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Address Details:
246 Clayton Road
CLAYTON, VIC 3168
AUSTRALIA Map
www.monashhealth.org

Contact Details:
Mr Kevin Ericksen
+61(03) 95943479

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

Attached Departments:

* Anatomical Pathology
* Biochemistry Unit
* Cytogenetics
* Emergency Department
* Haematology Unit
* Haemostasis and Venesection Outpatient Clinic
* Hospital in the Home (Mobile PoCT)
* Immunopathology
* Intensive Care Unit
* Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
* Microbiology Department
* Molecular Genetics
* Monash Children's Hospital
* Operating Theatre
* Respiratory Function Unit

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  • Anatomical Pathology

  • ISO 15189 (2012)
    Human Pathology
    | Last Activity Date: 28-Nov-2017 |  Medicare Expiry Date: 07-Jun-2020 |

  • SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
    Cytogenetics - Detection of defined, unbalanced chromosomal abnormalities by in-situ hybridisation techniques
    Amniotic fluid; Blood; Chorionic villus tissue; Other tissues - Non-malignant;
    Cytogenetic analysis and reporting; Pathogenic copy number changes;

    Cytogenetics - Karyotype detection of balanced and/or unbalanced chromosome abnormalities
    Amniotic fluid; Blood; Chorionic villus tissue; Other tissues - Non-malignant;
    Pathogenic copy number changes;

    Cytogenetics - Karyotype detection of unbalanced abnormalities
    Amniotic fluid; Blood; Chorionic villus tissue; Other tissues - Non-malignant;
    Pathogenic copy number changes;

    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; Tumour tissue; Urine; Vitreous specimens; Washings or brushings from other sites;
    Cytological examination; Review and reporting of cytology samples;

    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; Semen; Skin smears;
    Cytological examination; Review and reporting of cytology samples;

    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;

    Tissue pathology - Examination of biopsy material
    Formalin fixed tissue; Fresh tissue;
    Review and reporting of biopsy material to identify or exclude morphological abnormalities;

    Tissue pathology - Examination of biopsy material by electron microscopy
    Formalin fixed tissue; Fresh tissue;
    Review and reporting of biopsy material to identify or exclude ultra-structural morphological abnormalities
    ;

    Tissue pathology - Gene probes using paraffin in-situ hybridisation techniques (chromogenic/silver)
    Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections;
    Detection of nucleic acid targets - Various;

    Tissue pathology - Immediate frozen section diagnosis
    Fresh tissue;
    Intra-operative consultation and examination of biopsy material;

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

    Tissue pathology - Mortuary facilities
    Body;
    Assessment - Level 2 mortuary;

    Tissue pathology - Non-coronial autopsy services
    Body; Body parts;
    Autopsy service and reporting;


  • Biochemistry Unit

  • ISO 15189 (2012)
    Human Pathology
    | Last Activity Date: 28-Nov-2017 |  Medicare Expiry Date: 07-Jun-2020 |

  • SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
    Chemical pathology - Analysis of calculus
    Calculi;
    Ammonium; Calcium; Carbonate; Cysteine; Magnesium; Oxalate; Phosphate; Urate; Uric acid;

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


    Blood; Other body fluids; Urine;
    Snake venom detection;


    Urine;
    Amphetamines; Benzodiazepines; Cannabis; Opiates;

    Chemical pathology - Biogenic amines
    Plasma; Serum; Urine;
    3-Methoxytyramine; Metanephrine; Normetanephrine;


    Urine;
    4-Hydroxy-3-methoxymethamphetamine (HMMA); 5-Hydroxyindoleacetic acid (5-HIAA); Homovanillic acid (HVA);

    Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoring
    Serum; Urine;
    Amikacin; Carbamazepine; Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin); Lithium; Methotrexate; Paracetamol (acetaminophen); Phenobarbital; Phenytoin (dilantin); Salicylate; Theophylline; Tobramycin; Valproate (valproic acid, epilim); Vancomycin;


    Plasma; Serum;
    Ethanol;



    Clozapine; Norclozapine;



    Mycophenolate; Mycophenolic acid;



    Digoxin;


    Blood;
    Cyclosporin;



    Tacrolimus;


    Other body fluids;
    Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin);


    Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF);
    Vancomycin;



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

    Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of tumour markers
    Serum;
    Human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG);


    Plasma; Serum;
    CA15-3 antigen (CA15-3); CA19-9 antigen (CA19-9); CA125 antigen (CA125); Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA); Prostate specific antigen (PSA); Prostate specific antigen fractions and derived index; Thyroglobulin;



    CA15-3 antigen (CA15-3); CA19-9 antigen (CA19-9); CA125 antigen (CA125); Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA); Thyroglobulin;


    Other body fluids;
    CA19-9 antigen (CA19-9); CA125 antigen (CA125); Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA);


    Miscellaneous fluids e.g pancreatic cyst



    Other body fluids;
    Thyroglobulin;


    Fine needle aspirate (FNA) Needle wash



    Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF);
    Human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG);

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

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



    IGF1



    Oestradiol;



    17α-Hydroxyprogesterone ; Androstenedione; Dihydrotestosterone; Testosterone;


    Plasma; Serum;
    Anti-mullerian hormone; Cortisol; Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS); Erythropoietin (EPO); Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH); Growth hormone; Insulin; Luteinising hormone (LH); Macroprolactin; Oestradiol; Parathyroid hormone (PTH); Progesterone; Prolactin; Sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG);



    Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH); C-peptide; Gastrin;


    Other body fluids;
    Oestradiol;


    Urine;
    Cortisol;



    Aldosterone;

    Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus
    Serum;
    Fructosamine;


    Blood;
    Glycated haemoglobin;

    Chemical pathology - Dynamic tests
    Sweat;
    Sweat chloride;

    Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function
    Plasma; Serum;
    Myoglobin;



    N-Terminal-pro b-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP); Troponin I;


    Urine;
    Myoglobin;

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



    α-1-Antitrypsin; Caeruloplasmin; Haptoglobins;


    Plasma; Serum;
    Prealbumin;


    Faeces;
    α-1-Antitrypsin;

    Chemical pathology - Haem related pigments and precursors (excluding porphyria)
    Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF);
    Bilirubin;


    Amniotic fluid;
    Bilirubin;

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



    Chylomicron;


    Serum; Urine;
    Osmolality;


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


    Blood;
    Ketones;


    Other body fluids;
    Albumin; Amylase; Glucose; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Protein - Total;


    Ascitic Fluid



    Other body fluids;
    Amylase; Bilirubin - Total; Lipase;


    Miscellaneous fluids e.g pancreatic cyst, drain



    Other body fluids;
    Creatinine; Glucose; Urea;


    Peritoneal Dialysis Fluid




    Albumin; Amylase; Calcium - Total; Chloride; Cholesterol - Total; Creatinine; Lactate; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Lipase; Magnesium; Microalbumin; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urate; Urea;


    Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Urine;
    Ammonia; Amylase; Calcium - Total; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Magnesium; Microalbumin; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Urate; Urea;


    Pleural fluid;
    Glucose; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Protein - Total;

    Chemical pathology - Investigation for folate deficiency
    Serum;
    Folate;


    Blood;
    Red cell folate;

    Chemical pathology - Investigation of maternal markers to detect foetal abnormality
    Plasma; Serum;
    α-Fetoprotein (AFP); Total human chorionic gonadotropin (total HCG);

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



    Ferritin;

    Chemical pathology - Newborn screening services for the diagnosis of inborn errors of metabolism
    Blood;
    Galactose;

    Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen)
    Blood;
    Calcium; pCO2; pH; pO2;



    Carboxyhaemoglobin; Haemoglobin (Hb); Methaemoglobin (MetHb);



    Calcium; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Lactate; pCO2; pH; pO2; Potassium; Sodium; Troponin;

    Chemical pathology - Quantitation of precursor and intermediary metabolites
    Plasma; Serum;
    Amino acids;

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

    Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamins
    Plasma; Serum;
    25-Hydroxyvitamin D;



    Cobalamin (vitamin B12);



    Ascorbic acid (Vitamin C); Retinol (Vitamin A); Tocopherol (vitamin E);

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

    Chemical pathology - Trace element analysis
    Plasma; Serum;
    Copper; Zinc;

    Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodies
    Serum;
    Anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies (CCP);



    Rheumatoid factor;


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


    Other body fluids;
    Anti-thyroglobulin antibodies (Tg);

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

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



    Detection and quantitation of free kappa and lambda light chains;


    Serum; Urine;
    Beta-globulin;


    Plasma; Serum;
    Cryoglobulins;


    Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Other body fluids; Serum;
    β-2-Transferrin; Detection of oligoclonal bands;


    Faeces;
    Calprotectin;

    Immunopathology - Quantitative investigations of immunoglobulins and immunoglobulins subclasses
    Serum;
    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);

    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;

    Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation
    Serum;
    Anti-avian IgG - Budgerigar; Anti-avian IgG - Pigeon; Aspergillus spp. total antibody;


  • Cytogenetics

  • ISO 15189 (2012)
    Human Pathology
    | Last Activity Date: 28-Nov-2017 |  Medicare Expiry Date: 07-Jun-2020 |

  • SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
    Cytogenetics - Detection of defined, unbalanced chromosomal abnormalities by in-situ hybridisation techniques
    Amniotic fluid; Blood; Chorionic villus tissue; Other tissues - Non-malignant;
    Chromosomal rearrangement; Cytogenetic analysis and reporting; Pathogenic copy number changes;

    Cytogenetics - Karyotype detection of balanced and/or unbalanced chromosome abnormalities
    Blood; Products of conception (POC); Tissues;
    Cytogenetic analysis and reporting;


    Amniotic fluid; Blood; Chorionic villus tissue; Other tissues - Non-malignant;
    Chromosomal rearrangement; Cytogenetic analysis and reporting; Pathogenic copy number changes;

    Cytogenetics - Karyotype detection of unbalanced abnormalities
    Blood; Products of conception (POC); Tissues;
    Pathogenic copy number changes;

    Molecular genetics - Prenatal genetic testing (excluding non-invasive prenatal [genetic] screening)
    Amniotic fluid; Blood; Chorionic villus;
    Fragile X;


  • Emergency Department

  • ISO 15189 (2012)
    Human Pathology
    | Last Activity Date: 28-Nov-2017 |  Medicare Expiry Date: 07-Jun-2020 |

  • SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
    Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac function
    Blood;
    Troponin I;

    Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen)
    Blood;
    Base excess; Bicarbonate; Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Oxyhaemoglobin; pCO2; pH; pO2; Potassium; Sodium;


  • Haematology Unit

  • ISO 15189 (2012)
    Human Pathology
    | Last Activity Date: 28-Nov-2017 |  Medicare Expiry Date: 07-Jun-2020 |

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


    Blood; Plasma;
    Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD);

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

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

    Haematology - Examination of blood films by special staining
    Blood; Bone marrow;
    Acid phosphatase; Alkaline phosphatase; Haemosiderin; Heinz bodies; Iron; Malaria; Non-specific esterase; Parasites;

    Haematology - Full blood examination
    Blood; Fluids;
    Differential number; Erythrocyte count (red blood cell count, RBCC); Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); HbH inclusions; Leucocyte count (white blood cell count, WBCC); Mean corpuscular volume (MCV); Morphological assessment; 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)
    Plasma;
    Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); Activated protein C resistance; ADAMTS-13 activity; Anti-thrombin III; Anti-Xa activity - Heparin activity; Collagen binding activity; D-dimer; Dabigatran; Echis test; Factor II; Factor IX; Factor V; Factor VII; Factor VIII; Factor X; Factor XI; Factor XII; Factor XIII; Fibrinogen; Heparin assay; Heparin induced thrombotic thrombocytopenia (HITT); International normalised ratio (INR); Kaolin clotting time; Lupus anticoagulant; Protein C and protein S; Prothrombin time (PT); Von Willebrand factor (vWF) antigen - Quantitation;

    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; Plasma;
    Autohaemolysis; Plasma haemoglobin;

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

    Immunohaematology - Blood group antibody detection
    Blood;
    Duffy system; Kell system; M and N factors; Other blood group systems; Rh phenotypes;

    Immunohaematology - Blood grouping
    Blood;
    ABO; RhD;

    Immunohaematology - Determination of compatibility of blood donor units
    Blood; Cord 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 absorption; Antibody elution; Antibody quantitation - Anti-D, anti-c; Antibody titration; Donath - Landsteiner antibody; Other blood group antibodies; Red cell phenotyping; Rh;

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

    Immunohaematology - Issue and release of blood and blood product for transfusion
    Blood; 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 products;
    Issue and release of blood and blood products for transfusion;

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

    Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation
    Blood;
    Infectious mononucleosis;


  • Haemostasis and Venesection Outpatient Clinic

  • ISO 15189 (2012)
    Human Pathology
    | Last Activity Date: 28-Nov-2017 |  Medicare Expiry Date: 07-Jun-2020 |

  • SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
    Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests)
    Blood;
    International normalised ratio (INR);


  • Hospital in the Home (Mobile PoCT)

  • ISO 15189 (2012)
    Human Pathology
    | Last Activity Date: 28-Nov-2017 |  Medicare Expiry Date: 07-Jun-2020 |

  • SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
    Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests)
    Blood;
    International normalised ratio (INR);



    performed as mobile testing


  • Immunopathology

  • ISO 15189 (2012)
    Human Pathology
    | Last Activity Date: 28-Nov-2017 |  Medicare Expiry Date: 07-Jun-2020 |

  • SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
    Haematology - Foetal haemoglobin in maternal circulation
    Blood;
    Feto-maternal haemorrhage (FMH) estimation;

    Immunopathology - Characterisation of leucocyte surface antigens (including immunophenotyping)
    Blood;
    Paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria (PNH) surface markers;


    Aspirates; Blood; Bone marrow; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Fresh tissue; Lavage; Serous fluid;
    Assessment of lymphoid cell populations; Assessment of myeloid cell populations;

    Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodies
    Serum;
    Anti-glomerular basement membrane antibodies (anti-GBM); Anti-myeloperoxidase antibodies (MPO); Anti-phospholipase A2 receptor antibodies (PLA2R); Anti-proteinase 3 antibodies (PR3);



    Anti-intrinsic factor antibodies (IF);



    Anti-deamidated gliadin antibodies; Anti-double stranded DNA antibodies (dsDNA); Anti-extractable nuclear antigen antibodies (ENA); Anti-immunoglobulin A antibodies (IgA); Anti-tissue transglutaminase antibodies (tTG);



    Anti-extractable nuclear antigen antibodies (ENA);



    Anti-cardiolipin antibodies (ACA);



    Anti-liver-kidney microsomes antibodies (LKM); Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA); Anti-nuclear antibodies (ANA); Anti-smooth muscle antibodies (SMA);

    Immunopathology - Investigation and/or assessment of neutrophils (functional tests)
    Blood;
    Phagocytosis; Qualitative assessment of neutrophils for the presence of oxidative pathway defects; Quantitative assessment of oxidative pathways;


  • Intensive Care Unit

  • ISO 15189 (2012)
    Human Pathology
    | Last Activity Date: 28-Nov-2017 |  Medicare Expiry Date: 07-Jun-2020 |

  • SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
    Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen)
    Blood;
    Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxyhaemoglobin; pCO2; pH; pO2; Potassium; Sodium;



    Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxyhaemoglobin; pCO2; pH; pO2; Potassium; Sodium;


  • Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

  • ISO 15189 (2012)
    Human Pathology
    | Last Activity Date: 28-Nov-2017 |  Medicare Expiry Date: 07-Jun-2020 |

  • SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
    Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation
    Urine;
    Legionella spp.; Leptospira IgM antibody;


  • Microbiology Department

  • ISO 15189 (2012)
    Human Pathology
    | Last Activity Date: 28-Nov-2017 |  Medicare Expiry Date: 07-Jun-2020 |

  • SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
    Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria
    Isolates;
    Antibiotic susceptibility; Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility;



    Bacteria; Pathogenic identification; Pathogenic microorganisms;



    Bacteria; Pathogenic identification; Pathogenic microorganisms;


    Aspirates; Blood; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Fluids; General swabs; Genital swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Respiratory specimens; Skin; Sputum; Synovial fluid; Tissues; Urine; Wound swabs;
    Bacteria; Pathogenic microorganisms;


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


    Faeces;
    Clostridium difficile glutamate dehydrogenase; Clostridium difficile toxin;



    Campylobacter spp.; Salmonella spp.; Shigella spp.; Vibrio spp.; Yersinia spp.; Pathogenic microorganisms;



    Helicobacter pylori antigen;


    Urine;
    Blood; Glucose; Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC); Nitrite; pH; Proteins;


    Glass slide;
    Bacteria; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC);

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

    Chemical pathology - Investigation of malabsorption
    Faeces;
    Faecal fat;

    Environmental investigations and/or infection control
    Blood transfusion bags; Dialysis waters; Gastrointestinal endoscopes; Transfusion bags; Vascular catheter tips;
    Bacterial growth - Sterility;

    Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (bacteria)
    Nasopharyngeal aspirate;
    Bordetella parapertussis; Bordetella pertussis; Chlamydia trachomatis; Chlamydophila pneumoniae; Legionella longbeachae; Legionella pneumophila; Mycoplasma pneumoniae;


    Bacterial isolates;
    Pan-bacterial 16s;


    Faeces;
    Clostridium difficile toxin;



    Aeromonas spp.; Campylobacter spp.; Clostridium difficile; Clostridium difficile toxin; Escherichia coli (ETEC); Escherichia coli STEC stx1/stx2; Salmonella spp.; Shigella spp.; Yersinia enterocolitica; Shiga toxin;


    Cervical swabs; Urethral swabs; Urine;
    Chlamydia trachomatis; Mycoplasma genitalium; Neisseria gonorrhoeae;

    Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (fungi)
    Bacterial isolates;
    Panfungal 18s;

    Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (mycobacteria)
    Respiratory specimens;
    Mycobacterium rifampicin resistance rpoB; Mycobacterium tuberculosis;

    Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (protozoan parasites)
    Cervical specimen; Faeces; Genital swabs; Urine;
    Trichomonas vaginalis;


    Faeces;
    Cryptosporidium parvum; Cryptosporidium spp.; Entamoeba histolytica; Giardia lamblia;

    Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses)
    Nasopharyngeal aspirate;
    Adenovirus; Human metapneumovirus; Influenza A; Influenza B; Parainfluenza virus - Types 1, 2, 3, 4; Picornavirus; RSV A/B;


    Plasma;
    Hepatitis B (HBV) DNA; Hepatitis C viral RNA; HIV-1 RNA;


    Aspirates; General swabs; Plasma; Tissues; Vesicle fluid;
    Adenovirus; Cytomegalovirus (CMV); Enterovirus; Herpes simplex virus (HSV); Varicella zoster virus;


    Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF);
    Enterovirus;


    Faeces;
    Adenovirus; Astrovirus/Rotavirus; Norovirus; Rotavirus;


    Urine;
    Cytomegalovirus (CMV);

    Molecular biology - Microbial genotyping
    Plasma;
    Hepatitis C (HCV) RNA genotypes 1-6;

    Mycobacteriology - Detection and identification of mycobacteria
    Bronchial washings; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Tissues; Urine;
    Mycobacteria antibiotic susceptibility; Mycobacteria identification;


    Bronchial washings; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Respiratory specimens; Sputum; Tissues;
    Mycobacteria identification;


    Bronchial washings; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Respiratory specimens; Sputum; Tissues; Urine;
    Mycobacteria identification;


    Isolates;
    Mycobacteria antibiotic susceptibility;


    Urine;
    Mycobacteria identification;


    Respiratory specimens;
    Mycobacteria identification;

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

    Mycology - Detection, isolation and identification of yeasts and fungal elements
    Hair; Isolates; Nails; Skin scrapings;
    Fungi identification; Fungi susceptibility;


    Hair; Nails; Skin scrapings;
    Fungi identification;


    Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Plasma; Serum;
    Cryptococcus antigen;

    Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasites
    Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Respiratory specimens; Sputum;
    Pneumocystis carinnii;


    Faeces;
    Cryptosporidia; Giardia spp.;



    Microsporidia;



    Cysts; Ova; Parasites;

    Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation
    Serum;
    Varicella zoster IgG antibody; Varicella zoster IgM antibody;



    Brucella Rose Bengal screen;



    Leptospira IgM antibody;



    Strongyloides IgG antibody;


    Plasma; Serum;
    Epstein-Barr nuclear antigen IgG antibody; Epstein-Barr viral capsid antigen IgG antibody; Epstein-Barr viral capsid antigen IgM antibody; Hepatitis C antibody (anti-HCV);



    Measles IgG antibody; Measles IgM antibody; Mumps IgG antibody;



    Cytomegalovirus antibody (anti-CMV) - IgG; Cytomegalovirus antibody (anti-CMV) - IgM; Hepatitis A antibody (anti-HAV) - IgG; 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); HIV 1/2 antibodies; HIV 1/2 antigen; Rubella IgG antibody; Rubella IgM antibody; Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody; Toxoplasma spp. IgM antibody; Toxoplasma spp. IgG antibody;



    Parvovirus IgG antibody; Parvovirus IgM antibody;


    Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Urine;
    Streptococcus pneumoniae;

    Virology - Detection of pathogenic viruses
    Faeces;
    Adenovirus; Rotavirus;


  • Molecular Genetics

  • ISO 15189 (2012)
    Human Pathology
    | Last Activity Date: 28-Nov-2017 |  Medicare Expiry Date: 07-Jun-2020 |

  • SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
    Molecular genetics - Assay for defined mutation or polymorphism (including pharmacogenetic testing) - Targeted genes
    Tissues;
    Blood borne tumours; Solid tumours;

    Molecular genetics - DNA sequencing
    Extracted DNA;
    Sequenced DNA by Sanger sequencing;

    Molecular genetics - Genetic testing for chimerism and mosaic gene variants (cancer and somatic mosaicism) - Targeted genes
    Blood;
    Myeloproliferative disorders;


    Blood; Bone marrow;
    Leukaemic gene rearrangements;


    Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections; Tissues;
    Blood borne tumours; Myeloproliferative disorders; Quantitative calculation of p190 positive BCR/ABL1; Solid tumours;

    Molecular genetics - Investigation of constitutional genetic variants - Carrier testing - Targeted genes
    Blood;
    Alpha-thalassaemia;

    Molecular genetics - Investigation of constitutional genetic variants - Carrier testing - Targeted panels for inherited (germline) DNA/RNA changes
    Amniotic fluid; Blood; Saliva;
    Beckwith Wiedemann syndrome - Methylation; Solid tumours;

    Molecular genetics - Investigation of constitutional genetic variants - Diagnostic testing - Targeted panels for inherited (germline) DNA/RNA changes
    Blood;
    β-Thalassaemia (β-thalassemia);
    Prader Willi syndrome
    ; Alpha-thalassaemia; Angelman syndrome;

    Molecular genetics - Investigation of constitutional genetic variants - Diagnostic testing - Whole exome sequencing studies for inherited (germline) DNA/RNA changes
    Blood;
    β-Thalassaemia (β-thalassemia); Alpha-thalassaemia; Haemophilia A; Haemophilia B;

    Molecular genetics - Predictive genetic testing - Targeted panels for inherited (germline) DNA/RNA changes
    Blood;
    Beckwith Wiedemann syndrome - Methylation; Inherited disorders; Scwhannomatosis;

    Molecular genetics - Prenatal genetic testing (excluding non-invasive prenatal [genetic] screening)

    Inherited disorders; Thalassaemia;



    Targeted sequence variations


    Blood;
    Thalassaemia;


    Amniotic fluid;
    Prader Willi syndrome
    ; Beckwith Wiedemann syndrome - Methylation;

    Molecular genetics - RNA sequencing
    Extracted RNA;
    Sequenced RNA by Sanger sequencing;

    Molecular genetics - Screening for an unknown mutation - Targeted genes
    Blood; Buccal swabs;
    Beckwith Wiedemann syndrome - Methylation;


  • Monash Children's Hospital

  • ISO 15189 (2012)
    Human Pathology
    | Last Activity Date: 28-Nov-2017 |  Medicare Expiry Date: 07-Jun-2020 |

  • SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
    Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen)
    Blood;
    Base excess; Bicarbonate; Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxyhaemoglobin; pCO2; pH; pO2; Potassium; Sodium;

    Theatre, Paediatric ICU, Neonatal ICU




  • Operating Theatre

  • ISO 15189 (2012)
    Human Pathology
    | Last Activity Date: 28-Nov-2017 |  Medicare Expiry Date: 07-Jun-2020 |

  • SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
    Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen)
    Blood;
    Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxyhaemoglobin; pCO2; pH; pO2; Potassium; Sodium;


  • Respiratory Function Unit

  • ISO 15189 (2012)
    Human Pathology
    | Last Activity Date: 28-Nov-2017 |  Medicare Expiry Date: 07-Jun-2020 |

  • SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
    Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen)
    Blood;
    Base excess; Calcium - Ionised; Carboxyhaemoglobin; Chloride; Creatinine; Glucose; Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Lactate; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Oxyhaemoglobin; pCO2; pH; pO2; Potassium;