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About our pathology services

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.

Cabrini’s pathology service has been successfully operated in partnership with Melbourne Pathology for more than 30 years.

Cabrini Pathology’s laboratory service includes:

  • Onsite routine and emergency diagnostic testing for inpatients and outpatients
  • All areas of pathology testing
  • Rapid turnaround time for most routine pathology results
  • Direct clinical consultations available for interpretation and advice on results

General services include:

  • Pathology services to all Cabrini campuses
  • Results available in a range of formats including electronic download and fax
  • Home visiting service for specimen collection
  • Preoperative testing up to 28 days prior to surgery
  • General Enquiries

  • Operating Hours

    Cabrini Malvern
    Monday – Friday, 7.00 am to 6.00 pm
    Saturday & public holidays, 8.00 am to 12.00 pm

    Closed on Good Friday and Christmas Day

    Cabrini Brighton
    Monday – Friday, 9.00 am to 5.00 pm
    Saturday & public holidays, Closed

  • Referrals


Coronavirus update

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.

Our collection centres

Cabrini Malvern
Ground Floor Area F
183 Wattletree Rd
Monday – Friday 7.00 am-6.00 pm
Saturday 8.00 am-12.00 pm
(03) 9508 1434 map
Cabrini Brighton
243 New St
Monday – Friday 9.00 am-5.00 pm
Saturday Closed
(03) 9508 5750 map