We provide a quality service for the rapid diagnosis of disease and subsequent patient monitoring. Our primary focus is the provision of a quality diagnostic service to Cabrini inpatients and on-site consultants.
Phone: (03) 9508 1333
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In line with current COVID-19 restrictions, patients are asked to attend outpatient appointments alone.
A support person may only attend under exceptional circumstances, when it is not safe or practical for a patient to attend alone.
If you have any questions about attending your appointment, please contact with you care team for advice.
Cabrini Pathology was the first pathology service established in a Victorian private hospital in 1958. Our laboratory now employs over 100 staff, either working within the laboratory or as part of the collection service.
Our primary focus is the provision of a quality diagnostic service to Cabrini inpatients and onsite consultants, with the laboratory providing expertise in Biochemistry, Blood Bank Serology, Cytology, Haematology, Histology, Immunology, Microbiology and Serology.
For over 30 years the pathology service has been successfully operated in partnership with Melbourne Pathology and makes a significant financial contribution to the revenue of Cabrini Health which is then reinvested in patient services and facilities.
Cabrini Pathology’s laboratory service includes:
General services include:
Most tests have no special requirements, however a small number of tests need an appointment or special instructions to be followed.
Certain tests require that you stay at the collection centre for a longer period.
For most tests, no appointment is required, however some tests require an appointment prior to attendance.
For further information please contact us on (03) 9508 1434.
Tests that require fasting
The following tests require a patient to have fasted prior to collection of the sample:
To ensure reliable and accurate test results, it is important that you follow these instructions carefully if you are having a fasting test.
Additional patient information
Designed for the Australian healthcare consumer for reliable and up to date information on pathology tests, refer to the website Lab Tests on LineAU.
The billing procedure for pathology testing is a complex process that is dependent on a number of variables including whether the test is fully rebatable by Medicare and whether it needs to be referred to another laboratory.
We aim to be fair and reasonable with our fee structure. Fees are set as low as possible within the bounds of providing a high quality, comprehensive pathology service. You should be aware that you may be charged an out-of-pocket fee depending on the tests your doctor has ordered for you.
Please click on the links below to view our fee information for inpatients and collection centre patients.
You will require a referral from a GP or a specialist for all pathology tests.
Please provide your patient with a referral for all pathology tests.