St Vincent's Pathology

Site

St Vincent’s Hospital Pathology

Accreditation No.

2531

Site No.

2524

Date of Accreditation

20 Dec 1988

Address

41 Victoria Parade
Fitzroy, VIC 3065
Australia

svhm.org.au

Contact

Ms Tram Lam P: +61 (03) 92314080

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

GX (General)

Scope of Accreditation

Anatomical Pathology

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Human Pathology

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14 Feb 2025

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01 Feb 2022

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); Ocular specimens; Other body fluids; Sputum; Urine; Vitreous specimens; 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 Nipple discharge 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; Rapid onsite evaluation (ROSE); 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 - Examination of biopsy material by electron microscopyReporting only Gluteraldehyde tissue Review and reporting of biopsy material to identify or exclude ultra-structural morphological abnormalities; Structured reporting
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 Frozen tissue Detection of antigenic targets - Various
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Immunohistochemical investigation Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues Detection of antigenic targets - Various
Molecular genetics - DNA extraction Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues; Tissues DNA storage for future analyses; Viable DNA
Molecular genetics - Genetic testing for chimerism and mosaic gene variants (cancer and somatic mosaicism) - Targeted genes Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues Glioblastoma
Molecular genetics - RNA extraction Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues; Tissues RNA storage for future analyses; Viable RNA
Molecular genetics/Cytogenetics - Bioinformatic analysis Alignment files; DNA sequences; FASTQ files; RNA sequences; TXT files; VCF files Primary analysis - Conversion of instrument file to FASTQ or FASTA file; Secondary analysis - Alignment and copy number analysis; Secondary analysis - Alignment and variant calling; Tertiary analysis - Data annotation and interpretation
Biochemistry

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Human Pathology

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14 Feb 2025

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01 Feb 2022

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Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Diagnosis or follow up of threatened abortion and/or diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy Body fluids; Plasma; Serum Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) - Quantitative total
Molecular genetics - Assay for defined mutation or polymorphism (including pharmacogenetic testing) - Targeted genes Blood Apolipoprotein E genotyping
Molecular genetics - Investigation of constitutional genetic variants - Carrier testing - Targeted genes Blood Haemochromatosis
Molecular genetics - Investigation of constitutional genetic variants - Diagnostic testing - Targeted genes Blood Haemochromatosis

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01 Feb 2022

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Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals Plasma; Urine Alcohol; Ethanol
Urine Amphetamines; Barbiturates; Benzodiazepines; Cannabis; Cocaine; Methadone; Opiates
Chemical pathology - Biochemical genetic services for the diagnosis of metabolic and enzymological disorders Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) β2-Transferrin
Chemical pathology - Biogenic amines Urine 5-Hydroxyindoleacetic acid (5-HIAA); Adrenaline; Catecholamines; Dopamine; Noradrenaline
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Blood Tacrolimus
6-Mercaptopurine; 6-Thioguanine
Plasma Clozapine
Plasma; Serum Flecainide; Flucloxacillin; Flucytosine; Norclozapine; Warfarin
Carbamazepine; Digoxin; Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin); Lithium; Methotrexate; Paracetamol (acetaminophen); Phenytoin (dilantin); Salicylate; Valproate (valproic acid, epilim); Vancomycin
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of tumour markers Plasma; Serum CA125 antigen (CA125); CA15-3 antigen (CA15-3); CA19-9 antigen (CA19-9)
β2-Microglobulin (B2M)
Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA); Prostate specific antigen (PSA); α-Fetoprotein (AFP)
Thyroglobulin
Chemical pathology - Detection of faecal occult blood Faeces Blood
Chemical pathology - Determination of hormones and hormone binding proteins (other than thyroid function tests) Plasma Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)
Aldosterone; Renin
Plasma; Serum C-peptide; Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS); Insulin; Sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG); Testosterone
Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS); Gastrin; Growth hormone; Insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1, somatomedin C)
Cortisol; Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH); Luteinising hormone (LH); Macroprolactin; Oestradiol; Parathyroid hormone (PTH); Progesterone; Prolactin
Urine Cortisol
Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus Blood Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Plasma; Serum Troponin
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of lipid profiles for diagnosis of types III and IV hyperlipidaemia Plasma; Serum Apolipoprotein A1; Apolipoprotein B; Lipoprotein a; Lipoprotein subclasses
HDL - Quantitation
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of renal and/or hepatic function Blood Alkaline phosphatase (ALP) isoenzymes
Plasma; Serum Caeruloplasmin; Haptoglobins; α1-Antitrypsin
Plasma; Serum; Urine Uric acid
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Glucose; Lactate; Protein - Total
Plasma Ammonia
Plasma; Serum Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Amylase; Aspartate aminotransferase; Bilirubin - Any fractions; Bilirubin - Total; C-reactive protein (CRP); Calcium - Total; Carbon dioxide (CO2); Chloride; Cholesterol - Total; Creatinine; Glucose; Lactate; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urea; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Plasma; Serum; Urine Osmolality
Serum Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE)
Urine Amylase; Calcium - Total; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Magnesium; Microalbumin; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Urea
Chemical pathology - Investigation for folate deficiency Serum Folate
Chemical pathology - Investigation of Helicobacter pylori colonisation or eradication Breath C14
Chemical pathology - Iron studies Plasma; Serum Ferritin; Iron; Transferrin
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamins Plasma; 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
Chemical pathology - Trace element analysis Plasma; Serum Copper; Zinc
Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodies Plasma; Serum Anti-thyroglobulin antibodies (Tg); Anti-thyroid peroxidase antibodies (TPO)
Anti-thyroid stimulation immunoglobulin antibodies (TSI)
Cytogenetics

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01 Feb 2022

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Cytogenetics - Detection of defined, balanced and/or unbalanced chromosomal abnormalities by in-situ hybridisation techniques Blood; Bone marrow; Smears; Tissues; Tumour imprints Cytogenetic analysis and reporting
Cytogenetics - Karyotype detection of balanced and/or unbalanced chromosome abnormalities Blood; Bone marrow Haematological abnormalities
Cytogenetics - Molecular karyotype (SNP microarray) detection of unbalanced chromosome abnormalities Blood; Bone marrow; Tissues Cytogenetic analysis and reporting
Endocrine Research Laboratory

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Human Pathology

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14 Feb 2025

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01 Feb 2022

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Chemical pathology - Determination of hormones and hormone binding proteins (other than thyroid function tests) Plasma; Serum Insulin
Haematology

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Human Pathology

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14 Feb 2025

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01 Feb 2022

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Haematology - Bone marrow examination Bone marrow Examination of aspirated material
Haematology - Diagnosis of thalassemia Blood Haemoglobin A2 (HbA2) - Quantitation; Haemoglobin F (HbF) - Quantitation
Haematology - Examination of blood films by special staining Blood Haemosiderin
Acid phosphatase; Alkaline phosphatase; Heinz bodies; Iron; Non-specific esterase
Malaria
Haematology - Foetal haemoglobin in maternal circulation Blood Detection and quantitation of foetal red cell antigens
Presence of foetal red blood cells
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); Platelet count; Red blood cell index or indices; Reticulocytes
Haemoglobin H (HbH) inclusions; Morphology
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Blood Platelet aggregation
Platelet function (PFA)
Plasma Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); Activated protein C (APC) resistance; Anti-Xa - Apixaban; Anti-Xa - Dabigatran; Anti-Xa - Rivaroxaban; Anti-Xa activity; Anti-thrombin III; D-dimer; Factor II; Factor IX; Factor V; Factor VII; Factor VIII; Factor X; Factor XI; Factor XII; Factor XIII; Fibrinogen; International normalised ratio (INR); Protein C and protein S; Reptilase time; Thrombin time (TT); Von Willebrand factor (vWF)
Lupus anticoagulant
Haematology - Investigation of haemoglobinopathy (excluding thalassemia) Blood Haemoglobin S (HbS) - Presence
Haemoglobin instability
Haematology - Investigation of haemolysis Blood Paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria (PNH) screen
Cold agglutinins
Haematology - Limited blood examination Blood Erythrocyte (RBC) sedimentation rate (ESR)
Immunopathology - Characterisation of leucocyte surface antigens (including immunophenotyping) Blood CD123; CD19; CD3; CD34; CD4; CD45; CD56; CD79b; CD8; FMC7; T-cell receptor β (TCRb)
CD34
Blood; Bone marrow CD10; CD103; CD117; CD11b; CD11c; CD123; CD13; CD14; CD15; CD16; CD19; CD2; CD20; CD22; CD23; CD25; CD3; CD33; CD34; CD38; CD4; CD45; CD5; CD56; CD64; CD7; CD71; CD79b; CD8; FMC7; HLA-DR antigen; Kappa light chains; Lambda light chains; Myeloperoxidase; Terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase (TdT)
CD10; CD103; CD117; CD11b; CD11c; CD13; CD14; CD15; CD16; CD19; CD2; CD20; CD22; CD23; CD25; CD3; CD33; CD34; CD38; CD4; CD45; CD5; CD56; CD64; CD7; CD71; CD8; HLA-DR antigen; Kappa light chains; Lambda light chains; Myeloperoxidase; Terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase (TdT)
Immunopathology - Procedures related to the collection, processing, storage and issue of human haemopoietic progenitor cellsProduct received from 16999-18528 Haemopoietic progenitor cells Processing; Storage (includes freezing/thawing)
Enumeration of CD34+ cells
Total leucocyte number
Immunopathology - Single HLA antigen typing Blood HLA-B27
Molecular genetics - Assay for defined mutation or polymorphism (including pharmacogenetic testing) - Targeted genes Blood BCR-ABL gene rearrangement
Molecular genetics - Investigation of constitutional genetic variants - Carrier testing - Targeted genes Blood Factor V Leiden; Prothrombin variant
Molecular genetics - Investigation of constitutional genetic variants - Diagnostic testing - Targeted genes Blood Myelodysplastic syndromes
Immunohaematology

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14 Feb 2025

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01 Feb 2022

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Immunohaematology - Blood group antibody detection Blood 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 Other blood group antibodies; Red blood cell phenotyping; Rh
Antibody elution
Immunohaematology - Investigation of blood transfusion reactions Blood products Antibodies
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
Immunology

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Human Pathology

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14 Feb 2025

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01 Feb 2022

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Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Plasma; Serum C1 esterase inhibitor functional
Serum C1 esterase inhibitor
Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodies Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Serum Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor antibodies (NMDA); Anti-contactin associated protein (CASPR); Anti-dipeptidyl aminopeptidase-like protein 6 antibodies (DPPX); Anti-gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA) B receptor antibodies; Anti-glutamate receptor antibodies (AMPA/NMDA); Anti-leucine rich glioma inactivated protein 1 antibodies (LGI 1)
Plasma; Serum Rheumatoid factor
Serum Anti-myeloperoxidase antibodies (MPO); Anti-proteinase 3 antibodies (PR3)
Anti-scleroderma antibodies
Anti-neuronal antibodies
Anti-ganglioside antibodies
Tryptase
Anti-gastric parietal cell antibodies (GPC/PCA); Anti-mitochondrial antibodies (AMA, AMA M1 and/or AMA M2); Anti-smooth muscle antibodies (SMA)
Anti-liver-kidney microsomes antibodies (LKM)
Anti-Jo-1 antibodies; Anti-Pm/Scl antibodies; Anti-Ro antibodies; Anti-Ro-52 antibodies; Anti-Scl-70 antibodies; Anti-Smith antibodies (Sm); Anti-centromere protein B antibodies (Cenp-B); Anti-dense fine speckle 70 antibodies; Anti-extractable nuclear antigen antibodies (ENA); Anti-histone antibodies (AHA); Anti-nucleosome antibodies; Anti-proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA); Anti-ribonucleoprotein antibodies (RNP); Anti-ribosomal P protein antibodies
Anti-extractable nuclear antigen antibodies (ENA)
Anti-intracellular substance antibodies; Anti-skin basement membrane antibodies
Anti-EJ antibodies; Anti-F actin antibodies; Anti-Jo-1 antibodies; Anti-Ku antibodies; Anti-Mi-2 antibodies; Anti-NXP2 antibodies; Anti-OJ antibodies; Anti-PL-12 antibodies; Anti-PL-7 antibodies; Anti-PML antibodies; Anti-Pm/Scl-100 antibodies; Anti-Pm/Scl-75 antibodies; Anti-Ro-52 antibodies; Anti-SUMO activating enzyme antibodies (SAE); Anti-Sp-100 antibodies; Anti-desmoglein-1 antibodies (DSG-1); Anti-desmoglein-3 antibodies (DSG-3); Anti-glycoprotein-210 antibodies (GP210); Anti-liver cytosol antibodies (LC-1); Anti-liver-kidney microsomes antibodies (LKM); Anti-melanoma differentiation associated gene 5 antibodies (MDA5); Anti-mitochondrial antibodies (AMA, AMA M1 and/or AMA M2); Anti-phospholipase A2 receptor antibodies (PLA2R); Anti-signal recognition particle antibodies (SRP); Anti-skin antibodies; Anti-soluble liver antigen antibodies (SLA); Anti-striated muscle antibodies; Anti-transcription intermediary factor antibodies (TIF1); Dermatology profile - BP180, BP230, desmoglein 1, desmoglein 3, envoplakin and collagen type VII
Anti-RNA polymerase III antibodies (ARA, RNAP); Anti-adrenal cortex antibodies; Anti-ovarian antibodies (AOA)
Anti-cardiolipin antibodies (ACA); Anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies (CCP); Anti-gliadin antibodies (AGA); Anti-glomerular basement membrane antibodies (anti-GBM); Anti-tissue transglutaminase antibodies (tTG); Anti-β2-glycoprotein-I antibodies
Anti-intrinsic factor antibodies (IF)
Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA)
Anti-double stranded DNA antibodies (dsDNA)
Anti-insulin antibodies
Anti-nuclear antibodies (ANA)
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential drug allergens) Serum Amoxicilloyl group; Ampicilloyl group; Cefaclor; Chlorhexidine; Morphine; Penicilloyl G; Penicilloyl V; Pholcodine; Suxamethonium (succinylcholine)
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential epidermal and animal protein allergens) Serum Animal mix; Caged bird mix; Cat epithelium; Chicken feathers; Cow dander; Dog epithelium; Feather mix; Guinea pig epithelium; Horse dander; Horse epithelium; Mouse epithelium; Mouse urine proteins; Pigeon droppings; Rabbit epithelium; Rat urine proteins; Sheep epithelium
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [egg and fowl] allergens) Serum Chicken; Egg white; Egg yolk
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [fish, shellfish and molluscs] allergens) Serum Blue mussel; Codfish; Crab; Lobster; Octopus; Oyster; Red snapper; Salmon; Scallop; Seafood mix; Shrimp; Squid; Tuna; Whiting
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [fruit and vegetable] allergens) Serum Apple; Apricot; Aubergine (eggplant); Avocado; Banana; Carrot; Celery; Cucumber; Garlic; Grape; Grapefruit; Green olive; Kiwi; Lemon citrus; Mango; Melon; Onion; Orange citrus; Papaya; Peach; Pear; Pineapple; Plum; Potato; Pumpkin; Strawberry; Tomato; Watermelon
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [meat] allergens) Serum Beef; Meat mix; Mutton; Pork
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [milk] allergens) Serum Casein; Cheese - Cheddar type; Goat milk; Milk
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [miscellaneous] allergens) Serum Baker's yeast; Cacao; Coffee; Mushroom; Omega-5-gliadin; Staple food mix; Yeasts
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [seeds, legumes and nuts] allergens) Serum Almond; Barley; Brazil nut; Cashew nut; Cereal mix; Chick pea; Coconut; Corn; Gluten; Green bean; Hazelnut; Lentil; Macadamia nut; Nut panel; Oat; Peanut; Pecan nut; Pinenut; Pistachio; Poppy seed; Red kidney bean; Rice; Rye; Sesame seed; Soy bean; Sweet chestnut; Walnut; Wheat
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [spices] allergens) Serum Basil; Black pepper; Chilli pepper; Cinnamon; Coriander (cilantro); Ginger; Green pepper - Unripe seed
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential grass pollen allergens) Serum Bahia grass; Bermuda grass; False oat-grass; Grass mix; Johnson grass; Kentucky blue; Rye grass; Timothy grass; Velvet grass
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential insect allergens) Serum German cockroach; Mosquito
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential microorganism allergens) Serum Alternaria tenius; Aspergillus fumigatus; Candida albicans; Cladosporium herbarum; Mucor racemosus; Penicillium chrysogenum (formerly Penicillium notatum); Pityrosporum orbiculare (Malassezia furfur); Rhizopus nigricans; Staphylococcus enterotoxins; 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 - Hollister-Stier; House dust mite mix
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential occupational allergens) Serum Formaldehyde/formalin; Latex; Sunflower seed; α-Amylase
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential tree pollen allergens) Serum Acacia; Australian pine; Eucalyptus; Italian/Mediterranean/funeral cypress; Olive; Silver birch; Sycamore; 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 Common ragweed; Plantain - English; Weed mix
Immunopathology - Quantitation of complement proteins Plasma; Serum Complement components C3 and C4
Other complement components or breakdown product; Total haemolytic complement
Immunopathology - Quantitative and/or qualitative investigation of proteins Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Oligoclonal bands
Plasma; Serum Detection and quantitation of free kappa and free lambda light chains
Cryofibrinogen; Cryoglobulins
Serum Protein classes
Urine Protein classes
Immunopathology - Quantitative investigations of immunoglobulins and immunoglobulins subclasses Plasma; Serum Total immunoglobulin E
Total immunoglobulin A; Total immunoglobulin G; Total immunoglobulin M
Serum Immunoglobulin subclasses; Total immunoglobulin G
Microbiology

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Immunopathology - Quantitative and/or qualitative investigation of proteins Faeces Calprotectin
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Diagnosis of pregnancy Urine Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG)
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Aspirates; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Ear swabs; Eye swabs; Faeces; Fluids; General swabs; Genital swabs; Nasal swabs; Respiratory specimens; Skin; Sputum; Synovial fluid; Throat swabs; Tissues Streptococcus group B screening; Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Aspirates; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Ear swabs; Eye swabs; Faeces; Fluids; General swabs; Genital swabs; Nasal swabs; Respiratory specimens; Skin; Sputum; Synovial fluid; Throat swabs; Tissues; Urine Antibiotic susceptibility; Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Bacteria; Pathogenic identification; Pathogenic microorganisms
Bacteria; Pathogenic identification; Pathogenic microorganisms
Biopsy specimens; Tissues Helicobacter pylori
Blood Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Fluids; General swabs; Respiratory specimens; Synovial fluid; Tissues; Urine Bacteria; Casts; Crystals; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Bacteria
Urine Bilirubin; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Glucose; Ketones; Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC); Nitrite; Proteins; Specific gravity; Urobilinogen; pH
Microbiology - Environmental investigations and/or infection control Air Bacterial growth - Sterility
Blood transfusion bags; Gastrointestinal endoscopes; Vascular catheter tips Bacterial growth - Sterility
Dialysis waters Bacterial growth - Sterility
Environmental swabs Bacterial organism identification - Carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE); 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) Bacterial isolates; Blood culture; Dry swabs; Faeces Carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE); Vancomycin resistant Enterococci (VRE)
Dry swabs Treponema pallidum
Dry swabs; Urine Mycoplasma genitalium; Mycoplasma hominis; Ureaplasma parvum; Ureaplasma urealyticum
Chlamydia trachomatis; Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Faeces Clostridioides difficile; Clostridioides difficile toxin
Respiratory specimens Bordetella parapertussis; Bordetella pertussis; Chlamydophila pneumoniae; Chlamydophila psittaci; Legionella pneumophila; Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Urine Legionella pneumophila; Streptococcus pneumoniae
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (fungi) Hair; Nails; Skin scrapings Dermatophyte identification
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (mycobacteria) Bacterial isolates; Bronchial washings; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Respiratory specimens; Sputum Mycobacterium tuberculosis; Mycobacterium rifampicin resistance rpoB
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (protozoan parasites) Faeces; Liver aspirate Cryptosporidium spp.; Entamoeba histolytica; Giardia lamblia
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Parechovirus
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Eye swabs; Faeces; Genital swabs; Tissues; Urine Adenovirus; Cytomegalovirus (CMV); Enterovirus; Herpes simplex virus (HSV); Varicella zoster virus (VZV)
Faeces Norovirus
Nasopharyngeal swabs; Throat swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2, COVID)
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2, COVID)
Plasma; Serum; Urine BK virus; Cytomegalovirus (CMV)
Respiratory specimens Adenovirus; Human metapneumovirus; Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Parainfluenza virus type 1/2/3/4; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) A/B; Rhinovirus
Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Parainfluenza virus type 1/2/3/4; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) A/B
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Microbial genotyping Plasma; Serum Hepatitis C virus (HCV) subtypes
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Quantitation of microbial nucleic acids Plasma; Serum Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) RNA viral load
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) viral load; Hepatitis C virus (HCV) viral load
Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Detection and identification of mycobacteria Other body fluids; Respiratory specimens; Sputum; Tissues; Urine Mycobacteria identification
Mycobacteria identification
Mycobacteria identification
Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Tests for antigen lymphocyte stimulation Blood Mycobacterial antigen lymphocyte stimulation
Microbiology - Mycology - Detection, isolation and/or identification of yeasts and/or fungal elements Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Fluids; Hair; Nails; Ocular specimens; Respiratory swabs; Skin scrapings; Tissues Fungi identification; Yeasts identification
Fungi identification; Yeasts identification
Fungi susceptibility
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Serum Cryptococcus antigen
Fluids; Nails; Skin scrapings; Tissues Fungi identification
Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasites Blood Malaria
Corneal scrapings Acanthamoeba spp.
Faeces Cysts; Ova; Parasites
Strongyloides stercoralis
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Faeces Clostridioides difficile toxin; Clostridium difficile glutamate dehydrogenase; Helicobacter pylori
Plasma; Serum Infectious mononucleosis
Serum Cytomegalovirus (CMV) IgG avidity; Epstein-Barr virus nuclear antigen; Epstein-Barr virus viral capsid antigen; Helicobacter pylori IgG antibody; Hepatitis A virus antibody (anti-HAV) - IgM; Hepatitis B virus envelope antibody (anti-HBe); Hepatitis B virus envelope antigen (HBe Ag); Hepatitis C virus (HCV); Herpes simplex virus (HSV); Human T-lymphotropic virus type I/II (HTLV-I/II); Measles virus; Mumps virus; Mycoplasma spp.; Parvovirus; Toxoplasma; Varicella zoster virus (VZV)
Cytomegalovirus (CMV); 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 B virus surface antigen (HBs Ag) - Confirmatory; Hepatitis C virus (HCV); Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV); Rubella IgG antibody; Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody
Echinococcus spp.
Microbiology - Virology - Detection of pathogenic viruses Faeces Adenovirus; Rotavirus
St Vincent’s Private Hospital Intensive Care Unit

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Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Calcium - Ionised; Chloride; Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH
St Vincent’s Private Hospital Special Care Nursery

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Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Blood Glucose
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Base excess; Bicarbonate; Glucose; Lactate; Oxygen saturation (sO2); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); pH
St Vincent’s Public Hospital Emergency Department

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01 Feb 2022

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Calcium - Ionised; Chloride; Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH
St Vincent’s Public Hospital Intensive Care Unit

ISO 15189 (2022)

Human Pathology

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14 Feb 2025

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01 Feb 2022

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

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