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 Catherine Atkins P: +61 (02) 99264120

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

GX (General)

Scope of Accreditation

NSW Health Pathology Royal North Shore Hospital Laboratory

ISO 15189 (2012)

Legal

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28 Feb 2024

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25 Nov 2020

Service Product Determinant
Medico legal drug testing AS/NZS 4308, section 2 Specimen collection, storage, handling and dispatch Urine Colour; Creatinine; Temperature; pH
Accident and Emergency Department

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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
Burns Unit

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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
Cardiac Catheter Laboratory

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
Delivery suite

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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
Diabetes clinic

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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28 Feb 2024

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25 Nov 2020

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

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Human Pathology

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28 Feb 2024

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25 Nov 2020

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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 (FFPE) tissues 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 (FFPE) tissues Detection of antigenic targets - Various
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Mortuary facilities Body Assessment - Level 2 mortuary
Division of Chemical Pathology

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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28 Feb 2024

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25 Nov 2020

Service Product Determinant
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 Tacrolimus
Cyclosporin
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 CA125 antigen (CA125); CA15-3 antigen (CA15-3); CA19-9 antigen (CA19-9); Cancer associated serum antigen (CASA); Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA); α-Fetoprotein (AFP)
Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG); Thyroglobulin
Prostate specific antigen (PSA); Prostate specific antigen (PSA) fractions and derived index
Chemical pathology - Determination of hormones and hormone binding proteins (other than thyroid function tests) Fine needle aspirates (FNA) Parathyroid hormone (PTH)
Calcitonin
Plasma Aldosterone; Fibroblast growth factor 23 (FGF23); Insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1, somatomedin C); Renin
Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH); Growth differentiation factor 15 (GDF15)
Plasma; Serum 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)
Calcitonin; Growth hormone; Insulin-like growth factor-binding protein 3 (IGF-BP3); Macroprolactin
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; Osmolality; Potassium; Sodium
Chloride; Magnesium; Phosphate; 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 Free β-human chorionic gonadotropin (free β-hCG)
α-Fetoprotein (AFP)
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 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D
Cobalamin (vitamin B12)
25-Hydroxyvitamin 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-thyrotropin receptor antibodies (TSHR)
Anti-glutamic acid decarboxylase 65 (GAD65); Anti-insulin antibodies; Anti-islet tyrosine phosphatase2 (IA2) antibodies
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Diagnosis of pregnancy Plasma; Serum 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
Division of Genetics

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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28 Feb 2024

Last Activity Date

25 Nov 2020

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Investigation of malabsorption - Quantitation of solid tissue enzymes Intestinal tissue Lactase; Maltase; Sucrase; TrehalaseTrehalase added October 2021. To be reviewed at next technical assessment in 2022
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
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 gene (G20210A) mutation
Blood HLA-B27
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 Amniotic fluid; Blood; Bone marrow; Chorionic villus tissue; Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues; Fresh tissue; Saliva Viable DNA for sequencing and other molecular assays
Molecular genetics - DNA sequencing Blood; Bone marrow; Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues Sequenced DNA by Sanger sequencing; 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)
Isocitrate dehydrogenase IDH1 and IDH2 mutation analysis; KIT mutation analysis; Lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma; Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia (WM)
JAK2 V617F mutation
Blood; Bone marrow; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues; Fresh tissue; Tissues B and T-cell gene rearrangement studies; Calreticulin; FLT3-ITD (internal tandem duplication) mutation; FLT3-TKD (tyrosine kinase domain) mutation; Myeloproliferative disorders; Nucleophosmin 1 (NPM1) mutation; Quantitation of donor and recipient bone marrow derived cells in a transplant recipient; Quantitative calculation of p190 positive BCR::ABL1; Quantitative calculation of p210 positive BCR::ABL1 transcripts; t(9;22) BCR-ABL gene rearrangement
Blood; Bone marrow; Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues Immunoglobulin (Ig) clonality analysis and minimal residual disease detection; Immunoglobulin heavy (IGH) somatic hypermutation; T-cell receptor (TCR) clonality analysis and minimal disease detection
Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues Solid tumours
Molecular genetics - Heterozygous loci determinations Blood; Saliva Deafness panel
Molecular genetics - Screening for an unknown mutation - Targeted genes Blood; Saliva Deafness
Division of Haematology

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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28 Feb 2024

Last Activity Date

25 Nov 2020

Service Product Determinant
Haematology - Assessment of haemolysis or metabolic enzymes (red cell enzyme assays) Blood Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD)
Haematology - Bone marrow examination Bone marrow Examination of aspirated material
Haematology - Examination of blood films by special staining Blood Heinz bodies
Malaria
Haematology - Foetal haemoglobin in maternal circulation Blood Feto-maternal haemorrhage (FMH) estimation
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
Platelet function (PFA)
Plasma Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); D-dimer; Fibrinogen; International normalised ratio (INR); Prothrombin time (PT); Thrombin time (TT)
Anti-thrombin III; Lupus anticoagulant; Mixing studies - APTT; Protein C and protein S; Von Willebrand factor (vWF) antigen - Quantitation
Anti-Xa - Apixaban; Anti-Xa - Dabigatran; Anti-Xa - Rivaroxaban; Anti-Xa activity - Low molecular weight heparin; Anti-Xa activity - Unfractionated heparin
Platelet aggregation
Plasma; Serum Heparin induced thrombotic thrombocytopenia (HITT); Von Willebrand factor (vWF) activity - Ristocetin co-factor assay
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
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
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
Immunohaematology - Investigation of blood transfusion reactions Blood; Blood products; Plasma 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; Blood products; Cryoprecipitate; Fresh frozen plasma (FFP); Platelets 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
Division of Immunoheamatology

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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28 Feb 2024

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25 Nov 2020

Service Product Determinant
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 - Characterisation of leucocyte surface antigens (including immunophenotyping) Blood B-cell; Natural killer (NK) cells; T-cells
Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodies Plasma; Serum Anti-intrinsic factor antibodies (IF)
Anti-extractable nuclear antigen antibodies (ENA)
Anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies (CCP)
Anti-chromatin 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)
Serum Tryptase
Anti-cardiolipin antibodies (ACA); Anti-deamidated gliadin antibodies; Anti-glomerular basement membrane antibodies (anti-GBM); Anti-myeloperoxidase antibodies (MPO); Anti-proteinase 3 antibodies (PR3); Anti-tissue transglutaminase antibodies (tTG); Anti-β2-glycoprotein-I antibodies
Rheumatoid factor
Anti-double stranded DNA antibodies (dsDNA)
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; Codfish; 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; Hop (fruit cone); 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 A; Total immunoglobulin G; Total immunoglobulin M
Immunoglobulin subclasses
Total immunoglobulin E
Immunopathology - Single HLA antigen typing Blood HLA-B5801
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 Aspergillus-specific IgG
Avian precipitins (bird fancier's disease)
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)
Serum Human T-lymphotropic virus type I/II (HTLV-I/II)
Human immunodeficiency virus type 1/2 (HIV-1/2) antigen
Division of Microbiology

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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28 Feb 2024

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25 Nov 2020

Service Product Determinant
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 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 Rickettsia rickettsii
Borrelia burgdorferi
Blood; General swabs Borrelia spp.; Rickettsia spp.
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Neisseria meningitidis; Streptococcus pneumoniae
Faeces Campylobacter spp.; Clostridioides difficile; Salmonella spp.; Shigella spp.; Yersinia spp.
Clostridioides 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, COVID)
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2, COVID)
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)
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, COVID)
Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Throat swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2, COVID)
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 Borrelia burgdorferi
Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody
Echinococcus spp.; Entamoeba histolytica
Chlamydial spp. IgG antibody; Chlamydial spp. IgM antibody; Chlamydial group IgA antibody; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) total antibody
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
Streptococcal anti-DNAse B (anti-streptodornase) antibody
Legionella longbeachae; Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1 antibody
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
Borrelia burgdorferi
Cryptococcus spp.
Anti-streptolysin O (ASOT)
Cryptococcus spp.
Hepatitis C virus antibody (anti-HCV)
Dengue virus IgG antibody; Dengue virus IgM antibody; Dengue virus NS1 antigen
Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody
Mycoplasma total antibody
Microbiology - Virology - Detection of pathogenic viruses Faeces Adenovirus; Rotavirus
Intensive Care Unit

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Service Product Determinant
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
Intensive Care Unit (North Shore Private Hospital)

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

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
Intensive Therapy Unit

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

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
Maternity ward

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

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
Paed diabetic clinic

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

28 Feb 2024

Last Activity Date

25 Nov 2020

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus Blood Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)
Special Care Nursery (North Shore Private Hospital)

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

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 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
Theatres

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

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
Theatres (North Shore Private Hospital)

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

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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