Melbourne Pathology's priorities are accuracy, quality and customer service. We are a medically-managed practice and understand doctors and their needs.  Some of the services we offer are listed below.  If you require more detailed information on these services, or other pathology services not shown here, please contact Melbourne Pathology's Business Development department on 9287 7700. 

 

Other Medical Services offered by Melbourne Pathology
Courier Services
Home Visiting Services
Corporate and Industrial Pathology
Clinical Trials

 

Other Medical Services
In addition to pathology tests we offer a range of additional services:

- Advice on infection control for hospitals, aged care facilities and surgeries
- Bone marrow collections by pathologists
- Autologous collection
- ECG service (performed at all collection centres)
- Holter monitor service (performed at selected collection centres)
- 24-hour blood pressure monitoring service (performed at selected collection centres)
- Fine needle aspiration (FNA) service by pathologists
- Helicobacter pylori breath testing

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Couriers
Our 24-hour courier service is designed to ensure quick result turnaround time. We also offer a full range of pathology supplies for delivery on a weekly timetable, or by special arrangement. In the event of an urgent pathology result or requirement, an urgent courier service can be arranged by contacting the Courier Department.

To contact the Courier Department call (03) 9287 7788

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Home Visiting
A home visiting service is available for ill and infirm patients requiring specimen collection or electrocardiograph tracings and includes visits to aged care facilities. Home visiting bookings can only be made by the referring doctor or clinic staff. We cannot accept bookings made by patients. Home visiting is a unique service provided by Melbourne Pathology.

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Corporate and Industrial Pathology
Melbourne Pathology recognises that to comply with occupational health and safety regulations employees may require pathology testing. The pathology testing may include:

Pre-employment health assessments
- Executive health
- Vaccination status
- Drug and alcohol
- Post incident/accident at the workplace
- An internal health promotion.

Melbourne Pathology also has an Infection Control service which can be customised to your needs. This service includes:
- On-site infection control services and advice
- Scope washings
- Spore testing
- Bacterial water testing

Our quality pathology services include:
- A dedicated department focused on Corporate Services which can tailor services to your unique requirements
- Access to nationwide quotes and services through the Sonic Healthcare network
- Customised referral pads tailored to your needs
- Rapid turnaround times
- Courier service at a scheduled time or upon request
- Convenient on-site collection services by our experienced collection staff
- Various report options including multiple hardcopies, faxes and on-line access to results
- Consistent and reliable quality of results
- Consultation available on all testing procedures and result interpretation
- Information sessions and/or letters for staff to explain the drug screening procedure
- A summary of all reports and invoices generated monthly or as required.

To contact the Corporate Services team, call (03) 9287 7869.

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Clinical Trials
Melbourne Pathology has a dedicated team to service clinical trials and research projects. Services include:
- Production of instruction manuals, requisition forms and collection kits
- Processing of trial samples
- Storage of specimens
- IATA packing for shipment of specimens.

For more information about Clinical Trials, call (03) 9287 7797.

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