NSW Health Pathology

Site

NSW Health Pathology SE Regional Hospital Laboratory

Accreditation No.

3444

Site No.

3437

Date of Accreditation

21 Jun 1993

Address

South East Regional Hospital, 4 Virginia Drive
Bega, NSW 2550
Australia

Contact

Mr Mark Carroll P: +61 (02) 64917200

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

B (Branch)

Scope of Accreditation

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

19 Aug 2022

Last Activity Date

11 Jun 2020

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Plasma Digoxin; Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin); Lithium; Paracetamol (acetaminophen); Vancomycin
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Plasma Troponin
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of lipid profiles for diagnosis of types III and IV hyperlipidaemia Plasma HDL - Quantitation
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Glucose; Protein - Total
Plasma 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; Urate; Urea; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Haematology - Full blood examination Blood Differential number; Erythrocyte count (red blood cell count, RBCC); Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Leucocyte count (white blood cell count, WBCC); Platelet count; Red blood cell index or indices
Morphology
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Plasma Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); D-dimer; Fibrinogen; International normalised ratio (INR); Mixing studies - APTT; Prothrombin time (PT)
Haematology - Limited blood examination Blood Erythrocyte (RBC) sedimentation rate (ESR)
Immunohaematology - Blood group antibody detection Blood; Plasma 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; Plasma Other blood group antibodies; Red blood cell phenotyping; Rh
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 Issue and release of blood and blood products for transfusion
Immunohaematology - Storage and distribution of blood and blood components Blood; Blood products Issue and release of blood and blood products for transfusion
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Diagnosis or follow up of threatened abortion and/or diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy Plasma; Serum Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) - Quantitative total
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Aspirates; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Fluids Bacteria; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Urine Pathogenic identification; Pathogenic microorganisms
Casts; Crystals; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (bacteria) Faeces; Rectal swabs Campylobacter spp.; Escherichia coli - Enteroinvasive (EIEC); Salmonella spp.; Shigella spp.; Shiga toxin
Clostridium difficile toxin B
Clostridium difficile toxin B
Nasal swabs Staphylococcus aureus; MecA gene; MecA/nuc gene; Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
Rectal swabs; Vaginal swabs Streptococcus agalactiae (Streptococcus group B)
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (protozoan parasites) Faeces; Rectal swabs Cryptosporidium spp.; Entamoeba spp.; Giardia spp.
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Faeces; Rectal swabs Adenovirus; Astrovirus; Norovirus; Rotavirus; Sapovirus
Nasal aspirates/washes; Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Throat swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal swabs Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) A/B
Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Throat swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Nasopharyngeal aspirate Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
Nasopharyngeal swabs; Oropharyngeal swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasites Blood Malaria
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Plasma Infectious mononucleosis

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

19 Aug 2022

Last Activity Date

11 Jun 2020

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Blood Troponin
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Blood Calcium - Ionised; Carbon dioxide (CO2); Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Potassium; Sodium; Urea
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood 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; pH
Base excess; Bicarbonate; Lactate; Oxygen saturation (sO2); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); pH
Haematology - Full blood examination Blood Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb)
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Blood Prothrombin time (PT)

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

19 Aug 2022

Last Activity Date

11 Jun 2020

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Deoxyhaemoglobin (HHb); Glucose; Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH
Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Creatinine; 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); Troponin; Urea nitrogen; pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

19 Aug 2022

Last Activity Date

11 Jun 2020

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

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