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

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

14 Feb 2022

Last Activity Date

23 Feb 2021

Service Product Determinant
Clinical governance - Level 2 - Designated person assessment Not applicable Not applicable

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

14 Feb 2022

Last Activity Date

23 Feb 2021

Service Product Determinant
Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Gynaecological (non-cervical) cytological investigation for abnormalities, precancerous or cancerous changes or conditions Endometrial pipelle; Liquid based cytology specimens from cervix; Vaginal smears; Vault smears; Vulval 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); 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; 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 Formalin fixed 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 tissue sections Detection of nucleic acid targets - Various
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 - Various
Molecular genetics - DNA sequencing Smears; Tissues Sequenced DNA utilising massively parallel sequencing technologies
Molecular genetics - Genetic testing for chimerism and mosaic gene variants (cancer and somatic mosaicism) - Targeted genes Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues; Tissues EGFR mutation analysis
Molecular genetics - RNA sequencing Smears; Tissues Sequenced RNA utilising massively parallel sequencing technologies

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

14 Feb 2022

Last Activity Date

23 Feb 2021

Service Product Determinant
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 6-Mercaptopurine; 6-Thioguanine
Cyclosporin
Tacrolimus
Plasma Clozapine
Plasma; Serum Carbamazepine; Digoxin; Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin); Lithium; Methotrexate; Paracetamol (acetaminophen); Phenytoin (dilantin); Salicylate; Valproate (valproic acid, epilim); Vancomycin
Flecainide; Flucloxacillin; Flucytosine; Norclozapine; Warfarin
Plasma; Serum; Urine Tricyclics
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of tumour markers Faeces Blood
Plasma; Serum β2-Microglobulin (B2M)
Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA); Prostate specific antigen (PSA); α-Fetoprotein (AFP)
CA125 antigen (CA125); CA15-3 antigen (CA15-3); CA19-9 antigen (CA19-9)
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; 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)
Plasma; Serum Ketones
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Blood B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP)
Plasma; Serum Troponin
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of lipid profiles for diagnosis of types III and IV hyperlipidaemia Plasma; Serum 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 C1 esterase inhibitor functional
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)
C1 esterase inhibitor
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 - Investigation of porphyria Plasma cells Haemoglobinuria
Uroporphobilinogen
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 precursor and intermediary metabolites Plasma Amino acids
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
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

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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14 Feb 2022

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23 Feb 2021

Service Product Determinant
Cytogenetics - Detection of defined, 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; Tissues Cytogenetic analysis and reporting
Cytogenetics - Karyotype detection of unbalanced abnormalities Blood; Bone marrow Haematological abnormalities

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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14 Feb 2022

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23 Feb 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 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 Presence of foetal red blood cells
Detection and quantitation of foetal red cell antigens
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 Lupus anticoagulant
Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); Activated protein C (APC) resistance; Anti-Xa activity; Anti-thrombin III; Apixaban - Anti-Xa; D-dimer; Dabigatran; Factor II; Factor IX; Factor V; Factor VII; Factor VIII; Factor X; Factor XI; Factor XII; Factor XIII; Fibrinogen; International normalised ratio (INR); Platelet function (PFA); Protein C and protein S; Reptilase time; Rivaroxaban - Anti-Xa; Thrombin time (TT); Von Willebrand factor (vWF)
Heparin induced thrombotic thrombocytopenia (HITT)
Platelet aggregation
Haematology - Investigation of haemoglobinopathy (excluding thalassemia) Blood Haemoglobin instability
Haemoglobin S (HbS) - Presence
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 CD34
Immunopathology - Procedures related to the collection, processing, storage and issue of human haemopoietic progenitor cellsProduct collected at the St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne Apheresis Unit 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 - Investigation of constitutional genetic variants - Carrier testing - Targeted genes Blood Myelodysplastic syndromes
Molecular genetics - Investigation of constitutional genetic variants - Diagnostic testing - Targeted genes Blood Factor V Leiden; Prothrombin variantMyelodysplastic syndromes (amendment from SRV 2019, waiting for mastlist update). F V Leiden and Prothombin to be deleted.

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Human Pathology

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14 Feb 2022

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23 Feb 2021

Service Product Determinant
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

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

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23 Feb 2021

Service Product Determinant
Immunopathology - Characterisation of leucocyte surface antigens (including immunophenotyping) Blood CD123; CD19; CD3; CD34; CD4; CD45; CD56; CD79b; CD8; FMC7; T-cell receptor β (TCRb)
Blood; Bone marrow 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)
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)
Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodies Plasma; Serum Anti-thyroid stimulation immunoglobulin antibodies (TSI)
Anti-thyroglobulin antibodies (Tg); Anti-thyroid peroxidase antibodies (TPO)
Rheumatoid factor
Serum Anti-liver-kidney microsomes antibodies (LKM)
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-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, AMA M2); Anti-phospholipase A2 receptor antibodies (PLA2R); Anti-signal recognition particle antibodies (SRP); Anti-skin antibodies; Anti-soluble liver antigen antibodies (SLA); Anti-transcription intermediary factor antibodies (TIF1)
Anti-cardiolipin antibodies (ACA); Anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies (CCP); Anti-gliadin antibodies (AGA); Anti-tissue transglutaminase antibodies (tTG)
Anti-glomerular basement membrane antibodies (anti-GBM); Anti-intracellular substance antibodies
Anti-gastric parietal cell antibodies (GPC/PCA); Anti-mitochondrial antibodies (AMA, AMA M1, AMA M2); Anti-smooth muscle antibodies (SMA)
Anti-insulin antibodies
Anti-nuclear antibodies (ANA)
Anti-intrinsic factor antibodies (IF)
Anti-ganglioside antibodies (GD1b)
Anti-double stranded DNA antibodies (dsDNA); Anti-nucleosome antibodies
Anti-extractable nuclear antigen antibodies (ENA)
Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA)
Anti-ribosomal P protein antibodies; Anti-salivary duct/gland antibodies; Anti-striated muscle antibodies
Anti-RNA polymerase III antibodies (ARA, RNAP); Anti-adrenal cortex antibodies; Anti-cardiac antibodies; Anti-neuronal antibodies; Anti-ovarian antibodies (AOA)
Anti-glomerular basement membrane antibodies (anti-GBM); Anti-myeloperoxidase antibodies (MPO); Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies - ANCA BPI; Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies - ANCA cathepsin G; Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies - ANCA elastase; Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies - ANCA lactoferrin; Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies - ANCA lysozyme; Anti-proteinase 3 antibodies (PR3); Anti-β2-glycoprotein-I antibodies
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential drug allergens) Serum Amoxicilloyl group; Ampicilloyl group; Penicilloyl G; Penicilloyl V
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential epidermal and animal protein allergens) Serum Animal mix; Cat epithelium; Chicken feathers; Cow dander; Dog epithelium; 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; 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; Canteloupe; Carrot; Celery; Cucumber; Garlic; Grape; Grapefruit; Green olive; Kiwi; Lemon citrus; Mango; 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; Lamb; 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; Chocolate; Coffee; Honey; Mushroom; Yeasts; Yoghurt
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [seeds, legumes and nuts] allergens) Serum Almond; Barley; Brazil nut; Cashew nut; Chick pea; Coconut; Corn; Gluten; Green bean; Hazelnut; Lentil; Macadamia nut; 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
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential occupational allergens) Serum Formaldehyde/formalin; Latex; Sunflower seed; Wool; 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 Other complement components or breakdown product; Total haemolytic complement
Complement components C3 and C4
Immunopathology - Quantitative and/or qualitative investigation of proteins Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Oligoclonal bands
Plasma; Serum Cryofibrinogen; Cryoglobulins
Detection and quantitation of free kappa and free lambda light chains
Serum Protein classes
Urine Protein classes
Immunopathology - Quantitative investigations of immunoglobulins and immunoglobulins subclasses Plasma; Serum Total immunoglobulin A; Total immunoglobulin G; Total immunoglobulin M
Total immunoglobulin E

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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 Detection of 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 Bacteria; Pathogenic identification; Pathogenic microorganisms
Antibiotic susceptibility; Bacteria; 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)
Urine Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
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/capsules 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; Urine Mycoplasma genitalium; Mycoplasma hominis; Ureaplasma parvum; Ureaplasma urealyticum
Chlamydia trachomatis; Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Faeces Clostridiodes 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); 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)
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
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 Hepatitis B virus (HBV) viral load; Hepatitis C virus (HCV) viral load
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) RNA 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 identification of yeasts and 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 Strongyloides stercoralis
Cysts; Ova; Parasites
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

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Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus Blood Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)

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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

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Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Anion gap; Base excess; Bicarbonate; Calcium - Ionised; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Oxygen saturation (sO2); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); Urea nitrogen; pH

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Human Pathology

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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

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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

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