Pathology updates for clinicians

Douglass Hanly Moir Pathology is continuing to follow developments relating to coronavirus (COVID-19) and aims to provide a source of accurate information which is accessible, trusted and regularly updated.

The below updates are designed to keep you informed about our testing protocols, capacities and capabilities. 

Recommencement of faeces PCR testing

Monday, 07 December 2020

Supply of reagents for molecular testing has improved, and from 7 December, all requests for faeces PCR have been processed as requested and will continue to be performed.

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COVID-19 serology

Monday, 17 August 2020

After extensive evaluation of available assays, COVID-19 serology testing is now available through Douglass Hanly Moir Pathology (DHM).

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Expansion of COVID-19 testing capacity & collection options

Tuesday, 19 May 2020

With the continual expansion of testing criteria within New South Wales, DHM has increased the testing capacity within our laboratories and the options available for collection of specimens.

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Respiratory virus PCR to recommence

Monday, 18 May 2020

DHM has been able to adjust workflow and stabilise testing platforms so that restrictions on PCR testing for respiratory viruses could be lifted.

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New COVID-19 self-collect option

Wednesday, 08 April 2020
DHM pioneers COVID-19 patient self-collection, validating use of self-collected swabs for COVID-19 and respiratory viruses. Now available for doctors to order via Stores (Order code D01499) View update

COVID-19 testing prioritisation & suspension of non-urgent molecular tests

Monday, 06 April 2020
The public health emergency caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic presents challenges that are unprecedented, requiring healthcare & pathology to adapt to radically changed circumstances View update

COVID-19 specimen collection & requests for respiratory virus PCR

Monday, 23 March 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is a global emergency, presenting challenges to healthcare systems that are unprecedented in scope and degree. In such times of crisis, there is a need for accurate information View update

COVID-19 pathology testing

Monday, 16 March 2020
This is the first in a series of short updates, designed to keep you informed of our current status as it applies to coronavirus testing. Because conditions are changing so rapidly, we undertake to View update