NSW Health Pathology

Site

NSW Health Pathology Liverpool Hospital Laboratory

Accreditation No.

2907

Site No.

2900

Date of Accreditation

25 May 1990

Address

Campbell Street
Liverpool, NSW 2170
Australia

sswahs.nsw.gov.au

Contact

Ms Wafa Jeha P: +61 (02) 98285082

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

GX (General)

Scope of Accreditation

Anatomical Pathology

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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16 Jul 2025

Last Activity Date

07 Mar 2022

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 Other body fluids 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 - 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 - Examination of biopsy material by electron microscopy Formalin fixed tissue; Fresh tissue; Smears Review and reporting of biopsy material to identify or exclude ultra-structural morphological abnormalities
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Gene probes using paraffin in-situ hybridisation techniques (chromogenic/silver) Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues 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 investigation Fixed cytological smears; Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues; Fresh tissue Detection of antigenic targets - Various
Molecular genetics - Genetic testing for chimerism and mosaic gene variants (cancer and somatic mosaicism) - Targeted genes Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues BRAF mutation analysis; EGFR mutation analysis; KRAS mutation analysis
KRAS mutation analysis
Birthing Unit

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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16 Jul 2025

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07 Mar 2022

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Base excess; Bicarbonate; Bilirubin - Total; Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH
Lactate
Cardiac Catheter Laboratory

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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16 Jul 2025

Last Activity Date

07 Mar 2022

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Blood Calcium - Ionised; Carbon dioxide (CO2); Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Potassium; Sodium; Urea
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Base excess; Bicarbonate; Lactate; Oxygen saturation (sO2); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); pH
Haematology - Full blood examination Blood Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb)
Cardiothoracic Theatre

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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16 Jul 2025

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07 Mar 2022

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); Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH
Clinical Chemistry

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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16 Jul 2025

Last Activity Date

07 Mar 2022

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals Gastric aspirate; Meconium; Urine 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA); 3,4-Methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV); Adrenal steroid hormones; Amphetamine type substances; Amphetamines; Anabolic agents; Anasthetic agents; Anti-angina agents; Anti-anxiety agents; Anti-arrythmic agents; Anti-cholinergic agents; Anti-convulsants; Anti-emetics; Anti-hypertensives; Anti-inflammatories; Anti-malarial agents; Anti-migraine agents; Anti-nauseants; Anti-psychotic agents; Anti-pyretics; Anti-rheumatoid agents; Anti-spasmodics; Anti-tussive agents; Antibiotics; Antidepressants; Antifungals; Antihistamines; Antivirals; Barbiturates; Benzodiazepines; Cannabis; Cardiovascular agents; Central nervous system agents; Chemotherapy agents; Cholelitholytics; Cholinergic agents; Cocaine; Cocaine metabolites; Decongestant agents; Diuretics; Erectile dysfunction agents; Expectorants; Glaucoma agents; Gout agents; Hyperuricemia agents; Hypoglycemic agents; Hypolipidaemic agents; Ketamine; Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD, lysergide); Methamphetamine; Movement disorder agents; Mucolytic agents; N-Methoxybenzyl (NBOMe); Neuromuscular blocking agents; Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID); Ocular decongestants; Opiates; Opioids; Oropharyngeal agents; Paracetamol (acetaminophen); Phencyclidine; Proton pump inhibitors; Psilocybin; Pyrovalerone; Sedatives; Synthetic androgens; Synthetic cathinones; Synthetic fentanyl analogues; γ-Hydroxybutyrate (GHB)
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Serum Levetiracetam
Amikacin; Carbamazepine; Methotrexate; Phenobarbitone; Phenytoin (dilantin); Theophylline; Tobramycin; Valproate (valproic acid, epilim)
Teicoplanin
Carbamazepine; Cyclosporin; Digoxin; Ethanol; Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin); Lithium; Paracetamol (acetaminophen); Phenytoin (dilantin); Salicylate; Tacrolimus; Valproate (valproic acid, epilim); Vancomycin
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of tumour markers Blood β2-Microglobulin (B2M)
Faeces Blood
Serum α-Fetoprotein (AFP)
CA125 antigen (CA125); CA15-3 antigen (CA15-3); CA19-9 antigen (CA19-9); Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA); Neuron specific enolase (NSE); Prostate specific antigen (PSA)
Chemical pathology - Determination of hormones and hormone binding proteins (other than thyroid function tests) Serum Cortisol; Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS); Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH); Luteinising hormone (LH); Oestradiol; Parathyroid hormone (PTH); Procalcitonin; Progesterone; Prolactin; Sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG); Testosterone
Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH); Aldosterone; C-peptide; Growth hormone; Insulin; Renin
Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus Blood Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)
Serum Fructosamine
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Serum Creatine kinase MB (CKMB); Troponin
N-Terminal-pro b-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP)
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of lipid profiles for diagnosis of types III and IV hyperlipidaemia Serum HDL - Quantitation
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of renal and/or hepatic function Serum Bile acids - Quantitative
Caeruloplasmin; Haptoglobins; α1-Antitrypsin
Uric acid
Chemical pathology - Haem related pigments and precursors (excluding porphyria) Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Xanthochromia
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; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); Urea
Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE)
Blood; Faeces; Urine Osmolality
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Albumin; Chloride; Glucose; Lactate; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium
Drainage fluid Albumin; Amylase; Cholesterol - Total; Glucose; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Protein - Total; Triglycerides
Faeces pH
Peritoneal fluid Albumin; Amylase; Cholesterol - Total; Creatinine; Glucose; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Protein - Total; Triglycerides; Urea
Pleural fluid Albumin; Amylase; Cholesterol - Total; Glucose; Lipase; Protein - Total; Triglycerides
Serum Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Ammonia; Amylase; Aspartate aminotransferase; Bicarbonate; Bilirubin - Any fractions; Bilirubin - Total; C-reactive protein (CRP); Calcium - Total; Chloride; Cholesterol - LDL; Cholesterol - Total; Creatine kinase; Creatinine; Glucose; Lactate; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urea; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Pseudocholinesterase
Urine Haemoglobin (Hb); Ketones; Myoglobulin; Specific gravity; Urobilinogen
Amylase; Calcium - Total; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Urea
Albumin
Chemical pathology - Investigation for folate deficiency Serum Folate
Chemical pathology - Investigation of maternal markers for pre-eclampsia Serum FMS-like tyrosine kinase 1 - Soluble; Placental growth factor (PGF, PLGF)
Chemical pathology - Iron studies Serum Ferritin; Iron; Transferrin
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Base excess; Bicarbonate; Lactate; Oxygen saturation (sO2); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); pH
Base excess; Bicarbonate; Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of precursor and intermediary metabolites Serum Homocysteine
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamins Serum 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
Haematology - Full blood examination Blood Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb)
Immunopathology - Quantitative and/or qualitative investigation of proteins Faeces Calprotectin
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Diagnosis of pregnancy Urine Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG)
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
Diabetes Centre

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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16 Jul 2025

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07 Mar 2022

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus Blood Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)
Emergency Department

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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16 Jul 2025

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07 Mar 2022

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Blood Calcium - Ionised; Carbon dioxide (CO2); 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; Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH
Base excess; Bicarbonate; Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Creatinine; Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH
Base excess; Bicarbonate; Lactate; Oxygen saturation (sO2); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); pH
Haematology - Full blood examination Blood Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb)
Haematology

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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16 Jul 2025

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07 Mar 2022

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Determination of hormones and hormone binding proteins (other than thyroid function tests) Serum Erythropoietin (EPO)
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 A2 (HbA2) - Quantitation; Haemoglobin F (HbF) - Quantitation
Examination of haemoglobin H (HbH)
Haematology - Examination of blood films by special staining Blood Malaria
Heinz bodies
Bone marrow Iron
Haematology - Foetal haemoglobin in maternal circulation Blood Presence of foetal red blood cells
Detection and quantitation of foetal red cells1/month
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); Mean corpuscular haemoglobin (MCH); Mean corpuscular haemoglobin concentration (MCHC); Mean corpuscular volume (MCV); Platelet count; Red blood cell distribution width (RDW); Reticulocytes
Differential number; Morphology
Haemopoietic progenitor cells Erythrocyte count (red blood cell count, RBCC); Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Leucocyte count (white blood cell count, WBCC); Platelet count
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Blood Platelet aggregation
Platelet function (PFA)
Plasma Collagen binding activity; Von Willebrand factor (vWF) activity - Ristocetin co-factor assay
Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); Activated protein C (APC) resistance; Anti-Xa - Apixaban; Anti-Xa - Dabigatran; Anti-Xa - Fondaparinux; Anti-Xa - Orgaran; Anti-Xa - Rivaroxaban; Anti-Xa activity - Clexane - Low molecular weight heparin; Anti-Xa activity - Fragmin - Low molecular weight heparin; Anti-Xa activity - Heparin activity; Anti-Xa activity - Unfractionated heparin; Anti-thrombin III; D-dimer; Factor II; Factor IX; Factor V; Factor VII; Factor VIII; Factor X; Factor XI; Factor XII; Fibrinogen; International normalised ratio (INR); Plasminogen; Protein C and protein S; Prothrombin time (PT); Thrombin time (TT); Von Willebrand factor (vWF) antigen - Quantitation
Lupus anticoagulant
Echis test; Mixing studies - APTT; Prothrombin time (PT) mixing studies; Reptilase time
Serum Heparin induced thrombotic thrombocytopenia (HITT)
Haematology - Investigation of haemoglobinopathy (excluding thalassemia) Blood Haemoglobin S (HbS) - Presence
Haemoglobin fraction (S, C, D, E) - Quantitation; Other abnormal haemoglobins
Haematology - Investigation of haemolysis Blood Paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria (PNH) screen
Urine Haemosiderin
Haematology - Limited blood examination Blood Erythrocyte (RBC) sedimentation rate (ESR)
Immunopathology - Characterisation of leucocyte surface antigens (including immunophenotyping) Aspirates; Blood; Bone marrow; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Fresh tissue CD10; CD117; CD11c; CD13; CD14; CD16; CD19; CD2; CD20; CD23; CD24; CD3; CD33; CD34; CD38; CD4; CD45; CD5; CD56; CD64; CD7; CD8; HLA-DR antigen; Kappa light chains; Lambda light chains
Blood Assessment of lymphoid cell populations
Immunopathology - Procedures related to the collection, processing, storage and issue of human haemopoietic progenitor cells Blood; Haemopoietic progenitor cells Enumeration of CD34+ cells
Immunopathology - Single HLA antigen typing Blood HLA-B27
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
Molecular genetics - Assay for defined mutation or polymorphism (including pharmacogenetic testing) - Targeted genes Blood Blood borne tumours
Blood borne tumours; Polycythaemia
Molecular genetics - Genetic testing for chimerism and mosaic gene variants (cancer and somatic mosaicism) - Targeted panels for non-inherited (somatic) DNA/RNA changes Blood Quantitation of donor and recipient bone marrow derived cells in a transplant recipient
Molecular genetics - Investigation of constitutional genetic variants - Carrier testing - Targeted genes Blood Factor V Leiden; Haemochromatosis; Prothrombin variant
Molecular genetics - Investigation of constitutional genetic variants - Diagnostic testing - Targeted genes Blood Factor V Leiden; Haemochromatosis; Prothrombin variant
Immunohaematology

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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16 Jul 2025

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07 Mar 2022

Service Product Determinant
Haematology - Investigation of haemolysis Blood Cold agglutinins
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 Examination for blood group antibodies; Group checks of patient and donor; Identification of detected antibodies
Direct antiglobulin test (DAT, direct Coombs test)
Immunohaematology - Identification and quantitation of blood group antibodies Blood Antibody absorption
Red blood cell phenotyping
Antibody elution
Blood; Plasma Other blood group antibodies; Rh
Plasma Antibody titration
Immunohaematology - Investigation of blood transfusion reactions Blood products Antibodies; Contamination - Microbiological; Direct antiglobulin test (DAT, direct Coombs test); Examination for blood group antibodies; Group checks of patient and donor; Identification of detected 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
Immunopathology

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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16 Jul 2025

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07 Mar 2022

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Serum Infliximab
Adalimumab
Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodies Serum Anti-adalimumab antibodies; Anti-cardiolipin antibodies (ACA); Anti-double stranded DNA antibodies (dsDNA); Anti-histone antibodies (AHA); Anti-infliximab antibodies; Anti-phospholipase A2 receptor antibodies (PLA2R); Anti-ribosomal P protein antibodies; Anti-β2-glycoprotein-I antibodies
Anti-thyroglobulin antibodies (Tg); Anti-thyroid microsomal antibodies
Anti-adrenal cortex antibodies; Anti-endomysial antibodies (EMA); Anti-gastric parietal cell antibodies (GPC/PCA); Anti-liver-kidney microsomes antibodies (LKM); Anti-mitochondrial antibodies (AMA, AMA M1, AMA M2); Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA); Anti-nuclear antibodies (ANA); Anti-pemphigoid antibodies; Anti-pemphigus antibodies; Anti-smooth muscle antibodies (SMA)
Anti-glomerular basement membrane antibodies (anti-GBM); Anti-myeloperoxidase antibodies (MPO); Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA); Anti-proteinase 3 antibodies (PR3); Anti-tissue transglutaminase antibodies (tTG)
Rheumatoid factor
Anti-extractable nuclear antigen antibodies (ENA); Anti-ribonucleoprotein antibodies (RNP)
Anti-islet cell antibodies (ICA)
Immunopathology - Quantitation of complement proteins Serum Complement components C3 and C4
Immunopathology - Quantitative and/or qualitative investigation of proteins Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Albumin
Oligoclonal bands; β2-Transferrin
Plasma; Serum Cryofibrinogen; Cryoglobulins
Serum Characterisation of paraproteins; Detection and amount of paraproteins; α1-Globulin; α2-Globulin; β-Globulin; γ-Globulin
Characterisation of cryoglobulins
Detection and quantitation of free kappa and free lambda light chains
Urine Characterisation of paraproteins; Detection and amount of paraproteins
Immunopathology - Quantitative investigations of immunoglobulins and immunoglobulins subclasses Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Total immunoglobulin G
Serum Total immunoglobulin A; Total immunoglobulin G; Total immunoglobulin M
Intensive Care Unit

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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16 Jul 2025

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07 Mar 2022

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Blood Calcium - Ionised; Carbon dioxide (CO2); 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; Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH
Base excess; Bicarbonate; Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH
Base excess; Bicarbonate; Lactate; Oxygen saturation (sO2); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); pH
Haematology - Full blood examination Blood Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb)
Microbiology

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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16 Jul 2025

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07 Mar 2022

Service Product Determinant
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Blood Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Faeces; Fluids; General swabs; Genital swabs; Respiratory specimens; Sputum; Synovial fluid; Throat swabs; Tissues; Urine; Wound swabs Bacteria; Pathogenic identification; Pathogenic microorganisms
Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Antibiotic susceptibility; Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Bacteria; Pathogenic identification; Pathogenic microorganisms
Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Fluids; General swabs; Genital swabs; Respiratory specimens; Sputum; Synovial fluid; Throat swabs; Tissues; Urine; Wound swabs Bacteria; Casts; Crystals; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Urine Legionella antigen; Streptococcus pneumoniae antigen
Casts; Crystals; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Microbiology - Environmental investigations and/or infection control Blood transfusion bags; Gastrointestinal endoscopes; Vascular catheter tips Bacterial growth - Sterility
Environmental swabs 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 (bacteria) Bacterial isolates Extended spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBL)
Carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE)
Pan-bacterial 16s; Van A/B/C gene
Bacterial isolates; Blood culture Fem gene; MecA gene
Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Dry swabs Neisseria meningitidis; Neisseria meningitidis FetA VR typing; Neisseria meningitidis PorA; Neisseria meningitidis siaD
Bronchoalveolar lavage; Dry swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Sputum Bordetella pertussis; Chlamydophila pneumoniae; Legionella pneumophila; Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Listeria monocytogenes; Neisseria meningitidis; Streptococcus pneumoniae
Streptococcus pneumoniae
Dry swabs; Urine Chlamydia trachomatis; Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Faeces Campylobacter spp.; Clostridioides difficile; Salmonella spp.; Shigella spp.
Rectal swabs; Throat swabs Chlamydia trachomatis; Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (mycobacteria) Sputum Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (protozoan parasites) Faeces; Liver aspirate Cryptosporidium spp.; Dientamoeba fragilis; Entamoeba histolytica; Giardia intestinalis
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Bronchoalveolar lavage; Dry swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Sputum Adenovirus; Enterovirus; Human metapneumovirus; Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Parainfluenza virus type 1/2/3; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) A/B; Rhinovirus
Bronchoalveolar lavage; Endotrachael aspirate; Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Sputum; Throat swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2, COVID)
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2, COVID)
Bronchoalveolar lavage; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Sputum; Throat swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2, COVID)
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2, COVID)
Bronchoalveolar lavage; Plasma; Tissues; Urine Cytomegalovirus (CMV)
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Faeces; Respiratory specimens Enterovirus; Herpes simplex virus (HSV); Human parechovirus; Varicella zoster virus (VZV)
Dry swabs Herpes simplex virus (HSV); Varicella zoster virus (VZV)
Faeces Adenovirus; Norovirus; Rotavirus
General swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Sputum Enterovirus
Nasal aspirates/washes; Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Throat swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2, COVID)
Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal and throat swab 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)
Nasopharyngeal aspirate Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
Nasopharyngeal swabs Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) A/B
Nasopharyngeal swabs; Oropharyngeal swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2, COVID)
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2, COVID)
Plasma; Serum Hepatitis C virus (HCV) viral RNA
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Microbial genotyping Serum Hepatitis C virus (HCV) subtypes
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Quantitation of microbial nucleic acids Plasma Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) RNA viral load
Plasma; Serum Hepatitis B virus (HBV) viral load; Hepatitis C virus (HCV) viral load
Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Detection and identification of mycobacteria Bronchoalveolar lavage; Sputum Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex antigen; Mycobacteria antibiotic susceptibility
Isolates Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex antigen
Sputum Mycobacteria identification
Mycobacteria identification
Mycobacteria identification
Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Tests for antigen lymphocyte stimulation Blood Mycobacterial antigen lymphocyte stimulation
Microbiology - Mycology - Detection, isolation and identification of yeasts and fungal elements Nails; Skin scrapings Yeast susceptibility
Fungi identification; Yeasts identification
Fungi identification; Yeasts identification
Fungi identification; Yeasts identification
Serum Cryptococcus antigen
Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasites Faeces Cysts; Ova; Parasites
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Plasma; Serum Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2, COVID) antibody
Serum Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2, COVID) antibody
Dengue virus NS1 antigen; Dengue virus group specific IgM antibody
Strongyloides spp.
Helicobacter pylori
Hepatitis C virus antibody (anti-HCV)
Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody
Dengue virus​​​​
Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody
Hepatitis A virus (HAV); Hepatitis A virus antibody (anti-HAV) - IgM; Hepatitis B virus (HBV); 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) - Quantitative; Hepatitis C virus (HCV); Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV); Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) p24 antigen
Bordetella pertussis total antibody; Cytomegalovirus (CMV); Epstein-Barr virus nuclear antigen; Epstein-Barr virus​​​​; Hepatitis A virus antibody (anti-HAV) - IgM; Herpes simplex virus (HSV); Measles virus; Mumps virus; Mycoplasma pneumoniae; Parvovirus; Rubella IgG antibody; Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody; Toxoplasma; Varicella zoster virus (VZV)
Human T-lymphotropic virus type I/II (HTLV-I/II)
Streptococcal anti-DNAse B (anti-streptodornase) antibody; Anti-streptolysin O (ASOT)
Newborn Care Unit

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Human Pathology

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07 Mar 2022

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Base excess; Bicarbonate; Bilirubin - Total; Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH

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