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Address Details:
1 Butler Boulevard
ADELAIDE AIRPORT, SA 5950
AUSTRALIA Map

Contact Details:
Mrs Natalie Taylor
+61(08) 82055683

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

Attached Departments:

* Anatomical Pathology
* Anatomical Pathology
* Chemical Pathology
* Chemical Pathology
* Functional Serology
* Functional Serology
* Haematology
* Haematology
* Immunopathology
* Immunopathology
* Microbiology
* Microbiology
* Toxicology
* Toxicology

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  • Anatomical Pathology
  • Anatomical Pathology

  • ISO 15189 (2012)
    Human Pathology

    SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
    Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Non-gynaecological cytological investigations of body fluids, exudates, washings and brushings from non-squamous mucosal sites for the detection of malignancy
    Sputum; 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 - 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 - Immediate frozen section diagnosis
    Fresh tissue;
    Intra-operative consultation and examination of biopsy material;

    Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Immunohistochemical (immunofluorescence) investigation
    Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections;
    Detection of antigenic targets - Various;



  • Chemical Pathology
  • Chemical Pathology

  • ISO 15189 (2012)
    Human Pathology

    SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
    Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicals
    Urine;
    Alcohol; Amphetamines; Barbiturates; Benzodiazepines; Cannabis; Cocaine; Methadone; Opiates;

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

    Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of tumour markers
    Plasma; Serum;
    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;

    Chemical pathology - Determination of hormones and hormone binding proteins (other than thyroid function tests)
    Plasma; Serum;
    Cortisol; Dihydrotestosterone; Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH); Insulin; Luteinising hormone (LH); Oestradiol; Parathyroid hormone (PTH); Progesterone; Prolactin; Sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG); Testosterone;

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

    Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function
    Plasma; Serum;
    Troponin I;

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



    Alkaline phosphatase isoenzymes;

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

    Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, lipid, renal, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies
    Plasma; Serum; Urine;
    γ-Glutamyltransferase; Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Amylase; Aspartate aminotransferase; Bicarbonate; Bilirubin - Total; C-reactive protein (CRP); Calcium - Total; Chloride; Creatine kinase; Creatinine; Glucose; HDL - Quantitation; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); LDL cholesterol; Magnesium; Osmolality; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urate; Urea;

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

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

    Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamins
    Blood; Plasma; Serum;
    Cobalamin (vitamin B12); Vitamin D;

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

    Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodies
    Plasma; Serum;
    Rheumatoid factor;



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

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

    Immunopathology - Quantitative and/or qualitative investigation of proteins
    Plasma; Serum; Urine;
    Cryofibrinogen; Cryoglobulins; Detection and amount of paraproteins; Detection and quantitation of free kappa and lambda light chains;

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



    Total immunoglobulin A; Total immunoglobulin G; Total immunoglobulin M;

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


  • Functional Serology

  • ISO 15189 (2012)
    Human Pathology

    SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
    Chemical pathology - Markers of bone metabolism
    Urine;
    NTx;



  • Functional Serology

  • Haematology
  • Haematology

  • ISO 15189 (2012)
    Human Pathology

    SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
    Haematology - Bone marrow examination
    Bone marrow;
    Examination of aspirated material; Histological examination;

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

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

    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); Nucleated red blood cells (NRBC); 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)
    Blood; Plasma;
    Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); Anti-thrombin III; D-dimer; Fibrinogen; International normalised ratio (INR); Lupus anticoagulant; Platelet function (PFA); Protein C and protein S; Prothrombin time (PT); Thrombin time (TT);



    Platelet function (PFA);

    Haematology - Investigation of haemoglobinopathy, excluding thalassemia
    Blood;
    Haemoglobin bands; Haemoglobin fraction (S, C, D, E) - Quantitation; Haemoglobin instability; Haemoglobin S (HbS) - Presence; Other abnormal haemoglobins;

    Haematology - Investigation of haemolysis
    Blood;
    Haptoglobins;

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

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



  • Immunopathology
  • Immunopathology

  • ISO 15189 (2012)
    Human Pathology

    SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
    Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodies
    Plasma;
    Anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies (CCP); Anti-double stranded DNA antibodies (dsDNA); Anti-endomysial antibodies (EMA); Anti-extractable nuclear antigen antibodies (ENA); Anti-gliadin antibodies (AGA); Anti-nuclear antibodies (ANA); Anti-thyroglobulin antibodies (Tg); Anti-tissue transglutaminase antibodies (tTG);



  • Microbiology
  • Microbiology

  • ISO 15189 (2012)
    Human Pathology

    SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
    Chemical pathology - Detection of faecal occult blood
    Faeces;
    Blood;

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

    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
    Urine;
    Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility;



    Glucose; pH; Proteins;



    Casts; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC);



    Bacteria;


    Respiratory specimens; Sputum; Throat swabs; Wound swabs;
    Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility;



    Bacteria;

    Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses)
    Bronchial washings; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Sputum;
    Influenza A; Influenza B; Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV);

    Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Detection and identification of mycobacteria
    Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Other body fluids; Sputum; Tissues;
    Mycobacteria antibiotic susceptibility; Mycobacteria identification;


    Aspirates; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Faeces; General swabs; Skin swabs; Sputum; Tissues; Urine; Wound swabs;
    Mycobacteria identification; Other pathogenic bacteria to genus level or species level;


    Aspirates; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Faeces; Sputum; Tissues; Urine;
    Mycobacteria identification;

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

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

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


    Faeces;
    Cysts; Ova; Parasites;



    Cryptosporidia; Giardia spp.; Parasites;



    Parasites;

    Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation
    Blood; Plasma; Serum;
    Chlamydial spp. IgG antibody; Chlamydial spp. IgM antibody; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) IgM phase 1 antibody; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) IgG phase 1 antibody; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) IgG phase 2 antibody; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) IgM phase 2 antibody; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) total antibody; Cytomegalovirus (CMV) activity index; Cytomegalovirus antibody (anti-CMV) - IgG; Cytomegalovirus antibody (anti-CMV) - IgM; Helicobacter pylori; Hepatitis A antibodies (anti-HAV) - Total; 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 B surface antigen (HBs Ag) neutralisation; Hepatitis C antibody (anti-HCV); Hepatitis C antibody (anti-HCV) - IgG; HIV 1/2 antibodies; HIV 1/2 antigen; HIV p24 antigen; HTLV I/II antibody; Legionella pneumophila - Serogroup 1 antibody; Legionella pneumophila - Serogroup 2 antibody; Legionella pneumophila IgM antibody; Leptospira IgM antibody; Rubella IgG antibody; Rubella IgM antibody; Streptococcus pneumoniae; Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody; Toxoplasma; Toxoplasma spp. IgM antibody; Toxoplasma spp. IgG antibody; Infectious mononucleosis;



  • Toxicology
  • Toxicology

  • ISO 15189 (2012)
    Legal

    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; 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; Codeine; Ecgonine methyl ester; Ephedrine; Methyl amphetamine; Methylenedioxyamphetamine; Methylenedioxymethylamphetamine; Morphine; Nordiazepam; Oxazepam; Phentermine; Pseudoephedrine (PSE); Temazepam;