Austin Pathology

Site

Swan Hill Laboratory

Accreditation No.

2741

Site No.

25084

Date of Accreditation

14 Jul 2021

Address

Swan Hill District Health, 48 Splatt Street
Swan Hill, VIC 3585
Australia

austinpathology.org.au

Contact

Ms Abi McDonald P: +61 (03) 94966859

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

B (Branch)

Scope of Accreditation

Swan Hill Laboratory

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals Blood Snake venom detection
Serum Alcohol
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Plasma; Serum Digoxin
Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin); Lithium; Paracetamol (acetaminophen); Salicylate; Vancomycin
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Serum Troponin I
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Plasma; Serum Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Aspartate aminotransferase; Bicarbonate; Bilirubin - Any fractions; Bilirubin - Total; C-reactive protein (CRP); Calcium - Total; Chloride; Cholesterol - Total; Creatine kinase; Creatinine; Glucose; HDL - Quantitation; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urea; Uric acid; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Urine Albumin; Chloride; Creatinine; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium
Chemical pathology - Iron studies Serum Iron; Transferrin
Ferritin
Chemical pathology - Tests for thyroid function Serum Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH); Thyroxine (T4) - Free
Haematology - Full blood examination Blood Differential number; Erythrocyte count (red blood cell count, RBCC); Haemoglobin (Hb); Leucocyte count (white blood cell count, WBCC); Platelet count; Reticulocytes
Differential number; Morphology
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Plasma Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); Clauss fibrinogen; D-dimer; Derived fibrinogen; International normalised ratio (INR); Prothrombin time (PT)
Haematology - Limited blood examination Blood Erythrocyte (RBC) sedimentation rate (ESR)
Immunohaematology - Blood group antibody detection Blood Other blood group systems; Rh phenotypes
Immunohaematology - Blood grouping Blood 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; Serum Other blood group antibodies; Rh
Immunohaematology - Investigation of blood transfusion reactions Blood products Antibodies
Immunohaematology - Issue and release of blood and blood product for transfusion Blood; 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; Fresh frozen plasma (FFP); Platelets Issue and release of blood and blood products for transfusion
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Diagnosis of pregnancy Serum Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG)
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Nasopharyngeal swabs Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Rhinovirus; Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2, COVID)
Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasites Blood Malaria
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Serum Infectious mononucleosis
Diabetes Clinic

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus Blood Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)
Emergency Department

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Blood Troponin I
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Blood Bicarbonate; Calcium - Ionised; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Potassium; Sodium; Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); Urea
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Bicarbonate; Lactate; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); pH
Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Glucose; Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Oxyhaemoglobin; Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Potassium; Sodium; pH

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