St Vincent's Pathology (SydPath)

Site

St Vincent’s Hospital

Accreditation No.

2115

Site No.

2108

Date of Accreditation

26 Sep 1986

Address

Level 6, Xavier Building, 390 Victoria Street
Darlinghurst, NSW 2010
Australia

sydpath.com.au

Contact

Ms Lilian Milis P: +61 (02) 83829133

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

GX (General)

Scope of Accreditation

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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01 Jun 2024

Last Activity Date

16 Mar 2021

Service Product Determinant
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 Liquid based cytology specimens from cervix; Vaginal smears Cytological examination; Review and reporting of gynaecological (non-cervical tissue) cytological samples
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; Sputum; Urine; Washings or brushings from other sites 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 - Cytopathology - Testing for the National Cervical Screening Program Liquid based cytology specimens from cervix Human papilloma virus (HPV)
Cytological examination; Review and reporting of cervical cytological material
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Examination of biopsy material Formalin fixed tissue Review and reporting of biopsy material to identify or exclude morphological abnormalities
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Examination of biopsy material by electron microscopy Fresh tissue 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 (FFPE) tissues Detection of nucleic acid targets - Various
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Gene probes using paraffin in-situ hybridisation techniques (chromogenic/silver) Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues 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 (immunofluorescence) investigation Fresh tissue Detection of antigenic targets - Various
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Immunohistochemical investigation Fixed cytological smears; Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues; Fresh tissue; Frozen sections of fresh tissue Detection of antigenic targets - Various
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Mortuary facilities Body; Body parts Assessment - Level 2 mortuary

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Human Pathology

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01 Jun 2024

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16 Mar 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals Plasma; Serum Ethanol
Urine Amphetamines; Barbiturates; Benzodiazepines; Cannabis; Cocaine; Ethanol; Methadone; Opiates; Oxycodone; Tricyclics
Chemical pathology - Biochemical genetic services for the diagnosis of metabolic and enzymological disorders Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Ear secretions; Nasal secretions; Serum β2-Transferrin
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Blood; Plasma Itraconazole
Plasma; Serum Amikacin; Carbamazepine; Digoxin; Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin); Lithium; Methotrexate; Paracetamol (acetaminophen); Phenytoin (dilantin); Salicylate; Tobramycin; Valproate (valproic acid, epilim); Vancomycin
Urine Cotinine
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of tumour markers Plasma; Serum Prostate specific antigen (PSA) - Free
CA125 antigen (CA125); CA15-3 antigen (CA15-3); CA19-9 antigen (CA19-9); Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA); Prostate specific antigen (PSA); α-Fetoprotein (AFP)
Free α-glycoprotein sub-unit
Thyroglobulin
Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG)
Serum β2-Microglobulin (B2M)
Chemical pathology - Detection of faecal occult blood Faeces Haemoglobin (Hb)
Chemical pathology - Determination of hormones and hormone binding proteins (other than thyroid function tests) Plasma Testosterone - Free
Cortisol; Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH); Insulin; Luteinising hormone (LH); Oestradiol; Parathyroid hormone (PTH); Progesterone; Prolactin; Sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG); Testosterone; Testosterone - Total
Plasma; Serum Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH); Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS); Erythropoietin (EPO); Growth hormone
Saliva Cortisol
Serum Insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1, somatomedin C)
Androstenedione
Urine Cortisol - Free
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Plasma; Serum B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP)
Troponin I
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 Serum Caeruloplasmin; Haptoglobins; Prealbumin; α1-Antitrypsin
Chemical pathology - Haem related pigments and precursors (excluding porphyria) Blood Plasma free haemoglobin
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Xanthochromia
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Albumin; Chloride; Glucose; Lactate; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Protein - Total
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Ear secretions; Nasal secretions; Plasma; Serum; Urine β-Trace protein (β-TP)
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Other body fluids; Plasma; Serum; Urine β-Trace protein (β-TP)
Drainage fluid; Peritoneal dialysis fluid; Peritoneal fluid; Pleural fluid Chylomicron
Drainage fluid; Peritoneal dialysis fluid; Pleural fluid Albumin; Amylase; Bicarbonate; Calcium - Total; Chloride; Cholesterol - Total; Creatinine; Glucose; Lactate; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urea
Faeces pH
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 - Corrected for albumin; Calcium - Total; Chloride; Cholesterol - HDL; Cholesterol - LDL; Cholesterol - Total; Creatine kinase; Creatinine; Cystatin C; Glucose; Lactate; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urate; Urea; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Plasma; Serum; Urine Osmolality
Urine Ketones; pH
Albumin; Albumin/creatinine ratio (ACR); Amylase; Calcium - Total; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Urate; Urea
Chemical pathology - Investigation for folate deficiency Blood; Serum Folate; Red blood cell folate
Chemical pathology - Investigation of porphyria Blood Haemoglobin - Free
Chemical pathology - Iron studies Plasma; Serum Ferritin
Iron; Transferrin
Chemical pathology - Markers of bone metabolism Plasma; Serum Procollagen type 1 N-terminal propeptide (P1NP); c-Telopeptide (CTx)
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Base excess; Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); pH
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of precursor and intermediary metabolites Blood β-Hydroxybutyrate
Plasma Homocysteine
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamin B markers Serum Holotranscobalamin (active vitamin B12)
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamins Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D
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 Plasma; Serum Rheumatoid factor
Serum Anti-insulin antibodies
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 of pregnancy Urine 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

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Legal

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01 Jun 2024

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16 Mar 2021

Service Product Determinant
Medico legal drug testing AS/NZS 4308, section 2 Specimen collection, storage, handling and dispatch Urine Colour; Creatinine; Temperature; pH

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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01 Jun 2024

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16 Mar 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Biogenic amines Plasma; Serum Neopterin
Serum Serotonin
Urine 5-Hydroxyindoleacetic acid (5-HIAA); Catecholamines; Dopamine; Serotonin; Vanillylmandelic acid (VMA)
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Blood; Plasma Cefepime; Ceftazidime; Linezolid; Meropenem; Piperacillin
Cefazolin; Cefotaxime; Ciproflocaxin; Cyclosporin; Everolimus; Flucloxacillin; Sirolimus; Tacrolimus
Busulfan; Fluconazole
5-Flucytosine; Amiodarone; Amiodarone metabolite; Clozapine; Clozapine metabolite; Darunavir; Flecainide; Imatinib; Itraconazole; Leflunamide metabolite (teriflunamide); Mycophenolate; Oxypurinol; Posaconazole; Voriconazole
Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus Blood; Plasma; Serum Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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01 Jun 2024

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16 Mar 2021

Service Product Determinant
Haematology - Assessment of haemolysis or metabolic enzymes (red cell enzyme assays) Blood Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD)
Haematology - Bone marrow examination Bone marrow Examination of aspirated material
Haematology - Diagnosis of thalassemia Blood Examination of haemoglobin H (HbH)
Haemoglobin A2 (HbA2) - Quantitation; Haemoglobin F (HbF) - Quantitation
Haematology - Examination of blood films by special staining Blood Malaria
Heinz bodies
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); Morphology; Platelet count; Red blood cell index or indices; Reticulocytes
Differential number; Erythrocyte count (red blood cell count, RBCC); Leucocyte count (white blood cell count, WBCC); Morphology; Platelet count
Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV)
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Blood Platelet function (PFA)
Factor VIII inhibitor
Platelet aggregation
D-dimer
Lupus anticoagulant
Multi-plate assay
Heparin induced thrombotic thrombocytopenia (HITT)
Plasma Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); Activated protein C (APC) resistance; Anti-Xa activity; Anti-thrombin III; Circulating coagulation factor inhibitors; Dabigatran; Factor II; Factor IX; Factor V; Factor VII; Factor VIII; Factor X; Factor XI; Factor XII; Fibrinogen; International normalised ratio (INR); Protein C and protein S; Prothrombin time (PT); Thrombin time (TT)
Haematology - Investigation of haemoglobinopathy (excluding thalassemia) Blood Haemoglobin S (HbS) - Presence
Haemoglobin fraction (S, C, D, E) - Quantitation; Haemoglobin instability; Other abnormal haemoglobins
Haematology - Investigation of haemolysis Urine Haemosiderin
Haematology - Limited blood examination Blood Erythrocyte (RBC) sedimentation rate (ESR)
Erythrocyte (RBC) sedimentation rate (ESR)
Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasites Blood Malaria
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Plasma Infectious mononucleosis
Molecular genetics - Assay for defined mutation or polymorphism (including pharmacogenetic testing) - Targeted genes Blood Factor V Leiden; Prothrombin variant

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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01 Jun 2024

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16 Mar 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of tumour markers Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Serum β2-Microglobulin (B2M)
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
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamin B markers Serum Holotranscobalamin (active vitamin B12)
Immunopathology - Characterisation of leucocyte surface antigens (including immunophenotyping) Aspirates; Blood; Bone marrow; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Disaggregated tissues specimen; Fluids; Fresh tissue; Lavage; Serous fluid Assessment of lymphoid cell populations; Assessment of myeloid cell populations
Blood Assessment of lymphoid cell populations
Paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria (PNH) surface markers
Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodies Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Serum Anti-neuronal antibodies
Plasma; Serum Anti-thyroglobulin antibodies (Tg)
Anti-thyroid antibodies
Serum Anti-extractable nuclear antigen antibodies (ENA)
Anti-myeloperoxidase antibodies (MPO); Anti-proteinase 3 antibodies (PR3); Anti-β2-glycoprotein-I antibodies
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-neuronal antibodies; Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA); Anti-nuclear antibodies (ANA); Anti-smooth muscle antibodies (SMA)
Anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies (CCP)
Anti-cardiolipin antibodies (ACA)
Anti-deamidated gliadin antibodies; Anti-intrinsic factor antibodies (IF); Anti-tissue transglutaminase antibodies (tTG)
Anti-glomerular basement membrane antibodies (anti-GBM)
Anti-myositis antibodies
Anti-double stranded DNA antibodies (dsDNA)
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential drug allergens) Serum Penicilloyl G; Penicilloyl V
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential epidermal and animal protein allergens) Serum Animal mix; Cat dander; Dog dander
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [egg and fowl] allergens) Serum Egg; Egg white
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [fish, shellfish and molluscs] allergens) Serum Fish mix; Seafood mix; Shrimp
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 Staple food mix; Yeasts
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [seeds, legumes and nuts] allergens) Serum Cereal mix; Nut panel; Peanut; Soy bean; Wheat
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential grass pollen allergens) Serum Bahia grass; Grass mix; Rye grass
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential microorganism allergens) Serum Aspergillus fumigatus
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential mite allergens) Serum Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus house dust mite; House dust mite mix
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential occupational allergens) Serum House dust; Inhalant panel; Latex; Mould mix
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential venom allergens) Serum Common wasp (yellow jacket) venom; Common wasp allergen component; Honey bee venom; Paper wasp allergen component; Paper wasp venom; Venom component
Immunopathology - Procedures related to the collection, processing, storage and issue of human haemopoietic progenitor cells Blood; Haemopoietic progenitor cells Enumeration of CD34+ cells
Immunopathology - Quantitative and/or qualitative investigation of proteins Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Oligoclonal bands
Faeces Calprotectin
Plasma; Serum Cryoglobulins
Serum Detection and amount of paraproteins
Albumin; α1-Globulin; α2-Globulin; β-Globulin; γ-Globulin
Oligoclonal bands
Urine Detection and amount of paraproteins
Protein classes
Immunopathology - Quantitative investigations of immunoglobulins and immunoglobulins subclasses Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Total immunoglobulin G
Serum Immunoglobulin subclasses
Total immunoglobulin E
Total immunoglobulin D
Immunopathology - Single HLA antigen typing Blood HLA-B27; HLA-B5701; HLA-DQ2.2; HLA-DQ2.5; HLA-DQ8
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (bacteria) Genital swabs; Rectal swabs; Throat swabs; Urine Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Chlamydia trachomatis; Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Mycoplasma genitalium macrolide resistance
Mycoplasma genitalium; Trichomonas vaginalis
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Eye swabs; General swabs; Genital swabs; Lip swabs Herpes simplex virus (HSV); Varicella zoster virus (VZV)
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Plasma; Urine BK virus; John Cunningham virus (JC)
Liquid based cytology specimens Human papilloma virus (HPV)
Plasma Cytomegalovirus (CMV)
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) DNA; Hepatitis C virus (HCV) viral RNA; Hepatitis C virus (HCV) viral load - Qualitative; Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) RNA
Plasma; Serum Hepatitis B virus (HBV) DNA; Hepatitis C virus (HCV) viral RNA; Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) RNA; Human immunodeficiency virus type 2 (HIV-2) RNA
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Microbial genotyping Buffy coat; Dried blood spots; Plasma Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) co-receptor tropism genotype; Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) sequencing for drug resistance
Plasma Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) sequencing for drug resistance
Plasma; Serum Hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA genotypes 1-6
Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Tests for cell mediated immunity Blood Latent tuberculosis
Latent tuberculosis
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Plasma; Serum Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) p24 antigen
Human immunodeficiency virus type 1/2 (HIV-1/2) 1/2 antibodies; Human immunodeficiency virus type 1/2 (HIV-1/2) antigen
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 IgG antibody; 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) - Confirmatory; Hepatitis B virus surface antigen (HBs Ag) neutralisation; Hepatitis C virus antibody (anti-HCV); Human T-lymphotropic virus type I/II (HTLV-I/II); Rubella IgG antibody; Toxoplasma spp. IgG antibody; Toxoplasma spp. IgM antibody
Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody
Brucella spp.
Dengue virus IgG antibody; Dengue virus IgM antibody; Dengue virus NS1 antigen; Ross River virus IgG antibody; Ross River virus IgM antibody
Cryptococcus spp.
Bordetella pertussis IgA; Bordetella pertussis IgG; Helicobacter pylori IgG antibody; Hepatitis A virus antibody (anti-HAV) - IgM; Hepatitis A virus antibody (anti-HAV) - Total; Hepatitis B virus core antibody (anti-HBc) - IgM; Hepatitis C virus antigen (HCV Ag); Herpes simplex virus (HSV) IgM; Herpes simplex virus type 2 antibody (anti-HSV2) - IgG; Herpes simplex type 1 antibody (anti-HSV1) - IgG; Measles IgG antibody; Measles IgM antibody; Mumps virus IgG antibody; Mumps virus IgM antibody; Mycoplasma pneumoniae IgG antibody; Mycoplasma pneumoniae IgM antibody; Parvovirus IgG antibody; Parvovirus IgM antibody; Varicella zoster virus IgG antibody; Varicella zoster virus IgM antibody
Molecular genetics - DNA extraction Blood Viable DNA for sequencing
Molecular genetics - Genetic testing for chimerism and mosaic gene variants (cancer and somatic mosaicism) - Targeted genes Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues BRAF mutation analysis

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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01 Jun 2024

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16 Mar 2021

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Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Aspirates; Bacterial isolates; Biopsy specimens; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Ear swabs; Eye swabs; Faeces; Fluids; General swabs; Genital swabs; Isolates; Nasal swabs; Operative specimens; Post-operative wounds; Pus; Rectal swabs; Respiratory specimens; Sputum; Superficial sites; Synovial fluid; Throat swabs; Tissues; Urine; Wound swabs Cultured pathogens identification; Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Aspirates; Biopsy specimens; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Ear swabs; Eye swabs; Faeces; Fluids; General swabs; Genital swabs; Nasal swabs; Operative specimens; Post-operative wounds; Pus; Respiratory specimens; Sputum; Superficial sites; Synovial fluid; Throat swabs; Tissues; Urine; Wound swabs Bacteria
Aspirates; Biopsy specimens; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Ear swabs; Eye swabs; Fluids; General swabs; Genital swabs; Glass slide; Operative specimens; Post-operative wounds; Pus; Respiratory specimens; Skin; Sputum; Superficial sites; Synovial fluid; Tissues; Wound swabs Bacteria; Cultured pathogens identification; Epithelial cells; Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Bacteria; Cultured pathogens identification; Epithelial cells; Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Aspirates; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Faeces; Fluids; Genital swabs; Respiratory specimens; Synovial fluid; Urine Casts; Crystals; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC); Pathogenic microorganisms
Blood Antibiotic susceptibility; Bacteria
Faeces Clostridioides difficile toxin
Helicobacter pylori antigen
Urine Casts; Crystals; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Streptococcus pneumoniae antigen
Blood; Glucose; Ketones; Leucocyte esterase; Nitrite; Proteins; pH
Legionella antigen
Microbiology - Environmental investigations and/or infection control Dialysis waters; Gastrointestinal endoscopes; Vascular catheter tips Bacterial growth - Sterility
Environmental swabs Bacterial organism identification - Acinetobacter; Bacterial organism identification - Carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE); Bacterial organism identification - Extended spectrum β-lactamases (ESBL); Bacterial organism identification - Metallo-β-lactamase (MBL) carbapenemase; Bacterial organism identification - Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA); Bacterial organism identification - Vancomycin resistant Enterococcus (VRE)
Spore strips Bacterial growth - Sterility
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (bacteria) Blood Staphylococcus aureus; Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
Eye swabs; Genital swabs; Urine Chlamydia trachomatis; Chlamydia trachomatis serovars L1, L2, L2a or L3 (LGV); Mycoplasma genitalium; Mycoplasma hominis; Neisseria gonorrhoeae; Streptococcus agalactiae (Streptococcus group B); Treponema pallidum; Ureaplasma parvum; Ureaplasma urealyticum
Faeces Clostridiodes difficile
Campylobacter spp.; Clostridiodes difficile; Escherichia coli - Enteroinvasive (EIEC); Listeria monocytogenes; Salmonella spp.; Shigella spp.; Yersinia enterocolitica
Nasopharyngeal swabs; Respiratory specimens Bordetella parapertussis; Bordetella pertussis; Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (fungi) Genital swabs; Urine Candida albicans
Respiratory specimens Pneumocystis jirovecii
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (mycobacteria) Respiratory specimens Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (protozoan parasites) Bone marrow; Tissues Leishmania spp.
Faeces Blastocystis hominis; Blastocystis spp.; Cryptosporidium parvum; Cryptosporidium spp.; Cyclospora cayetanensis; Dientamoeba fragilis; Entamoeba histolytica; Giardia intestinalis; Giardia lamblia
Liver aspirate Entamoeba histolytica
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Bronchial washings; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Sputum; Throat swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Enterovirus
Eye swabs Adenovirus
Faeces Adenovirus F40; Adenovirus F41; Astrovirus; Enterovirus; Human bocavirus 1, 2, 3, 4 (HBoV1, 2, 3, 4); Norovirus G1; Norovirus G2; Rotavirus A; Sapovirus
Genital swabs; Urine Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV1); Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV2)
Mouth swabs Enterovirus
Nasopharyngeal swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Nasopharyngeal swabs; Respiratory specimens Adenovirus; Coronavirus; Human coronavirus 229E; Human coronavirus HKU1; Human metapneumovirus; Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Parainfluenza virus type 1/2/3/4; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV); Rhinovirus
Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Detection and identification of mycobacteria Blood; Bone marrow; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); General swabs; Other body fluids; Respiratory specimens; Sputum; Tissues Mycobacteria detection
Mycobacteria detection
Isolates Mycobacteria detection; Mycobacteria identification
Microbiology - Mycology - Detection, isolation and identification of yeasts and fungal elements Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Cryptococcus antigen
Hair; Nails; Skin scrapings Fungi identification; Fungi susceptibility; Yeast susceptibility; Yeasts identification
Hair; Nails; Skin swabs Fungi identification; Fungi susceptibility; Yeast susceptibility; Yeasts identification
Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasites Faeces Amoebae; Cysts; Ova; Parasites
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Plasma; Serum Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) IgG antibody
Serum Cryptococcus spp.

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Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Base excess; Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); pH

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Human Pathology

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Cytogenetics - Detection of defined, unbalanced chromosomal abnormalities by in-situ hybridisation techniques Bone marrow; Smears; Tissues; Tumour imprints Cytogenetic analysis and reporting
Cytogenetics - Karyotype detection of balanced and/or unbalanced chromosome abnormalities Blood; Bone marrow; Lymph nodes; Tissues Cytogenetic analysis and reporting; Pathogenic copy number changes
Cytogenetics - Karyotype detection of unbalanced abnormalities Blood; Bone marrow; Other tissues - Malignant Pathogenic copy number changes
Molecular genetics - Assay for defined mutation or polymorphism (including pharmacogenetic testing) - Targeted genes Blood Factor V Leiden; Prothrombin variant
Molecular genetics - Genetic testing for chimerism and mosaic gene variants (cancer and somatic mosaicism) - Targeted genes Blood Quantitative calculation of p210 positive BCR/ABL1 transcripts
Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues EGFR mutation analysis; Solid tumours
EGFR mutation analysis; KRAS mutation analysis; NRAS-BRAF mutation analysis; Solid tumours
Molecular genetics - Screening for an unknown mutation - Targeted panels for non-inherited (somatic) DNA/RNA changes Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues Solid tumours

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Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Base excess; Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Deoxyhaemoglobin (HHb); Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); pH

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Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Base excess; Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); pH

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Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Base excess; Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); pH

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16 Mar 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Base excess; Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxygen saturation (sO2); Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); pH

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