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. 

Expansion of COVID-19 testing capacity & collection options

Tuesday 19 May 2020, 8:00 AM

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, 8:00 AM

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, 8:00 AM
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, 8:00 AM
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, 8:00 AM
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, 8:00 AM
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