Coronavirus Information

Notification

COVID-19 is now a controlled notifiable condition under the South Australian Public Health Act 2011.
Doctors and diagnostic laboratories are required to notify SA Health Communicable Disease Control Branch (CDCB) with a suspected or confirmed case, online or phone 1300 232 272.

Laboratory Testing

SA Pathology performs Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing in the Royal Adelaide Hospital laboratory.

Patients will incur no out-of-pocket expenses for Coronavirus (COVID-19) tests performed by SA Pathology.

Coronavirus Information

Latest News

COVID-19 Testing at Mount Gambier

21 Sep, 2020 : SA Pathology will relocate the Mount Gambier Hospital COVID-19 drive-through collection service from Tuesday 22 September to:       Mount Gambier Showgrounds, 1 Pick Avenue, Moun...

COVID-19 Testing at Tailem Bend

11 Sep, 2020 : SA Pathology’s mobile collection service at Tailem Bend is expanding its operations to provide free COVID-19 testing for interstate truck drivers, walk-ins and interstate traveller...

Para Hills West COVID-19 drive through clinic opens

26 Aug, 2020 : McIntyre Medical Centre has opened a drive-through collection clinic, supported by SA Health, providing COVID-19 collections for patients in the northern suburbs. The drive-throu...

Significantly Increased Risk of COVID-19 in SA

14 Jul, 2020 : There is a significantly higher risk of COVID-19 in South Australia because of the current outbreak in Victoria. Action is required by the South Australian community. If you ha...

New Community Collection Services for Vulnerable Patients

26 Jun, 2020 : SA Pathology has established three dedicated Collection Centres offering pathology services to vulnerable patients: Haematology, oncology and transplant patients who are taking ...

Respiratory Pathogen Detection Rate Week Ending 21-06-2020

21 Jun, 2020 : This report tracks the weekly detection rate of common respiratory pathogens. The detection rate is the % of samples tested that returned a positive result for Influenza A and B,...

Respiratory Pathogen Detection Rate Week Ending 14-06-2020

14 Jun, 2020 : This report tracks the weekly detection rate of common respiratory pathogens. The detection rate is the % of samples tested that returned a positive result for Influenza A and B,...

Electronic Request Forms

28 May, 2020 : SA Pathology is pleased to announce that we can now accept electronic request forms via the secure platform, Citrix ShareFile. Enabling a safe and contactless health journey has ...

Expanded Domiciliary Service for COVID-19 Testing

30 Apr, 2020 : From Wednesday 29 April SA Pathology has doubled its metropolitan COVID-19 collection capacity to accommodate up to 60 patient visits per day. The expanded service will operate b...

Open Letter to the Healthcare Community

28 Apr, 2020 : To the South Australian healthcare community, We know that the last weeks and months have been tough for many of you, and that there are still challenges ahead for all of us.  We...