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INTRODUCING THE PAP THINPREP INTEGRATED IMAGER

Medlab Pathology is pleased to announce the introduction of the ThinPrep Integrated Imager, a new computer-assisted cervical screening technology, from 21st September 2010. We have attached for you an information brochure outlining the benefits of this technology for your perusal;
click here —-> ThinPrep Integrated Imager Handout

Click on the link below to view introductory video and slide-show presentation:


We would like to advise that as this test is not rebatable from Medicare, a fee of $45.00 will be privately invoiced to your patients.

We would like to advise that as this test is not rebatable from Medicare, a fee of $45.00 will be privately invoiced to your patients.

Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any inquiries.

QUANTITATION OF HEPATITIS B VIRAL DNA

Medlab Pathology is pleased to announce that it is now accredited by NATA to offer testing for the Quantitation of Hepatitis B viral DNA.
Collection Requirements: 2x EDTA tubes (can not be shared with other tests)
Test Frequency: At least twice per week

Please note: This test is subject to Medicare’s Rule 25 that restricts the number of times the test can be ordered in a year, based on the following conditions:

  1. If the patient is Hepatitis B surface antigen positive and has chronic hepatitis, but is NOT receiving antiviral therapy – one test per year; or
  2. If the patient is Hepatitis B surface antigen positive and has chronic hepatitis and IS receiving antiviral therapy – 4 tests per year

It is therefore a requirement that, on the pathology request form the requesting provider indicates if the patient is receiving antiviral therapy or not when ordering this test.