The University of Sydney


Veterinary Pathology Diagnostic Services Sydney

Accreditation No.


Site No.


Date of Accreditation

16 Aug 2022


The University of Sydney, Veterinary Pathology Diagnostic Services, McMaster Building B14, Parramatta Road
The University Of Sydney, NSW 2006


Assoc Prof Damien Higgins P: +61 0417008113


Services available to external clients


Veterinarian Supervised Laboratory

Scope of Accreditation

Veterinary Pathology Diagnostic Services Sydney

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Animal Health

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis of excretaFor companion animals, production animals, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife Urine Bilirubin; Blood; Casts; Crystals; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Fat globules; Glucose; Ketones; Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC); Protein; Sediment examination; Specific gravity; pH Dipstick; Microscopic examination; Refractometry in-house method BIO021SWP
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studiesFor companion animals (canine and feline) Fluids; Serum Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Amylase; Aspartate aminotransferase; Bilirubin - Conjugated; Bilirubin - Total; C-reactive protein - Canine (canine CRP); Calcium; Canine pancreatic lipase; Chloride; Cholesterol; Creatinine; Creatinine kinase; Electrolytes; Glucose; Lipase; Microprotein; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urea; γ-Glutamyltransferase Autoanalyser (AA) in-house method BIO001SWP (Konelab 30xti)
Examination of biopsy materialFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife, aquatic animals Tissues Histological examination Histopathology; Macroscopic examination; Microscopic examination; Special stains in-house methods SOP_HIST015 VPDSS, SOP_HIST020
Haematology - Full blood examinationFor companion animals (canine and feline) Whole blood Blood film; Buffy coat film; Differential cell count; Erythrocyte count (red blood cell count, RBCC); Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Heinz bodies; Leucocyte count (white blood cell count, WBCC); Mean corpuscular haemoglobin (MCH); Mean corpuscular haemoglobin concentration (MCHC); Mean corpuscular volume (MCV); Parasite identification; Platelet count; Reticulocyte count Haematology analyser; Manual; Microscopic examination in-house methods Haem002, Haem010, Haem011 (Roche XN-1000)
Necropsy servicesFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife, aquatic animals Body Gross pathology and collection of sub-samples Anatomical pathology in-house methods SOP_PM018SWP, SOP_PM019SWP, SOP_PM020SWP, SOP_PM021SWP

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