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Receive your Warfarin results by SMS 29-02-2012
Patient Brochures

Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology's Warfarin Care patients, or their carers, can now recieve INR, dose instructions and next test date by SMS.

Peanut Allergy 19-07-2013
Patient Brochures

For parents, the diagnosis of peanut allergy is fraught with fear and apprehension; the chance that severe allergy may occure is of most concer. For doctors, the present tests significantly over-diagnose peanut allergy.

Blood Pressure keeping it in check 22-07-2013
Patient Brochures

High blood pressure (hypertension) is one of the biggest risk factors in heart disease, stroke and many other health problems.It's often called the 'silent killer' because it has no real symptoms. If you have hypertension it needs to be diagnosed, monitored and treated.

Blood pressure testing is most effective when carried out continuously over a 24-hour period (Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring - ABPM).

Pap tests 22-07-2013
Patient Brochures
Pap tests, road safety and you - The key to women's health
Skin Cancer 22-07-2013
Patient Brochures

Skin cancer occurs when cells in the skin are altered in a way that causes them to give rise to many other abnormal cells in an uncontrolled fashion.

Prolonged exposure to sunlight is the most common cause of this alteration.

Australia has the highest rate of all skin cancers in the world and, because Queensland has the climate most suited to outdoor activity, it is not surprising that the incidence of skin cancer is highest in this state.

Most commonly, skin cancers occur on areas frequently exposed to the sun.

Pathology testing and Neuroendocrine tumours NETs 30-10-2013
Patient Brochures

What are Neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) - NETs are relatively uncommon tumours that develop from neuroendocrine cells. These cells are present in many organs throughout the body and their job is to release hormones - chemical messengers that regulate bodily functions.

Coeliac disease new directions in testing 12-06-2014
Patient Brochures

Coeliac disease is a lifelong autoimmune disorder triggered by eating gluten, a common protein found in wheat, or other similar proteins in rye, barley and oats. When you have coeliac disease, your immune system attacks the tiny hair-like projections, called villi, that line your small intestine. They become inflamed and flattened, which reduces the surface area that would normally absorb nutrients.

New test for Crohn's Disease and ulcerative colitis 12-06-2014
Patient Brochures

Tens of thousands of Australians live with the debilitating symptoms of Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis-the two conditions that come under the heading inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). They can play havoc with everyday lives and have serious consequences if left untreated. Although they affect different areas of the gastrointestinal tract in different ways, they do have similarities.

 

Privacy and Pathology 02-07-2014
Patient Brochures

Pathology is a specialist medical service.

The quality of our service depends on information, including what we collect from you.

This brochure shows what you might expect from Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology under the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs).

How do you know if you have an STI? You don't 20-08-2014
Patient Brochures

How do you know if you have an STI? You don't!

The only way to find out is with a pathology test.

Many people have an STI and have no symptoms. They don't know until it's too late - which is how infections spread so easily. For instance, about 90% of people with chlamydia have no symptoms.

 

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