SA Pathology

Site

Wallaroo Laboratory

Accreditation No.

2348

Site No.

2870

Date of Accreditation

10 Apr 1990

Address

Wallaroo and District Hospital, 1 Ernest Terrace
Wallaroo, SA 5556
Australia

sapathology.sa.gov.au

Contact

Mr Jason Graefling P: +61 (08) 82223137

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

B (Branch)

Scope of Accreditation

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

30 Jun 2023

Last Activity Date

09 Dec 2020

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 - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus Blood Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Plasma; Serum N-Terminal-pro b-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP); TroponinN-Terminal-pro b-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) testing commenced in 2019, Verification sighted SRV 2019; to be reviewed at RES.
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Glucose; Protein - Total
Plasma; Serum Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Ammonia; Aspartate transaminase; Bicarbonate; Bilirubin - Direct; Bilirubin - Total; C-reactive protein (CRP); Calcium - Total; Chloride; Cholesterol - HDL; Cholesterol - Total; Creatine kinase; Creatinine; Glucose; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urea; Uric acid; γ-Glutamyltransferase
Urine Albumin; Creatinine; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium
Chemical pathology - Investigation for folate deficiency Serum Folate
Chemical pathology - Iron studies Plasma; Serum Ferritin; Iron; Transferrin
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamins Serum Cobalamin (vitamin B12)
Chemical pathology - Tests for thyroid function Plasma; Serum Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH); Thyroxine (T4) - Free; Thyroxine (T4) - Total
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
Differential number; Morphology
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests) Plasma Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); D-dimer; Fibrinogen; International normalised ratio (INR)
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; Cord 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; Cord blood Antibody elution; Direct antiglobulin test (DAT, direct Coombs test); Other blood group antibodies; Red blood cell phenotyping; Rh
Immunohaematology - Investigation of blood transfusion reactions Blood products Antibodies
Immunohaematology - Issue and release of blood and blood product for transfusion Blood; Cryoprecipitate; Fresh frozen plasma (FFP) Issue and release of blood and blood products for transfusion
Immunohaematology - Storage and distribution of blood and blood components Blood; Cryoprecipitate; Fresh frozen plasma (FFP) Issue and release of blood and blood products for transfusion
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Diagnosis or follow up of threatened abortion and/or diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy Plasma; Serum Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) - Quantitative total
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Semen analysis (other than post vasectomy) Semen Volume
Sperm number
Motility
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Semen analysis for post vasectomy and/or examination of cervical mucus Semen Presence of spermatozoa
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Aspirates; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); General swabs; Genital swabs; Pus; Sputum; Tissues; Urine Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Bacteria; Pathogenic identification; Pathogenic microorganisms
Bacteria; Pathogenic identification; Pathogenic microorganisms
Antibiotic susceptibility; Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Aspirates; Blood; General swabs; Genital specimens; Pus; Sputum; Tissues Bacteria; Epithelial cells; Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Aspirates; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Synovial fluid Bacteria; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Blood Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms
Urine Blood; Ketones; Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC); Proteins; pH
Casts; Crystals; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC)
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Nasal aspirates/washes; Nasopharyngeal and throat swab; Nasopharyngeal swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Nasal aspirates/washes; Nasopharyngeal swabs Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Microbiology - Mycology - Detection, isolation and identification of yeasts and fungal elements Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Yeasts identification
Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasites Blood Malaria
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Blood Infectious mononucleosis

ISO 15189 (2012)

Human Pathology

Medicare expiry date

30 Jun 2023

Last Activity Date

09 Dec 2020

Service Product Determinant
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function Blood Troponin T
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Blood Calcium - Ionised; Carbon dioxide (CO2); Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Potassium; Sodium; Urea
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen) Blood Base excess; Bicarbonate; Lactate; Oxygen saturation (sO2); Partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2); Partial pressure of oxygen (PO2); Total carbon dioxide (TCO2); pH
Haematology - Full blood examination Blood Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb)

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