NSW Health Pathology

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NSW Health Pathology Westmead Hospital Laboratory – Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research

Accreditation No.

2154

Site No.

2147

Date of Accreditation

05 Jan 1987

Address

166-174 Hawkesbury Road
Westmead, NSW 2145
Australia

Contact

Dr Susan Weston P: +61 (02) 88906325

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

GX (General)

Scope of Accreditation

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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01 Mar 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Calcium; Glucose; Lactate; Oxygen saturation (sO2); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total haemoglobin - Calculated; pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Deoxyhaemoglobin (HHb); Glucose; Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total haemoglobin - Calculated; pH

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; Chloride; Deoxyhaemoglobin (HHb); Glucose; Haemoglobin F (HbF); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total haemoglobin - Calculated; pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals Urine Amphetamines; Benzodiazepines; Cannabis; Cocaine; Methadone; Opiates
2-Ethylidene-1,5-dimethyl-3,3-diphenylpyrrolidine (EDDP)
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Blood Cyclosporin; Tacrolimus
Plasma Ethanol
Plasma; Serum Carbamazepine; Digoxin; Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin); Lithium; Paracetamol (acetaminophen); Phenobarbital; Phenytoin (dilantin); Salicylate; Theophylline; Tobramycin; Valproate (valproic acid, epilim); Vancomycin
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of tumour markers Serum Thyroglobulin
CA125 antigen (CA125); CA15-3 antigen (CA15-3); CA19-9 antigen (CA19-9); Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA); Prostate specific antigen (PSA); α-Fetoprotein (AFP)
Prostate specific antigen (PSA) fractions and derived index
Serum; Urine β2-Microglobulin (B2M)
Chemical pathology - Determination of hormones and hormone binding proteins (other than thyroid function tests) Plasma Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)
Plasma; Serum Aldosterone; Insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1, somatomedin C); Renin
Plasma; Urine Aldosterone
Serum Procalcitonin
17α-Hydroxyprogesterone
C-peptide; Cortisol; Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS); Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH); Insulin; Luteinising hormone (LH); Oestradiol; Parathyroid hormone (PTH); Progesterone; Prolactin; Sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG); Testosterone - Total
Growth hormone
Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH); Luteinising hormone (LH); Oestradiol; Progesterone
Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus Blood Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)
Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Plasma; Serum N-Terminal-pro b-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP)
Troponin
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of lipid profiles for diagnosis of types III and IV hyperlipidaemia Serum Apolipoprotein A; Apolipoprotein A1; Apolipoprotein B; Lipoprotein subclasses
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of renal and/or hepatic function Plasma; Serum α1-Antitrypsin
Caeruloplasmin; Haptoglobins; Prealbumin
Serum Bile acids - Quantitative
Chemical pathology - Haem related pigments and precursors (excluding porphyria) Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Bilirubin; Haemoglobin (Hb); Xanthochromia
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Blood Thiopurine methyltransferase (TPMT)
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Glucose; Protein - Total
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; Creatine kinase; Creatinine; Ferritin; Globulin; Glucose; HDL - Quantitation; Lactate; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urate; Urea; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Plasma; Urine Osmolality
Serum Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE)
Urine Albumin/creatinine ratio (ACR); Amylase; Calcium - Total; Chloride; Creatinine; Magnesium; Microalbumin; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Urate; Urea
Chemical pathology - Investigation for folate deficiency Serum Folate
Chemical pathology - Iron studies Plasma Ferritin; Iron; Total iron-binding capacity (TIBC); Transferrin
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Base excess; Bicarbonate; Bilirubin - Total; Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Deoxyhaemoglobin (HHb); Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); pH
Pleural fluid pH
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamin B markers Serum Holotranscobalamin (active vitamin B12)
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamins Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D; Cobalamin (vitamin B12)
Chemical pathology - Tests for thyroid function Serum Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH); Thyroxine (T4) - Free; Triiodothyronine (T3) - Free
Chemical pathology - Trace element analysis Serum Zinc
Urine Iodine
Haematology - Bone marrow examination Bone marrow Examination of aspirated material
Haematology - Examination of blood films by special staining Urine Haemosiderin
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); Mean corpuscular haemoglobin (MCH); Mean corpuscular haemoglobin concentration (MCHC); Mean corpuscular volume (MCV); Mean platelet volume (MPV); Morphology; Nucleated red blood cells (NRBC); Platelet count; Red blood cell distribution width (RDW); Reticulocytes
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Fluids Morphology
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Plasma Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); D-dimer; Fibrinogen; Prothrombin time (PT); Thrombin time (TT)
Haematology - Limited blood examination Blood Erythrocyte (RBC) sedimentation rate (ESR)
Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodies Serum Anti-thyrotropin receptor antibodies (TSHR)
Anti-thyroglobulin antibodies (Tg); Anti-thyroid peroxidase antibodies (TPO)
Rheumatoid factor
Immunopathology - Quantitation of complement proteins Serum Complement components C3 and C4
Immunopathology - Quantitative investigations of immunoglobulins and immunoglobulins subclasses Plasma; Serum Total immunoglobulin A; Total immunoglobulin G; Total immunoglobulin M
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Diagnosis of pregnancy Serum Detection of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG)

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Deoxyhaemoglobin (HHb); Glucose; Haemoglobin F (HbF); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total haemoglobin - Calculated; pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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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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Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Creatinine; Deoxyhaemoglobin (HHb); Glucose; Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total haemoglobin - Calculated; pH
Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Deoxyhaemoglobin (HHb); Glucose; Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total haemoglobin - Calculated; pH
Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Deoxyhaemoglobin (HHb); Glucose; Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total haemoglobin - Calculated; pH
Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Deoxyhaemoglobin (HHb); Glucose; Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total haemoglobin - Calculated; pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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Service Product Determinant
Cytogenetics - Detection of defined, unbalanced chromosomal abnormalities by in-situ hybridisation techniques Blood; Bone marrow Chromosomal rearrangement
Haematology - Assessment of haemolysis or metabolic enzymes (red cell enzyme assays) Blood Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD)
Haematology - Diagnosis of thalassemia Blood Examination of haemoglobin H (HbH); Haemoglobin A (HbA) - Quantitation; Haemoglobin A2 (HbA2) - Quantitation; Haemoglobin F (HbF) - Quantitation; Haemoglobin H (HbH) inclusions
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Blood Platelet function (PFA)
Platelet aggregation
Plasma ADAMTS-13 activity; ADAMTS-13 inhibitor
Von Willebrand factor (vWF) multimers
Anti-Xa activity - Low molecular weight heparin; Anti-Xa activity - Unfractionated heparin; Apixaban - Anti-Xa; Dabigatran; Danaparoid sodium; Fondaparinux - Anti-Xa; Rivaroxaban - Anti-Xa
Activated protein C (APC) resistance; Collagen binding activity; Factor II; Factor IX; Factor V; Factor VII; Factor VIII; Factor X; Factor XI; Factor XII; Factor XIII; Heparin assay; Lupus anticoagulant; Plasminogen activator inhibitor; Protein C and protein S; Von Willebrand factor (vWF); Von Willebrand factor (vWF) activity - Ristocetin co-factor assay; Von Willebrand factor (vWF) antigen - Quantitation
Plasma; Serum Heparin induced thrombotic thrombocytopenia (HITT)
Haematology - Investigation of haemolysis Serum Cold agglutinins
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; Plasma; Serum 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; Plasma; Serum Antibody elution; Antibody titration; Other blood group antibodies; Red blood cell phenotyping; Rh
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) Aspirates; Blood; Bone marrow; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Assessment of lymphoid cell populations; Leukaemia screen; Lymphoma screen; Myeloma screen; Paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria (PNH) surface markers
Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodies Plasma; Serum Anti-cardiolipin antibodies (ACA); Anti-β2-glycoprotein-I antibodies
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Blood Infectious mononucleosis
Molecular genetics - Assay for defined mutation or polymorphism (including pharmacogenetic testing) - Targeted genes Blood; Extracted DNA Factor V Leiden; Haemochromatosis; Prothrombin variant; Thiopurine methyltransferase (TPMT); α1-Antitrypsin
Gilberts disease
Molecular genetics - DNA extraction Blood; Bone marrow; Buccal swabs; Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections; Saliva; Tissues Viable DNA
Molecular genetics - DNA fragment size analysis Blood; Bone marrow; Buccal cells; Extracted DNA; Oral fluid; Tissues Maternal cell contamination
Molecular genetics - Genetic testing for chimerism and mosaic gene variants (cancer and somatic mosaicism) - Targeted genes Blood; Bone marrow; RNA Acute myeloid leukaemia RUNX1; ETV6/RUNX1 gene rearrangement; JAK2 617F mutation; JAK2 exon 12 mutation; JAK2 exon 14 mutation; KMT2A/AFF1 gene rearragement; RUNX1/RUNX1T1 gene rearrangement; TCF3/PBXI gene rearrangement; inv(16)/t(16;16) CBFB-MYH11 gene rearrangement; t(12;21); t(15;17) PML-RARA gene rearrangement; t(1;19); t(4;11); t(8;21) AML1-EMO gene rearrangement; t(9;22) BCR-ABL gene rearrangement
Molecular genetics - Genetic testing for chimerism and mosaic gene variants (cancer and somatic mosaicism) - Targeted panels for non-inherited (somatic) DNA/RNA changes Blood; Bone marrow; Buccal swabs; Extracted DNA; Tissues Quantitation of donor and recipient bone marrow derived cells in a transplant recipient
Molecular genetics - Investigation of constitutional genetic variants - Carrier testing - Targeted panels for inherited (germline) DNA/RNA changes Blood; Extracted DNA Bruton's; Hyper IgM; Immunodeficiency; Severe combined immunodeficiency disease (SCID); TACl protein (TNFRSF13b); Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome
Molecular genetics - Investigation of constitutional genetic variants - Diagnostic testing - Targeted panels for inherited (germline) DNA/RNA changes Blood Thalassaemia; Variant haemoglobin; α-Thalassaemia; β-Thalassaemia
Molecular genetics - RNA extraction Blood; Bone marrow; Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections; Tissues Viable RNA
Molecular genetics - Screening for an unknown mutation - Targeted panels for non-inherited (somatic) DNA/RNA changes Blood; Bone marrow BCR-ABL kinase domain mutation; Nucleophosmin 1 (NPM1) exon 11; RNA

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Human Pathology

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Chemical pathology - Further investigation of renal and/or hepatic function Serum Tryptase
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Serum C1 esterase inhibitor functional
C1 esterase inhibitor
Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodies Biopsy specimens Anti-tissue antigen antibodies
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Serum Anti-GQ1b IgG antibody; Anti-contactin associated protein (CASPR); Anti-dipeptidyl aminopeptidase-like protein 6 antibodies (DPPX); Anti-gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA) B receptor antibodies; Anti-glutamate receptor antibodies (AMPA/NMDA); Anti-leucine rich glioma inactivated protein 1 antibodies (LGI 1)
Serum Anti-liver antibodies
Anti-adrenal cortex antibodies; Anti-cardiac antibodies; Anti-skeletal muscle antibodies
Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor antibodies (NMDA); Anti-aquaporin 4 antibodies (AQP4); Anti-contactin associated protein (CASPR); Anti-endomysial antibodies (EMA); Anti-gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA) B receptor antibodies; Anti-glutamate receptor antibodies (AMPA/NMDA); Anti-islet cell antibodies (ICA); Anti-leucine rich glioma inactivated protein 1 antibodies (LGI 1); Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies - ANCA IIF; Anti-nuclear antibodies (ANA); Anti-pemphigoid antibodies; Anti-pemphigus antibodies; Anti-skin antibodies; Anti-tissue antigen antibodies
Anti-glomerular basement membrane antibodies (anti-GBM)
Anti-double stranded DNA antibodies (dsDNA); Anti-myeloperoxidase antibodies (MPO); Anti-proteinase 3 antibodies (PR3)
Anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies (CCP)
Anti-double stranded DNA antibodies (dsDNA)
Anti-gastric parietal cell antibodies (GPC/PCA); Anti-liver-kidney microsomes antibodies (LKM); Anti-mitochondrial antibodies (AMA, AMA M1, AMA M2); Anti-smooth muscle antibodies (SMA)
Anti-deamidated gliadin antibodies; Anti-histone antibodies (AHA); Anti-intrinsic factor antibodies (IF); Anti-tissue transglutaminase antibodies (tTG)
Anti-neuronal antibodies
Anti-desmoglein-1 antibodies (DSG-1); Anti-desmoglein-3 antibodies (DSG-3)
Anti-extractable nuclear antigen antibodies (ENA)
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential component testing (purified native and/or recombinant allergens)) Serum Ara h2 - Peanut
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential drug allergens) Serum Amoxicilloyl group; Ampicilloyl group; Cefaclor; Penicilloyl G; Penicilloyl V
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential epidermal and animal protein allergens) Serum Animal mix; Cat dander; Cow dander; Dog dander; Feather mix; Horse dander; Sheep epithelium
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [egg and fowl] allergens) Serum Egg; Egg white; Egg yolk
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [fish, shellfish and molluscs] allergens) Serum Codfish; Crab; Lobster; Oyster; Seafood mix; Shrimp; Squid
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [fruit and vegetable] allergens) Serum Banana; Kiwi; Potato; Tomato
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [meat] allergens) Serum Beef; Pork
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [milk] allergens) Serum Cow milk
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [miscellaneous] allergens) Serum Omega-5-gliadin; Staple food mix
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [seeds, legumes and nuts] allergens) Serum Almond; Barley; Brazil nut; Cashew nut; Hazelnut; Lupin seed; Macadamia nut; Maize; Nut panel; Oat; Peanut; Pecan nut; Pinenut; Rice; Soy bean; Walnut; Wheat
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential grass pollen allergens) Serum Bermuda grass; Grass mix; Rye grass
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential mite allergens) Serum Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus house dust mite
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential occupational allergens) Serum Latex
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential tree pollen allergens) Serum Tree mix
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
Immunopathology - Quantitation of complement proteins Body fluids; Serum Total haemolytic complement
Immunopathology - Quantitative and/or qualitative investigation of proteins Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Oligoclonal bands
Other body fluids β2-Transferrin
Plasma; Serum Detection and quantitation of free kappa and free lambda light chains
Albumin; Detection and amount of paraproteins; α1-Globulin; α2-Globulin; β-Globulin; γ-Globulin
Serum Cryoglobulins
Monoclonal proteins
Urine Detection and amount of paraproteins; Detection of Bence Jones proteins
Immunopathology - Quantitative investigations of immunoglobulins and immunoglobulins subclasses Plasma; Serum Immunoglobulin subclasses
Serum Total immunoglobulin E

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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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; Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total haemoglobin - Calculated; pH
Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Deoxyhaemoglobin (HHb); Glucose; Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total haemoglobin - Calculated; pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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Chemical pathology - Detection of faecal occult blood Faeces Blood
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection and identification of crystalline material Synovial fluid Crystal detection and identification
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Aspirates; Bacterial isolates; Biopsy specimens; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Ear swabs; Eye swabs; Faeces; Fine needle aspirates (FNA); Fluids; Gastric aspirate; General swabs; Genital swabs; IV catheters; Intra-uterine contraceptive device (IUCD); Operative specimens; Oral sites including teeth; Pus; Respiratory specimens; Respiratory swabs and/or washings; Sputum; Superficial sites; Synovial fluid; Throat swabs; Tissues; Urine; Wound swabs Antibiotic susceptibility; Pathogenic identification; Pathogenic microorganisms
Aspirates; Bacterial isolates; Biopsy specimens; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Ear swabs; Eye swabs; Faeces; Fine needle aspirates (FNA); Fluids; Gastric aspirate; General swabs; IV catheters; Intra-uterine contraceptive device (IUCD); Operative specimens; Oral sites including teeth; Pus; Respiratory specimens; Respiratory swabs and/or washings; Sputum; Superficial sites; Synovial fluid; Throat swabs; Tissues; Urine; Wound swabs Antibiotic susceptibility
Pathogenic identification; Pathogenic microorganisms
Antibiotic susceptibility
Aspirates; Bacterial isolates; Biopsy specimens; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Ear swabs; Eye swabs; Faeces; Fine needle aspirates (FNA); Fluids; Gastric aspirate; Genital swabs; IV catheters; Intra-uterine contraceptive device (IUCD); Operative specimens; Oral sites including teeth; Respiratory swabs and/or washings; Sputum; Superficial sites; Synovial fluid; Throat swabs; Tissues; Urine; Wound swabs Pathogenic identification
Aspirates; Biopsy specimens; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Ear swabs; Eye swabs; Faeces; Fine needle aspirates (FNA); Fluids; Gastric aspirate; General swabs; IV catheters; Intra-uterine contraceptive device (IUCD); Operative specimens; Oral sites including teeth; Pus; Respiratory swabs and/or washings; Sputum; Superficial sites; Synovial fluid; Throat swabs; Tissues; Urine; Wound swabs Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Aspirates; Biopsy specimens; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Ear swabs; Eye swabs; Faeces; Fine needle aspirates (FNA); Fluids; Gastric aspirate; General swabs; IV catheters; Operative specimens; Oral sites including teeth; Pus; Respiratory swabs and/or washings; Sputum; Superficial sites; Synovial fluid; Throat swabs; Tissues; Urine; Wound swabs Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Aspirates; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Faeces; Fluids; Gastric aspirate; Genital swabs; Urine Mycoplasma hominis; Ureaplasma spp.
Bacterial isolates Haemophilus influenzae; Streptococcus pneumoniae; Streptococcus pneumoniae antigen; Streptococcus pneumoniae capsular antigen
Biopsy specimens; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Ear swabs; Eye swabs; Faeces; Fine needle aspirates (FNA); Fluids; Gastric aspirate; General swabs; Genital swabs; IV catheters; Intra-uterine contraceptive device (IUCD); Operative specimens; Oral sites including teeth; Pus; Respiratory swabs and/or washings; Sputum; Superficial sites; Synovial fluid; Throat swabs; Tissues; Urine; Wound swabs Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Blood Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Fluids; Synovial fluid Bacteria; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Synovial fluid Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Urine Streptococcus pneumoniae antigen
Faeces Blood; Fat globules; Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC); Pathogenic microorganisms
Clostridioides difficile toxin
Genital swabs Bacteria; Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC); Pathogenic microorganisms
Isolates Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Urine Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Bacteria; Casts; Crystals; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC); Red blood cell morphology
Legionella antigen
Bacteria; Casts; Crystals; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Public health investigation and/or monitoring of outbreaks of infection Isolates Detection and characterisation of bacteria (including identification and typing)
Detection and characterisation of bacteria (including identification and typing)
Microbiology - Environmental investigations and/or infection control Air; Blood transfusion bags; Dialysis waters; Environmental swabs; Gastrointestinal endoscopes; Spore strips/capsules; Vascular catheter tips; Waters 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 - Gram negative multi-drug resistant organisms (MRO); Bacterial organism identification - Metallo-β-lactamase (MBL) carbapenemase; Bacterial organism identification - Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA); Bacterial organism identification - Vancomycin resistant Enterococcus (VRE); Mycobacteria identification
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 - Gram negative multi-drug resistant organisms (MRO); Bacterial organism identification - Metallo-β-lactamase (MBL) carbapenemase; Bacterial organism identification - Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA); Bacterial organism identification - Vancomycin resistant Enterococcus (VRE); Mycobacteria identification; Mycology identification
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (bacteria) Bacterial isolates; Blood; Fluids Acinetobacter baumannii; Enterobacteriaceae; Enterococcus faecalis; Enterococcus faecium; Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Salmonella spp.; Shigella spp.; Staphylococcus aureus; Staphylococcus epidermidis; Antibiotic resistance gene detection; CarbaA; CarbaB1; CarbaD; CarbaR; Carbapenemase-producing organisms (CPO); Extended spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBL); MecA gene; MecC gene; Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA); Mobilised colistin resistance (MCR-1); Nuc gene; SCCmec-orfX gene junction; Van A/B; pAmpC1; rRNA methyltransferases (16S RMTases)
Faeces; Rectal swabs Clostridiodes difficile; Vancomycin resistant Enterococci (VRE)
Faeces; Sterile site; Wound swabs Campylobacter coli; Campylobacter jejuni; Campylobacter spp.; Campylobacter upsaliensis; Enterococcus faecalis; Enterococcus faecium; Escherichia coli​​​​ O157; Escherichia coli​​​​ STEC stx1/stx2; Salmonella spp.; Shigella spp.; Staphylococcus aureus; Staphylococcus epidermidis; Antibiotic resistance gene detection; MecA gene; MecA/C gene; MecC gene; Nuc gene; Van A/B
Nasal swabs Staphylococcus aureus; MecA gene; MecA/C gene; Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA); Nuc gene; SCCmec-orfX gene junction
Rectal swabs; Vaginal swabs Streptococcus agalactiae (Streptococcus group B)
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (fungi) Blood; Bone marrow; Bronchial washings; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Fluids; Isolates; Paraffin embedded tissue; Tissues; Vitreous humor Aspergillus spp.
Bone marrow; Bronchial washings; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Fluids; Fungal isolates; Paraffin embedded tissue; Sterile site; Tissues; Vitreous humor Blastomyces spp.; Candida spp.; Coccidioides spp.; Cryptococcus gattii; Cryptococcus neoformans; Histoplasma spp.; Pneumocystis jirovecii; Pneumocystis pneumoniae; Sporothrix spp.
Bronchial washings; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Sputum Pneumocystis jirovecii
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (helminth parasites) Faeces Strongyloides stercoralis
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (mycobacteria) Aspirates; Bacterial isolates; Bone marrow; Bronchial washings; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Paraffin embedded tissue; Respiratory specimens; Sputum; Tissues Mycobacterium abscessus; Mycobacterium asiaticum; Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC); Mycobacterium chelonae; Mycobacterium chimaera; Mycobacterium gondonae; Mycobacterium intracellulare; Mycobacterium kansasii; Mycobacterium marinum; Mycobacterium spp.; Mycobacterium szulgai; Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex; Mycobacterium ulcerans
Bacterial isolates Mycobacterium spp.
Bacterial isolates; Sputum Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex; Mycobacterium rifampicin resistance rpoB
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (protozoan parasites) Blood Plasmodium falciparum; Plasmodium knowlesi; Plasmodium malariae; Plasmodium ovale curtisi; Plasmodium ovale wallikeri; Plasmodium vivax
Faeces; Rectal swabs Cryptosporidium hominis; Cryptosporidium parvum; Entamoeba histolytica; Giardia lamblia
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Faeces 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 aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Throat swabs Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) A/B
Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Throat swabs; Urine Measles virus; Measles virus - Vaccine strain
Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Oropharyngeal swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Throat swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Nasopharyngeal swabs; Oropharyngeal swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Detection and identification of mycobacteria Aspirates; Biopsy specimens; Blood; Bone marrow; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Ear swabs; Eye swabs; Faeces; Gastric lavage; Gastrointestinal fluid; Genital swabs; Intra-uterine contraceptive device (IUCD); Isolates; Lymph node fluid; Operative specimens; Oral sites including teeth; Other body fluids; Respiratory specimens; Sputum; Superficial sites; Tissues; Urine; Wound swabs Mycobacteria detection; Other pathogenic bacteria to genus level or species level
Aspirates; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Faeces; Gastrointestinal fluid; General swabs; Other body fluids; Sputum; Tissues Mycobacteria identification; Other pathogenic bacteria to genus level or species level
Aspirates; Bone marrow; Bronchial washings; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Gastrointestinal fluid; Other body fluids; Respiratory specimens; Sputum; Tissues Mycobacteria detection; Mycobacteria identification; Other pathogenic bacteria to genus level or species level
Isolates Mycobacteria identification; Other pathogenic bacteria to genus level or species level
Mycobacteria identification; Other pathogenic bacteria to genus level or species level
Mycobacteria antibiotic susceptibility
Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Tests for cell mediated immunity Blood Interferon-γ (IFN-γ) release assays
Microbiology - Mycology - Detection, isolation and identification of yeasts and fungal elements Aspirates; Blood; Bronchial lavage; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Fluids; General swabs; Genital swabs; Hair; Isolates; Nails; Ocular specimens; Respiratory swabs; Serum; Skin; Skin scrapings; Sputum; Tissues; Urine; Wound swabs Fungi identification
Fungi identification
Aspirates; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Ear swabs; Eye swabs; Faeces; Fine needle aspirates (FNA); Fluids; General swabs; Genital swabs; IV catheters; Intra-uterine contraceptive device (IUCD); Isolates; Operative specimens; Oral sites; Pus; Respiratory specimens; Sputum; Synovial fluid; Throat swabs; Tissues; Urine; Wound swabs Yeast susceptibility; Yeasts identification
Bronchial lavage; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Hair; Isolates; Nails; Skin; Skin scrapings; Sputum; Tissues Yeasts identification
Bronchial lavage; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Serum Aspergillus galactomannan antigen
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Serum Cryptococcus antigen
Isolates Fungi susceptibility
Yeast susceptibility
Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasites Aspirates; Blood; Bone marrow; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Faeces; Respiratory specimens; Sputum; Urine Acanthamoeba spp.; Babesia spp.; Cryptosporidia; Cyclospora; Giardia spp.; Isospora spp.; Microfilaria; Microsporidia; Scabies; Schistosoma spp.; Strongyloides stercoralis; Amoebae; Cysts; Malaria; Ova; Parasites; Worms
Blood Malaria
Blood; Bone marrow; Corneal scrapings; Faeces; Vitreous fluid Acanthamoeba spp.; Leishmania spp.; Strongyloides stercoralis
Faecal swabs; Faeces Cysts; Ova; Parasites
Genital swabs Trichomonad
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Serum Alfuy virus IgM antibody; Edge Hill virus IgM antibody; Flavivirus IgM; Flavivirus screen; Kokobera virus IgM antibody; Stratford virus IgM antibody; West Nile virus IgM antibody - NY99 strain; West Nile virus IgM antibody - Sarafend strain; Yellow fever virus; Yellow fever virus IgM antibody
Alphavirus IgM antibody; Getah virus IgM antibody
Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody
Murray Valley encephalitis virus IgM antibody
Barmah forest virus IgM antibody
Dengue virus IgM antibody; Dengue virus 1 IgM antibody; Dengue virus 2 IgM antibody; Dengue virus 3 IgM antibody; Dengue virus 4 IgM antibody; Dengue virus group specific IgM antibody
Kunjin virus IgM antibody
Ross River virus IgM antibody
Chikungunya IgM antibody
Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) IgM antibody
Zika virus IgM antibody
Sindbis virus IgM antibody
Bunyaviridae spp.; Gan Gan virus IgM antibody; Trubanaman virus IgM antibody
Plasma; Serum Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) IgA antibody; Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) IgG antibody; Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) IgM antibody
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) IgA antibody; Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) IgG antibody; Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) IgM antibody
Hepatitis A virus (HAV); Hepatitis A virus antibody (anti-HAV) - Total
Serum Dengue virus 1 total antibody; Dengue virus 2 total antibody; Dengue virus 3 total antibody; Dengue virus 4 total antibody; Dengue virus group specific total antibody
Borrelia burgdorferi
Ross River virus IgG antibody
Poliovirus type 1/2/3
Rickettsia australis; Rickettsia spp.; Rickettsia tsutsugamushi antibody; Rickettsia typhi
Hepatitis E virus (HEV) IgG; Hepatitis E virus (HEV) IgM
Barmah forest virus total antibody
Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody
Fluorescent Treponemal antibody
Lyme IgG antibody
Chikungunya IgG antibody; Chikungunya virus; Chikungunya virus total antibody
Epstein-Barr virus viral capsid antigen IgG antibody; Epstein-Barr virus viral capsid antigen IgM antibody; Hepatitis A virus antibody (anti-HAV) - IgM; Hepatitis B virus core antibody (anti-HBc) - 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) neutralisation; Hepatitis C virus antibody (anti-HCV); Human immunodeficiency virus type 1/2 (HIV-1/2) 1/2 antibodies; Human immunodeficiency virus type 1/2 (HIV-1/2) antigen; Rubella IgG antibody; Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody; Anti-streptolysin O (ASOT)
Dengue virus NS1 antigen
Herpes simplex virus (HSV) IgM
Zika virus total antibody
Rabies virus
Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody
Lyme IgG antibody
Parvovirus B19 IgG antibody; Parvovirus B19 IgM antibody
Human immunodeficiency virus type 1/2 (HIV-1/2) 1/2 antibodies
Chlamydial spp. IgG antibody
Ross River virus total antibody
Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) total antibody
Gan Gan virus total antibody; Trubanaman virus total antibody
Dengue virus IgG antibody; Dengue virus 1 IgG antibody; Dengue virus 2 IgG antibody; Dengue virus 3 IgG antibody
Alphavirus IgG antibody; Getah virus IgG antibody
Syphilis Treponema pallidum IgM antibody
Kunjin virus; Kunjin virus specific total antibody
Epstein-Barr virus viral capsid antigen IgA antibody
Getah virus total antibody
Hepatitis D virus (HDV) total antibody
Mycoplasma pneumoniae IgM antibody
Legionella longbeachae; Legionella longbeachae antibody; Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1 antibody; Legionella pneumophila serogroup 2 antibody; Legionella pneumophila serogroup 3 antibody; Legionella pneumophila serogroup 4 antibody; Legionella pneumophila serogroup 5 antibody; Legionella pneumophila serogroup 6 antibody; Legionella pneumophila total antibody; Legionella spp.
Bordetella pertussis IgA; Helicobacter pylori IgG antibody
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) IgG avidity; Epstein-Barr virus nuclear antigen; Rubella IgM antibody; Toxoplasma gondii IgG antibody; Toxoplasma gondii IgM antibody; Toxoplasma avidity
Leptospira spp.
Coccidioides spp.; Histoplasma spp.
Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) IgG antibody
Entamoeba histolytica; Hydatid antibody
Angiostrongylus cantonensis antibody; Filaria IgG antibody; Flavivirus IgG; Schistosoma mansoni IgG antibody; Schistosoma spp. IgG antibody; Strongyloides IgG antibody; Toxocara spp. IgG antibody; Wuchereria bancrofti antigen
Human immunodeficiency virus type 1/2 (HIV-1/2) 1/2 antibodies
Streptococcal anti-DNAse B (anti-streptodornase) antibody
Bartonella henselae total antibody
Fasciola antibody; Taenia solium; Trichinella spp. antibody
Brucella total antibody
Alfuy virus IgG antibody; Alfuy virus total antibody; Edge Hill virus IgG antibody; Edge Hill virus total antibody; Flavivirus group specific total antibody; Flavivirus IgG; Flavivirus screen; Kokobera virus IgG antibody; Kokobera virus total antibody; Stratford virus IgG antibody; Stratford virus total antibody; West Nile virus IgG antibody - NY99 strain; West Nile virus IgG antibody - Sarafend strain; West Nile virus total antibody - NY99 strain; West Nile virus total antibody - Sarafend strain; Yellow fever virus; Yellow fever virus IgG antibody; Yellow fever virus total antibody
Adenovirus total antibody; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) phase 1 total antibody; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) phase 2 total antibody; Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Hepatitis C virus antibody (anti-HCV); Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) p24 antigen
Varicella zoster virus IgG antibody; Varicella zoster virus IgM antibody
Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) IgA phase 1 antibody; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) IgA phase 2 antibody; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) IgG phase 1 antibody; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) IgG phase 2 antibody; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) IgM phase 1 antibody; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) IgM phase 2 antibody
Francisella tularensis IgG antibody; Francisella tularensis IgM antibody
Barmah forest virus IgG antibody
Chlamydial spp. IgG antibody; Chlamydial group IgA antibody; Cytomegalovirus antibody (anti-CMV) IgG; Cytomegalovirus antibody (anti-CMV) IgM
Measles IgG antibody; Measles IgM antibody; Mumps virus IgG antibody; Mumps virus IgM antibody
Sindbis virus IgG antibody; Sindbis virus total antibody
Zika virus IgG antibody
Chlamydia trachomatis IgG antibody
Bunyaviridae spp.; Gan Gan virus IgG antibody; Trubanaman virus IgG antibody
Human herpes virus type 6 (HHV6) IgG antibody; Human herpes virus type 6 (HHV6) IgM antibody
Murray Valley encephalitis virus specific total antibody
Herpes simplex virus type 2 antibody (anti-HSV2) - IgG; Herpes simplex type 1 antibody (anti-HSV1) - IgG
Epstein-Barr virus early antigen IgG antibody; Epstein-Barr virus early antigen diffuse IgG antibody; Epstein-Barr virus early antigen restricted IgG antibody
Leishmaniasis
Murray Valley encephalitis virus specific total antibody
Microbiology - Virology - Detection of pathogenic viruses Aspirates; Biopsy specimens; Blood; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Cervical swabs; Dry swabs; Ear swabs; Eye swabs; Faeces; Fluids; General swabs; Genital specimens; Isolates; Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Operative specimens; Post-operative wounds; Rectal swabs; Respiratory swabs and/or washings; Serum; Skin; Sputum; Superficial sites; Synovial fluid; Throat swabs; Tissues; Urethra; Urine; Vaginal swabs; Vesicle fluid Pathogenic identification of unknown viruses
Bronchoalveolar lavage; Combined nose and throat swabs; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Pleural fluid; Sputum; Tracheal aspirate Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)

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Immunopathology - Single HLA antigen typing Blood HLA-B5701
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (bacteria) Amniotic fluid; Aspirates; Bacterial isolates; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Fluids; Sterile site; Tissues Pan-bacterial 16s
Amniotic fluid; Aspirates; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Cord blood; Dry swabs; Eye swabs; Fluids; Genital swabs; Paraffin embedded tissue; Placenta; Rectal swabs; Sterile site; Tissues Treponema pallidum
Aspirates; Bacterial isolates; Blood; Bronchial washings; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Fluids; Pleural fluid; Respiratory specimens; Sputum Streptococcus pneumoniae
Aspirates; Bacterial isolates; Bronchial washings; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Dry swabs; Fluids; Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Respiratory specimens; Sputum; Throat swabs Chlamydophila pneumoniae
Aspirates; Bronchial washings; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Dry swabs; Fluids; Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Respiratory specimens; Sputum; Throat swabs Bordetella holmesii; Bordetella parapertussis; Bordetella pertussis
Aspirates; Bronchial washings; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Dry swabs; Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Respiratory specimens; Sputum; Throat swabs Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Bacterial isolates Corynebacterium diphtheriae toxin
Clostridiodes difficile; Clostridium difficile ribotyping
Burkholderia cepacia complex
Bacterial isolates; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Neisseria meningitidis
Bacterial isolates; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Eye swabs; Fluids; Fresh biopsy; Pleural fluid Streptococcus pneumoniae; Streptococcus pneumoniae CpsA; Streptococcus pneumoniae CpsB
Bacterial isolates; Bronchial washings; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Sputum Legionella pneumophila; Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1; Legionella spp.
Blood; Paraffin embedded tissue; Tissues Bartonella henselae
Cell lines; Respiratory specimens Mycoplasma pneumoniae; Mycoplasma spp.
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Neisseria meningitidis; Streptococcus pneumoniae
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Ocular fluid; Paraffin embedded tissue; Tissues Tropheryma whipellii
Cervical swabs; Dry swabs; Eye swabs; Genital swabs; Liquid based cytology specimens; Peritoneal fluid; Rectal swabs; Synovial fluid; Throat swabs; Urethral swabs; Urine; Vaginal swabs Chlamydia trachomatis; Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Cervical swabs; Eye swabs; Genital swabs; Liquid based cytology specimens; Rectal swabs; Synovial fluid; Throat swabs; Urethral swabs; Urine; Vaginal swabs Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Genital swabs; Rectal swabs; Urine Mycoplasma genitalium macrolide resistance; Mycoplasma genitalium
Pus; Rectal swabs; Tissues Chlamydia trachomatis serovars L1, L2, L2a or L3 (LGV)
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (protozoan parasites) Amniotic fluid; Aspirates; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Eye swabs; Fluids; Foetal blood; Paraffin embedded tissue; Sterile site; Tissues; Vitreous specimens Toxoplasma gondii
Dry swabs; Genital swabs; Urine Trichomonas vaginalis
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Amniotic fluid; Blood; Breast milk; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Fresh biopsy; Plasma; Urine Cytomegalovirus (CMV) - Qualitative
Amniotic fluid; Bone marrow; Fresh biopsy; Paraffin embedded tissue; Plasma; Serum; Tissues Parvovirus B19
Amniotic fluid; Plasma; Semen; Serum; Urine Zika virus
Aspirates; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Eye swabs; Fresh biopsy; Plasma; Serum; Tissues Coxsackie virus; Echovirus; Enterovirus; Enterovirus 71; Poliovirus
Blood; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Endotrachael aspirate; Nasopharyngeal and throat swab; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Pleural fluid; Sputum 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)
Varicella zoster virus (VZV)
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Fresh biopsy; Plasma Human herpes virus type 6 (HHV6)
Epstein-Barr virus - Quantitative; Epstein-Barr virus​​​​
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Fresh biopsy; Sterile site; Vitreous specimens Herpes simplex virus (HSV)
Cervical specimen; Dry swabs; Fresh biopsy; General swabs; Genital swabs; Skin lesions; Urethral swabs; Vaginal swabs; Vesicle fluid; Vesicle swabs Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV1); Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV2)
Varicella zoster virus (VZV)
Eye swabs; Urine Adenovirus
Lavage; Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Sputum; Throat swabs Adenovirus; Enterovirus group; Human metapneumovirus; Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Parainfluenza virus type 1/2/3; Picornavirus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV); Rhinovirus
Liquid based cytology specimens Human papilloma virus (HPV)
Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Throat swabs Human coronavirus MERS ORF1a gene; Human coronavirus MERS UpE gene
Nasal swabs; Nucleic acid; Throat swabs Influenza A virus; Influenza A virus H3N2; Influenza A virus H1; Influenza A virus H1 - 2009 pandemic strain; Influenza A virus H1/09; Influenza A virus H1/H; Influenza A virus H3; Influenza A virus H7 - 2013 China strain; Influenza A virus H7N9 - 2013 China strain
Influenza A virus H5
Plasma Cytomegalovirus (CMV) - Quantitative
Plasma; Serum Hepatitis C virus (HCV) viral RNA; Hepatitis C virus (HCV) viral load - Qualitative
Plasma; Urine BK virus; BK virus - Quantitative
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Microbial genotyping Blood Cytomegalovirus (CMV); Drug resistance and pre-core and basal core mutations
Dry swabs; Nasal swabs; Throat swabs Measles virus genotyping; Drug resistance Influenza
Isolates Salmonella spp.
Plasma Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) genotyping for anti-retroviral resistance; Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) sequencing for drug resistance
Plasma; Serum Hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA genotypes 1-6
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Quantitation of microbial nucleic acids Plasma Hepatitis B virus (HBV) viral load; Hepatitis C virus (HCV) viral load; Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) RNA viral load

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Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Deoxyhaemoglobin (HHb); Glucose; Haemoglobin F (HbF); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total haemoglobin - Calculated; pH
Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Deoxyhaemoglobin (HHb); Glucose; Haemoglobin F (HbF); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total haemoglobin - Calculated; pH

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Microbiology - Molecular biology - Microbial genotyping Isolates Listeria monocytogenes
Drug resistance Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Drug resistance Klebsiella pneumoniae
Salmonella spp.
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Drug resistance Escherichia coli

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

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Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Bacterial isolates Vibrio spp.
Shigella spp.
Legionella pneumophila
Legionella pneumophila
Yersinia spp.
Salmonella spp.

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Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Cervical cytological investigation for abnormalities, precancerous or cancerous changes or conditions Cervical smear; Liquid based cytology specimens from cervix Cytological examination; Review and reporting of cervical cytological material
Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Gynaecological (non-cervical) cytological investigation for abnormalities, precancerous or cancerous changes or conditions Endometrial pipelle; Vaginal smears; Vault smears; Vulval smears Cytological examination; Review and reporting of gynaecological (non-cervical tissue) cytological samples
Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Immunocytochemical investigation (on non-paraffin embedded cellular preparations) Fixed cytological smears Detection of antigenic targets - Various
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); Ocular specimens; Other body fluids; Sputum; Urine; Vitreous specimens; Washings or brushings from other sites Cytological examination; Review and reporting of cytology samples
Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Non-gynaecological cytological investigations of nipple discharge or smears from squamous mucosal sites for the detection of cancerous or precancerous changes Anus smears; Lip smears; Mouth smears; Nipple discharge; Nose smears; Semen; Skin smears Cytological examination; Review and reporting of cytology samples
Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Non-gynaecological cytological investigations on samples obtained via fine needle aspiration biopsy Fine needle aspirates (FNA) Cytological examination; Review and reporting of fine needle aspiration samples
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Examination of biopsy material Formalin fixed tissue; Fresh tissue Review and reporting of biopsy material to identify or exclude morphological abnormalities
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Examination of biopsy material by electron microscopy Fluids; Formalin fixed tissue; Gluteraldehyde tissue; Nasal brushings Review and reporting of biopsy material to identify or exclude ultra-structural morphological abnormalities
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Gene probes using paraffin fluorescence in-situ hybridisation (FISH) Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections Detection of nucleic acid targets - Various
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; Smears; 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 - Non-coronial autopsy services Body; Body parts Autopsy service and reporting

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