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Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology
BOWEN HILLS LABORATORY
| Accreditation Number: 1964 | Site Number: 23038 |

Address Details:
24 Hurworth Street
BOWEN HILLS, QLD 4006
AUSTRALIA
Website: www.snp.com.au
Contact Details:
Ms Jennifer Riley
+61(07) 33778367


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



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Biochemistry Department

ISO 15189 (2012)
Human Pathology
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
Chemical pathology - Analysis of calculusBiliary calculi; Renal calculi; Calcium; Magnesium; Cysteine; Triple phosphate (struvite); Uric acid; Hydrated calcium oxalate (whewellite); Hydroxylapatite (hydroxyapatite); Whitlockite; Phosphate; Oxalate; Calcium oxalate dihydrate (weddelite); Brushite; Ammonium;
CalculiCholesterol
Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicalsSerumPerfluorohexanoic acid (PFHxA); Perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS); Perfluorobutane sulfonate (PFBS); Perfluoroheptanoic acid (PFHpA); 6:2 Fluorotelomer sulfonate (6:2 FTS); Perfluorodecanoic acid (PFDA); Perfluorononanoic acid (PFNA); Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA); Perfluorohexane sulfonate (PFHxS);
Alcohol
PlasmaTemazepam; Benzodiazepines; Clobazam; Bromazepam; Oxazepam; Flunitrazepam; Nitrazepam; Diazepam;
Chemical pathology - Biogenic aminesPlasmaNormetanephrine; Methoxytyramine; Metanephrine;
BloodHistamine
Urine5-Hydroxyindoleacetic acid (5-HIAA); Dopamine; Adrenaline; Noradrenaline; Catecholamines; Metanephrine; Serotonin; Vanillylmandelic acid (VMA); Homovanillic acid (HVA); Normetanephrine;
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoringSerumSulthiame; Clozapine; Amiodarone; Norclozapine; Primidone;
Phenytoin (dilantin); Phenobarbitone; Vancomycin; Digoxin; Carbamazepine; Gentamicin (cidomycin, septopal, genticyn, garamycin); Valproate (valproic acid, epilim); Theophylline;
Flecainide
Tobramycin; Paracetamol (acetaminophen); Salicylate; Lithium;
PlasmaMethotrexate
Tricyclics; Lamotrigine;
Oxcarbazepine; Clomipramine; Levetiracetam; Clonazepam; Dothiepin (dosulepin); Amitriptyline; Doxepin; Desipramine; Norclomipramine; Imipramine; Nordoxepin; Trimipramine; Nortriptyline;
Perhexiline
BloodCyclosporin
Tacrolimus
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of tumour markersSerumα-Fetoprotein (AFP)
Prostate specific antigen (PSA) fractions and derived index; Prostate specific antigen (PSA);
Soluble mesothelin related peptides (SMRP)
CA19-9 antigen (CA19-9)
Human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG)
Thyroglobulin
α-Fetoprotein (AFP); Human epididymal protein 4; Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA); Prostate specific antigen (PSA); CA15-3 antigen (CA15-3); CA125 antigen (CA125);
Chromagranin A - Gen I
Chemical pathology - Determination of hormones and hormone binding proteins (other than thyroid function tests)SerumAnti-mullerian hormone
17α-Hydroxyprogesterone 
Oestradiol; Insulin; Progesterone; Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH); Cortisol; Macroprolactin; Prolactin; Luteinising hormone (LH);
Erythropoietin (EPO); Growth hormone; Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH); Gastrin; Calcitonin; C-peptide;
Insulin-like growth factor-binding protein 3 (IGF-BP3)
Inhibin B (Inh-B)
Sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG); Testosterone - Free; Testosterone - Total; Testosterone; Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS);
Aldosterone; Insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1, somatomedin C);
Androstenedione
PlasmaRenin
Parathyroid hormone (PTH)
Cortisol
UrineCortisol; Free cortisol;
Aldosterone
Chemical pathology - Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitusSerum1,5-Anhydroglucitol (AHG)
Fructosamine
BloodGlycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)
Chemical pathology - Dynamic testsSweatSweat sodium; Sweat chloride; Sweat tests;
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of cardiac functionSerumCreatine kinase isoenzymes
Troponin T; N-Terminal-pro b-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP);
Plasma; Serum; Troponin I
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of lipid profiles for diagnosis of types III and IV hyperlipidaemiaSerumLipoprotein subclasses
Apolipoprotein A; Apolipoprotein B;
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of renal and/or hepatic functionSerumHyaluronic acid
Quantitation of bile acids
Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) isoenzymes; Alkaline phosphatase isoenzymes;
Hyaluronic acid
Chemical pathology - Haem related pigments and precursors (excluding porphyria)Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)Xanthochromia
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, lipid, renal, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studiesSerumDibucaine (cinchocaine) number 
Creatinine; Lactate;
Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE)
Amylase; Creatine kinase; C-reactive protein (CRP); Lipase; Glucose; γ-Glutamyltransferase; Phosphate; Magnesium; Bilirubin - Total; Albumin; Protein - Total; Alanine aminotransferase; Alkaline phosphatase; Calcium - Corrected for albumin; Urea; LDL cholesterol; Aspartate aminotransferase; Creatinine; Chloride; Potassium; Sodium; Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH); Cholesterol - Total; Triglycerides; Urate;
Cholinesterase
Procollagen type 3 N-terminal propeptide (P3NP)
Serum; Urine; Osmolality
PlasmaAmmonia
Lactate
BloodAcetylcholinesterase (RCAC)
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)Lactate
Glucose; Protein - Total; Chloride;
UrinePhosphate; Urea; Albumin/creatinine ratio (ACR); Sodium; Urate; Calcium - Corrected for albumin; Creatinine; Protein - Total; Amylase; Chloride; Potassium; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Magnesium;
Ammonia; Albumin;
pH
Chemical pathology - Investigation for folate deficiencyBlood; Serum; Red cell folate; Folate;
Chemical pathology - Investigation of Helicobacter pylori colonisation or eradicationBreathUrease; C14;
Chemical pathology - Investigation of functional intestinal disordersBreathHydrogen/methane
Chemical pathology - Investigation of malabsorptionBreathBreath hydrogen
FaecesFaecal fat
Chemical pathology - Investigation of malabsorption - Quantitation of solid tissue enzymesIntestinal tissueGlucose; Lactase; Sucrase; Protein - MTP; Maltase;
Chemical pathology - Investigation of maternal markers to detect foetal abnormalitySerumα-Fetoprotein (AFP); Free β-Human chorionic gonadotropin (free β-HCG); Placental growth factor (PGF, PLGF); Pregnancy associated plasma protein A (PAPP-A);
α-Fetoprotein (AFP)
Amniotic fluidα-Fetoprotein (AFP)
Chemical pathology - Investigation of porphyriaBlood; Plasma cells; Urine; Total porphyrins; Protoporphyrin; Haemoglobinuria; Uroporphyrin; Porphobilinogen (PBG);  δ-Aminolevulinic acid (δ-ALA);
FaecesPorphobilinogen (PBG)
Chemical pathology - Iron studiesSerumTransferrin
Iron
Ferritin
Chemical pathology - Markers of bone metabolismSerumProcollagen type 1 N-terminal propeptide (P1NP); Osteocalcin;
Serum; Urine; Deoxypyridinoline (DPD)
PlasmaCTx
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of blood gases and other measurements (performed on the same specimen)BloodTotal haemoglobin - Calculated; pCO2; Glucose; Sodium; Bilirubin - Total; Methaemoglobin (MetHb); Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); sO2; pH; Chloride; Calcium - Ionised; Base excess; CvO2; Lactate; Carboxyhaemoglobin; p50; pO2; Calcium - Free (pH corrected); Oxyhaemoglobin; Deoxyhaemoglobin (HHb);
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of precursor and intermediary metabolitesSerumAmino acids
UrineCitrate; Oxalate;
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamin B markersSerumMethylmalonic acid (MMA)
Holotranscobalamin (active B12)
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitaminsSerumCobalamin (vitamin B12)
25-Hydroxyvitamin D; 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D;
Carotenoids
Retinol (vitamin A); Tocopherol (vitamin E); Ascorbic acid (vitamin C);
BloodThiamine (vitamin B1); Riboflavin (vitamin B2); Pyridoxine (vitamin B6);
Chemical pathology - Tests for thyroid functionSerumTriiodothyronine (T3) - Reverse
Triiodothyronine (T3) - Free; Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH); Thyroxine (T4) - Free;
Chemical pathology - Trace element analysisBloodCobalt; Selenium; Manganese; Nickel; Lead; Silver; Arsenic; Zinc; Chromium; Copper; Magnesium; Mercury; Cadmium; Aluminium;
HairArsenic; Mercury;
UrineSelenium; Chromium; Arsenic; Iodine; Manganese; Cadmium; Zinc; Cobalt; Strontium; Lead; Copper; Nickel; Mercury; Aluminium;
Arsenic speciation
NailsArsenic
Haematology - Assessment of haemolysis or metabolic enzymes (red cell enzyme assays)BloodGlucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD)
Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodiesSerumAnti-thyroid receptor antibodies
Rheumatoid factor
Anti-acetylcholine receptor antibodies (AChR)
Anti-thyroglobulin antibodies (Tg); Anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies (CCP); Anti-thyroid peroxidase antibodies (TPO);
Anti-acetylcholine receptor antibodies (AChR)
Immunopathology - Quantitation of complement proteinsSerumComplement components C3 and C4
Immunopathology - Quantitative and/or qualitative investigation of glycoproteinsPlasma; Serum; TIMP metallopeptidase inhibitor 1 (TIMP1)
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Diagnosis of pregnancyUrineDetection 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 pregnancySerumHuman chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) - Quantitative total
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteriaUrineUrobilinogen
Ketones; Glucose;
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationSerumHepatitis C antibody (anti-HCV) - IgG
Hepatitis A antibody (anti-HAV) - IgM; Hepatitis C (HCV); HIV 1/2 antigen; HIV 1/2 antibodies; Rubella IgG antibody; Hepatitis B core antibody (anti-HBc) - IgG; Hepatitis B surface antibody (anti-HBs); Hepatitis B surface antigen (HBs Ag); Hepatitis B core antibody (anti-HBc) - IgM; Hepatitis B envelope antibody (anti-HBe); Hepatitis A antibody (anti-HAV) - IgG; Hepatitis B envelope antigen (HBe Ag);

Blood Bank Department

ISO 15189 (2012)
Human Pathology
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
Immunohaematology - Blood group antibody detectionPlasmaM and N factors; Duffy system; Rh phenotypes; Kell system; Other blood group systems;
Immunohaematology - Blood groupingBlood; Plasma; RhD; ABO;
Immunohaematology - Determination of compatibility of blood donor unitsBlood; Cord blood; Examination for blood group antibodies; Group checks of patient and donor; Direct antiglobulin test (DAT, direct Coombs test); Identification of detected antibodies;
Immunohaematology - Identification and quantitation of blood group antibodiesPlasmaAntibody titration
BloodDirect antiglobulin test (DAT, direct Coombs test)
Antibody elution
Blood; Plasma; Red cell phenotyping; Rh;
Immunohaematology - Investigation of blood transfusion reactionsBlood; Blood products; Plasma; Direct antiglobulin test (DAT, direct Coombs test); Identification of detected antibodies; Antibodies; Examination for blood group antibodies; Group checks of patient and donor;
Immunohaematology - Issue and release of blood and blood product for transfusionBloodIssue and release of blood and blood products for transfusion
Immunohaematology - Storage and distribution of blood and blood componentsBlood; Blood products; Issue and release of blood and blood products for transfusion

Cytogenetics Department

ISO 15189 (2012)
Human Pathology
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
Cytogenetics - Detection of defined, unbalanced chromosomal abnormalities by in-situ hybridisation techniquesAmniotic fluid; Blood; Bone marrow; Chorionic villus tissue; Other tissues - Malignant; Other tissues - Non-malignant; Paraffin embedded tissue; Cytogenetic analysis and reporting
Cytogenetics - Karyotype detection of balanced and/or unbalanced chromosome abnormalitiesAmniotic fluid; Blood; Bone marrow; Chorionic villus tissue; Other tissues - Malignant; Other tissues - Non-malignant; Cytogenetic analysis and reporting
Cytogenetics - Karyotype detection of unbalanced abnormalitiesBlood; Bone marrow; Pathogenic copy number changes
Amniotic fluid; Blood; Chorionic villus tissue; Products of conception (POC); Constitutional genetic abnormalities
Molecular genetics - Pre-implantation genetic testingBiopsied embryonic cell(s) - Blastomere/trophectodermNucleic acid analysis for specific variants

Cytopathology Department

ISO 15189 (2012)
Human Pathology
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Cervical cytological investigation for abnormalities, precancerous or cancerous changes or conditionsCervical tissueReview and reporting of cervical cytological material; Cytological examination;
Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Gynaecological (non-cervical) cytological investigation for abnormalities, precancerous or cancerous changes or conditionsVaginal tissueReview and reporting of gynaecological (non-cervical tissue) cytological samples; Cytological examination;
Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Non-gynaecological cytological investigations of body fluids, exudates, washings and brushings from non-squamous mucosal sites for the detection of malignancyCerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Other body fluids; Sputum; Urine; Washings or brushings from other sites; Cytological examination; 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 changesAnus smears; Lip smears; Mouth smears; Nipple discharge; Nose smears; Skin smears; Review and reporting of cytology samples; Cytological examination;
Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Non-gynaecological cytological investigations on samples obtained via fine needle aspiration biopsyFine needle aspirates (FNA)Cytological examination; Review and reporting of fine needle aspiration samples;
Anatomical pathology - Cytopathology - Testing for the National Cervical Screening ProgramLiquid based cytology specimens from cervix; Liquid based cytology specimens from vaginal vault; Human papilloma virus; Cytological examination; Review and reporting of cervical cytological material;

Faecal Occult Blood Testing Laboratory

ISO 15189 (2012)
Human Pathology
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of tumour markers - Testing for the National Bowel Cancer Screening ProgramFaecesBlood

Haematology Department

ISO 15189 (2012)
Human Pathology
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
Haematology - Bone marrow examinationBone marrow; Trephine; Examination of aspirated material
Haematology - Diagnosis of thalassemiaBloodExamination of HbH; Haemoglobin A2 (HbA2) - Quantitation; Haemoglobin F (HbF) - Quantitation; HbH inclusions;
Haematology - Examination of blood films by special stainingBloodMalaria
Heinz bodies
Haematology - Full blood examinationBloodMorphological assessment
Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Erythrocyte count (red blood cell count, RBCC); Haemoglobin (Hb); Leucocyte count (white blood cell count, WBCC); Red cell index or indices; Platelet count;
Reticulocytes; Differential number;
Haematology - Haemostasis related analysis (including special coagulation testing and platelet function tests)PlasmaLupus anticoagulant; Thrombin time (TT); Factor XII; Reptilase time; Protein C and protein S; Factor V; Prothrombin time (PT); Factor VIIIc inhibitor; Von Willebrand factor (vWF) antigen - Quantitation; Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); Rivaroxaban - Anti-Xa; Factor VII; Dabigatran; Anti-thrombin III; Fibrinogen; Factor VIIIc; Factor X; Factor XI; Von Willebrand factor (vWF) activity - Ristocetin co-factor assay; Factor XIII; Factor II; Factor IX; Activated protein C resistance; Echis test; Fletcher factor; International normalised ratio (INR); D-dimer; Heparin assay;
Heparin induced thrombotic thrombocytopenia (HITT)
Von Willebrand collagen binding assay
BloodPlatelet aggregation
Platelet function (PFA)
Haematology - Investigation of haemoglobinopathy, excluding thalassemiaBloodOther abnormal haemoglobins
Other abnormal haemoglobins; Haemoglobin instability;
Other abnormal haemoglobins
Haemoglobin S (HbS) - Presence
Haematology - Investigation of haemolysisBloodCold agglutinins
Haematology - Limited blood examinationBloodErythrocyte (RBC) sedimentation rate (ESR)
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (protozoan parasites)BloodPlasmodium falciparum; Plasmodium vivax; Plasmodium malariae; Plasmodium ovale;
Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasitesBloodMalaria
Babesia spp.
Microfilaria

Histopathology Department

ISO 15189 (2012)
Human Pathology
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Examination of biopsy materialFormalin 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 sectionsDetection of nucleic acid targets - Various
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Immediate frozen section diagnosisFresh tissue; Tissue imprint; Intra-operative consultation and examination of biopsy material
Anatomical pathology - Tissue pathology - Immunohistochemical investigationFixed cytological smears; Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections; Detection of antigenic targets - Various

Immunology/Serology Department

ISO 15189 (2012)
Human Pathology
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoringSerumInfliximab trough level

Vedolizumab trough level

Adalimumab trough level

Chemical pathology - Detection and/or quantitation of tumour markersSerumβ-2-Microglobulin (B2M)
Chemical pathology - Further investigation of renal and/or hepatic functionSerumCaeruloplasmin
Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) isoenzymes; Alkaline phosphatase isoenzymes;
α-1-Antitrypsin; Prealbumin;
α-1-Antitrypsin phenotype
Tryptase
Chemical pathology - Haem related pigments and precursors (excluding porphyria)Serum; Urine; Myoglobin
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, lipid, renal, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studiesSerumCarbohydrate deficient transferrin
Soluble transferrin receptor (sTFR); C1-esterase inhibitor;
Carbohydrate deficient transferrin
C1-esterase inhibitor functional
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)Albumin
Haematology - Foetal haemoglobin in maternal circulationBloodPresence of foetal red blood cells; Presence of anti-D;
Haematology - Investigation of haemolysisSerumHaptoglobins
Haematology - Limited blood examinationPlasmaViscosity
Immunohaematology - Identification of granulocyte antibodiesBlood productsGranulocyte specific antibodies
Immunopathology - Characterisation of leucocyte surface antigens (including immunophenotyping)BloodParoxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria (PNH) surface markers; Platelet antibodies; CD34; B-cell; Eosin-5-malaemide; T reg cells;
Immunopathology - Detection and/or quantitation and/or characterisation of autoantibodiesSerumAnti-HMGCR (3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-CoA reductase)
Anti-nuclear antibodies (ANA)
Anti-mitochondrial antibodies (AMA, AMA M1, AMA M2); Anti-skeletal muscle antibodies; Anti-ovarian antibodies (AOA); Anti-liver-kidney microsomes antibodies (LKM); Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA); Anti-smooth muscle antibodies (SMA); Anti-adrenal cortex antibodies; Anti-neuronal antibodies;
Anti-double stranded DNA antibodies (dsDNA)
Anti-Myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein antibodies (MOG)
; Anti-IgLON5 antibodies;

Dermatology profile - BP180, BP230, desmoglein 1, desmoglein 3, envoplakin and collagen type VII
Anti-skin antibodies
Anti-melanoma differentiation associated gene 5 antibodies (MDA5); Anti-transcription intermediary factor antibodies (TIF1); Anti-Pm/Scl-75 antibodies; Anti-PL-12 antibodies; Anti-Ku antibodies; Anti-Mi-2 antibodies; Anti-OJ antibodies; Anti-Pm/Scl-100 antibodies; Anti-EJ antibodies; Anti-Jo-1 antibodies; Anti-NXP2 antibodies; Anti-signal recognition particle antibodies (SRP); Anti-SAE1 antibodies; Anti-PL-7 antibodies; Anti-Ro-52 antibodies;
Anti-proteinase 3 antibodies (PR3); Anti-β-2-glycoprotein 1 antibodies; Anti-cardiolipin antibodies (ACA); Anti-intrinsic factor antibodies (IF); Anti-glomerular basement membrane antibodies (anti-GBM); Anti-gastric parietal cell antibodies (GPC/PCA); Anti-myeloperoxidase antibodies (MPO); Anti-gliadin antibodies (AGA); Anti-Saccharomyces cerevisiae antibodies (ASCA); Anti-tissue transglutaminase antibodies (tTG); Anti-extractable nuclear antigen antibodies (ENA); Anti-double stranded DNA antibodies (dsDNA);
Anti-glutamic acid decarboxylase antibodies (GAD); Anti-neuromyelitis optica antibodies (NMO); IA2 antibodies; Anti-glutamate receptor antibodies (AMPA/NMDA); Anti-neuronal antibodies; Anti-extractable nuclear antigen antibodies (ENA);
Anti-muscle specific kinase antibodies (MuSK)
Anti-ganglioside antibodies (GD1b) 
Anti-adalimumab antibodies
Anti-infliximab antibodies
Anti-GQ1b IgG antibody; Anti-ganglioside antibodies;
Anti-myelin associated glycoprotein antibodies (MAG)
Anti-zinc transporter protein 8 antibodies (ZNT8)
Plasma; Serum; Anti-phospholipase A2 receptor antibodies (PLA2R)
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential component testing (purified native and/or recombinant allergens))SerumOmega-5-gliadin - Wheat; Ara h2 - Peanut; Ovomucoid - Egg;
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential drug allergens)SerumAmoxicilloyl group; Morphine; Penicilloyl V; Ampicilloyl group; Chlorhexidine; Penicilloyl G;
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential epidermal and animal protein allergens)SerumCow dander; Horse dander; Guinea pig epithelium; Chicken feathers; Dog dander; Cat epithelium;
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [egg and fowl] allergens)SerumEgg white; Egg yolk; Chicken;
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [fish, shellfish and molluscs] allergens)SerumOyster; Shrimp; Tuna; Squid; Lobster; Salmon; Codfish; Crab;
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [fruit and vegetable] allergens)SerumTomato; Banana; Kiwi; Avocado; Potato; Apple; Papaya; Orange citrus; Onion; Pineapple;
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [meat] allergens)SerumPork; Mutton; Beef; Lamb;
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [milk] allergens)SerumCasein; Milk; Cheese - Cheddar type;
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [miscellaneous] allergens)SerumCacao; Chocolate; Yeasts; Coffee; Mushroom;
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential food [seeds, legumes and nuts] allergens)SerumRice; Sesame seed; Hazelnut; Almond; Corn; Cashew nut; Rye; Peanut; Chick pea; Macadamia nut; Pistachio; Soy bean; Brazil nut; Gluten; Walnut; Coconut; Pinenut;
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential grass pollen allergens)SerumSweet vernal grass; Johnson grass; Paspalum grass; Bermuda grass; Rye grass;
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential insect allergens)SerumGerman cockroach
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential microorganism allergens)SerumAlternaria alternata; Cladosporium herbarum; Penicillium chrysogenum (formerly Penicillium notatum); Aspergillus fumigatus;
Aspergillus fumigatus
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential mite allergens)SerumDermatophagoides farinae house dust mite; Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus house dust mite; Blomia tropicalis house dust mite;
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential occupational allergens)SerumLatex; Cotton seed;
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential tree pollen allergens)SerumSilver birch; Eucalyptus; Acacia; Melaleuca;
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential venom allergens)SerumCommon wasp (yellow jacket) venom; Paper wasp venom; Honey bee venom;
Immunopathology - Detection of immunoglobulin E specific antibodies (to potential weed pollen allergens)SerumCommon ragweed
Immunopathology - Investigation and/or assessment of neutrophils (functional tests)BloodPhagocytosis
Immunopathology - Procedures related to the collection, processing, storage and issue of human haemopoietic progenitor cellsBlood; Haemopoietic progenitor cells; Enumeration of CD34+ cells
Immunopathology - Quantitation of complement proteinsSerumTotal haemolytic complement
C1q; C2;
Immunopathology - Quantitative and/or qualitative investigation of proteinsSerumα-1-Antitrypsin phenotype
Cryoglobulins
Detection and amount of paraproteins; Albumin; γ-Globulin; β-1-Globulin
; Characterisation of paraproteins; Detection of oligoclonal bands; β-2-Globulin; Beta-globulin; α-2-Globulin; α-1-Globulin;

Serum; Urine; Immunoglobulin G (IgG) kappa; Immunoglobulin A (IgA) kappa; Immunoglobulin M (IgM) kappa; Immunoglobulin M (IgM) lambda; Immunoglobulin A (IgA) lambda; Immunoglobulin G (IgG) lambda; Detection and quantitation of free kappa and lambda light chains; Detection of oligoclonal bands;
PlasmaCryofibrinogen
Other body fluidsβ-Trace protein (β-TP)
FaecesCalprotectin 2
Elastase
α-1-Antitrypsin
UrineDetection and amount of paraproteins; Detection of oligoclonal bands; Characterisation of paraproteins;
Immunopathology - Quantitative investigation and/or assessment of neutrophilsBloodQuantitation of neutrophil function; Dihydrorhodamine 123;
Immunopathology - Quantitative investigations of immunoglobulins and immunoglobulins subclassesSerumTotal immunoglobulin G; Immunoglobulin subclasses; Total immunoglobulin D; Total immunoglobulin M; Total immunoglobulin A;
Total immunoglobulin E
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)Total immunoglobulin G
Immunopathology - Single HLA antigen typingBloodHLA-B27
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Investigation of spermSemenSperm antibodies
Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Tests for cell mediated immunityBloodLatent tuberculosis
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationSerumDengue fever IgG antibody; Dengue fever IgM antibody;
Dengue fever IgG antibody; Dengue fever IgM antibody; Dengue fever NS1 antigen;
Entamoeba histolytica
Syphilis Treponema pallidum antibody
Micropolyspora faeni IgG antibody; Thermoactinom vulgars specific antigens; Anti-aspergillus IgG; Aspergillus spp. total antibody; Avian precipitins (bird fancier's disease);
Hydatid antibody
Barmah forest virus IgM antibody; Ross River virus IgM antibody; Ross River virus IgG antibody; Barmah forest virus IgG antibody; Bordetella pertussis IgG;
Corynebacterium diphtheriae spp. antibody
Measles IgM antibody
Varicella zoster virus; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) phase 1 total antibody; Campylobacter jejuni; Yersinia spp.; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) phase 2 total antibody; Influenza B; Influenza A;
Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) IgA phase 2 antibody; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) IgM phase 1 antibody; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) IgM phase 2 antibody; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) IgG phase 1 antibody; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) IgA phase 1 antibody; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) IgG phase 2 antibody;
Strongyloides spp. antibody
Brucella abortus antibody
Hepatitis E (HEV) IgG; Hepatitis E (HEV) IgM;
Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) IgM phase 2 antibody; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) IgG phase 2 antibody;
Hepatitis D antibody (anti-HDV) - IgG
Streptococcus pneumoniae IgG antibody
Haemophilus influenzae type B IgG antibody
Syphilis Treponema pallidum IgG antibody
Parvovirus IgM antibody
Cryptococcus spp.
Chikungunya IgG antibody; Chikungunya IgM antibody;
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) IgG avidity; Parvovirus IgM antibody; Herpes simplex Type 2 antibody (anti-HSV2) - IgG; Herpes simplex Type 1 antibody (anti-HSV1) - IgG; Mumps IgM antibody; Cytomegalovirus antibody (anti-CMV) - IgG; Epstein-Barr nuclear antigen; Mycoplasma pneumoniae IgM antibody; Cytomegalovirus antibody (anti-CMV) - IgM; Varicella zoster IgM antibody; Mumps IgG antibody; Mycoplasma pneumoniae IgG antibody; Varicella zoster IgG antibody; Measles IgM antibody; Parvovirus IgG antibody; Epstein-Barr virus IgM antibody; Rubella IgM antibody; Epstein-Barr virus IgG antibody; Borrelia burgdorferi IgG; Measles IgG antibody;
Mycelium; Histoplasma spp.;
Brucella total antibody
Borrelia burgdorferi
Anti-strepolysin O (ASOT)
Toxoplasma spp. IgG antibody; Toxoplasma spp. IgM antibody; Toxoplasma avidity;
Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) phase 1 total antibody; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) phase 2 total antibody;
Brucella IgM antibody; Brucella spp.; Brucella IgG antibody;
Chlamydial spp. IgG antibody
Bartonella spp. IgG antibody
Leptospira IgM antibody
Aspergillus spp. total antibody
Rubella IgM antibody
Helicobacter pylori IgG antibody
Schistosoma mansoni IgG antibody
Tetanus IgG antibody
Human herpes virus 6 (HHV6) IgG antibody; Spotted Fever IgG antibody; Legionella longbeachae antibody; Human herpes virus 6 (HHV6) IgM antibody; Legionella pneumophila IgM antibody;
Rickettsia spp. IgG antibody
Plasma; Serum; Zika virus IgM antibody; Zika virus IgG antibody;
Blood; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Serum; Rabies virus; Dengue fever NS1 antigen; Aspergillus spp. total antibody;
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Serum; Borrelia burgdorferi IgG
FaecesHelicobacter pylori

Microbiology Department

ISO 15189 (2012)
Human Pathology
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
Chemical pathology - Detection of faecal occult bloodFaecesBlood
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Semen analysis (other than post vasectomy)SemenColour; Vitality; Aggregation; Motility; pH; Volume; Detection of leucocytes; Differential number; Viscosity; Agglutination; Sperm number; Morphology;
Infertility and pregnancy tests including assisted reproductive technology - Semen analysis for post vasectomy and/or examination of cervical mucusSemenPresence of spermatozoa
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteriaBacterial isolatesPathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility
Pathogenic identification
Fluids; General swabs; Isolates; Sputum; Tissues; Urine; Cultured pathogens identification
Genital swabsGroup B Streptococcus screening
BloodCultured pathogens identification
Aspirates; Isolates; Pathogenic identification and antibiotic susceptibility; Antibiotic susceptibility; Cultured pathogens identification;
Cultured pathogens identification
Antibiotic susceptibility
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Urine; Streptococcus pneumoniae antigen
FaecesClostridium difficile glutamate dehydrogenase; Clostridium difficile toxin;
UrineLegionella antigen
Specific gravity; Crystals; Urobilinogen; Epithelial cells; Blood; Sugar; Antigenic detection; Bacteria; pH; Eosinophils; Proteins; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Pathogenic microorganisms; Glucose; Haemoglobin (Hb); Ketones; Casts; Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC);
Bacteria; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Specific gravity; Casts; Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC); Epithelial cells; Crystals;
Gastric biopsyHelicobacter pylori
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria for epidemiological infection control surveillanceAxilla swabs; Faeces; Groin swabs; Nasal swabs; Rectal swabs; Wounds; Vancomycin resistant Enterococci; Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA); Extended spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBL);
Microbiology - Environmental investigations and/or infection controlGastrointestinal endoscopesMycobacteria identification
Bacterial growth - Sterility
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (mycobacteria)Sediments; Sputum; Mycobacterium rifampicin resistance rpoB; Mycobacterium tuberculosis;
Microbiology - Mycobacteriology - Detection and identification of mycobacteriaOther body fluids; Sputum; Mycobacteria identification
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); General swabs; Other body fluids; Respiratory specimens; Sputum; Tissues; Urine; Mycobacteria identification
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Other body fluids; Respiratory specimens; Sputum; Urine; Mycobacteria detection
Microbiology - Mycology - Detection of dermatophytes and other fungi causing cutaneous diseaseSkin scrapingsDermatophyte identification
Microbiology - Mycology - Detection, isolation and identification of yeasts and fungal elementsSkin scrapingsFungi identification
Microbiology - Parasitology - Detection of ova, cysts and parasitesFaecesOva; Cysts; Parasites;
Microbiology - Virology - Detection of pathogenic virusesNasal swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Respiratory swabs and/or washings; Influenza A; Influenza B;
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)

Molecular Pathology Department

ISO 15189 (2012)
Human Pathology
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (bacteria)Bronchial swabs; Bronchial washings; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Eye swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Sputum; Throat swabs; Tonsil swabs; Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Serum; Tissues; Coxiella spp.
Bacterial isolatesMecA gene; Van A/B;
Carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE)
Bacterial isolates; Cervical specimen; Dry swabs; Liquid based cytology specimens; Urine; Neisseria gonorrhoeae; Chlamydia trachomatis;
Bacterial isolates; Faeces; Antibiotic resistance gene detection
Fluids; General swabs; Paraffin embedded tissue; Tissues; Haemophilus ducreyi; Treponema pallidum;
Blood; Dry swabs; Paraffin embedded tissue; Tissues; Tropheryma whipellii
Aspirates; Bronchial washings; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Dry swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Throat swabs; Bordetella pertussis
Aspirates; Faeces; Campylobacter spp.; Aeromonas spp.; Shigella/Enteroinvasive Escherichia coli (EIEC); Yersinia enterocolitica; Enteroinvasive Escherichia coli (EIEC); Salmonella spp.;
Aspirates; Dry swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Paraffin embedded tissue; Tissues; Bartonella henselae
FaecesClostridium difficile
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (fungi)Bronchial washings; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Sputum; Pneumocystis jirovecii
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (mycobacteria)General swabs; Paraffin embedded tissue; Tissues; Mycobacterium ulcerans
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (protozoan parasites)Cervical specimen; General swabs; Genital swabs; Liquid based cytology specimens; Urine; Trichomonas vaginalis
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Eye swabs; General swabs; Tissues; Acanthamoeba spp.; Balamuthia mandrillaris; Naegleria fowleri;
Faeces; Liver aspirate; Cryptosporidium spp.; Dientamoeba fragilis; Giardia intestinalis; Blastocystis hominis; Entamoeba histolytica;
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses)SerumHepatitis C (HCV) genotypes 1-6 and subtypes
Plasma; Serum; Hepatitis C viral RNA
Liquid based cytology specimensHuman papilloma virus
Blood; Bronchial washings; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Eye swabs; General swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Sputum; Tissues; Urine; Cytomegalovirus (CMV)
Aspirates; Bronchial washings; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Dry swabs; Eye swabs; Nasopharyngeal aspirate; Nasopharyngeal swabs; Sputum; Throat swabs; RSV A/B; Enterovirus; Adenovirus; Influenza A; Rhinovirus; Influenza B; Parainfluenza virus - Types 1, 2, 3, 4; Human metapneumovirus;
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); General swabs; Tissues; Herpes simplex virus (HSV) 2; Varicella zoster virus; Herpes simplex virus (HSV) 1;
Microbiology - Molecular biology - Quantitation of microbial nucleic acidsPlasmaCytomegalovirus (CMV) viral load; HIV viral RNA load;
Plasma; Serum; Hepatitis C (HCV) viral load; Hepatitis B (HBV) viral load;
Molecular genetics - Assay for defined mutation or polymorphism (including pharmacogenetic testing) - Targeted genesBloodHereditary haemochromatosis
Prothrombin variant; Factor V Leiden;
Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase
Apolipoprotein E genotyping
Molecular genetics - Genetic testing for chimerism and mosaic gene variants (cancer and somatic mosaicism) - Targeted genesBloodQuantitative calculation of p210 positive BCR/ABL1 transcripts
Blood; Blood aspirate; Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections; Leukaemic gene rearrangements
Blood; Bone marrow; Calreticulin
JAK2 617F mutation

Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sectionsBRAF mutation analysis
Solid tumours
KRAS mutation analysis
Molecular genetics - Genetic testing for chimerism and mosaic gene variants (cancer and somatic mosaicism) - Targeted panels for non-inherited (somatic) DNA/RNA changesFormalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sectionsSolid tumours
Molecular genetics - RNA extractionBlood; Bone; Viable RNA
Molecular genetics - Screening for an unknown mutation - Targeted panels for non-inherited (somatic) DNA/RNA changesFormalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sectionsSolid tumours

NIPT

ISO 15189 (2012)
Human Pathology
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
Molecular genetics - Non-invasive prenatal (genetic) screeningMaternal bloodTurners syndrome (SCA:XO); Aneuploidy for chromosomes X and Y; Rare autosome aneuploidy and segmental genomic imbalances; Trisomy X; Kleinfelters syndrome (XXY); Chromosome copy number analysis; Trisomy 13, trisomy 18, trisomy 21; Jacobs syndrome (XYY);

Pre-analytics

Toxicology Department

ISO 15189 (2012)
Human Pathology
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
Chemical pathology - Analysis of drugs for toxicological (non-legal) purposes and ingested or absorbed toxic chemicalsUrineOxycodone; Methadone metabolites; Propoxyphene; Buprenorphine; Phencyclidine; Barbiturates; Alcohol;
Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD, lysergide); Propoxyphene; Oxycodone; Methadone metabolites; 2-Ethylidene-1,5-dimethyl-3,3-diphenylpyrrolidine (EDDP); Buprenorphine; Fentanyl; Ketamine; Phencyclidine; Tramadol; Methadone;
Synthetic cannabis
Chemical pathology - Quantitation of vitamin B markersSerumMethylmalonic acid (MMA)

ISO 15189 (2012)
Legal
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
Medico legal drug testing AS 4760, section 2 Collection, Storage, handling and dispatchOral fluidSample collection and storage; Handling and dispatch;
Medico legal drug testing AS 4760, section 4 Laboratory initial testingOral fluidδ-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC); Amphetamine type substances; Cocaine metabolites; Cocaine;
Medico legal drug testing AS 4760, section 5 Confirmatory testing proceduresOral fluidPseudoephedrine (PSE); Fentanyl; Morphine; Cocaine; δ-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC); Amphetamines; Phentermine; Methylenedioxymethylamphetamine; 6-Acetylmorphine; Methadone; Benzoylecgonine (ecgonine benzoate); Benzylpiperazine (BZP, 1-benzylpiperazine); Oxymorphone; Ecgonine methyl ester; Methyl amphetamine; Oxycodone; Codeine; Methylenedioxyamphetamine;
Medico legal drug testing AS/NZS 4308, section 2 Specimen collection, storage, handling and dispatchUrineColour; pH; Temperature; Creatinine;
Medico legal drug testing AS/NZS 4308, section 3 General laboratory requirementsUrineGeneral laboratory requirements as described in AS/NZS 4308
Medico legal drug testing AS/NZS 4308, section 4 Laboratory screening proceduresUrineCreatinine; Cannabis metabolites; Opiates; Cocaine metabolites; Amphetamine type substances; Benzodiazepines;
Medico legal drug testing AS/NZS 4308, section 5 Laboratory confirmatory proceduresUrine7-Amino-flunitrazepam; Ecgonine methyl ester; Pseudoephedrine (PSE); α-Hydroxy-alprazolam; Morphine-6-glucuronide; Methylenedioxymethylamphetamine; 7-Amino-nitrazepam; Temazepam; 11-nor-δ-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol-9-carboxylic acid; Methyl amphetamine; 6-Acetylmorphine; Diazepam; Phentermine; Codeine-6-glucuronide; Morphine-3-glucuronide; Nordiazepam; Oxazepam; Methylenedioxyamphetamine; Morphine; Amphetamines; Codeine; Benzylpiperazine (BZP, 1-benzylpiperazine); Benzoylecgonine (ecgonine benzoate); 7-Amino-clonazepam;
| Accreditation Number: 1964 | Site Number: 23038 | Printed on : 17-Oct-2019

 

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