Territory Pathology


Territory Pathology Tennant Creek

Accreditation No.


Site No.


Date of Accreditation

27 Sep 2005


Tennant Creek Hospital, 45 Schmidt Street
Tennant Creek, NT 860



Ms Caitlin Sutcliffe P: +61 (08) 89624267


Services available to external clients


B (Branch)

Scope of Accreditation

Territory Pathology Tennant Creek

ISO 15189 (2012)

  • This facility complies with the relevant National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council (NPAAC) requirements.

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

12 Dec 2027

Last Activity Date

07 May 2024

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 Paracetamol (acetaminophen)
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring Plasma Vancomycin
Plasma; Serum Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin)
Serum Vancomycin
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Plasma; Serum Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Bicarbonate; Bilirubin - Any fractions; Bilirubin - Total; C-reactive protein (CRP); Calcium - Total; Chloride; Creatine kinase; Creatinine; Glucose; Lipase; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Urate; Urea; γ-Glutamyltransferase
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
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Plasma Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); International normalised ratio (INR); Prothrombin time (PT)
Haematology - Limited blood examination Blood Erythrocyte (RBC) sedimentation rate (ESR)
Immunohaematology - Storage and distribution of blood and blood components Blood; Cryoprecipitate; Fresh frozen plasma (FFP) Compliance with transport, storage and distribution requirements of blood, products and components
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Aspirates; Blood; Fluids; Synovial fluid Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Aspirates; Fluids Bacteria; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Blood Bacteria
Urine Bacteria; Casts; Crystals; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasites Blood Malaria

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