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NSW Health Pathology

Accreditation No: 15031
Media Production Unit - CIDMLS
NSW Health Pathology Westmead Hospital Laboratory
 
Contact: Dr Susan Weston
Phone: (02) 8890 6325
Fax: (02) 9845 7827
Email:
 
Address:
Level 2, Westmead Hospital, ICPMR
166-174 Hawkesbury Road WESTMEAD
NSW 2145
 
Facilities: Normally not available for public testing
Last Modified: 20-DEC-16


This facility complies with the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025:2005

8.15 Media Quality Control
.01 Bacteriology media - general purpose
Agar and broth
.02 Bacteriology media - selective
Agar and broth
.03 Bacteriology media - antibiotic sensitivity
.04 Bacteriology media - biochemical test media
Agar and broth
.05 Routine isolation/differential mycology media
.07 Mycobacteriology media
For the following determinations -
Cultural recovery tests, cultural selectivity tests, gel strength, pH, physical appearance, shelf life, sterility checks

By the methods of -
Australian Society for Microbiology "Guidelines for Assuring Quality of Medical Microbiological Culture Media" July 2012
Australian Society for Microbiology "Guidelines for Assuring Quality of Solid Media used in Australia for the Cultivation of Medically Important Mycobacteria" July 2012
Australian Society for Microbiology "Guidelines for Assuring Quality of Medical Mycological Culture Media" July 2012