NSW Health Pathology


NSW Health Pathology Westmead Hospital Laboratory – Media Production Unit – CIDMLS

Accreditation No.


Site No.


Date of Accreditation

02 Sep 2009


Level 2, Westmead Hospital, ICPMR, 166-174 Hawkesbury Road
Westmead , NSW 2145


Dr Susan Weston P: +61 (02) 88906325


Services not available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Healthcare, Pharmaceutical and Media Products

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for media quality control Bacteriology media - Biochemical test media; Bacteriology media - General purpose; Bacteriology media - Selective; Mycobacteriology media; Routine isolation/differential mycology media Cultural recovery; Cultural sensitivity; Culture selectivity; Gel strength; Inhibitory capacity; Nutritive capacity; Physical appearance; Shelf life; Sterility; pH Cultural recovery; Cultural selectivity; Ecometric streaking; Electrometric; Pour plate; Qualitative; Quantitative; Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic; Visual examination

Australian Society for Microbiology "Guidelines for Assuring Quality of Medical Microbiological Culture Media",

Australian Society for Microbiology "Guidelines for Assuring Quality of Solid Media used in Australia for the Cultivation of Medically Important Mycobacteria",

Australian Society for Microbiology "Guidelines for Assuring Quality of Medical Mycological Culture Media"

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