NSW Health Pathology

Site

NSW Health Pathology Royal North Shore Hospital Laboratory

Accreditation No.

1981

Site No.

1974

Date of Accreditation

06 Nov 1985

Address

Level 5 Main Building, Royal North Shore Hospital, 1 Reserve Road
St Leonards, NSW 2065
Australia

pathologynorth.com.au

Contact

Ms Jacqueline Moore P: +61 0405113014

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Services available to external clients

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GX (General)

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Medico legal drug testing AS/NZS 4308, section 2 Specimen collection, storage, handling and dispatch Urine Colour; Creatinine; Temperature; pH

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

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

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

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

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

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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; Smears 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; Tissue imprint 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 Assessment - Level 2 mortuary

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Chemical pathology - Analysis of calculus Biliary calculi; Renal calculi Ammonium; Calcium; Carbonate; Cysteine; Magnesium; Oxalate; Phosphate; Urate
Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals Plasma; Serum Ethanol
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Blood Cyclosporin
Tacrolimus
Plasma; Serum Carbamazepine; Digoxin; Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin); Lithium; Methotrexate; Paracetamol (acetaminophen); Phenobarbitone; Phenytoin (dilantin); Salicylate; Theophylline; Valproate (valproic acid, epilim); Vancomycin
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of tumour markers Fine needle aspirates (FNA) Thyroglobulin
Plasma; Serum Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG); Thyroglobulin
Prostate specific antigen (PSA); Prostate specific antigen (PSA) fractions and derived index
CA125 antigen (CA125); CA15-3 antigen (CA15-3); CA19-9 antigen (CA19-9); Cancer associated serum antigen (CASA); Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA); α-Fetoprotein (AFP)
Chemical pathology - Determination of hormones and hormone binding proteins (other than thyroid function tests) Fine needle aspirates (FNA) Calcitonin
Parathyroid hormone (PTH)
Plasma Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH); Growth differentiation factor 15 (GDF15)
Aldosterone; Fibroblast growth factor 23 (FGF23); Insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1, somatomedin C); Renin
Plasma; Serum Calcitonin; Growth hormone; Insulin-like growth factor-binding protein 3 (IGF-BP3); Macroprolactin
C-peptide; Cortisol; Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS); Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH); Insulin; Luteinising hormone (LH); Oestradiol; Parathyroid hormone (PTH); Procalcitonin; Progesterone; Prolactin; Sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG); Testosterone - Free; Testosterone - Total
17α-Hydroxyprogesterone; Fibroblast growth factor 21 (FGF21)
Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus Blood Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)
Chemical pathology - Dynamic tests Sweat Sweat chloride
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Plasma; Serum 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 Other body fluids; Plasma; Serum HDL - Quantitation
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of renal and/or hepatic function Plasma; Serum Bile acids - Quantitative; Caeruloplasmin; Haptoglobins; Prealbumin
Chemical pathology - Haem related pigments and precursors (excluding porphyria) Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Pigments in fluids; Xanthochromia
Plasma; Serum Haptoglobins
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Ammonia; Chloride; Glucose; Lactate; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Protein - Total
Dialysates Bicarbonate; Calcium - Total; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Sodium; Urea; Uric acid
Drainage fluid Cholesterol - Total
Faeces Chloride; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Sodium
Chloride; Magnesium; Osmolality; Potassium; Sodium
Chloride; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Sodium
Other body fluids; Plasma; Serum; Urine Osmolality
Plasma; Serum Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Ammonia; Amylase; Aspartate aminotransferase; Bicarbonate; Bilirubin - Any fractions; Bilirubin - Total; C-reactive protein (CRP); Calcium - Corrected for albumin; Calcium - Total; Chloride; Cholesterol - Total; Cholinesterase; Creatine kinase; Creatinine; Glucose; Lactate; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Microalbumin; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urate; Urea; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Pleural fluid Albumin; Amylase; Bilirubin - Total; Cholesterol - Total; Glucose; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Protein - Total; Triglycerides; Uric acid
Urine Albumin; Ammonia; Amylase; Bicarbonate; Bilirubin - Any fractions; Bilirubin - Total; Calcium - Total; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Magnesium; Microalbumin; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Urate; Urea
Chemical pathology - Investigation for folate deficiency Plasma; Serum Folate
Chemical pathology - Investigation of malabsorption - Quantitation of solid tissue enzymes Intestinal tissue Lactase; Maltase; Sucrase
Chemical pathology - Investigation of maternal markers to detect foetal abnormality Plasma; Serum α-Fetoprotein (AFP)
Free β-human chorionic gonadotropin (free β-hCG)
Chemical pathology - Iron studies Plasma; Serum Ferritin; Iron; Transferrin; Transferrin - Iron saturation percentage (%)
Chemical pathology - Markers of bone metabolism Plasma; Serum Osteocalcin
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Bilirubin - Total; Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Creatinine; Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of precursor and intermediary metabolites Plasma; Serum Amino acids
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamin B markers Serum Holotranscobalamin (active vitamin B12)
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamins Plasma; Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D
Cobalamin (vitamin B12)
1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D
Chemical pathology - Tests for thyroid function Plasma; Serum Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH); Thyroxine (T4) - Free; Triiodothyronine (T3) - Free
Chemical pathology - Trace element analysis Blood; Other body fluids; Plasma; Serum; Urine Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Arsenic speciation; Barium; Beryllium; Bismuth; Boron; Cadmium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iodine; Iron; Lead; Lithium; Magnesium; Manganese; Mercury; Molybdenum; Nickel; Platinum; Selenium; Silver; Strontium; Tellurium; Thallium; Thorium; Tin; Titanium; Uranium; Vanadium; Zinc
Liver Copper; Iron
Urine Beryllium
Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodies Plasma; Serum Anti-thyroglobulin antibodies (Tg); Anti-thyroid peroxidase antibodies (TPO)
Serum Anti-glutamic acid decarboxylase 65 (GAD65); Anti-insulin antibodies; Anti-islet tyrosine phosphatase2 (IA2) antibodies
Anti-thyrotropin receptor antibodies (TSHR)
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Diagnosis of pregnancy Plasma; Serum Detection of 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

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Chemical pathology - Investigation of malabsorption - Quantitation of solid tissue enzymes Intestinal tissue Lactase; Maltase; Sucrase
Chemical pathology - Investigation of maternal markers to detect foetal abnormality Serum α-Fetoprotein (AFP)
Free β-human chorionic gonadotropin (free β-hCG); Placental growth factor (PGF, PLGF); Pregnancy associated plasma protein A (PAPP-A)
Cytogenetics - Detection of defined, unbalanced chromosomal abnormalities by in-situ hybridisation techniques Blood; Bone marrow; Tissues Cytogenetic analysis and reporting
Cytogenetics - Karyotype detection of balanced and/or unbalanced chromosome abnormalities Blood; Bone marrow; Tissues Cytogenetic analysis and reporting
Immunopathology - Single HLA antigen typing Blood HLA-B27
Molecular genetics - Assay for defined mutation or polymorphism (including pharmacogenetic testing) - Targeted genes Amniotic fluid; Blood; Chorionic villus; Saliva Deafness
Apolipoprotein E; Factor V Leiden; Haemochromatosis; Lactase; Prothrombin variant
Molecular genetics - Bioinformatic analysis DNA sequences Primary analysis - Conversion of instrument file to FASTQ or FASTA file; Secondary analysis - Alignment and variant calling; Tertiary analysis - Data annotation and interpretation
Molecular genetics - DNA extraction Blood; Bone marrow; Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections Viable DNA for sequencing
Molecular genetics - DNA sequencing Blood; Bone marrow; Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections DNA sequence analysis; DNA sequencing reaction purification step; Sequenced DNA utilising massively parallel sequencing technologies
Molecular genetics - Estimation of risk of inheritance of an unknown mutation (Bayesian and linkage calculations) Blood; Chorionic villus Maternal cell contamination
Molecular genetics - Genetic testing for chimerism and mosaic gene variants (cancer and somatic mosaicism) - Targeted genes Blood; Bone marrow Copy number variation (CNV)
Blood; Bone marrow; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections; Tissues Blood borne tumours; Myeloproliferative disorders; Solid tumours
Blood; Bone marrow; Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections Immunoglobulin (Ig); Immunoglobulin heavy (IGH) somatic hypermutation; T-cell receptor (TCR) immunoglobulin somatic hypermutation
Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections Solid tumours
Molecular genetics - Heterozygous loci determinations Blood; Saliva Deafness panel
Molecular genetics - Screening for an unknown mutation - Targeted genes Blood; Saliva Deafness

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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
Haematology - Examination of blood films by special staining Blood Heinz bodies
Malaria
Haematology - Foetal haemoglobin in maternal circulation Blood Feto-maternal haemorrhage (FMH) estimation
Blood; Faeces; Vomitus 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); Nucleated red blood cells (NRBC); Platelet count; Red blood cell distribution width (RDW); Red blood cell index or indices; Reticulocytes
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Blood Platelet aggregation
Plasma Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); Anti-thrombin III; D-dimer; Fibrinogen; International normalised ratio (INR); Lupus anticoagulant; Mixing studies - APTT; Protein C and protein S; Prothrombin time (PT); Thrombin time (TT); Von Willebrand factor (vWF) antigen - Quantitation
Plasma; Serum Heparin induced thrombotic thrombocytopenia (HITT); Von Willebrand factor (vWF) activity - Ristocetin co-factor assay
Anti-Xa activity; Dabigatran; Echis test; Factor II; Factor IX; Factor IX inhibitor; Factor V; Factor VII; Factor VIII; Factor VIII inhibitor; Factor X; Factor XI; Factor XII; Reptilase time; Von Willebrand factor (vWF) activity - Ristocetin co-factor assay
Platelet aggregation
Platelet function (PFA)
Haematology - Investigation of haemoglobinopathy (excluding thalassemia) Blood; Plasma; Serum Haemoglobin S (HbS) - Presence; Other abnormal haemoglobins
Haematology - Investigation of haemolysis Urine Haemoglobin (Hb); Haemosiderin
Haematology - Limited blood examination Blood Erythrocyte (RBC) sedimentation rate (ESR)
Immunohaematology - Blood group antibody detection Blood; Plasma; Serum Duffy system; Kell system; M and N factors; Other blood group systems; Rh phenotypes
Immunohaematology - Blood grouping Blood ABO; RhD
ABO; RhD
Immunohaematology - Determination of compatibility of blood donor units Blood; Cord 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
Red blood cell phenotyping
Red blood cell phenotyping
Immunohaematology - Investigation of blood transfusion reactions Blood products Antibodies; Contamination - Microbiological
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 products Issue and release of blood and blood products for transfusion
Immunopathology - Characterisation of leucocyte surface antigens (including immunophenotyping) Blood; Bone marrow CD3; CD34
Blood; Bone marrow; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Fresh tissue; Serous fluid B2micro; CD10; CD103; CD105; CD117; CD11b; CD11c; CD123; CD13; CD138; CD14; CD15; CD16; CD185; CD19; CD197; CD1a; CD2; CD20; CD200; CD22; CD23; CD235a; CD24; CD25; CD26; CD27; CD279; CD28; CD3; CD30; CD300e (IREM-2); CD31; CD33; CD34; CD35; CD36; CD38; CD4; CD41; CD42b; CD43; CD45; CD45RA; CD45RO; CD49d; CD5; CD56; CD57; CD58; CD61; CD64; CD66c; CD7; CD71; CD79b; CD79αcy; CD8; CD81; CD9; CD94; CD95; CD99; Cytoplasmic CD3 (cyCD3); HLA-DR antigen; Immunoglobulin M (IgM); Kappa light chains; Lambda light chains; Myeloperoxidase; T-cell receptor γδ (TCRgd); Terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase (TdT); cMPO; cyCD79a; cyGranzyme B; cyKappa; cyLambda; cyPerforin
Immunopathology - Quantitative and/or qualitative investigation of proteins Plasma; Serum Cryofibrinogen
Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasites Blood Malaria

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Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of tumour markers Plasma; Serum β2-Microglobulin (B2M)
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of renal and/or hepatic function Plasma; Serum α1-Antitrypsin
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Albumin
Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodies Plasma; Serum Anti-cardiolipin antibodies (ACA); Anti-deamidated gliadin antibodies; Anti-myeloperoxidase antibodies (MPO); Anti-proteinase 3 antibodies (PR3); Anti-tissue transglutaminase antibodies (tTG); Anti-β2-glycoprotein-I antibodies
Anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies (CCP)
Anti-chromatin antibodies
Anti-deamidated gliadin antibodies
Anti-adrenal cortex antibodies; Anti-aquaporin 4 antibodies (AQP4); Anti-endomysial antibodies (EMA); Anti-gastric parietal cell antibodies (GPC/PCA); Anti-islet cell antibodies (ICA); 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-skeletal muscle antibodies; Anti-smooth muscle antibodies (SMA)
Anti-extractable nuclear antigen antibodies (ENA)
Anti-glomerular basement membrane antibodies (anti-GBM)
Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA)
Anti-intrinsic factor antibodies (IF)
Serum Anti-double stranded DNA antibodies (dsDNA)
Rheumatoid factor
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential component testing (purified native and/or recombinant allergens)) Serum Ara h2 - Peanut; Omega-5-gliadin - Wheat; Ovomucoid - Egg
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential drug allergens) Serum Amoxicilloyl group; Ampicilloyl group; Cefaclor; Chlorhexidine; Gelatin - Bovine; Morphine; Penicilloyl G; Penicilloyl V; Pholcodine
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential epidermal and animal protein allergens) Serum Animal mix; Cat dander; Cow dander; Dog dander; Horse dander
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; Crab; Lobster; Octopus; Oyster; Salmon; Shrimp; Squid; Trout; Tuna
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [fruit and vegetable] allergens) Serum Apple; Avocado; Banana; Broccoli; Carrot; Celery; Garlic; Grape; Kiwi; Lettuce; Mango; Melon; Onion; Orange citrus; Pear; Pineapple; Potato; Strawberry; Tomato
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [meat] allergens) Serum Beef; Galactose-α-1,3-galactose; Mutton; Pork
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [milk] allergens) Serum Milk
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [miscellaneous] allergens) Serum Cacao; Mushroom; Staple food mix; Yeasts
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [seeds, legumes and nuts] allergens) Serum Almond; Barley; Brazil nut; Buck wheat; Cashew nut; Chick pea; Coconut; Gluten; Hazelnut; Lentil; Macadamia nut; Maize; Oat; Pea; Peanut; Pecan nut; Pinenut; Pistachio; Poppy seed; Rice; Rye; Sesame seed; Soy bean; Walnut; Wheat
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential grass pollen allergens) Serum Couch grass; Grass mix; Paspalum grass; Rye grass
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential insect allergens) Serum American cockroach; German cockroach; Oriental cockroach
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential microorganism allergens) Serum Alternaria alternata; Anisakis; Aspergillus fumigatus; Candida albicans; Cladosporium herbarum; Penicillium chrysogenum (formerly Penicillium notatum); Penicillium glabrum; Mould mix
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential mite allergens) Serum Blomia tropicalis house dust mite; Dermatophagoides farinae house dust mite; Dermatophagoides microceras house dust mite; Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus house dust mite; Euroglyphus mayne house dust mite
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential occupational allergens) Serum House dust; Latex; Sunflower seed
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential tree pollen allergens) Serum Acacia; Cypress; Eucalyptus; London plane; Olive; Privet; Silver birch
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential venom allergens) Serum Bee venom; Common wasp (yellow jacket) venom; Paper wasp venom
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential weed pollen allergens) Serum Plantain - English; Wall pellitory
Immunopathology - Quantitation of complement proteins Plasma; Serum Complement components C3 and C4
Immunopathology - Quantitative and/or qualitative investigation of proteins Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Oligoclonal bands
Plasma; Serum Detection and quantitation of free kappa and free lambda light chains
Plasma; Serum; Urine Albumin; Detection of Bence Jones proteins; α1-Globulin; α2-Globulin; β-Globulin; γ-Globulin
Serum Cryoglobulins
Immunopathology - Quantitative investigations of immunoglobulins and immunoglobulins subclasses Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Total immunoglobulin G
Plasma; Serum Total immunoglobulin E
Immunoglobulin subclasses
Total immunoglobulin A; Total immunoglobulin G; Total immunoglobulin M
Immunopathology - Tests of cellular immunity - Lymphocyte function tests Blood Lymphocyte quantitation
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection and identification of crystalline material Synovial fluid Crystal detection and identification
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Synovial fluid Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Quantitation of microbial nucleic acids Plasma; Serum Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) RNA viral load
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 Human immunodeficiency virus type 1/2 (HIV-1/2) 1/2 antibodies; Human immunodeficiency virus type 1/2 (HIV-1/2) antigen
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
Aspergillus precipitins
Serum Human T-lymphotropic virus type I/II (HTLV-I/II)
Human immunodeficiency virus type 1/2 (HIV-1/2) antigen

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Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Semen analysis for post vasectomy and/or examination of cervical mucus Semen Presence of spermatozoa
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Aspirates; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Tissues Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Blood Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Faeces Clostridioides difficile toxin
Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC); Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
General swabs Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Respiratory specimens; Sputum Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Urine Legionella pneumophila
Bacteria; Casts; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC); Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Streptococcus pneumoniae
Microbiology - Environmental investigations and/or infection control Blood transfusion bags; Bronchoscopes; Environmental swabs; Gastrointestinal endoscopes; Vascular catheter tips Bacterial growth - Sterility; Bacterial organism identification - Acinetobacter; Bacterial organism identification - Carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE); Bacterial organism identification - Extended spectrum β-lactamases (ESBL); Bacterial organism identification - Metallo-β-lactamase (MBL) carbapenemase; Bacterial organism identification - Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA); Bacterial organism identification - Vancomycin resistant Enterococcus (VRE)
Dialysis waters Bacterial growth - Sterility
Spore strips/capsules Bacterial growth - Sterility
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (bacteria) Bacterial isolates; Blood Carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE); MecA gene; Van A/B
Bacterial isolates; Blood; Dry swabs; Tissues Pan-bacterial 16s
Blood; Dry swabs; Tissues Borrelia burgdorferi
Rickettsia rickettsii
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Neisseria meningitidis; Streptococcus pneumoniae
Faeces Campylobacter spp.; Clostridiodes difficile; Salmonella spp.; Shigella spp.; Yersinia spp.
Clostridiodes difficile
Genital swabs; Liquid based cytology specimens; Rectal swabs; Throat swabs; Urine Chlamydia trachomatis; Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Genital swabs; Rectal swabs; Throat swabs; Urine Mycoplasma genitalium macrolide resistance; Mycoplasma genitalium
Respiratory specimens Bordetella pertussis; Chlamydophila pneumoniae; Chlamydophila psittaci; Legionella longbeachae; Legionella pneumophila; Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (fungi) Respiratory specimens Pneumocystis jirovecii
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (mycobacteria) Respiratory specimens; Tissues; Urine Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (protozoan parasites) Faeces Blastocystis spp.; Cryptosporidium spp.; Dientamoeba fragilis; Giardia spp.
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Bronchial washings; Nasopharyngeal aspirate Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
Bronchial washings; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Throat swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
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) Enterovirus; Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV1); Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV2); Human parechovirus; Varicella zoster virus (VZV)
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Eye swabs; Genital swabs; Mouth swabs; Ocular fluid; Rectal swabs; Skin swabs; Throat swabs; Tissues; Vesicle swabs; Vitreous specimens Adenovirus; Cytomegalovirus (CMV); Enterovirus; Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV1); Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV2); Varicella zoster virus (VZV)
Dry swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
Faeces Adenovirus; Norovirus G1; Norovirus G2; Rotavirus
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)
Plasma Hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotypes 1-6 and subtypes
Cytomegalovirus (CMV); Hepatitis B virus (HBV) DNA; Hepatitis C virus (HCV) viral RNA
Respiratory specimens Adenovirus; Coronavirus; Enterovirus; Human metapneumovirus; Human parechovirus; Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Influenza virus H1/H3; Parainfluenza virus type 1/2/3/4; Rhinovirus
Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Detection and identification of mycobacteria Blood; Bone marrow; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Faeces; Gastrointestinal fluid; Isolates; Lymph node fluid; Respiratory specimens; Skin swabs; Sputum; Tissues; Urine Mycobacteria identification
Microbiology - Mycology - Detection of dermatophytes and other fungi causing cutaneous disease Hair; Nails; Skin scrapings Dermatophyte identification
Microbiology - Mycology - Detection, isolation and identification of yeasts and fungal elements Skin Fungi identification; Fungi susceptibility; Yeast susceptibility; 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 Serum Cryptococcus spp.
Dengue virus IgG antibody; Dengue virus IgM antibody; Dengue virus NS1 antigen
Hepatitis C virus antibody (anti-HCV)
Borrelia burgdorferi
Anti-streptolysin O (ASOT)
Borrelia burgdorferi; Helicobacter pylori; Herpes simplex virus (HSV) IgM; Herpes simplex virus type 2 antibody (anti-HSV2) - IgG; Herpes simplex type 1 antibody (anti-HSV1) - IgG; Measles IgG antibody; Measles IgM antibody; Mumps virus IgG antibody; Mumps virus IgM antibody; Mycoplasma IgM antibody; Parvovirus IgG antibody; Parvovirus IgM antibody; Varicella zoster virus IgG antibody; Varicella zoster virus IgM antibody
Echinococcus spp.; Entamoeba histolytica
Borrelia burgdorferi
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) - 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 antibody (anti-HCV); Rubella IgG antibody; Rubella IgM antibody; Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody; Toxoplasma spp. IgG antibody; Toxoplasma spp. IgM antibody
Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody
Legionella longbeachae; Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1 antibody
Chlamydial spp. IgG antibody; Chlamydial spp. IgM antibody; Chlamydial group IgA antibody; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) total antibody
Streptococcal anti-DNAse B (anti-streptodornase) antibody
Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody
Cryptococcus spp.
Mycoplasma total antibody
Microbiology - Virology - Detection of pathogenic viruses Faeces Adenovirus; Rotavirus

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Bilirubin - Total; Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Creatinine; 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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28 Feb 2024

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25 Nov 2020

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Bilirubin - Total; Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Creatinine; 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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28 Feb 2024

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25 Nov 2020

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Bilirubin - Total; Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Creatinine; 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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28 Feb 2024

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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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28 Feb 2024

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25 Nov 2020

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

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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28 Feb 2024

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25 Nov 2020

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Bilirubin - Total; Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Creatinine; 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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28 Feb 2024

Last Activity Date

25 Nov 2020

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

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