NSW Health Pathology

Site

NSW Health Pathology Wagga Wagga Hospital Laboratory

Accreditation No.

3031

Site No.

3024

Date of Accreditation

26 Nov 1990

Address

260-280 Edward Street
Wagga Wagga, NSW 2650
Australia

pathology.health.nsw.gov.au

Contact

Mr Mostafa Lashin P: +61 0460031062

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

GY (General)

Scope of Accreditation

NSW Health Pathology Wagga Wagga Hospital Laboratory

ISO 15189 (2012)

  • This facility complies with the relevant National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council (NPAAC) requirements.

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

24 Nov 2027

Last Activity Date

18 Nov 2022

Service Product Determinant
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; Structured reporting
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Immediate frozen section diagnosis Fresh tissue Intra-operative consultation and examination of biopsy material; Rapid onsite evaluation (ROSE)
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Immunohistochemical investigation Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues Detection of antigenic targets - Various
Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals Plasma; Serum Paracetamol (acetaminophen); Salicylate
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Plasma; Serum Carbamazepine; Digoxin; Ethanol; Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin); Phenytoin (dilantin); Valproate (valproic acid, epilim); Vancomycin
Serum Lithium
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of tumour markers Serum Prostate specific antigen (PSA)
Chemical pathology - Determination of hormones and hormone binding proteins (other than thyroid function tests) Serum Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH); Luteinising hormone (LH); Oestradiol; Parathyroid hormone (PTH); Progesterone; Prolactin
Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus Blood Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Plasma N-Terminal-pro b-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP)
Plasma; Serum Troponin I
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of lipid profiles for diagnosis of types III and IV hyperlipidaemia Plasma; Serum HDL - Quantitation
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Blood Calcium - Ionised; Glucose; Potassium; Sodium
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Glucose
Plasma; Serum Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Ammonia; Amylase; Aspartate aminotransferase; Bicarbonate; Bilirubin - Any fractions; Bilirubin - Total; C-reactive protein (CRP); Calcium - Total; Chloride; Cholesterol - Total; Creatine kinase; Creatinine; Glucose; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urate; Urea; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Plasma; Urine Osmolality
Urine Albumin; Calcium - Total; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Magnesium; Osmolality; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Urea; Uric acid
Chemical pathology - Investigation for folate deficiency Plasma; Serum 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 Lactate; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); pH
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamins Serum Cobalamin (vitamin B12)
Chemical pathology - Tests for thyroid function Serum Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH); Thyroxine (T4) - Free; Triiodothyronine (T3) - Free
Haematology - Bone marrow examination Bone marrow Examination of aspirated material
Haematology - Full blood examination Blood 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) Plasma Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); Anti-Xa activity - Low molecular weight heparin; D-dimer; Fibrinogen; Prothrombin time (PT); Thrombin time (TT)
Haematology - Limited blood examination Blood Erythrocyte (RBC) sedimentation rate (ESR)
Immunohaematology - Blood group antibody detection Blood; Plasma Duffy system; Kell system; M and N factors; Other blood group systems; Rh phenotypes
Immunohaematology - Blood grouping Blood ABO; RhD
Immunohaematology - Determination of compatibility of blood donor units Blood; Plasma 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
Blood; Plasma Other blood group antibodies; Red blood cell phenotyping; Rh
Plasma Antibody titration
Immunohaematology - Investigation of blood transfusion reactions Blood; 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
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; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Cervical swabs; Ear swabs; Eye swabs; Faeces; Nasal swabs; Sputum; Synovial fluid; Throat swabs; Urethra; Urine; Vaginal swabs; Wound swabs Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Bacteria; Pathogenic identification; Pathogenic microorganisms
Antibiotic susceptibility; Bacteria; Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility; Pathogenic microorganisms
Bacteria; Cultured pathogens identification; Pathogenic identification; Pathogenic microorganisms
Aspirates; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Cervical swabs; Ear swabs; Eye swabs; Nasal swabs; Sputum; Synovial fluid; Throat swabs; Urethra; Urine; Vaginal swabs; Wound swabs Bacteria; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC); Pathogenic microorganisms
Bacteria; Casts; Crystals; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Blood Bacteria; Cultured pathogens identification; Pathogenic microorganisms
Faeces Clostridioides difficile toxin
Isolates Staphylococcus aureus; Streptococcus pneumoniae; Streptococcus spp.
Urine Blood; Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Ketones; Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC); Nitrite; Proteins; pH
Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Microbiology - Environmental investigations and/or infection control Bacterial isolates; Blood transfusion bags; Bronchoscopes; Catheter tips; Dialysis waters; Endoscopes; Environmental swabs; Gastrointestinal endoscopes; Vascular catheter tips Bacterial growth - Sterility
Environmental swabs; Gastrointestinal endoscopes; Vascular catheter tips Bacterial organism identification - Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE)
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (bacteria) Blood culture; Fluids; Nasal swabs Staphylococcus aureus; Staphylococcus spp.; MecA gene; MecC gene; Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
Faeces Campylobacter coli; Campylobacter jejuni; Clostridioides difficile; Clostridium difficile toxin B; Escherichia coli - Enteroinvasive (EIEC); Salmonella spp.; Shigella spp.; Shiga toxin
Vaginal swabs Streptococcus agalactiae (Streptococcus group B)
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (protozoan parasites) Faeces Cryptosporidium hominis; Cryptosporidium parvum; Entamoeba histolytica; Giardia lamblia
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Faeces Adenovirus F40; Adenovirus F41; Astrovirus; Norovirus G1; Norovirus G2; Rotavirus A; Sapovirus
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)
Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Throat swabs Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
Nasopharyngeal swabs Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Detection and identification of mycobacteria Respiratory specimens Mycobacteria identification
Microbiology - Mycology - Detection, isolation and/or identification of yeasts and/or fungal elements Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Fluids; Respiratory swabs; Tissues; Urine; Wound swabs Fungi identification; Yeasts identification
Fungi identification; Yeasts identification
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Fluids; Respiratory swabs; Tissues; Wound swabs Fungi identification; Yeasts identification
Fungi identification; Yeasts identification
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Serum Cryptococcus antigen
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
Serum 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
Cardiac Care Unit

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

24 Nov 2027

Last Activity Date

18 Nov 2022

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
Emergency Department

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

24 Nov 2027

Last Activity Date

18 Nov 2022

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Blood International normalised ratio (INR); Prothrombin time (PT)
Intensive Care Unit

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

24 Nov 2027

Last Activity Date

18 Nov 2022

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
Operating Theatres

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

24 Nov 2027

Last Activity Date

18 Nov 2022

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Bicarbonate; Lactate; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); pH
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Blood International normalised ratio (INR); Prothrombin time (PT)
Paediatrics

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

24 Nov 2027

Last Activity Date

18 Nov 2022

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

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

24 Nov 2027

Last Activity Date

18 Nov 2022

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

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

24 Nov 2027

Last Activity Date

18 Nov 2022

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
Special Care Nursery

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

24 Nov 2027

Last Activity Date

18 Nov 2022

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Blood Glucose
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Bicarbonate; Lactate; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); pH

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