Pathology Queensland

Site

Queensland Children’s Hospital Laboratory

Accreditation No.

2639

Site No.

22632

Date of Accreditation

08 Sep 2015

Address

Level 3, CCHR Building, 62 Graham Street
South Brisbane, QLD 4101
Australia

health.qld.gov.au

Contact

Mr Mark Rane P: +61 (07) 30683550

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

GY (General)

Scope of Accreditation

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

03 Jun 2023

Last Activity Date

01 Mar 2021

Service Product Determinant
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Examination of biopsy materialReporting Only Formalin fixed tissue; Fresh tissue; Smears Review and reporting of biopsy material to identify or exclude morphological abnormalities
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Immediate frozen section diagnosis Fresh tissue Intra-operative consultation and examination of biopsy material
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Immunohistochemical (immunofluorescence) investigationReporting only Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections; Frozen tissue Detection of antigenic targets - Various
Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals Blood; Other body fluids; Plasma; Serum; Snake bite site; Swabs; Tissues; Urine Snake venom detection
Plasma; Serum Ethanol
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Plasma; Serum Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin); Methotrexate; Paracetamol (acetaminophen); Salicylate; Tobramycin; Vancomycin
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of tumour markers Plasma; Serum Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG)
Chemical pathology - Dynamic tests Sweat Sweat tests
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Blood B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP); Troponin I
Plasma B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP)
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 - Haem related pigments and precursors (excluding porphyria) Plasma Haemoglobin (Hb)
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Ascitic fluid; Pleural fluid Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Aspartate aminotransferase; Bilirubin - Total; Calcium - Total; Chloride; Cholesterol - Total; Glucose; Lactate; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Glucose; Lactate; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Protein - Total
Peritoneal dialysis fluid Calcium - Total; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Magnesium; Potassium; Sodium; Urea
Plasma Ammonia; Lactate
Plasma; Serum Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; 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; Serum; Urine Osmolality
Urine Ammonia; Bicarbonate
Albumin; Calcium - Total; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Urate; Urea
Chemical pathology - Iron studies Plasma; Serum Ferritin; Iron; Transferrin
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Bicarbonate; Calcium - Ionised; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Lactate; Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); Urea nitrogen
Bicarbonate; Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); Urea nitrogen; pH
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of precursor and intermediary metabolites Plasma; Serum β-Hydroxybutyrate
Chemical pathology - Tests for thyroid function Plasma; Serum Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH); Thyroxine (T4) - Free
Haematology - Bone marrow examination Bone marrow Examination of aspirated material
Haematology - Examination of blood films by special staining Blood Malaria
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); Platelet count; Red blood cell distribution width (RDW); Red blood cell index or indices; Reticulocyte haemoglobin equivalent (Ret-He); Reticulocytes
Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Differential number; Morphology; Nucleated red blood cells (NRBC)
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Plasma Platelet aggregation
Factor VIII inhibitor
Factor VIII chromogenic; Factor XIII
APTT heparin neutralisation; Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); Anti-thrombin III; D-dimer; Factor IX; Factor VIII; Factor XI; Factor XII; Fibrinogen; Fibrinogen degradation products; Heparin assay; International normalised ratio (INR); Mixing studies - APTT; Prothrombin time (PT); Prothrombin time (PT) mixing studies; Reptilase time; Thrombin time (TT); Von Willebrand factor (vWF) activity - Ristocetin co-factor assay; Von Willebrand factor (vWF) antigen - Quantitation
Echis test
Haematology - Limited blood examination Blood Erythrocyte (RBC) sedimentation rate (ESR)
Immunohaematology - Blood group antibody detection Blood Other blood group systems; Rh phenotypes
Other blood group systems; Rh phenotypes
Immunohaematology - Blood grouping Blood ABO; RhD
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 Other blood group antibodies; Red blood cell phenotyping; Rh
Immunohaematology - Investigation of blood transfusion reactions Blood products Antibodies
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 Issue and release of blood and blood products for transfusion
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Diagnosis of pregnancy Urine Detection of 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
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Urine Bacteria; Casts; Crystals; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal swabs Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV); Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Sputum Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) A/B
Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasites Blood Malaria
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Blood; Plasma; Serum Infectious mononucleosis

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

03 Jun 2023

Last Activity Date

01 Mar 2021

Service Product Determinant
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Blood International normalised ratio (INR); Prothrombin time (PT)

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

03 Jun 2023

Last Activity Date

01 Mar 2021

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

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

03 Jun 2023

Last Activity Date

01 Mar 2021

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

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

03 Jun 2023

Last Activity Date

01 Mar 2021

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

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