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Address Details:
103 Victoria Parade
COLLINGWOOD, VIC 3066
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www.mps.com.au

Contact Details:
Ms Robyn Woodburn-Dennis
+61(03) 92877716

Availability:
Services available to external clients
Supervision:
GX (General)

Attached Departments:

* Chemical Pathology
* Cytogenetics
* Cytopathology
* Haematology
* Histopathology
* Immunohaematology
* Immunology/Serology
* Microbiology
* Toxicology

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  • Chemical Pathology

  • ISO 15189 (2012)
    Human Pathology
    | Last Activity Date: 19-Jul-2019 |  Medicare Expiry Date: 12-Jan-2022 |
    SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
    Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals
    Plasma;
    Ethanol;

    Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring
    Serum;
    Carbamazepine; Digoxin; Lithium; Phenytoin (dilantin); Valproate (valproic acid, epilim);

    Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of tumour markers
    Serum;
    α-Fetoprotein (AFP); β-2-Microglobulin (B2M); CA15-3 antigen (CA15-3); CA19-9 antigen (CA19-9); CA125 antigen (CA125); Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA); Human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG); Prostate specific antigen (PSA) fractions and derived index; Thyroglobulin;

    Chemical pathology - Determination of hormones and hormone binding proteins (other than thyroid function tests)
    Serum;
    Anti-mullerian hormone;



    Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH); C-peptide; Cortisol; Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS); Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH); Insulin; Luteinising hormone (LH); Oestradiol; Parathyroid hormone (PTH); Progesterone; Prolactin; Sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG); Testosterone;

    Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function
    Serum;
    Troponin T;

    Chemical pathology - Further investigation of renal and/or hepatic function
    Serum;
    α-1-Antitrypsin; Caeruloplasmin;


    Urine;
    Uric acid;

    Chemical pathology - Haem related pigments and precursors (excluding porphyria)
    Serum;
    Haptoglobins;


    Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF);
    Xanthochromia;

    Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, lipid, renal, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies
    Serum; Urine;
    Osmolality;


    Plasma; Serum;
    γ-Glutamyltransferase; Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Ammonia; Amylase; Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE); Aspartate aminotransferase; Bicarbonate; Bilirubin - Any fractions; Bilirubin - Total; C-reactive protein (CRP); Calcium - Total; Chloride; Cholesterol - Total; Creatine kinase; Creatinine; Glucose; HDL cholesterol; Lactate; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); LDL cholesterol; Lipase; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urea; Uric acid;


    Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF);
    Glucose; Protein - Total;

    Chemical pathology - Investigation for folate deficiency
    Serum;
    Folate;

    Chemical pathology - Investigation of Helicobacter pylori colonisation or eradication
    Breath;
    C14;

    Chemical pathology - Investigation of malabsorption
    Faeces;
    Faecal fat;

    Chemical pathology - Iron studies
    Serum;
    Ferritin; Iron; Total iron-binding capacity (TIBC); Transferrin;

    Chemical pathology - Quantitation of precursor and intermediary metabolites
    Serum;
    Homocysteine;

    Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamins
    Serum;
    Cobalamin (vitamin B12);



    Vitamin D;

    Chemical pathology - Tests for thyroid function
    Serum;
    Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH); Thyroxine (T4) - Free; Triiodothyronine (T3) - Free;

    Immunopathology - Quantitation of complement proteins
    Serum;
    Complement components C3 and C4;

    Immunopathology - Quantitative and/or qualitative investigation of proteins
    Serum; Urine;
    Protein classes;

    Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Diagnosis of pregnancy
    Serum;
    Detection of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG);


  • Cytogenetics

  • ISO 15189 (2012)
    Human Pathology
    | Last Activity Date: 19-Jul-2019 |  Medicare Expiry Date: 12-Jan-2022 |
    SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
    Cytogenetics - Detection of defined, unbalanced chromosomal abnormalities
    Blood; Other tissues - Non-malignant;
    Pathogenic copy number changes; Variations of unknown significance
    ;

    Cytogenetics - Detection of defined, unbalanced chromosomal abnormalities by in-situ hybridisation techniques
    Blood; Tissues;
    Defined constitutional genetic abnormalities
    ;

    Cytogenetics - Karyotype detection of balanced and/or unbalanced chromosome abnormalities
    Blood; Chorionic villus tissue; Other tissues - Non-malignant; Products of conception (POC);
    Cytogenetic analysis and reporting;


  • Cytopathology

  • ISO 15189 (2012)
    Human Pathology
    | Last Activity Date: 19-Jul-2019 |  Medicare Expiry Date: 12-Jan-2022 |
    SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
    Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Cervical cytological investigation for abnormalities, precancerous or cancerous changes or conditions
    Cervical smear; Liquid based cytology specimens from cervix;
    Review and reporting of cervical cytological material;

    Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Gynaecological (non-cervical) cytological investigation for abnormalities, precancerous or cancerous changes or conditions
    Vaginal smears; Vault smears; Vulval smears;
    Review and reporting of gynaecological (non-cervical tissue) cytological samples;

    Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Non-gynaecological cytological investigations of body fluids, exudates, washings and brushings from non-squamous mucosal sites for the detection of malignancy
    Aspirates; Bronchial lavage; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Ocular specimens; Other body fluids; Sputum; Urine; Washings or brushings from other sites;
    Review and reporting of cytology samples;

    Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Non-gynaecological cytological investigations of nipple discharge or smears from squamous mucosal sites for the detection of cancerous or precancerous changes
    Anus smears; Lip smears; Mouth smears; Nipple discharge; Nose smears; Skin smears;
    Cytological examination;

    Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Non-gynaecological cytological investigations on samples obtained via fine needle aspiration biopsy
    Fine needle aspirates (FNA);
    Review and reporting of fine needle aspiration 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; Cytological examination; Review and reporting of cervical cytological material;


  • Haematology

  • ISO 15189 (2012)
    Human Pathology
    | Last Activity Date: 19-Jul-2019 |  Medicare Expiry Date: 12-Jan-2022 |
    SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
    Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus
    Blood;
    Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c);

    Haematology - Diagnosis of thalassemia
    Blood;
    Haemoglobin A (HbA) - Quantitation; Haemoglobin A2 (HbA2) - Quantitation; Haemoglobin F (HbF) - Quantitation;

    Haematology - Examination of blood films by special staining
    Bone marrow;
    Iron;

    Haematology - Foetal haemoglobin in maternal circulation
    Blood;
    Detection and quantitation of foetal red cell antigens;

    Haematology - Full blood examination
    Blood;
    Morphological assessment;



    Differential number; Erythrocyte count (red blood cell count, RBCC); Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Leucocyte count (white blood cell count, WBCC); Morphological assessment; Platelet count; Red blood cell distribution width (RDW); Red cell index or indices; Reticulocytes;

    Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests)
    Plasma;
    Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); Activated protein C resistance; Anti-thrombin III; Anti-Xa activity; D-dimer; Factor IX; Factor VIII; Factor XI; Factor XII; Fibrinogen; International normalised ratio (INR); Lupus anticoagulant; Protein C and protein S; Prothrombin time (PT);


    Blood;
    Platelet function (PFA);

    Haematology - Investigation of haemolysis
    Blood;
    Cold agglutinins; Hereditary spherocytosis; Paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria (PNH) screen;

    Haematology - Limited blood examination
    Blood;
    Erythrocyte (RBC) sedimentation rate (ESR);

    Immunopathology - Characterisation of leucocyte surface antigens (including immunophenotyping)
    Blood;
    Assessment of lymphoid cell populations;


    Blood; Bone marrow; Disaggregated tissues specimen; Fresh tissue; Serous fluid;
    Leukaemia screen; Lymphoma screen;

    Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (protozoan parasites)
    Blood;
    Plasmodium falciparum; Plasmodium knowlesi; Plasmodium malariae; Plasmodium ovale; Plasmodium vivax;

    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;


  • Histopathology

  • ISO 15189 (2012)
    Human Pathology
    | Last Activity Date: 19-Jul-2019 |  Medicare Expiry Date: 12-Jan-2022 |
    SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
    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 tissue sections;
    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 tissue sections;
    Detection of antigenic targets - Various;


  • Immunohaematology

  • ISO 15189 (2012)
    Human Pathology
    | Last Activity Date: 19-Jul-2019 |  Medicare Expiry Date: 12-Jan-2022 |
    SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
    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;
    Antibody elution; Red cell phenotyping;

    Immunohaematology - Investigation of blood transfusion reactions
    Blood products;
    Antibodies;

    Immunohaematology - Issue and release of blood and blood product for transfusion
    Blood; Blood products; 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; Blood products; Cryoprecipitate; Fresh frozen plasma (FFP);
    Issue and release of blood and blood products for transfusion;


  • Immunology/Serology

  • ISO 15189 (2012)
    Human Pathology
    | Last Activity Date: 19-Jul-2019 |  Medicare Expiry Date: 12-Jan-2022 |
    SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
    Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodies
    Serum;
    Anti-myeloperoxidase antibodies (MPO); Anti-proteinase 3 antibodies (PR3);



    Anti-deamidated gliadin antibodies; Anti-endomysial antibodies (EMA); Anti-extractable nuclear antigen antibodies (ENA); Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA); Anti-nuclear antibodies (ANA); Anti-thyroglobulin antibodies (Tg); Anti-thyroid peroxidase antibodies (TPO); Anti-tissue transglutaminase antibodies (tTG);



    Anti-β-2-glycoprotein 1 antibodies; Anti-cardiolipin antibodies (ACA);



    Rheumatoid factor;

    Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential drug allergens)
    Serum;
    Penicilloyl G; Penicilloyl V;

    Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential epidermal and animal protein allergens)
    Serum;
    Cat epithelium; Dog dander;

    Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [egg and fowl] allergens)
    Serum;
    Egg; Egg white; Egg yolk;

    Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [fish, shellfish and molluscs] allergens)
    Serum;
    Seafood mix; Shrimp;

    Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [milk] allergens)
    Serum;
    Milk;

    Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [miscellaneous] allergens)
    Serum;
    Omega-5-gliadin; Staple food mix; Yeasts;

    Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [seeds, legumes and nuts] allergens)
    Serum;
    Cereal mix; Nut panel; Peanut; Rye; Sesame seed; Soy bean; Wheat;

    Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential grass pollen allergens)
    Serum;
    Bermuda grass; Grass mix; Rye grass;

    Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential microorganism allergens)
    Serum;
    Alternaria alternata; Aspergillus fumigatus; Candida albicans; Pityrosporum orbiculare (syn. Malassezia); Staphylococus enterotoxins; Trichophyton rubrum;

    Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential mite allergens)
    Serum;
    Dermatophagoides farinae house dust mite; Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus house dust mite;

    Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential occupational allergens)
    Serum;
    Latex; Mould mix;

    Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential tree pollen allergens)
    Serum;
    Tree mix;

    Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential venom allergens)
    Serum;
    Honey bee venom;

    Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential weed pollen allergens)
    Serum;
    Weed mix;

    Immunopathology - Quantitative and/or qualitative investigation of proteins
    Faeces;
    Calprotectin;

    Immunopathology - Quantitative investigations of immunoglobulins and immunoglobulins subclasses
    Serum;
    Total immunoglobulin E;

    Immunopathology - Single HLA antigen typing
    Blood;
    HLA-B27;

    Molecular genetics - Assay for defined mutation or polymorphism (including pharmacogenetic testing) - Targeted genes
    Blood;
    Factor V Leiden; Haemochromatosis; Prothrombin variant;


  • Microbiology

  • ISO 15189 (2012)
    Human Pathology
    | Last Activity Date: 19-Jul-2019 |  Medicare Expiry Date: 12-Jan-2022 |
    SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
    Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Semen analysis (other than post vasectomy)
    Semen;
    Differential number; Morphology; Motility; Sperm number;

    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
    Blood;
    Pathogenic microorganisms;


    Aspirates; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Ear swabs; Eye swabs; Fluids; General swabs; Genital swabs; Nasal swabs; Post-operative wounds; Pus; Rectal swabs; Respiratory specimens; Skin; Sputum; Throat swabs; Tissues; Urethra; Urine; Vaginal swabs; Wound swabs;
    Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility; Pathogenic microorganisms;


    Faeces;
    Clostridium difficile toxin;



    Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility; Pathogenic microorganisms;



    Helicobacter pylori antigen;


    Urine;
    Bacteria; Casts; Crystals; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocyte esterase; Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC); Nitrite; Specific gravity; Urobilinogen;

    Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria for epidemiological infection control surveillance
    Axilla swabs; Faeces; Nasal swabs; Rectal swabs;
    Carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE); Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA); Vancomycin resistant Enterococci;

    Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (bacteria)
    Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs;
    Bordetella parapertussis; Bordetella pertussis;


    Genital swabs; Liquid based cytology specimens; Rectal swabs; Throat swabs; Tissues; Urine;
    Chlamydia trachomatis; Neisseria gonorrhoeae;


    Genital swabs; Liquid based cytology specimens; Rectal swabs; Throat swabs; Urine;
    Neisseria gonorrhoeae;

    Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses)
    Serum;
    Hepatitis B (HBV) DNA; Hepatitis C viral RNA;


    Genital swabs;
    Herpes virus; Varicella zoster virus;


    Bronchial washings; Liquid based cytology specimens;
    Human papilloma virus ;


    Nasopharyngeal swabs;
    Adenovirus; Enterovirus; Human metapneumovirus; Influenza A; Influenza B; Parainfluenza virus - Types 1, 2, 3, 4; Rhinovirus; RSV A/B;

    Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Detection and identification of mycobacteria
    Other body fluids; Respiratory specimens; Sputum; Tissues; Urine;
    Mycobacteria identification;

    Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Tests for cell mediated immunity
    Blood;
    Latent tuberculosis;

    Microbiology - Mycology - Detection of dermatophytes and other fungi causing cutaneous disease
    Nails; Skin; Skin scrapings;
    Dermatophyte identification;

    Microbiology - Mycology - Detection, isolation and identification of yeasts and fungal elements
    Genital swabs; Nails; Skin scrapings; Sputum; Tissues;
    Fungi identification; Fungi susceptibility; Yeasts identification; Yeast susceptibility;

    Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasites
    Faeces;
    Cryptosporidia; Giardia spp.; Cysts; Ova; Parasites;

    Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation
    Serum;
    Hepatitis B surface antigen (HBs Ag) neutralisation;



    Rubella IgG antibody;



    Hepatitis B surface antigen (HBs Ag); Hepatitis B core antibodies (anti-HBc) - Total; Hepatitis B surface antibody (anti-HBs); Hepatitis B surface antigen (HBs Ag) neutralisation; Hepatitis C (HCV); HIV;



    Cytomegalovirus (CMV);



    Cytomegalovirus (CMV) IgG avidity; Cytomegalovirus antibody (anti-CMV) - IgG; Cytomegalovirus antibody (anti-CMV) - IgM; Epstein-Barr nuclear antigen; Epstein-Barr viral capsid antigen IgG antibody; Epstein-Barr viral capsid antigen IgM antibody; Hepatitis C (HCV); Herpes simplex Type 2 antibody (anti-HSV2) - IgG; Herpes simplex Type 1 antibody (anti-HSV1) - IgG; Measles IgG antibody; Measles IgM antibody; Mumps IgG antibody; Mycoplasma total antibody; Parvovirus B19 IgG antibody; Parvovirus B19 IgM antibody; Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody; Toxoplasma; Toxoplasma activity index; Toxoplasma spp. IgG antibody; Varicella zoster IgG antibody; Varicella zoster IgM antibody;



    Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody;



    Hepatitis A (HAV); Hepatitis A antibody (anti-HAV) - IgM; Hepatitis B surface antigen (HBs Ag); Hepatitis B core antibodies (anti-HBc) - Total; Hepatitis B core antibody (anti-HBc) - IgM; Hepatitis B envelope antibody (anti-HBe); Hepatitis B envelope antigen (HBe Ag); Hepatitis B surface antibody (anti-HBs); Hepatitis C antibody (anti-HCV);

    Microbiology - Virology - Detection of pathogenic viruses
    Faeces;
    Norovirus;


  • Toxicology

  • ISO 15189 (2012)
    Legal
    | Last Activity Date: 19-Jul-2019 |  Medicare Expiry Date: 12-Jan-2022 |
    SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
    Medico legal drug testing AS/NZS 4308, section 2 Specimen collection, storage, handling and dispatch
    Urine;
    Colour; Creatinine; pH; Temperature;

    Medico legal drug testing AS/NZS 4308, section 3 General laboratory requirements
    Urine;
    General laboratory requirements as described in AS/NZS 4308;

    Medico legal drug testing AS/NZS 4308, section 4 Laboratory screening procedures
    Urine;
    Amphetamine type substances; Benzodiazepines; Cannabis metabolites; Cocaine metabolites; Creatinine; Opiates;

    Medico legal drug testing AS/NZS 4308, section 5 Laboratory confirmatory procedures
    Urine;
    α-Hydroxy-alprazolam; 7-Amino-clonazepam; 7-Amino-flunitrazepam; 7-Amino-nitrazepam; 11-nor-δ-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol-9-carboxylic acid; Amphetamines; Benzoylecgonine (ecgonine benzoate); Benzylpiperazine (BZP, 1-benzylpiperazine); Diazepam; Ecgonine methyl ester; Ephedrine; Methadone; Methyl amphetamine; Methylenedioxyamphetamine; Methylenedioxymethylamphetamine; Nordiazepam; Oxazepam; Phentermine; Pseudoephedrine (PSE); Temazepam;