Goulburn Valley Health

Site

Shepparton Laboratory

Accreditation No.

2514

Site No.

2507

Date of Accreditation

28 Oct 1988

Address

2 - 48 Graham Street
Shepparton, VIC 3630
Australia

gvhealth.org.au

Contact

Ms Thu-Anh Pham P: +61 (03) 58323136

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

B (Branch)

Scope of Accreditation

Shepparton Laboratory

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

15 Mar 2024

Last Activity Date

08 Dec 2020

Service Product Determinant
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Examination of biopsy material Formalin fixed tissue; Fresh tissue Review and reporting of biopsy material to identify or exclude morphological abnormalities
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Immediate frozen section diagnosis Fresh tissue Intra-operative consultation and examination of biopsy material
Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals Plasma Ethanol
Swabs; Urine Snake venom detection
Urine Amphetamines; Barbiturates; Benzodiazepines; Cannabis; Cocaine; Methadone; Methamphetamine; Opiates
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Plasma; Serum Carbamazepine; Digoxin; Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin); Paracetamol (acetaminophen); Phenytoin (dilantin); Salicylate; Valproate (valproic acid, epilim); Vancomycin
Serum Lithium
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of tumour markers Plasma; Serum CA125 antigen (CA125); CA15-3 antigen (CA15-3); Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA); Prostate specific antigen (PSA); α-Fetoprotein (AFP)
Chemical pathology - Determination of hormones and hormone binding proteins (other than thyroid function tests) Plasma; Serum Cortisol; Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH); Luteinising hormone (LH); Oestradiol; Parathyroid hormone (PTH); Procalcitonin; Progesterone; Prolactin; Testosterone
Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus Blood Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Plasma; Serum Troponin T
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 Haptoglobins; Uric acid
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies 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 - Total; Chloride; Cholesterol - Total; Cholinesterase; Creatine kinase; Creatinine; Glucose; Glutamate dehydrogenase; Lactate; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Microalbumin; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urea; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Serum; Urine Osmolality
Urine Albumin; Amylase; Calcium - Total; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Urea; Uric acid
Chemical pathology - Investigation for folate deficiency Plasma; Serum Folate
Chemical pathology - Iron studies Plasma; Serum Ferritin; Iron; Transferrin
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Base excess; Bicarbonate; Calcium; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamins Plasma; Serum Cobalamin (vitamin B12); Vitamin D
Chemical pathology - Tests for thyroid function Plasma; Serum Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH); Thyroxine (T4) - Free; Triiodothyronine (T3) - Free
Haematology - Examination of blood films by special staining Blood Malaria
Haematology - Foetal haemoglobin in maternal circulation Blood Presence of foetal red blood cells
Haematology - Full blood examination Blood Differential number; Morphology
Differential number; Erythrocyte count (red blood cell count, RBCC); Haemoglobin (Hb); Leucocyte count (white blood cell count, WBCC); Platelet count; Reticulocytes
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Plasma Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); D-dimer; Fibrinogen; International normalised ratio (INR)
Haematology - Investigation of haemolysis Blood Cold agglutinins
Haematology - Limited blood examination Blood Erythrocyte (RBC) sedimentation rate (ESR)
Immunohaematology - Blood group antibody detection Blood Other blood group systems; Rh phenotypes
Immunohaematology - Blood grouping Blood; Plasma ABO; RhD
Immunohaematology - Determination of compatibility of blood donor units Blood; Plasma Direct antiglobulin test (DAT, direct Coombs test); Examination for blood group antibodies; Group checks of patient and donor; Identification of detected antibodies
Immunohaematology - Identification and quantitation of blood group antibodies Blood Antibody elution
Blood; Plasma Other blood group antibodies; Red blood cell phenotyping; Rh
Immunohaematology - Issue and release of blood and blood product for transfusion Blood; Blood products; Cryoprecipitate; Fresh frozen plasma (FFP); Platelets Issue and release of blood and blood products for transfusion
Immunohaematology - Storage and distribution of blood and blood components Blood; Blood products; Cryoprecipitate; Fresh frozen plasma (FFP); Platelets Issue and release of blood and blood products for transfusion
Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodies Plasma; Serum Rheumatoid factor
Immunopathology - Quantitation of complement proteins Plasma; 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 or follow up of threatened abortion and/or diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy Plasma; Serum Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) - Quantitative total
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Semen analysis (other than post vasectomy) Semen Volume
Morphology; Motility; Sperm number; Vitality
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Semen analysis for post vasectomy and/or examination of cervical mucus Semen Presence of spermatozoa
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Aspirates; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Fluids; General swabs; Genital swabs; Sputum; Synovial fluid; Tissues; Urine; Wound swabs Bacteria; Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Bacteria; Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Bacteria; Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Bacteria; Casts; Crystals; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Blood Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Faeces Clostridiodes difficile
Microbiology - Environmental investigations and/or infection control Dialysis waters Bacterial growth - Sterility
Environmental swabs Bacterial organism identification - Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
Gastrointestinal endoscopes; Vascular catheter tips Bacterial growth - Sterility
Spore strips Bacterial growth - Sterility
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Nasopharyngeal swabs Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV); Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2, COVID)
Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Detection and identification of mycobacteria Respiratory specimens; Sputum Mycobacteria identification
Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasites Blood Malaria
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Blood; Serum Infectious mononucleosis
Serum Hepatitis A virus (HAV); Hepatitis B virus core antibody (anti-HBc) - Total; Hepatitis B virus surface antibody (anti-HBs); Hepatitis B virus surface antigen (HBs Ag); Hepatitis C virus (HCV); Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV); Rubella IgG antibody; Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody
Microbiology - Virology - Detection of pathogenic viruses Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
Special Care Nursery

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

15 Mar 2024

Last Activity Date

08 Dec 2020

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

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