NSW Health Pathology

Site

NSW Health Pathology Nepean Hospital Laboratory

Accreditation No.

2771

Site No.

2764

Date of Accreditation

08 Dec 1989

Address

35-65 Derby Street
Kingswood, NSW 2747
Australia

Contact

Mr Stephen Parker P: +61 0419607044

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

GX (General)

Scope of Accreditation

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

12 Jul 2024

Last Activity Date

30 Mar 2021

Service Product Determinant
Clinical governance - Level 2 - Designated person assessment Not applicable Not applicable
Pre-examination processes Pre-analytics Not applicable

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

12 Jul 2024

Last Activity Date

30 Mar 2021

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 Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); 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 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
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Mortuary facilities Body; Body parts Assessment - Level 2 mortuary
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Non-coronial autopsy services Body; Body parts Autopsy service and reporting

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

12 Jul 2024

Last Activity Date

30 Mar 2021

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); Haemoglobin F (HbF); 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

12 Jul 2024

Last Activity Date

30 Mar 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Plasma; Serum Carbamazepine; Digoxin; Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin); Lithium; Paracetamol (acetaminophen); Phenytoin (dilantin); Valproate (valproic acid, epilim); Vancomycin
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of tumour markers Blood; Plasma; Serum Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA); Prostate specific antigen (PSA)
Faeces Blood
Chemical pathology - Determination of hormones and hormone binding proteins (other than thyroid function tests) Blood; Plasma; Serum Cortisol; Parathyroid hormone (PTH); α-Fetoprotein (AFP)
Plasma; Serum Procalcitonin
Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus Plasma; Serum Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Plasma; Serum 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
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 Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Glucose; Protein - Total
Plasma; 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; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urea; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Ammonia
Plasma; Urine Osmolality
Urine Calcium - Total; Chloride; Creatinine; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Urea
Chemical pathology - Investigation for folate deficiency Blood; Plasma; Serum Folate; Red blood cell 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 Calcium - Ionised; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Neonatal bilirubin (n-bili); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); pH
Base excess; Bicarbonate; Calcium - Ionised; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); Urea nitrogen; pH
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamins Blood; Plasma; Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D; Cobalamin (vitamin B12)
Chemical pathology - Tests for thyroid function Blood; Plasma; Serum Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH); Thyroxine (T4) - Free; Triiodothyronine (T3) - Free
Immunopathology - Quantitative and/or qualitative investigation of proteins Plasma; Serum Cryofibrinogen; Cryoglobulins
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

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

12 Jul 2024

Last Activity Date

30 Mar 2021

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

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

12 Jul 2024

Last Activity Date

30 Mar 2021

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; 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; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); pH
Calcium - Ionised; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Oxygen saturation (sO2); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); Urea nitrogen; pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

12 Jul 2024

Last Activity Date

30 Mar 2021

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

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

12 Jul 2024

Last Activity Date

30 Mar 2021

Service Product Determinant
Haematology - Bone marrow examination Bone marrow Examination of aspirated material
Haematology - Examination of blood films by special staining Blood Malaria
Urine Haemosiderin
Haematology - Foetal haemoglobin in maternal circulation Blood Feto-maternal haemorrhage (FMH) estimation
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); Platelet count; Red blood cell index or indices; Reticulocytes
Morphology
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Blood; Plasma Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); D-dimer; Fibrinogen; Prothrombin time (PT); Thrombin time (TT)
Haematology - Limited blood examination Blood Erythrocyte (RBC) sedimentation rate (ESR)
Immunopathology - Characterisation of leucocyte surface antigens (including immunophenotyping) Blood CD16; CD19; CD34; CD4; CD45; CD56; CD8
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

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

12 Jul 2024

Last Activity Date

30 Mar 2021

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; 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); pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

12 Jul 2024

Last Activity Date

30 Mar 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; Oxygen saturation (sO2); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); Urea nitrogen; pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

12 Jul 2024

Last Activity Date

30 Mar 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Detection of faecal occult blood Faeces Blood
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Blood; Faeces; Fluids; General swabs; Platelet concentrates; Red cell concentrates; Sputum; Synovial fluid; Tissues; Urine Bacteria; Pathogenic identification; Pathogenic microorganisms
Blood; Faeces; Fluids; General swabs; Sputum; Synovial fluid; Tissues; Urine Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Antibiotic susceptibility; Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Blood; Fluids Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Blood; Fluids; General swabs; Sputum; Synovial fluid; Tissues; Urine Bacteria; Casts; Crystals; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Urine Streptococcus pneumoniae antigen
Faeces Clostridiodes difficile; Clostridioides difficile toxin
Urine Proteins; pH
Legionella antigen
Microbiology - Environmental investigations and/or infection control Blood transfusion bags; Gastrointestinal endoscopes; Vascular catheter tips Bacterial growth - Sterility
Dialysis waters 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) Bacterial isolates Neisseria meningitidis; Staphylococcus aureus; MecA/nuc gene; Vancomycin resistant Enterococci (VRE)
Bacterial isolates; Blood; Nasal swabs; Respiratory specimens; Throat swabs Bordetella parapertussis; Bordetella pertussis; Chlamydiaceae; Chlamydophila pneumoniae; Chlamydophila psittaci; Legionella longbeachae; Legionella pneumophila; Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Bacterial isolates; Faeces Aeromonas spp.
Campylobacter spp.; Clostridium difficile toxin B; Escherichia coli - Enteroinvasive (EIEC); Salmonella spp.; Shigella spp.; Yersinia spp.; Shiga toxin
Blood culture Staphylococcus aureus (including MRSA) Panton-Valentine leukcocidin (PVL) gene; Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA); Methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA)
Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Neisseria meningitidis; Streptococcus pneumoniae
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Escherichia coli K1; Haemophilus influenzae; Listeria monocytogenes; Neisseria meningitidis; Streptococcus agalactiae (Streptococcus group B); Streptococcus pneumoniae
Faeces Campylobacter spp.; Clostridiodes difficile; Salmonella typhimurium; Shigella spp.
Nasal aspirates/washes; Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Throat swabs Bordetella parapertussis; Bordetella pertussis; Chlamydophila pneumoniae; Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (fungi) Bronchoalveolar lavage; Sputum Pneumocystis jirovecii
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Cryptococcus neoformans
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (mycobacteria) Bronchial washings; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Endotrachael aspirate; Sputum Mycobacterium tuberculosis; Mycobacterium rifampicin resistance rpoB
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (protozoan parasites) Faeces Cryptosporidium spp.; Entamoeba histolytica; Giardia lamblia
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Nasal swabs; Respiratory specimens; Throat swabs Adenovirus; Enterovirus; Human metapneumovirus; Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Parainfluenza virus type 1/2/3/4; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) A/B; Rhinovirus; Respiratory pathogens
Bronchoalveolar lavage; Endotrachael aspirate; Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Sputum; Throat swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Cytomegalovirus (CMV); Enterovirus; Human herpes virus (HHV); Human herpes virus type 6 (HHV6); Human herpes virus type 1/2 (HHV1/2); Human parechovirus; Varicella zoster virus (VZV)
Enterovirus; Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV1); Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV2); Varicella zoster virus (VZV)
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Nasal swabs; Respiratory specimens; Throat swabs Human parechovirus
Faeces Adenovirus; Astrovirus; Norovirus; Sapovirus
Nasal aspirates/washes; Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Throat swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Adenovirus; Enterovirus; Human coronavirus NL63; Human coronavirus 229E; Human coronavirus HKU1; Human coronavirus OC43; Human metapneumovirus; Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Parainfluenza virus type 1/2/3/4; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV); Rhinovirus
Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Respiratory specimens; Throat swabs Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Throat swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Detection and identification of mycobacteria Respiratory specimens Mycobacteria identification
Microbiology - Mycology - Detection, isolation and identification of yeasts and fungal elements Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Cryptococcus antigen
Fluids; Nails; Skin scrapings; Tissues Fungi identification; Yeasts identification
Fungi identification; Yeasts identification
Fungi identification; Yeasts identification
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 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 (HCV); Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV); Rubella IgG antibody; Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody
Serum Varicella zoster virus (VZV)

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

12 Jul 2024

Last Activity Date

30 Mar 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Bilirubin - Total; Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Haemoglobin F (HbF); Lactate; Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

12 Jul 2024

Last Activity Date

30 Mar 2021

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; 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; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

12 Jul 2024

Last Activity Date

30 Mar 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); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

12 Jul 2024

Last Activity Date

30 Mar 2021

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

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

12 Jul 2024

Last Activity Date

30 Mar 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); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); Urea nitrogen; pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

12 Jul 2024

Last Activity Date

30 Mar 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Bilirubin - Total; Calcium - Ionised; Chloride; Glucose; Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Oxygen saturation (sO2); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

12 Jul 2024

Last Activity Date

30 Mar 2021

Service Product Determinant
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 Other blood group antibodies; Red blood cell phenotyping; Rh
Antibody elution
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

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