Drug Testing

PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA is a leading provider of pathology services to the Western Australian community, providing a full range of pathology tests using the most modern equipment and techniques.
 
Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology is a specialised laboratory within PathWest that provides drugs of abuse testing and measurement of therapeutic drugs.  The laboratory has current accreditation by the National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) for medical testing (ISO25) and for Australian Standard 4308:2008 drug testing according to “Procedures for the collection, detection and quantitation of drugs of abuse in urine.”
 
Our staff includes experts of international reputation, with specialist pathologists in all fields backed by the highest calibre scientific staff with a broad range of technical, scientific and clinical expertise.  We also offer an expert consultative service by experienced clinical pharmacologists and toxicologists who can assist in the interpretation of results.
 
PathWest has over 70 collection points throughout Western Australia and a network of courier services, which bring samples to the main laboratory at frequent intervals throughout the day by road and air.  The staff at our collection centres are experienced in collecting urine samples according to AS 4308:2008 and are available for onsite collection to minimise work disruptions.
 
PathWest aims to provide a constantly improving service of the highest quality, catering to the needs of industry, patients, hospitals and requesting medical practitioners.
 
Page last updated: 21 Dec 2015