VCS Foundation Ltd

Site

VCS Foundation

Accreditation No.

2977

Site No.

2970

Date of Accreditation

17 Aug 1990

Address

265 Faraday Street
Carlton, VIC 3053
Australia

vcs.org.au

Contact

Assoc Prof D Hawkes P: +61 (03) 92500381

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

GX (General)

Scope of Accreditation

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

17 Feb 2022

Last Activity Date

02 Dec 2020

Service Product Determinant
Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Gynaecological (non-cervical) cytological investigation for abnormalities, precancerous or cancerous changes or conditions Endometrial pipelle; Vaginal smears; Vault smears; Vulval smears Cytological examination; Review and reporting of gynaecological (non-cervical tissue) cytological samples
Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Testing for the National Cervical Screening Program Liquid based cytology specimens from cervix; Liquid based cytology specimens from vaginal vault Human papilloma virus (HPV); Cytological examination; Review and reporting of cervical cytological material
Self collected swab samples Human papilloma virus (HPV)
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Examination of biopsy material Formalin fixed tissue Review and reporting of biopsy material to identify or exclude morphological abnormalities
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Immunohistochemical investigation Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues Detection of antigenic targets - Various
Clinical governance - Level 2 - Designated person assessment Not applicable Not applicable
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (bacteria) Genital swabs; Urine Chlamydia trachomatis; Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Urine Chlamydia trachomatis; Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Liquid based cytology specimens Human papilloma virus (HPV)
Nasopharyngeal swabs; Throat swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)

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