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Tests are conducted for a variety of purposes:
The laboratory also provides analytical support to the Pharmacy Department and Clinical Trials units.
Testing (NATA ISO15189 accredited chemical pathology) is currently offered for the following:
The laboratory also has experience with the following (past or developmental) analyses:
The tailored development of customised tests for other agents (new and existing) in biological matrices is also offered, as is support for clinical trials, pharmacokinetic studies and basic research.
Methods used include high pressure liquid chromatography (HPLC), liquid chromatography tandem mass spectroscropy (LCMSMS), gas chromatography mass spectrometry (GCMS) and radioimmunoassay (RIA).
The laboratory is accredited as a technical unit of Austin Pathology and is closely integrated with the University of Melbourne Department of Medicine. The laboratory is located on Level 5 of the Lance Townsend Building at Austin Health.
For further enquiries, please contact:
Phone: 03 9496 3220