Pathology

As part of Victoria’s largest health service, Monash Pathology provides a comprehensive range of clinical and laboratory services to Monash Children’s Hospital and the entire Monash Health network, community health programs and private healthcare providers.

Phone: (03) 9594 4538 or (03) 9594 3480
Fax:
(03) 9594 6619
Email: 
pathology@monashhealth.org

 To support the Pathology department at
Monash Children’s Hospital:

About us

As part of Victoria’s largest health service, Monash Pathology provides a comprehensive range of clinical and laboratory services to Monash Children’s Hospital and the entire Monash Health network, community health programs and private healthcare providers.

With a team of more than 300 dedicated staff, Monash Pathology provides quality 24 hours a day access, personalised and timely service for inpatients, hospital outpatients and privately referred patients. Specialist pathologists are available to provide expert consultation and clinical support and highly qualified scientific staff ensures the highest standards of technical excellence.

Expertise and services

Paediatric Collection Services

Pathology testing services include:

  • Anatomical Pathology
  • Biochemistry
  • Cytogenetics
  • Genetics and Molecular Pathology
  • Haematology
  • Immunology
  • Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
  • Thalassemia and Haemophilia Molecular Reference Laboratory
  • Monash Health BioBank
  • Point of Care Testing
Information for patients and families

Paediatric Collection Services – Most children require special support during blood collection. Monash Pathology collectors (phlebotomy staff) are skilled to perform blood tests for children and infants.

Point of Care Testing – Point of care testing (PoCT) is the provision of diagnostic testing provided at, or near the patient bedside, (i.e. point of care). Test results are immediately available to assist rapid medical decision making.

For further information including patient instructions and collections requiring an appointment please visit the Monash Pathology website monashpathology.org

Referrals

For referrals please contact us via the following:

Phone: (03) 8572 3081 or (03) 8572 3072 or (03) 8572 3073
Fax: (03) 8572 3055
Email: PathologyCollections@monashhealth.org

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