Chemical Pathology

Trace Elements: Serum

Frozen Bovine Serum – 2mL vials to assess trace elements methods

Frequency / Number of samples

12 surveys per year / 2 samples per survey

Tests

Aluminium

Chromium

Cobalt

Copper

Lithium

Magnesium

Molybdenum

Selenium

Thallium

Vanadium

Zinc

 

Trace Elements: Urine

Frozen Human Urine – 3mL – vials to assess trace elements methods

Frequency / Number of samples

12 surveys per year / 2 samples per survey

Tests

Aluminium

Antimony

Arsenic

Beryllium

Cadmium

Chromium

Cobalt

Copper

Iodine

Iron

Lead

Magnesium

Manganese

Mercury

Nickel

Selenium

Thallium

Vanadium

Zinc

 

Trace Elements: Whole Blood

Frozen Human Blood – 3mL vials to assess trace elements methods

Frequency / Number of samples

12 surveys per year / 2 samples per survey

Tests

Arsenic

Cadmium

Cobalt

Chromium

Lead

Magnesium

Manganese

Mercury

Selenium

Thallium

Zinc

Tumour Markers

Lyophilised Serum – 2mL vials to assess common tumour marker assays

Frequency / Number of samples

12 surveys per year / 2 samples per survey

Tests

ACTH

Alpha-fetoprotein

Beta-2-Microglobulin

Calcitonin

CEA

CA 125

CA 15-3

CA 19-9

Gastrin

HCG

HE4 (Human Epididymis Protein 4)

Free PSA

Human Epididymis Protein 4 (HE4)

NSE

Total PSA

Prolactin

Thyroglobulin

 

Urine Amylase

Lyophilised Urine – 1mL vials to assess Urine Amylase

Frequenct / Number of samples

6 surveys per year / 2 samples per survey

Tests

Urine Amylase

Urine Pregnancy

Lyophilised Urine – 10mL vials to assess pregnancy testing devices

Frequency / Number of samples

6 surveys per year / 2 samples per survey

Tests

hCG (Qualitative)

Urine Toxicology

Lyophilised Urine – 10mL vials of authentic urines to assess detection of a variety of drugs of abuse.

Note: 10 mL of lyophilised sample is provided. Laboratories using non-immunoassay methodology may need to obtain an additional set of material.

Frequency / Number of samples

12 surveys per year / 1 sample per survey

Tests

Qualitative and Quantitative Drug Testing

Creatinine

Vitamin C

Lyophilised Serum – 2mL vials to assess Vitamin C measurements

Frequency / Number of samples

12 surveys per year / 2 samples per survey

Tests

Vitamin C

Vitamins Serum

Lyophilised Serum – 2mL vials to assess common vitamin measurements

Frequency / Number of samples

12 surveys per year / 2 samples per survey

Tests

Vitamin A

Vitamin E

β-carotene

Total Carotenoids

Serum Vitamin B6

Methylmalonic acid (MMA)

Vitamins Whole Blood

Lyophilised Whole Blood – 4mL vials to assess common vitamin measurements

Frequency / Number of samples

12 surveys per year / 2 samples per survey

Tests

Vitamin B1

Vitamin B2

Vitamin B6