25 May

Pathologists concerned underreporting of positive RATs will skew public health data

Since the use of Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) became widespread in Australia, the public’s responsibility over reporting positive COVID-19 RATs is concerning pathologists. In most cases, Rapid Anti
19 May

What is telepathology?

How does telepathology work? Telepathology is the term given to practising pathology from a distance, and involves the electronic transfer of digital pathology images for the purposes of diagnosis, ed
17 May

How long will it take to get my pathology test results?

After a pathology sample has been collected by a phlebotomist or pathology collector, which is the health worker responsible for collecting biological samples for testing, the sample will be sent to a
8 Apr

The Value of Pathology Throughout COVID-19

Pathology is the cornerstone of patient diagnosis and underpins the Australian healthcare system as a whole. Due to its hardworking teams of pathologists, laboratory managers, technicians and assistan
8 Apr

Learn About Your Pathology Tests

What is a pathology test? A pathology test is the testing of bodily tissues or fluids such as blood, urine, or faeces to determine the presence of a disease or to investigate it further. Pathology is
18 Jan

What is a Liver Function Test?

A Liver Function Test (LFT) is actually a group of blood tests that give insight into how well your liver is functioning. A liver function test can detect a range of substances in the blood including
18 Jan

What diseases does a Liver Function Test look for?

A Liver Function Test (LFT) can be ordered by your health professional for a number of reasons. The LFT is actually a group of tests that look at various chemicals in the blood that give clues to how
18 Jan

Why might you need a liver function test and what the results mean

The results of a liver function test (LFT) may help piece together a puzzle to provide insight on what may be going on with your liver health. There are a number of conditions that an LFT can help
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