Territory Pathology

Site

Territory Pathology Darwin

Accreditation No.

3197

Site No.

3190

Date of Accreditation

10 Jul 1991

Address

Royal Darwin Hospital, 105 Rocklands Drive
Tiwi, NT 810
Australia

ntpathology.com

Contact

Mr Michael Lynch P: +61 (08) 89228087

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

GX (General)

Scope of Accreditation

Anatomical Pathology

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

05 Dec 2024

Last Activity Date

27 Sep 2021

Service Product Determinant
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Examination of biopsy material Formalin fixed tissue; Fresh tissue Review and reporting of biopsy material to identify or exclude morphological abnormalities
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - 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 investigation Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues Detection of antigenic targets - Various
Chemical Pathology

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

05 Dec 2024

Last Activity Date

27 Sep 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals Blood; Swabs; Urine Snake venom detection
Plasma; Serum Ethanol; Paracetamol (acetaminophen); Salicylate
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Blood Tacrolimus
Plasma Vancomycin
Plasma; Serum Carbamazepine; Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin); Lithium; Tobramycin
Digoxin; Methotrexate; Phenobarbitone; Phenytoin (dilantin); Theophylline; Valproate (valproic acid, epilim)
Serum Vancomycin
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of tumour markers Plasma; Serum Prostate specific antigen (PSA); α-Fetoprotein (AFP)
Chemical pathology - Determination of hormones and hormone binding proteins (other than thyroid function tests) Plasma; Serum Cortisol
Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH); Luteinising hormone (LH); Parathyroid hormone (PTH); Prolactin
Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus Blood Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)
Chemical pathology - Dynamic tests Sweat Sweat chloride
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Plasma N-Terminal-pro b-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP)
Plasma; Serum Troponin
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of renal and/or hepatic function Plasma; Serum Haptoglobins
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Glucose; Protein - Total
Plasma Ammonia; Lactate
Plasma; Serum Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Aspartate aminotransferase; Bilirubin - Any fractions; Bilirubin - Total; C-reactive protein (CRP); Calcium - Total; Carbon dioxide (CO2); Chloride; Cholesterol - LDL; Cholesterol - Total; Creatine kinase; Creatinine; Glucose; HDL - Quantitation; Kt/V calculation; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urate; Urea; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Plasma; Serum; Urine Osmolality
Urine Albumin; Chloride; Creatinine; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Urea
Chemical pathology - Investigation for folate deficiency Plasma; Serum Folate
Chemical pathology - Iron studies Plasma; Serum Ferritin; Iron; Transferrin
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamins Plasma; Serum Cobalamin (vitamin B12); Vitamin D
Chemical pathology - Tests for thyroid function Plasma Thyroxine (T4) - Free
Plasma; Serum Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH); Triiodothyronine (T3) - Free
Serum Thyroxine (T4) - Free
Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodies Plasma; Serum Rheumatoid factor
Immunopathology - Quantitation of complement proteins Plasma; Serum Complement components C3 and C4
Immunopathology - Quantitative investigations of immunoglobulins and immunoglobulins subclasses Plasma; Serum Total immunoglobulin A; Total immunoglobulin G; Total immunoglobulin M
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Diagnosis of pregnancy Plasma; Serum Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG)
Haematology / Immunohaematology

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

05 Dec 2024

Last Activity Date

27 Sep 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 - Examination of blood films by special staining Blood Malaria
Haematology - Foetal haemoglobin in maternal circulation Blood Detection and quantitation of foetal red cell antigens
Haematology - Full blood examination Blood Differential number; Morphology
Differential number; Erythrocyte count (red blood cell count, RBCC); Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Leucocyte count (white blood cell count, WBCC); Nucleated red blood cells (NRBC); Platelet count; Red blood cell index or indices; Reticulocytes
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Plasma Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); Anti-Xa - Apixaban; Anti-Xa - Rivaroxaban; Anti-Xa activity - Low molecular weight heparin; Anti-Xa activity - Unfractionated heparin; Anti-thrombin III; D-dimer; Fibrinogen; International normalised ratio (INR); Lupus anticoagulant; Protein C and protein S; Prothrombin time (PT); Quinine-induced thrombocytopenia; Thrombin time (TT)
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 Other blood group antibodies; Red blood cell phenotyping; Rh
Antibody titration
Antibody elution
Immunohaematology - Investigation of blood transfusion reactions Blood; Blood products; Plasma Antibodies; Direct antiglobulin test (DAT, direct Coombs test); Group checks of patient and donor; Identification of detected antibodies
Immunohaematology - Issue and release of blood and blood product for transfusion Blood; 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 products Issue and release of blood and blood products for transfusion
Immunopathology - Characterisation of leucocyte surface antigens (including immunophenotyping) Aspirates; Blood; Bone marrow; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Fluids; Fresh tissue; Lavage CD10; CD103; CD117; CD11b; CD11c; CD13; CD138; CD14; CD15; CD16; CD19; CD1a; CD2; CD20; CD200; CD22; CD23; CD25; CD3; CD33; CD38; CD4; CD45; CD5; CD56; CD64; CD7; CD8; FMC7; HLA-DR antigen; Immunoglobulin G1 (IgG1); Kappa light chains; Lambda light chains; Terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase (TdT); cMPO
Blood B-cell; Natural killer (NK) cells; T-cells
Immunopathology - Single HLA antigen typing Blood HLA-B27
Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasites Blood Malaria
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Plasma; Serum Infectious mononucleosis
Molecular genetics - Genetic testing for chimerism and mosaic gene variants (cancer and somatic mosaicism) - Targeted genes Blood t(9;22) BCR-ABL gene rearrangement
Microbiology

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

05 Dec 2024

Last Activity Date

27 Sep 2021

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of tumour markers Faeces Blood
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection and identification of crystalline material Synovial fluid Crystal detection and identification
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Aspirates; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Faeces; Fluids; General swabs; Genital swabs; Respiratory specimens; Sputum; Synovial fluid; Tissues; Urine Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Antibiotic susceptibility
Bacteria; Pathogenic identification
Aspirates; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Fluids; General swabs; Genital specimens; Respiratory specimens; Sputum; Synovial fluid; Tissues Bacteria; Epithelial cells; Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Aspirates; Blood; Synovial fluid Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Aspirates; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Fluids; Synovial fluid Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Blood Bacteria
Faeces; Genital swabs Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Glass slide Leprosy (Hansen's disease)
Urine Streptococcus pneumoniae antigen
Bacteria; Casts; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria for epidemiological infection control surveillance Axilla swabs; Groin swabs; Nasal swabs Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
Rectal swabs Carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE); Vancomycin resistant Enterococci (VRE)
Carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE); Vancomycin resistant Enterococci (VRE)
Microbiology - Environmental investigations and/or infection control Blood transfusion bags Bacterial growth - Sterility
Gastrointestinal endoscopes; Vascular catheter tips Bacterial growth - Sterility
Bacterial growth - Sterility
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (bacteria) Aspirates; Bacterial isolates; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Burkholderia pseudomallei; Streptococcus pneumoniae
Aspirates; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Neisseria meningitidis
Aspirates; Genital swabs; Urine Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Bronchial washings; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Dry swabs; Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Respiratory specimens; Sputum; Throat swabs Bordetella parapertussis; Bordetella pertussis; Bordetella spp.; Chlamydophila pneumoniae; Chlamydophila psittaci; Legionella longbeachae; Legionella pneumophila; Legionella spp.; Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Dry swabs; Genital swabs; Urine Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Chlamydia trachomatis
Faeces Clostridium difficile toxin A; Clostridium difficile toxin B; Clostridium difficile toxin gene
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (fungi) Bronchoalveolar lavage; Sputum Pneumocystis jirovecii
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (protozoan parasites) Dry swabs; Genital swabs; Urine Trichomonas vaginalis
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Bronchial washings; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Endotrachael aspirate; Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal and throat swab; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Throat swabs Adenovirus; Coronavirus; Enterovirus; Human metapneumovirus; Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Parainfluenza virus type 1/2/3/4; Parechovirus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) A/B; Rhinovirus; Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2, COVID)
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Dry swabs Human herpes virus type 1/2 (HHV1/2)
Varicella zoster virus (VZV)
Dry swabs; Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Sputum; Throat swabs Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) A/B
Dry swabs; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Urine Measles virus
Nasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal and throat swab; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Sputum; Throat swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2, COVID)
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2, COVID)
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2, COVID)
Sputum Adenovirus; Coronavirus; Enterovirus; Human metapneumovirus; Influenza A virus; Influenza B virus; Parainfluenza virus type 1/2/3/4; Parechovirus; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) A/B; Rhinovirus; Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2, COVID)
Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Detection and identification of mycobacteria Other body fluids; Respiratory specimens; Tissues Mycobacteria identification
Mycobacteria identification
Mycobacteria identification
Microbiology - Mycology - Detection, isolation and identification of yeasts and fungal elements Aspirates; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); General swabs; Nails; Respiratory specimens; Skin; Skin scrapings; Tissues Fungi identification
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Yeasts identification
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Serum Cryptococcus antigen
Nails; Skin scrapings Fungi identification
Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasites Faeces Cryptosporidia; Giardia spp.
Cysts; Ova; Parasites
Genital swabs Trichomonad
Skin scrapings Scabies
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Serum Cytomegalovirus (CMV) activity index; Helicobacter pylori IgG antibody; Measles IgG antibody; Mumps virus IgG antibody; Varicella zoster virus IgG antibody
Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody
Burkholderia pseudomallei
Human T-lymphotropic virus type I/II (HTLV-I/II)
Dengue virus IgG antibody; Dengue virus IgM antibody; Dengue virus NS1 antigen
Cytomegalovirus antibody (anti-CMV) IgG; Cytomegalovirus antibody (anti-CMV) IgM; Hepatitis A virus antibody (anti-HAV) - IgM; Hepatitis A virus antibody (anti-HAV) - Total; Hepatitis B virus core antibody (anti-HBc) - IgM; 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) neutralisation; Hepatitis C virus antibody (anti-HCV); Human immunodeficiency virus type 1/2 (HIV-1/2) 1/2 antibodies; Human immunodeficiency virus type 1/2 (HIV-1/2) antigen; Rubella IgG antibody; Rubella IgM antibody; Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2, COVID) IgG antibody; Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2, COVID) total antibody; Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody; Toxoplasma spp. IgG antibody; Toxoplasma spp. IgM antibody; Anti-streptolysin O (ASOT)
Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody
Urine Legionella pneumophila antigen

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