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Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology provides an extensive range of tests for the diagnosis and screening of various medical conditions. These tests can be requested by your doctor or healthcare professional.

Testing is performed by our experienced scientists and results are interpreted by our specialist pathologists, then reported back to your doctor for any treatment or ongoing management of your health. Further information on specific tests available is available below.

For more detailed information about specific pathology tests, please feel free to contact us.

Alternatively, SNP recommends visiting Pathology Tests Explained for education and information on Australian pathology tests to help patients better understand their health care.

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Allergy testing
  • Allergy testing information including standard and extended allergen panels, recombinant allergens, nut and peanut allergies and mammalian meat allergy.
Blood pressure
  • Test information and step-by-step guide for ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM).
Coeliac disease: new directions in testing 
  • Information on diagnosing Coeliac disease including the role of genes HLA-DQ2 and HLA-DQ8, and new directions in testing.
CST: changes to cervical screening
  • Information on cervical cancer screening in Australia including why it changed, how it works and what's involved.
Diabetes: testing for type 2 diabetes
  • Information on testing to screen for, diagnose and manage type 2 diabetes.
Dysplastic naevi
  • Patient fact sheet on dysplastic naevi, including general information and FAQs.
Expanded carrier screening
  • Information on reproductive carrier screening including what the testing is, how genes are detected, arranging the testing and points to consider.
  • Information on haemochromatosis testing, diagnosis and treatment.
Helicobacter Pylori
  • Information on testing, diagnosis and monitoring for Helicobacter pylori infections.
Holter monitor
  • Test information and step-by-step guide for Holter monitor testing.
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • Information surrounding IBD including Crohn’s disease (CD), ulcerative colitis (UC), genetics, testing and diagnosis.
Lactose intolerance
  • Information on what causes lactose intolerance, what signs to look for and genetic testing options.
My Health Record and pathology results
  • Frequently asked questions on My Health Record and pathology results.
Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT)
  • Detailed information on non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) including what it is, what's involved, what to expect and common questions answered.
Pharmacogenomics: personalising your medication
  • Information on the Sonic PGx Panel - a genetic test that helps your doctor to provide the optimal prescription for you.
Prostate cancer
  • Information on prostate cancer and its diagnosis, including prostate specific antigen (PSA), free/total PSA ratio and the Prostate Health Index (PHI).
Receive your Warfarin Care results by SMS
  • Information on how to access Warfarin Care dose instructions and INR test results immediately by SMS/text, including how to register and enrol.
Reproductive carrier screening
  • Information on reproductive carrier screening including conditions available for testing, the testing procedure and how to arrange a test.
Skin cancer:  information for patients
  • An overview of skin cancer and its diagnosis, including images and cross sections of different types of skin cancer.
STI: how do you know if you have an STI
  • Information on sexually transmitted infections (STIs) including how and when to get tested and how to self collect your sample.
Warfarin Care: patient guide 
  • A comprehensive guide to the Warfarin Care program, including contact details for Warfarin Care support, patient questionnaire, INR results and how to manage your levels.
Warfarin Care: billing information
  • Warfarin Care account information including Warfarin Care access times, INR testing fees and available Medicare rebates.