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1868 Dandenong Road
CLAYTON, VIC 3168
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www.clinicallabs.com.au

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Ms Fiona Allen
+61(03) 95386767

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Services available to external clients
Supervision:
GX (General)

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ISO 15189 (2012)
Human Pathology
| Last Activity Date: 19-Nov-2018 |  Medicare Expiry Date: 02-Apr-2020 |
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION / RANGE
Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Cervical cytological investigation for abnormalities, precancerous or cancerous changes or conditions
Cervical smear; Liquid based cytology specimens from cervix;
Cytological examination; Review and reporting of cervical cytological material;

Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Gynaecological (non-cervical) cytological investigation for abnormalities, precancerous or cancerous changes or conditions
Vault smears;
Cytological examination; 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
Other body fluids; Urine;
Cytological examination; Review and reporting of cytology samples;

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

Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Testing for the National Cervical Screening Program
Liquid based cytology specimens from cervix;
Human papilloma virus; Cytological examination; Review and reporting of cervical cytological material;

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 - 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; Fresh tissue; Frozen sections of fresh tissue;
Detection of antigenic targets - Various;

Chemical pathology - Analysis of calculus
Calculi;
Ammonium; Calcium; Carbonate; Cystine; Magnesium; Oxalate; Phosphate; Uric acid;

Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals
Blood;
Alcohol;


Blood; Plasma; Urine;
Alcohol;


Urine;
6-Acetylmorphine; Barbiturates; Methadone;

Chemical pathology - Biogenic amines
Urine;
5-Hydroxyindoleacetic acid (5-HIAA); Adrenaline; Noradrenaline;



Dopamine;

Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring
Plasma; Serum;
Clozapine; Olanzapine;



Amiodarone; Ubiquinone;


Blood; Plasma;
Paracetamol (acetaminophen);



Carbamazepine; Lithium; Phenytoin (dilantin); Theophylline; Valproate (valproic acid, epilim);



Lamotrigine;



Digoxin; Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin); Tobramycin; Vancomycin;



Quetiapine;

Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of tumour markers
Blood; Plasma;
α-Fetoprotein (AFP); CA15-3 antigen (CA15-3); CA19-9 antigen (CA19-9); CA125 antigen (CA125); Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA); Prostate specific antigen (PSA); Prostate specific antigen (PSA) fractions and derived index;



β-2-Microglobulin (B2M);

Chemical pathology - Detection of faecal occult blood
Faeces;
Blood;

Chemical pathology - Determination of hormones and hormone binding proteins (other than thyroid function tests)
Serum;
Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH); Luteinising hormone (LH); Oestradiol; Progesterone;


Blood; Plasma;
Anti-mullerian hormone;



Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH); Androstenedione; Insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1, somatomedin C);



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



Growth hormone;



Testosterone - Free;


Blood; Plasma; Urine;
Cortisol;

Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus
Blood; Plasma;
Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c);



Fructosamine;

Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function
Blood; Plasma;
Creatine kinase MB (CKMB); Troponin;



B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP);


Urine;
Myoglobin;

Chemical pathology - Further investigation of lipid profiles for diagnosis of types III and IV hyperlipidaemia
Blood; Plasma;
HDL - Quantitation;

Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, lipid, renal, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies
Blood; Plasma;
Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE);



γ-Glutamyltransferase; Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Amylase; Aspartate aminotransferase; Bilirubin - Any fractions; Bilirubin - Total; C-reactive protein (CRP); Calcium - Total; Chloride; Cholesterol - Total; CO2; Creatine kinase; Creatinine; Glucose; Lactate; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urate; Urea;


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


Urine;
Calcium - Total; Creatinine; Glucose; Magnesium; Microalbumin; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Urate; Urea;

Chemical pathology - Investigation for folate deficiency
Blood; Plasma;
Folate; Red cell folate;

Chemical pathology - Investigation of malabsorption
Faeces; Urine;
Reducing substances;

Chemical pathology - Investigation of maternal markers to detect foetal abnormality
Blood; Plasma;
Free β-Human chorionic gonadotropin (free β-HCG); Pregnancy associated plasma protein A (PAPP-A);

Chemical pathology - Iron studies
Blood; Plasma;
Ferritin; Iron; Transferrin;

Chemical pathology - Markers of bone metabolism
Blood; Plasma;
β-Crosslaps;

Chemical pathology - Quantitation of precursor and intermediary metabolites
Blood; Plasma;
β-Hydroxybutyrate;

Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamin B markers
Blood; Plasma;
Holotranscobalamin (active B12);

Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamins
Blood; Plasma;
Ascorbic acid (vitamin C); Pyridoxine (vitamin B6); Retinol (vitamin A); Thiamine (vitamin B1); Tocopherol (vitamin E);



Cobalamin (vitamin B12); Vitamin D;

Chemical pathology - Tests for thyroid function
Blood; Plasma;
Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH);



Thyroxine (T4) - Free; Triiodothyronine (T3) - Free;

Chemical pathology - Trace element analysis
Serum; Urine;
Zinc;


Plasma; Serum;
Aluminium;


Blood;
Magnesium;



Manganese;


Blood; Serum; Urine;
Chromium;



Copper;


Blood; Plasma;
Selenium;


Blood; Urine;
Arsenic; Cadmium;



Lead;


Liver;
Copper; Iron;


Urine;
Cobalt; Nickel;



Fluoride;

Haematology - Assessment of haemolysis or metabolic enzymes (red cell enzyme assays)
Blood; Plasma;
Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD);

Haematology - Bone marrow examination
Bone marrow;
Examination of aspirated material;

Haematology - Examination of blood films by special staining
Blood;
Malaria;

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

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 distribution width (RDW); Red cell index or indices; Reticulocytes;



Morphological assessment;

Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests)
Blood; Plasma;
Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); Activated protein C resistance; Anti-thrombin III; Anti-Xa activity; APTT mixing studies; D-dimer; Factor IX; Factor VIII; Fibrinogen; International normalised ratio (INR); Lupus anticoagulant; Protein C and protein S; Thrombin time (TT); Von Willebrand factor (vWF);

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

Immunopathology - Characterisation of leucocyte surface antigens (including immunophenotyping)
Blood; Bone marrow; Disaggregated tissues specimen; Fresh tissue;
CD3; CD4; CD8; CD56;

Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodies
Serum;
Anti-acetylcholine receptor antibodies (AChR);



Anti-endomysial antibodies (EMA); Anti-liver antibodies; Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA); Anti-nuclear antibodies (ANA); Anti-smooth muscle antibodies (SMA);



Anti-extractable nuclear antigen antibodies (ENA); Anti-myositis antibodies; Anti-scleroderma antibodies;



Anti-intercellular substance antibodies; Anti-skin antibodies;



Anti-β-2-glycoprotein 1 antibodies; Anti-cardiolipin antibodies (ACA); Anti-dense fine speckle 70 antibodies;



Rheumatoid factor;



Anti-double stranded DNA antibodies (dsDNA);



Anti-thyroglobulin antibodies (Tg); Anti-thyroid peroxidase antibodies (TPO);



Anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies (CCP); Anti-extractable nuclear antigen antibodies (ENA); Anti-gastric parietal cell antibodies (GPC/PCA); Anti-glomerular basement membrane antibodies (anti-GBM); Anti-glutamic acid decarboxylase antibodies (GAD); Anti-intrinsic factor antibodies (IF); Anti-islet cell antigen 2 antibodies; Anti-myeloperoxidase antibodies (MPO); Anti-nucleosome antibodies; Anti-proteinase 3 antibodies (PR3); Anti-Saccharomyces cerevisiae antibodies (ASCA); Anti-thyrotropin receptor antibodies (TSHR);



Anti-actin antibodies (AAA);


Plasma; Serum;
Anti-gliadin antibodies (AGA); Anti-tissue transglutaminase antibodies (tTG);

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

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

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

Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [fish, shellfish and molluscs] allergens)
Serum;
Blue mussel; Codfish; Crab; Lobster; Oyster; Prawn; Salmon; Scallop; Seafood mix; Squid; Tuna; Whiting;

Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [fruit and vegetable] allergens)
Serum;
Avocado; Banana; Cauliflower; Fruit mix; Kiwi; Lemon citrus; Orange citrus; Pineapple; Potato; Strawberry; Tomato;

Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [meat] allergens)
Serum;
Beef; Lamb; Meat mix; Pork;

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

Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [miscellaneous] allergens)
Serum;
Baker's yeast; Chocolate; Coffee; Honey; Mushroom; Yeasts;

Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [seeds, legumes and nuts] allergens)
Serum;
Almond; Barley; Brazil nut; Cashew nut; Cereal mix; Corn; Gluten; Hazelnut; Macadamia nut; Nut panel; Oat; Peanut; Pecan nut; Pinenut; Pistachio; Rice; Rye; Sesame seed; Soy bean; Walnut; Wheat;

Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [spices] allergens)
Serum;
Chilli pepper; Curry;

Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential grass pollen allergens)
Serum;
Bermuda grass; Brome grass; Grass mix; Johnson grass; Kentucky plane (June) grass; Meadow fescue; Paspalum grass; Perennial rye grass; Sweet vernal grass; Timothy grass; Velvet grass;

Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential insect allergens)
Serum;
Cockroach; Mosquito;

Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential microorganism allergens)
Serum;
Alternaria tenius; Aspergillus fumigatus; Candida albicans; Cladosporium herbarum; Penicillium chrysogenum (formerly Penicillium notatum); Pityrosporum orbiculare; Mould mix;

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

Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential occupational allergens)
Serum;
Isocyanate HDI (hexamethylene diisocyanate); Isocyanate TDI (toluene diisocyanate); Latex;

Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential tree pollen allergens)
Serum;
Acacia; Australian pine; Eucalyptus; Italian/Mediterranean/funeral cypress; Olive; Silver birch; Sycamore; Tree mix; White pine;

Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential venom allergens)
Serum;
Common wasp (yellow jacket) venom; European hornet venom; Honey bee venom; Paper wasp venom;

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

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

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

Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Diagnosis or follow up of threatened abortion and/or diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy
Plasma;
Human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) - Quantitative total;

Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Investigation of sperm
Semen; Serum;
Sperm antibodies;

Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Semen analysis (other than post vasectomy)
Semen;
Vitality;



Detection of leucocytes;



Agglutination; Morphology; Motility; pH; Sperm number; Volume;

Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Semen cryopreservation
Semen;
Semen cryopreservation;

Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria
Blood;
Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms;


Aspirates; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Faeces; General swabs; Sputum; Tissues; Urine;
Bacteria; Casts; Crystals; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC);



Bacteria; Pathogenic identification; Pathogenic microorganisms;



Antibiotic susceptibility; Bacteria; Pathogenic identification; Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility; Pathogenic microorganisms;



Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms;


Urine;
Blood; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Glucose; Ketones; Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC); Nitrite; Proteins; Specific gravity;



Legionella antigen; Streptococcus pneumoniae antigen;

Microbiology - Environmental investigations and/or infection control
Blood transfusion bags; Gastrointestinal endoscopes;
Bacterial growth - Sterility;

Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (bacteria)
Faeces;
Clostridium difficile;


Dry swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate;
Bordetella parapertussis; Bordetella pertussis;


Dry swabs; Urine;
Chlamydia trachomatis; Neisseria gonorrhoeae;

Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (protozoan parasites)
Dry swabs; Urine;
Trichomonas vaginalis;

Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses)
Blood; Plasma;
Hepatitis C viral RNA;


Faeces;
Rotavirus;


Dry swabs;
Herpes simplex virus (HSV); Varicella zoster virus;


Dry swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate;
Influenza A; Influenza B; RSV A/B;

Microbiology - Molecular biology - Microbial genotyping
Liquid based cytology specimens;
Human papilloma virus;


Blood; Plasma;
Hepatitis C (HCV) subtypes;

Microbiology - Molecular biology - Quantitation of microbial nucleic acids
Plasma;
Hepatitis B (HBV) viral load; Hepatitis C (HCV) viral load; HIV viral RNA load;

Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Detection and identification of mycobacteria
Aspirates; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Faeces; Other body fluids; Respiratory specimens; Sputum; Tissues; Urine;
Mycobacteria detection;

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

Microbiology - Mycology - Detection, isolation and identification of yeasts and fungal elements
Aspirates; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Respiratory swabs; Sputum; Tissues; Urine;
Fungi identification;



Fungi identification;

Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasites
Blood;
Malaria;


Faeces;
Cysts; Ova; Parasites;



Cryptosporidia; Giardia spp.;

Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation
Blood; Plasma;
Epstein-Barr virus; Hepatitis C (HCV); Parvovirus;



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 surface antibody (anti-HBs); Hepatitis C (HCV); HIV; Rubella IgG antibody; Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody; Toxoplasma; Toxoplasma spp. IgM antibody; Toxoplasma spp. IgG antibody;



Barmah forest virus total antibody; Bordetella pertussis total antibody; Dengue virus; Ross River virus;



Cytomegalovirus (CMV); Helicobacter pylori;



Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody;



Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody;



Rubella IgM antibody;



Infectious mononucleosis;



Fluorescent Treponemal antibody;



Mycoplasma pneumoniae; Varicella zoster IgG antibody;



Varicella zoster virus;


Blood; Plasma; Serum;
Strongyloides spp.;


Faeces;
Helicobacter pylori;

Molecular genetics - Assay for defined mutation or polymorphism (including pharmacogenetic testing) - Targeted genes
Blood; Buccal swabs;
Cytochrome P450 pharmacogenomic studies; Thiopurine methyltransferase (TPMT);

Molecular genetics - DNA extraction
Blood;
DNA storage for future analyses; Purified PCR product; Viable DNA; Viable DNA for sequencing;


Blood; Plasma;
DNA storage for future analyses; Purified PCR product; Viable DNA; Viable DNA for sequencing;


Blood; Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections;
DNA storage for future analyses; Purified PCR product; Viable DNA; Viable DNA for sequencing;

Molecular genetics - Investigation of constitutional genetic variants - Diagnostic testing - Targeted genes
Blood;
Factor V Leiden; Hereditary haemochromatosis; Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase; Prothrombin variant;



Coeliac disease;



Fragile X; Spinal muscular atrophy;



Gilberts disease;


Blood; Buccal swabs;
Ashkenazi Jewish; Bloom syndrome; Canavan disease; Cystic fibrosis; Familial dysautonomia; Fanconi anaemia; Hexosaminidase A deficiency (Tay Sachs disease); Mucolipidosis IV; Niemann-Pick disease - Type C;

Molecular genetics - Non-invasive prenatal (genetic) screening
Maternal blood; Maternal plasma;
Aneuploidy for chromosomes X and Y; Trisomy 13, trisomy 18, trisomy 21;

Molecular genetics - Screening for an unknown mutation - Targeted panels for non-inherited (somatic) DNA/RNA changes
Blood;
Myeloproliferative neoplasms;


Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections;
Solid tumours;



Solid tumours;

Molecular genetics - Screening for an unknown mutation - Targeted genes
Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections;
Solid tumours;


ISO 15189 (2012)
Legal
| Last Activity Date: 19-Nov-2018 |  Medicare Expiry Date: 02-Apr-2020 |
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION / RANGE
Medico legal drug testing AS/NZS 4308, appendix A On-site screening procedure
Urine;
Amphetamine type substances; Benzodiazepines; Cannabis metabolites; Cocaine metabolites; Opiates;

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; 6-Acetylmorphine; 7-Amino-clonazepam; 7-Amino-flunitrazepam; 7-Amino-nitrazepam; 11-nor-δ-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol-9-carboxylic acid; Amphetamines; Benzoylecgonine (ecgonine benzoate); Codeine; Diazepam; Ecgonine methyl ester; Ephedrine; Methyl amphetamine; Methylenedioxyamphetamine; Methylenedioxymethylamphetamine; Morphine; Nordiazepam; Oxazepam; Phentermine; Pseudoephedrine (PSE); Temazepam;