The main purpose of this Manual is to provide useful guidelines for the selection of pathology tests and to facilitate interpretation of results.
Contains a comprehensive listing of all genes from the Human Gene Nomenclature Committee (HGNC) database alongside laboratories and tests available in the country.
A manual for the process of macroscopic dissection in Anatomical Pathology laboratories.
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The National Cervical Screening Program (NCSP) aims to reduce illness and deaths from cervical cancer by encouraging women to have regular cervical screening. The NCSP was established in 1991 as a joint initiative of the Australian and state and territory governments to provide better protection against cervical cancer.
A brief history of cervical screening in Australia and a summary of the rationale for changing the primary screening test to an HPV test.
An introduction to the NCSR including reporting obligations of pathology laboratories as well as links to available NCSR resources.
A guide to the NPAAC Requirements for Laboratories Reporting Tests for the National Cervical Screening Program.
A guide to the clinical management guidelines for the National Cervical Screening Program.
A summary of the item numbers and links to relevant MBS explanatory documents related to the NCSP.
Links to training and reference resources.
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Its mission is to train and support pathologists and senior scientists and to improve the use of pathology testing to achieve better healthcare.
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