retinol (vitamin A); Tocopherol (vitamin E)
25-Hydroxyvitamin D; Cobalamin (vitamin B12); Holotranscobalamin (active vitamin B12)
Chemical pathology - Tests for thyroid function Serum Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH); Thyroxine (T4) - Free; Triiodothyronine (T3) - Free
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Diagnosis of pregnancy Serum Detection of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG)
Urine Detection of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG)

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

27 Jun 2021

Last Activity Date

07 Dec 2020

Service Product Determinant
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; Histological examination
Haematology - Diagnosis of thalassemia Blood Examination of haemoglobin H (HbH); Haemoglobin A (HbA) - Quantitation; Haemoglobin A2 (HbA2) - Quantitation; Haemoglobin F (HbF) - Quantitation; Haemoglobin H (HbH) inclusions
Haematology - Examination of blood films by special staining Blood Malaria
Haematology - Foetal haemoglobin in maternal circulation Blood Presence of foetal red blood cells
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); Mean corpuscular haemoglobin (MCH); Mean corpuscular haemoglobin concentration (MCHC); Mean corpuscular volume (MCV); Mean platelet volume (MPV); Morphology; Nucleated red blood cells (NRBC); Platelet count; Reticulocytes
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Erythrocyte count (red blood cell count, RBCC); Leucocyte count (white blood cell count, WBCC)
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Blood ASPtest; Adenosine diphosphate (ADPtest); TRAPtest
Platelet function (PFA)
Plasma Von Willebrand collagen binding assay
Platelet aggregation
ADAMTS-13 activity; ADAMTS-13 inhibitor; Heparin induced thrombotic thrombocytopenia (HITT)
Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); Activated protein C (APC) resistance; Anti-Xa activity - Clexane - Low molecular weight heparin; Anti-Xa activity - Heparin activity; Anti-Xa activity - Unfractionated heparin; Anti-thrombin III; Apixaban - Anti-Xa; D-dimer; Dabigatran; Factor II; Factor IX; Factor V; Factor VII; Factor VIII; Factor VIII inhibitor; Factor X; Factor XI; Factor XII; Factor XIII; Fibrinogen; Fondaparinux - Anti-Xa; Lupus anticoagulant; Orgaran; Protein C and protein S; Prothrombin time (PT); Rivaroxaban - Anti-Xa; Thrombin time (TT); Von Willebrand factor (vWF) antigen - Quantitation
Von Willebrand factor (vWF) activity - Ristocetin co-factor assay
Haematology - Investigation of haemolysis Urine Haemosiderin
Haematology - Limited blood examination Blood Erythrocyte (RBC) sedimentation rate (ESR)
Erythrocyte (RBC) sedimentation rate (ESR)
Immunohaematology - Blood group antibody detection Blood Duffy system; 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 Antibody elution
Antibody titration
Blood; Serum Antibody absorption; Other blood group antibodies; Red blood cell phenotyping; Rh
Immunohaematology - Investigation of blood transfusion reactions Blood products Contamination - Microbiological
Blood; Plasma Antibodies
Immunohaematology - Issue and release of blood and blood product for transfusion Blood; 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
Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasites Blood Malaria
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Blood; Serum Infectious mononucleosis

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

27 Jun 2021

Last Activity Date

07 Dec 2020

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Serum C1 esterase inhibitor
Chemical pathology - Investigation of Helicobacter pylori colonisation or eradication Breath C14
Immunopathology - Characterisation of leucocyte surface antigens (including immunophenotyping) Aspirates; Bone marrow; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Fresh tissue; Lavage; Serous fluid CD10; CD103; CD117; CD11b; CD123; CD13; CD138; CD14; CD16; CD19; CD1a; CD2; CD20; CD200; CD22; CD23; CD25; CD27; CD3; CD303; CD33; CD34; CD38; CD4; CD43; CD45; CD46; CD5; CD52; CD56; CD57; CD66; CD7; CD8; CD81; FMC7; HLA-DR antigen; Immunoglobulin D (IgD); Immunoglobulin M (IgM); Kappa light chains; Lambda light chains; Nuclear terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase (NuTdT); T-cell receptor β (TCRb); T-cell receptor γδ (TCRgd); cCD22; cCD3; cCD79a; cMPO; cyKappa; cyLambda
Blood Anti-D; CD10; CD103; CD117; CD11b; CD11c; CD123; CD13; CD138; CD14; CD15; CD157; CD16; CD19; CD1a; CD2; CD20; CD200; CD22; CD23; CD235a; CD25; CD27; CD3; CD33; CD34; CD38; CD4; CD42b; CD43; CD45; CD45RA; CD46; CD5; CD52; CD56; CD57; CD59; CD64; CD66; CD7; CD79a; CD8; CD81; Cytoplasmic CD3 (cyCD3); FMC7; Fluorescein-labelled proaerolysin (FLAER); HLA-B27; HLA-DR antigen; Haemoglobin F (HbF); Immunoglobulin D (IgD); Immunoglobulin M (IgM); Kappa light chains; Lambda light chains; Nuclear terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase (NuTdT); Paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria (PNH) surface markers; T-cell receptor β (TCRb); T-cell receptor γδ (TCRgd); cCD22; cMPO; cyKappa; cyLambda
Immunopathology - Complete HLA antigen tissue typing Blood HLA-DQ class II typing
Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodies Plasma; Serum Anti-adrenal cortex antibodies; Anti-gastric parietal cell antibodies (GPC/PCA); Anti-liver-kidney microsomes antibodies (LKM); Anti-mitochondrial antibodies (AMA, AMA M1, AMA M2); Anti-nuclear antibodies (ANA); Anti-ovarian antibodies (AOA); Anti-reticulin antibodies (RCA, ARA); Anti-skin antibodies; Anti-smooth muscle antibodies (SMA); Anti-striated muscle antibodies
Anti-glutamic acid decarboxylase antibodies (GAD); Anti-islet cell antibodies (ICA); Anti-islet cell antigen 2 antibodies; Anti-phospholipase A2 receptor antibodies (PLA2R); Anti-zinc transporter protein 8 antibodies (ZNT8)
Anti-PML antibodies; Anti-Ro-52 antibodies; Anti-Sp-100 antibodies; Anti-glycoprotein-210 antibodies (GP210); Anti-liver antibodies; Anti-liver cytosol antibodies (LC-1); Anti-liver-kidney microsomes antibodies (LKM); Anti-mitochondrial antibodies (AMA, AMA M1, AMA M2); Anti-soluble liver antigen/liver-pancreas antibodies (SLA/LP)
Rheumatoid factor
Anti-double stranded DNA antibodies (dsDNA)
Anti-cardiolipin antibodies (ACA); Anti-deamidated gliadin antibodies; Anti-glomerular basement membrane antibodies (anti-GBM); Anti-myeloperoxidase antibodies (MPO); Anti-proteinase 3 antibodies (PR3); Anti-tissue transglutaminase antibodies (tTG); Anti-β2-glycoprotein-I antibodies
Anti-RNA polymerase III antibodies (ARA, RNAP); Anti-double stranded DNA antibodies (dsDNA); Anti-extractable nuclear antigen antibodies (ENA); Anti-intrinsic factor antibodies (IF)
Anti-EJ antibodies; Anti-Jo-1 antibodies; Anti-Ku antibodies; Anti-Mi-2 antibodies; Anti-NXP2 antibodies; Anti-OJ antibodies; Anti-PL-12 antibodies; Anti-PL-7 antibodies; Anti-Pm/Scl-100 antibodies; Anti-Pm/Scl-75 antibodies; Anti-Ro-52 antibodies; Anti-SAE1 antibodies; Anti-melanoma differentiation associated gene 5 antibodies (MDA5); Anti-myositis antibodies; Anti-signal recognition particle antibodies (SRP); Anti-transcription intermediary factor antibodies (TIF1)
Anti-Jo-1 antibodies; Anti-La antibodies; Anti-Pm/Scl antibodies; Anti-Pm/Scl-100 antibodies; Anti-Pm/Scl-75 antibodies; Anti-Ro-52 antibodies; Anti-Ro-60 antibodies; Anti-Scl-70 antibodies; Anti-Smith antibodies (Sm); Anti-U1 ribonucleoprotein antibodies (U1 RNP); Anti-centromere protein B antibodies (Cenp-B); Anti-extractable nuclear antigen antibodies (ENA)
Anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies (CCP); Anti-thyroglobulin antibodies (Tg); Anti-thyroid microsomal antibodies; Anti-zinc transporter protein 8 antibodies (ZNT8)
Serum Tryptase
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential component testing (purified native and/or recombinant allergens)) Serum Ara h2 - Peanut; Galactose-α-1,3-galactose thyroglobulin - Bovine; Ovomucoid - Egg
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential drug allergens) Serum Amoxicilloyl group; Cefaclor; Chlorhexidine; Morphine; Penicilloyl G; Penicilloyl V; Suxamethonium (succinylcholine)
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential epidermal and animal protein allergens) Serum Animal mix; Budgerigar droppings; Budgerigar feathers; Canary bird feathers; Cat epithelium; Chicken droppings; Cow dander; Dog dander; Finch feathers; Guinea pig epithelium; Horse dander; Mouse epithelium; Mouse serum proteins; Mouse urine proteins; Parakeet feathers; Parrot feathers; Pigeon droppings; Pigeon feathers; Rabbit epithelium; Rat epithelium; Rat serum proteins; Rat urine proteins; Sheep epithelium
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [egg and fowl] allergens) Serum Chicken; Egg white; Egg yolk
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [fish, shellfish and molluscs] allergens) Serum Blue mussel; Codfish; Crab; Lobster; Oyster; Salmon; Shrimp; Squid; Swordfish; Tuna
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [fruit and vegetable] allergens) Serum Apple; Avocado; Banana; Celery; Date; Kiwi; Mango; Onion; Orange citrus; Pineapple; Potato; Strawberry; Tomato
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [meat] allergens) Serum Beef; Mutton; Pork
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [milk] allergens) Serum Casein; Milk
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [miscellaneous] allergens) Serum Cacao; Coffee; Honey; Mushroom; Omega-5-gliadin; Staple food mix; Yeasts
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [seeds, legumes and nuts] allergens) Serum Almond; Barley; Brazil nut; Cashew nut; Coconut; Hazelnut; Macadamia nut; Maize; Oat; Peanut; Pecan nut; Pinenut; Pistachio; Pumpkin seed; Rice; Rye; Sesame seed; Soy bean; Sunflower seed; Walnut; Wheat
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential grass pollen allergens) Serum Bahia grass; Bermuda grass; Grass mix; Johnson grass; Kentucky blue; Kentucky plane (June) grass; Paspalum grass; Rye grass; Timothy grass
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential insect allergens) Serum American cockroach; German cockroach; Mosquito; Oriental cockroach
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential microorganism allergens) Serum Alternaria alternata; Aspergillus flavus; Aspergillus fumigatus; Chaetomium globosum; Cladosporium herbarum; Penicillium chrysogenum (formerly Penicillium notatum); Mould mix
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential mite allergens) Serum Dermatophagoides farinae house dust mite; Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus house dust mite; House dust - Hollister Stier
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential occupational allergens) Serum Chlorhexidine; Latex
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential tree pollen allergens) Serum Acacia; Eucalyptus; Grey alder; Melaleuca; Olive; Silver birch; Tree mix
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential venom allergens) Serum Common wasp (yellow jacket) venom; Honey bee venom; Paper wasp venom
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential weed pollen allergens) Serum Common ragweed; Plantain - English; Weed mix
Immunopathology - Procedures related to the collection, processing, storage and issue of human haemopoietic progenitor cells Blood; Bone marrow; Haemopoietic progenitor cells Enumeration of CD34+ cells
Immunopathology - Quantitation of complement proteins Plasma; Serum Factor H; Other complement components or breakdown product
Complement components C3 and C4
Complement membrane attack complex (sC5b-9); Other complement components or breakdown product
Factor H
Complement membrane attack complex (sC5b-9); Other complement components or breakdown product
Total haemolytic complement
Factor I
Immunopathology - Quantitative and/or qualitative investigation of proteins Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Albumin
Oligoclonal bands
Plasma; Serum Cryofibrinogen; Cryoglobulins
Detection and quantitation of free kappa and free lambda light chains
Serum Detection and amount of paraproteins; Detection of Bence Jones proteins
Protein classes
Urine Detection and amount of paraproteins; Detection of Bence Jones proteins
Protein classes
α1-Globulin
Immunopathology - Quantitative investigation and/or assessment of neutrophils Blood Dihydrorhodamine 123; Oxidative burst
Immunopathology - Quantitative investigations of immunoglobulins and immunoglobulins subclasses Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Urine Total immunoglobulin G
Plasma; Serum Immunoglobulin subclasses; Total immunoglobulin A; Total immunoglobulin G; Total immunoglobulin M
Serum Total immunoglobulin E
Immunoglobulin subclasses; Total immunoglobulin D; Total immunoglobulin G
Immunopathology - Single HLA antigen typing Blood HLA-B27
Immunopathology - Tests of cellular immunity - Lymphocyte function tests Blood; Serum Lymphocyte function; Proliferation by antigens; Proliferation by mitogens
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Faeces Helicobacter pylori antigen
Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Tests for antigen lymphocyte stimulation Blood Mycobacterial antigen lymphocyte stimulation
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Plasma; Serum Aspergillus precipitins; Avian precipitins (bird fancier's disease); Farmer's lung precipitins
Helicobacter pylori IgG antibody

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

27 Jun 2021

Last Activity Date

07 Dec 2020

Service Product Determinant
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Aspirates; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Faeces; Genital swabs; Respiratory swabs and/or washings; Sputum; Superficial sites; Synovial fluid; Wound swabs Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Aspirates; Synovial fluid Bacteria; Crystals; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Blood Pathogenic identification
Bacteria; Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Bacteria; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Streptococcus pneumoniae antigen; Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Ear swabs; Eye swabs; Faeces; Genital swabs; Infection control swabs; Nasal swabs; Sputum; Urine; Wound swabs Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Faeces Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Genital swabs; Respiratory specimens; Sputum; Superficial sites; Wound swabs Bacteria; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC); Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Urine Legionella antigen; Streptococcus pneumoniae antigen
Casts; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC); Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility; Proteins; Specific gravity; Sugar; pH
Microbiology - Environmental investigations and/or infection control Blood transfusion bags; Gastrointestinal endoscopes; Vascular catheter tips Bacterial growth - Sterility; Bacterial organism identification - Acinetobacter; Bacterial organism identification - Legionella spp.; Bacterial organism identification - Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA); Bacterial organism identification - Vancomycin resistant Enterococcus (VRE)
Bacterial growth - Sterility; Bacterial organism identification - Acinetobacter; Bacterial organism identification - Legionella spp.; 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 (bacteria) Bacterial isolates Carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE)
Blood MecA gene; PorA
Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Neisseria meningitidis
Bronchial swabs; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Cervical specimen; Dry swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Sputum Bordetella pertussis; Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Dry swabs; Genital swabs; Liquid based cytology specimens; Urine Chlamydia trachomatis; Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Dry swabs; Urine Chlamydia trachomatis; Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Faeces Clostridiodes difficile
Shiga toxin
Campylobacter spp.; Escherichia coli - Enteroinvasive (EIEC); Salmonella spp.; Shigella spp.; Shiga toxin
Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Throat swabs Bordetella pertussis
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (protozoan parasites) Faeces Cryptosporidium hominis; Cryptosporidium parvum; Giardia lamblia
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Bronchial washings; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Endotrachael aspirate; Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Throat wash Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Bronchoalveolar lavage; Dry swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Sputum Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus
Bronchoalveolar lavage; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Sputum Adenovirus; Coronavirus; Enterovirus; Human metapneumovirus; Human parechovirus; Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Parainfluenza virus type 1/2/3/4; Picornavirus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) A/B
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Enterovirus; Herpes simplex virus (HSV)
Dry swabs Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) A/B
Dry swabs; Respiratory specimens Cytomegalovirus (CMV); Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV1); Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV2); Herpes virus; Varicella zoster virus (VZV)
Faeces Adenovirus F40; Adenovirus F41; Norovirus G1; Norovirus G2; Rotavirus A
Liquid based cytology specimens Human papilloma virus (HPV)
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 swabs; Oropharyngeal swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Plasma Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) RNA
Plasma; Serum Hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotypes 1-6 and subtypes
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) viral RNA; Hepatitis C virus (HCV) viral load - Qualitative
Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Detection and identification of mycobacteria Other body fluids; Sputum Mycobacteria identification
Mycobacteria identification
Microbiology - Mycology - Detection of dermatophytes and other fungi causing cutaneous disease Nails; Skin scrapings Dermatophyte identification
Microbiology - Mycology - Detection, isolation and identification of yeasts and fungal elements Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Serum Cryptococcus antigen
Isolates Yeast susceptibility; Yeasts identification
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Plasma; Serum Chlamydial spp. IgG antibody; Chlamydial spp. IgM antibody; Chlamydial group IgA antibody
Hepatitis C virus antibody (anti-HCV) - IgG
Herpes simplex virus type 1 antibody (anti-HSV1) - IgM; Herpes simplex virus type 2 antibody (anti-HSV2) - IgG; Herpes simplex virus type 2 antibody (anti-HSV2) - IgM; Herpes simplex type 1 antibody (anti-HSV1) - IgG; Measles IgG antibody; Measles IgM antibody; Mumps virus IgG antibody; Mumps virus IgM antibody; Mycoplasma pneumoniae IgG antibody; Mycoplasma pneumoniae IgM antibody; Parvovirus IgG antibody; Parvovirus IgM antibody; Varicella zoster virus IgG antibody; Varicella zoster virus IgM antibody
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) p24 antigen
Human immunodeficiency virus type 1/2 (HIV-1/2) 1/2 antibodies
Cytomegalovirus antibody (anti-CMV) IgG; Cytomegalovirus antibody (anti-CMV) IgM; Epstein-Barr virus nuclear antigen IgG antibody; Epstein-Barr virus viral capsid antigen IgG antibody; Epstein-Barr virus viral capsid antigen IgM antibody; Hepatitis A virus antibody (anti-HAV) - IgG; Hepatitis A virus antibody (anti-HAV) - IgM; Hepatitis B virus core antibody (anti-HBc) - IgM; Hepatitis B virus core antibody (anti-HBc) - Total; Hepatitis B virus envelope antibody (anti-HBe); Hepatitis B virus envelope antigen (HBe Ag); Hepatitis B virus surface antibody (anti-HBs); Hepatitis B virus surface antigen (HBs Ag); Hepatitis B virus surface antigen (HBs Ag) neutralisation; Hepatitis C virus (HCV); Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV); Rubella IgG antibody; Rubella IgM antibody; Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody; Toxoplasma gondii IgG antibody; Toxoplasma gondii IgM antibody
Serum Brucella spp.
Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) IgG phase 2 antibody
Streptococcal anti-DNAse B (anti-streptodornase) antibody
Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody
Barmah forest virus IgG antibody; Barmah forest virus IgM antibody; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) IgG phase 2 antibody; Leptospira IgM antibody; Ross River virus IgG antibody; Ross River virus IgM antibody
Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) IgM phase 2 antibody
Anti-streptolysin O (ASOT)
Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody
Microbiology - Virology - Detection of pathogenic viruses Faeces Adenovirus; Rotavirus
Norovirus

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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07 Dec 2020

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Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Bicarbonate; Calcium; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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27 Jun 2021

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07 Dec 2020

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Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Bicarbonate; Calcium; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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27 Jun 2021

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07 Dec 2020

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Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Bicarbonate; Calcium; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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27 Jun 2021

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07 Dec 2020

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Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Bicarbonate; Bilirubin - Total; Calcium; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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27 Jun 2021

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07 Dec 2020

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Bicarbonate; Calcium; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Blood International normalised ratio (INR)

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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27 Jun 2021

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07 Dec 2020

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Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus Blood Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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27 Jun 2021

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07 Dec 2020

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Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Urine Casts; Crystals; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC); Red blood cell morphology

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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27 Jun 2021

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07 Dec 2020

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Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Base excess; Bicarbonate; Calcium; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Deoxyhaemoglobin (HHb); Glucose; Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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27 Jun 2021

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07 Dec 2020

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Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus Blood Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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27 Jun 2021

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07 Dec 2020

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Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Blood International normalised ratio (INR)

ISO 15189 (2012)

Legal

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27 Jun 2021

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07 Dec 2020

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Medico legal drug testing AS/NZS 4308, section 2 Specimen collection, storage, handling and dispatch Urine Colour; Temperature; pH
Medico legal drug testing AS/NZS 4308, section 3 General laboratory requirements Urine General laboratory requirements as described in AS/NZS 4308
Medico legal drug testing AS/NZS 4308, section 4 Laboratory screening procedures Urine Amphetamine type substances; Benzodiazepines; Cannabis metabolites; Cocaine metabolites; Creatinine; Opiates

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