Melbourne Health Shared Pathology Service - Royal Melbourne Hospital

Melbourne Health Pathology

Site

Royal Melbourne Hospital

Accreditation No.

2448

Site No.

2441

Date of Accreditation

19 Aug 1988

Address

Grattan Street
Parkville, VIC 3052
Australia

mh.org.au

Contact

Ms Simone Taylor P: +61 (03) 93428000

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

GX (General)

Scope of Accreditation

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

22 Jun 2024

Last Activity Date

31 Jan 2021

Service Product Determinant
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); Other body fluids; Pericardial fluid; Sputum; Synovial fluid; 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; 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 - 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 Intra-operative consultation and examination of biopsy material
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Immunohistochemical investigation Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections Detection of antigenic targets - VariousBAP1 antibody immunohistochemistry commenced in April 2020; CD7, Glutamine Synthetase, Liver FABP and TLE1 commenced in October 2020; INSM1 antibody in Nov 2020: REVIEW ALL ABOVE AT NEXT RES
Molecular genetics - Genetic testing for chimerism and mosaic gene variants (cancer and somatic mosaicism) - Targeted genes Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections BRAF mutation analysis; EGFR mutation analysis; KRAS mutation analysis; NRAS-BRAF mutation analysis

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

22 Jun 2024

Last Activity Date

31 Jan 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals Plasma Alcohol
Plasma; Serum Sulfonylurea
Urine Amphetamines; Benzodiazepines; Cannabis; Opiates
Chemical pathology - Biogenic amines Urine 5-Hydroxyindoleacetic acid (5-HIAA); Adrenaline; Dopamine; Noradrenaline
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Blood Cyclosporin; Tacrolimus
Carbamazepine; Digoxin; Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin); Phenytoin (dilantin); Valproate (valproic acid, epilim); Vancomycin
Plasma; Serum Flucytosine; Voriconazole
Serum Lithium
Paracetamol (acetaminophen); Salicylate; Teicoplanin
Urine Bisacodyl - Cathartic; Danthron - Cathartic; Phenolphthalein - Cathartic; Rhein - Cathartic
Bendrofluazide; Bumetanide; Chlorothiazide; Chlorthalidone; Clopamide; Cyclopenthiazide; Frusemide; Hydrochlorothiazide; Mefruside; Methyclothiazide; Metolazone; Quinethazone
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of tumour markers Other body fluids Thyroglobulin
CA125 antigen (CA125); CA15-3 antigen (CA15-3); CA19-9 antigen (CA19-9); Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA); Prostate specific antigen (PSA); α-Fetoprotein (AFP)
β2-Microglobulin (B2M)
Plasma; Serum Prostate specific antigen (PSA); α-Fetoprotein (AFP)
β2-Microglobulin (B2M)
Serum Thyroglobulin
CA125 antigen (CA125); CA15-3 antigen (CA15-3); CA19-9 antigen (CA19-9); Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA)
Chemical pathology - Determination of hormones and hormone binding proteins (other than thyroid function tests) Other body fluids Cortisol
Plasma; Serum Cortisol; Progesterone; Prolactin
Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)
Oestradiol
Saliva Cortisol
Serum Aldosterone; Insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1, somatomedin C); Renin
Growth hormone
C-peptide; Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS); Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH); Insulin; Luteinising hormone (LH); Parathyroid hormone (PTH); Sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG); Testosterone
Urine Cortisol
Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus Blood Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Plasma; Serum B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP); Creatine kinase MB (CKMB); Troponin
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of lipid profiles for diagnosis of types III and IV hyperlipidaemia Plasma; Serum HDL - Quantitation
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of renal and/or hepatic function Plasma; Serum α1-Antitrypsin phenotype
Serum Caeruloplasmin; Haptoglobins; α1-Antitrypsin
Urine Oxalate
Chemical pathology - Haem related pigments and precursors (excluding porphyria) Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Xanthochromia
Plasma Methaemalbumin
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Glucose; Protein - Total
Other body fluids Albumin; Bicarbonate; Bilirubin - Any fractions; Bilirubin - Total; Calcium - Total; Chloride; Cholesterol - Total; Creatinine; Glucose; Lactate; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Phosphate; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urate; Urea
Osmolality
Plasma Ammonia
Plasma; Serum Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Amylase; Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE); Aspartate aminotransferase; Bicarbonate; Bilirubin - Any fractions; Bilirubin - Total; C-reactive protein (CRP); Calcium - Total; Chloride; Cholesterol - Total; Creatine kinase; Creatinine; Glucose; Lactate; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urate; Urea; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Serum Osmolality
Urine Albumin; Calcium - Total; Chloride; Creatinine; Magnesium; Phosphate; Phosphorus; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Urate; Urea
Chemical pathology - Investigation for folate deficiency Blood; Serum Folate
Chemical pathology - Investigation of porphyria Blood Uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase
Porphobilinogen deaminase; Porphyrin biosynthetic enzymes
Porphyrins - Total
Faeces Porphyrins - Total
Plasma Porphyrins - Total
Porphyrins - Total
Urine Porphobilinogen (PBG)
Porphobilinogen (PBG)
δ-Aminolevulinic acid (δ-ALA)
Porphyrins - Total
Chemical pathology - Iron studies Blood Zinc protoporphyrin (ZPP)
Plasma; Serum Iron; Transferrin
Ferritin
Chemical pathology - Markers of bone metabolism Plasma Procollagen type 1 N-terminal propeptide (P1NP); β-Crosslaps
Plasma; Serum Bone-specific alkaline phosphatase - Ostase
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Deoxyhaemoglobin (HHb); Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH
Other body fluids pH
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of precursor and intermediary metabolites Plasma; Serum Homocysteine
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamins Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D; Cobalamin (vitamin B12)
Chemical pathology - Tests for thyroid function Plasma; Serum Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH); Thyroxine (T4) - Free; Triiodothyronine (T3) - Free
Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodies Other body fluids Rheumatoid factor
Serum Rheumatoid factor
Immunopathology - Quantitation of complement proteins Serum Complement components C3 and C4
Immunopathology - Quantitative and/or qualitative investigation of proteins Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Oligoclonal bands
Other body fluids Asialo-transferrin
Serum Cryoglobulins
Protein classes
Urine Detection of Bence Jones proteins
Immunopathology - Quantitative investigations of immunoglobulins and immunoglobulins subclasses Serum Total immunoglobulin A; Total immunoglobulin G; Total immunoglobulin M
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Diagnosis or follow up of threatened abortion and/or diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy Body fluids Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) - Quantitative total
Plasma; Serum Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) - Quantitative total

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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22 Jun 2024

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31 Jan 2021

Service Product Determinant
Immunopathology - Procedures related to the collection, processing, storage and issue of human haemopoietic progenitor cells Haemopoietic progenitor cells Processing; Storage (includes freezing/thawing)

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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22 Jun 2024

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31 Jan 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Deoxyhaemoglobin (HHb); 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

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22 Jun 2024

Last Activity Date

31 Jan 2021

Service Product Determinant
Haematology - Bone marrow examination Bone marrow Examination of aspirated material
Haematology - Examination of blood films by special staining Blood Malaria
Blood; Bone marrow Iron
Haematology - Full blood examination Blood Morphology
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; Reticulocytes
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Blood Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); Activated protein C (APC) resistance; Anti-Xa activity - Heparin activity; Anti-thrombin III; D-dimer; Factor II; Factor IX; Factor V; Factor VII; Factor VIII; Factor VIII inhibitor; Factor X; Factor XI; Factor XII; Fibrinogen; International normalised ratio (INR); Lupus anticoagulant; Platelet aggregation; Protein C and protein S; Thrombin time (TT); Von Willebrand factor (vWF)
Haematology - Investigation of haemolysis Blood Donath-Landsteiner antibody
Haematology - Limited blood examination Blood Erythrocyte (RBC) sedimentation rate (ESR)
Immunopathology - Characterisation of leucocyte surface antigens (including immunophenotyping) Blood CD16; CD19; CD3; CD4; CD56; CD8; Natural killer (NK) cells
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
Molecular genetics - Assay for defined mutation or polymorphism (including pharmacogenetic testing) - Targeted genes Blood Factor V Leiden; Haemochromatosis; Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR); Prothrombin variant

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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22 Jun 2024

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31 Jan 2021

Service Product Determinant
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 Antibody elution
Antibody neutralisation
Blood; Plasma Antibody absorption
Red blood cell phenotyping
Antibody titration; Other blood group antibodies; 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

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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22 Jun 2024

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31 Jan 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of renal and/or hepatic function Plasma; Serum Tryptase
Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodies Plasma; Serum Anti-insulin antibodies
Serum Anti-endomysial antibodies (EMA); Anti-intracellular substance antibodies; Anti-skin antibodies; Anti-skin basement membrane antibodies; Anti-skin intracellular antibody
Anti-glutamic acid decarboxylase antibodies (GAD); Anti-islet tyrosine phosphatase2 (IA2) antibodies
Anti-intrinsic factor antibodies (IF)
Anti-extractable nuclear antigen antibodies (ENA)
Anti-striated muscle antibodies
Anti-ribosomal P protein antibodies
Anti-cardiolipin antibodies (ACA); Anti-deamidated gliadin antibodies; Anti-glomerular basement membrane antibodies (anti-GBM); Anti-tissue transglutaminase antibodies (tTG); Anti-β2-glycoprotein-I antibodies
Anti-CV2; Anti-Hu; Anti-Ri; Anti-SOX1; Anti-Tr/DNER; Anti-Yo; Anti-Zic4; Anti-amphiphysin; Anti-glutamic acid decarboxylase 65 (GAD65); Anti-neuronal antibodies; Anti-paraneoplastic Ma2 (PNMa2); Anti-recoverin; Anti-titin
Anti-nuclear antibodies (ANA)
Anti-acetylcholine receptor antibodies (AChR); Anti-double stranded DNA antibodies (dsDNA)
Anti-adrenal cortex antibodies
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-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA)
Anti-histone antibodies (AHA)
Anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies (CCP)
Anti-thyroglobulin antibodies (Tg); Anti-thyroid peroxidase antibodies (TPO); Anti-thyrotropin receptor antibodies (TSHR)
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential drug allergens) Serum Amoxicilloyl group; Ampicilloyl group; Cefaclor; Chlorhexidine; Morphine; Penicilloyl G; Penicilloyl V; Suxamethonium (succinylcholine)
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential epidermal and animal protein allergens) Serum Animal mix; Cat dander; Cat epithelium; Cow dander; Dog dander; Horse dander
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [egg and fowl] allergens) Serum Egg white; Egg yolk
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [fish, shellfish and molluscs] allergens) Serum Blue mussel; Codfish; Crab; Crayfish; Lobster; Oyster; Salmon; Seafood mix; Shrimp; Squid; Trout; Tuna
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [fruit and vegetable] allergens) Serum Avocado; Banana; Kiwi; Mango
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [milk] allergens) Serum 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; Brazil nut; Cashew nut; Gluten; Hazelnut; Macadamia nut; Nut panel; Peanut; Pecan nut; Pinenut; Pistachio; Sesame seed; Soy bean; Walnut; Wheat
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential grass pollen allergens) Serum Bahia grass; Bermuda grass; Grass mix; Rye grass; Timothy grass
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential insect allergens) Serum German cockroach
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential microorganism allergens) Serum Alternaria alternata; Anisakis; Aspergillus fumigatus; Cladosporium herbarum; Mould mix
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential mite allergens) Serum Dermatophagoides farinae house dust mite; Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus house dust mite; House dust mite mix
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential occupational allergens) Serum Formaldehyde/formalin; House dust; Latex; Oxirane (ethyleneoxide)
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential tree pollen allergens) Serum Australian pine; Recombinant birch; Recombinant birch profilin; Silver birch; Tree mix
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential venom allergens) Serum Common wasp (yellow jacket) venom; Honey bee venom; Paper wasp venom
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential weed pollen allergens) Serum Ribwort; Weed mix
Immunopathology - Quantitative investigations of immunoglobulins and immunoglobulins subclasses Plasma; Serum Total immunoglobulin E

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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22 Jun 2024

Last Activity Date

31 Jan 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Deoxyhaemoglobin (HHb); 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

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22 Jun 2024

Last Activity Date

31 Jan 2021

Service Product Determinant
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Aspirates; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Faeces; Fluids; General swabs; Genital swabs; Sputum; Synovial fluid; Tissues; Urine Antibiotic susceptibility; Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Aspirates; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Faeces; Fluids; General swabs; Genital swabs; Sputum; Synovial fluid; Tissues; Urine; Wound swabs Bacteria; Pathogenic identification; Pathogenic microorganisms
Aspirates; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Faeces; Fluids; General swabs; Genital swabs; Sputum; Tissues; Urine; Wound swabs Bacteria; Pathogenic identification; Pathogenic microorganisms
Blood Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Fluids; General swabs; Genital swabs; Sputum; Synovial fluid; Tissues; Urine; Wound swabs Bacteria; Casts; Crystals; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Urine Blood; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Glucose; Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC); Proteins; Specific gravity; pH
Blood; Glucose; Proteins; Specific gravity; pH
Legionella antigen; Streptococcus pneumoniae antigen
Microbiology - Environmental investigations and/or infection control Air Bacterial growth - Sterility
Blood transfusion bags; Gastrointestinal endoscopes; Vascular catheter tips Bacterial growth - Sterility
Environmental swabs Bacterial organism identification - Extended spectrum β-lactamases (ESBL); Bacterial organism identification - Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA); Bacterial organism identification - Multi-drug resistant organisms (MDR); Bacterial organism identification - Vancomycin resistant Enterococcus (VRE); Carbapenemase-producing organisms (CPO); Yeast organism identification - Candida auris​​​​
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (bacteria) Blood Acinetobacter baumannii; Enterobacter cloacae complex; Enterobacteriaceae; Enterococcus spp.; Escherichia coli​​​​; Haemophilus influenzae; Klebsiella oxytoca; Klebsiella pneumoniae; Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase (KPC); Listeria monocytogenes; Neisseria meningitidis - Encapsulated; Proteus spp.; Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Serratia marcescens; Staphylococcus aureus; Staphylococcus spp.; Streptococcus agalactiae (Streptococcus group B); Streptococcus pneumoniae; Streptococcus pyogenes; Streptococcus spp.; MecA gene; Van A/B
Bronchoalveolar lavage; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs Bordetella bronchiseptica; Bordetella holmesii; Bordetella parapertussis; Bordetella pertussis; Chlamydophila pneumoniae; Legionella longbeachae; Legionella pneumophila; Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Escherichia coli K1; Haemophilus influenzae; Listeria monocytogenes; Neisseria meningitidis - Encapsulated; Streptococcus agalactiae (Streptococcus group B); Streptococcus pneumoniae
Dry swabs; Urine Chlamydia trachomatis; Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Faeces Campylobacter coli; Campylobacter jejuni; Campylobacter upsaliensis; Clostridioides difficile toxin; Escherichia coli - Enteroaggregative (EAEC); Escherichia coli - Enteroinvasive (EIEC); Escherichia coli - Enteropathogenic (EPEC); Escherichia coli - Enterotoxigenic (ETEC); Escherichia coli​​​​ STEC stx1/stx2; Plesiomonas shigelloides; Salmonella spp.; Shigella spp.; Vibrio cholerae; Vibrio parahaemolyticus; Vibrio vulnificus; Yersinia enterocolitica
Clostridiodes difficile; Vancomycin resistant Enterococci (VRE)
Nasopharyngeal swabs Bordetella pertussis; Chlamydophila pneumoniae; Mycoplasma pneumoniae; Respiratory pathogens
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (fungi) Blood culture Candida albicans; Candida glabrata; Candida krusei; Candida parapsilosis; Candida tropicalis
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Cryptococcus gattii; Cryptococcus neoformans
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (mycobacteria) Sputum Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex; Mycobacterium tuberculosis; Mycobacterium rifampicin resistance rpoB
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (protozoan parasites) Faeces Cryptosporidium spp.; Cyclospora cayetanensis; Entamoeba histolytica; Giardia lamblia
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Blood; Bronchial washings; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Dry swabs; Respiratory specimens; Sputum Adenovirus; Cytomegalovirus (CMV); Enterovirus; Human herpes virus type 1/2 (HHV1/2); Varicella zoster virus (VZV)
Bronchoalveolar lavage; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs Adenovirus; Coxsackie virus; Enterovirus; Human metapneumovirus; Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Influenza virus H1N1 - Swine; Parainfluenza virus type 1/2/3/4; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV); Rhinovirus
Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) A/B
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Cytomegalovirus (CMV); Enterovirus; Human herpes virus type 6 (HHV6); Human herpes virus type 1/2 (HHV1/2); Human parechovirus; Varicella zoster virus (VZV)
Endotrachael aspirate Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Faeces Norovirus
Adenovirus F40; Adenovirus F41; Astrovirus; Norovirus G1; Norovirus G2; Rotavirus A; Sapovirus I; Sapovirus II; Sapovirus IV; Sapovirus V
Nasal aspirates/washes; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Oropharyngeal swabs Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV); Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Nasopharyngeal swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Adenovirus; Enterovirus; Human coronavirus NL63; Human coronavirus 229E; Human coronavirus HKU1; Human coronavirus OC43; Human metapneumovirus; Influenza A virus; Influenza A virus H1; Influenza A virus H1 - 2009 pandemic strain; Influenza A virus H3; Influenza B virus; Parainfluenza virus type 1/2/3/4; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV); Rhinovirus; Respiratory pathogens
Nasopharyngeal swabs; Oropharyngeal swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Nasopharyngeal swabs; Throat swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Quantitation of microbial nucleic acids Plasma Hepatitis B virus (HBV) viral load; Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) RNA viral load
Serum BK viral load
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) viral load; Hepatitis B virus (HBV) viral load; Hepatitis C virus (HCV) viral load; Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) RNA viral load
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Surveillance programme for the detection of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) in accordance with Commonwealth and/or State Health protocols Saliva Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Detection and identification of mycobacteria Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Faeces; General swabs; Other body fluids; Respiratory specimens; Sputum; Tissues; Urine Mycobacteria identification
Mycobacteria identification
Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Tests for antigen lymphocyte stimulation Blood Mycobacterial antigen lymphocyte stimulation
Microbiology - Mycology - Detection, isolation and identification of yeasts and fungal elements Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Cryptococcus antigen
Fluids; General swabs; Hair; Nails; Skin scrapings; Sputum; Tissues Yeast susceptibility
Fluids; General swabs; Hair; Nails; Skin scrapings; Tissues Fungi identification
Hair; Nails; Respiratory swabs; Skin scrapings; Sputum; Tissues Fungi identification
Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasites Faeces Strongyloides stercoralis
Microsporidia
Cryptosporidia; Cyclospora
Cysts; Ova; Parasites
Cryptosporidia; Entamoeba histolytica; Giardia spp.
Urine Schistosoma spp.
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Blood; Plasma Dengue virus​​​​
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Serum Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody
Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody
Faeces Helicobacter pylori
Plasma; Serum Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) antibody
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) antibody
Serum Cytomegalovirus antibody (anti-CMV) IgG; Cytomegalovirus antibody (anti-CMV) IgM; Epstein-Barr virus IgG antibody; Epstein-Barr virus IgM antibody; Epstein-Barr virus nuclear antigen; Hepatitis A virus antibody (anti-HAV) - IgG; 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 C virus antibody (anti-HCV); Human T-lymphotropic virus type I/II (HTLV-I/II); 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; Toxoplasma spp. IgG antibody
Hepatitis C virus antibody (anti-HCV); Herpes simplex virus type 2 antibody (anti-HSV2) - IgG; Herpes simplex type 1 antibody (anti-HSV1) - IgG; Measles IgG antibody; Mumps virus IgG antibody; Varicella zoster virus IgG antibody
Helicobacter pylori
Microbiology - Virology - Detection of pathogenic viruses Faeces Adenovirus; Rotavirus

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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31 Jan 2021

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Molecular genetics - Assay for defined mutation or polymorphism (including pharmacogenetic testing) - Targeted genes Blood Kennedy's disease (spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy)
Molecular genetics - Bioinformatic analysis DNA sequences Tertiary analysis - Data annotation and interpretation
Molecular genetics - DNA extraction Blood Viable DNA; Viable DNA for sequencing
Molecular genetics - Investigation of constitutional genetic variants - Carrier testing - Targeted genes Blood Kennedy's disease (spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy)

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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22 Jun 2024

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31 Jan 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Deoxyhaemoglobin (HHb); 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

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22 Jun 2024

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31 Jan 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Calcium - Ionised; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Troponin; pH
Haematology - Full blood examination Blood Erythrocyte count (red blood cell count, RBCC); Leucocyte count (white blood cell count, WBCC); Platelet count
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Blood Thermoelastography - R, K, Angle, Ma, LY30
Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); International normalised ratio (INR); Prothrombin time (PT)

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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22 Jun 2024

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31 Jan 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Deoxyhaemoglobin (HHb); Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH

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