NSW Health Pathology

Site

NSW Health Pathology Lismore Hospital Laboratory

Accreditation No.

2710

Site No.

2703

Date of Accreditation

21 Aug 1989

Address

Ground Level, Lismore Hospital, 60 Hunter Street
Lismore, NSW 2480
Australia

pathology.health.nsw.gov.au

Contact

Ms Jacqueline Moore P: +61 0405113014

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

B (Branch)

Scope of Accreditation

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

18 Apr 2024

Last Activity Date

15 Dec 2020

Service Product Determinant
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 - 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 - Immediate frozen section diagnosis Fresh tissue Intra-operative consultation and examination of biopsy material
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Immunohistochemical investigation 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 Blood; Swabs; Urine Snake venom detection
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Plasma; Serum Carbamazepine; Ethanol; Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin); Lithium; Paracetamol (acetaminophen); Phenytoin (dilantin); Salicylate; Valproate (valproic acid, epilim); Vancomycin
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of tumour markers Plasma; Serum CA125 antigen (CA125); CA19-9 antigen (CA19-9); Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA); α-Fetoprotein (AFP)
Chemical pathology - Determination of hormones and hormone binding proteins (other than thyroid function tests) Plasma; Serum Procalcitonin
Serum Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH); Luteinising hormone (LH); Oestradiol; Parathyroid hormone (PTH); Progesterone; Prolactin
Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus Blood Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)
Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Plasma; Serum N-Terminal-pro b-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP); Troponin
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of lipid profiles for diagnosis of types III and IV hyperlipidaemia Plasma; Serum HDL - Quantitation
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of renal and/or hepatic function Plasma; Serum; Urine Uric acid
Serum Haptoglobins
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Glucose; Lactate; Protein - Total
Drainage fluid; Peritoneal fluid; Pleural fluid Albumin; Amylase; Bilirubin - Total; Cholesterol - Total; Glucose; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Protein - Total; Triglycerides; Urate
Plasma; Serum Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Ammonia; Amylase; Aspartate aminotransferase; Bilirubin - Any fractions; Bilirubin - Total; C-reactive protein (CRP); Calcium - Total; Carbon dioxide (CO2); Chloride; Cholesterol - Total; Creatine kinase; Creatinine; Glucose; Lactate; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urea; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Serum Osmolality
Urine Albumin; Calcium - Total; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Urea
Chemical pathology - Investigation for folate deficiency Plasma; Serum Folate
Chemical pathology - Iron studies Plasma; Serum Ferritin
Iron; Transferrin
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP); Calcium - Ionised; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Lactate; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); Troponin; Urea nitrogen; pH
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamins Plasma; Serum Cobalamin (vitamin B12)
Chemical pathology - Tests for thyroid function Serum Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH); Thyroxine (T4) - Free; Triiodothyronine (T3) - Free
Haematology - Bone marrow examination Bone marrow Examination of aspirated material
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); Haemoglobin (Hb); Leucocyte count (white blood cell count, WBCC); Platelet count; Reticulocytes
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Blood International normalised ratio (INR); Prothrombin time (PT)
Plasma Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); Anti-Xa activity; 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; 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 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
Blood; Plasma Other blood group antibodies; Red blood cell phenotyping; Rh
Immunohaematology - Investigation of blood transfusion reactions Blood products Antibodies
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); Platelets 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 Plasma; Serum Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) - Quantitative total
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Aspirates; Blood; Faeces; Fluids; General swabs; Genital swabs; Sputum; Synovial fluid; Urine Bacteria; Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Bacteria; Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Bacteria; Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Aspirates; Blood; General swabs; Genital swabs; Sputum; Synovial fluid; Urine Bacteria; Casts; Crystals; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Blood Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Urine Legionella antigen; Streptococcus pneumoniae antigen
Microbiology - Environmental investigations and/or infection control Air; Blood transfusion bags; Gastrointestinal endoscopes; Vascular catheter tips Bacterial growth - Sterility
Dialysis waters Bacterial growth - Sterility
Bacterial growth - Sterility
Environmental swabs Bacterial organism identification - Acinetobacter; Bacterial organism identification - Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA); Bacterial organism identification - Vancomycin resistant Enterococcus (VRE)
Spore strips/capsules Bacterial growth - Sterility
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (bacteria) Blood culture Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
Bronchial washings; Nasal swabs; Throat swabs Bordetella pertussis; Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Faeces Clostridiodes difficile
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; Serum; Throat swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Bronchial washings; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Endotrachael aspirate; Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Throat swabs Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
Bronchial washings; Nasal swabs; Throat swabs Adenovirus; Enterovirus; Human metapneumovirus; Human parechovirus; Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Parainfluenza virus type 1/2/3; Picornavirus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
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 Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Detection and identification of mycobacteria Sputum Mycobacteria identification
Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasites Blood Malaria
Faeces Cysts; Ova; Parasites
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Plasma; Serum Infectious mononucleosis
Serum Hepatitis A virus antibody (anti-HAV) - IgG; Hepatitis A virus antibody (anti-HAV) - IgM; Hepatitis B virus core antibody (anti-HBc) - Total; Hepatitis B virus surface antibody (anti-HBs); Hepatitis B virus surface antigen (HBs Ag); Hepatitis C virus antibody (anti-HCV); Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) p24 antigen; Human immunodeficiency virus type 1/2 (HIV-1/2) 1/2 antibodies; Rubella IgG antibody; Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody
Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody
Microbiology - Virology - Detection of pathogenic viruses Faeces Adenovirus; Rotavirus

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

18 Apr 2024

Last Activity Date

15 Dec 2020

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

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

18 Apr 2024

Last Activity Date

15 Dec 2020

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood 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

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

18 Apr 2024

Last Activity Date

15 Dec 2020

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Creatinine

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

18 Apr 2024

Last Activity Date

15 Dec 2020

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood 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

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

18 Apr 2024

Last Activity Date

15 Dec 2020

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood 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

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

18 Apr 2024

Last Activity Date

15 Dec 2020

Service Product Determinant
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Blood International normalised ratio (INR); Prothrombin time (PT)

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

18 Apr 2024

Last Activity Date

15 Dec 2020

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

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