NPAAC Errata and Corrigenda

This page provides information on the National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council (NPAAC) documents that have had minor corrections.

Page last updated: 17 November 2015

Requirements for Retention of Laboratory Records and Diagnostic Material (Sixth Edition 2013)

Description of the correction:

Incorrect footnotes in table titled “Table 2 Minimum retention times for anatomical pathology”. Table is located under Discipline Variation on page 6. Should read: Where the report pertains to a Specimen collected from a paediatric patient, see page 3 indicating retention until the person reaches the age of 25, except for genetics, where the retention time is 100 years.
Corrigenda - Requirements for the Retention of Laboratory Records and Diagnostic Material (Sixth Edition 2013) (PDF 17 KB)
Corrigenda - Requirements for the Retention of Laboratory Records and Diagnostic Material (Sixth Edition 2013) (Word 21 KB)

Requirements for the Packaging and Transport of Pathology Specimens and Associated Materials (Fourth Edition 2013)

Description of the correction:

Table reference in figure titled “Figure 2.1 Hazard classification flow chart” regarding a Category A infectious substance corrected to reference Table H1.1 not A1.1. Figure is located under Section 2.2 Other hazards on page 6.
Corrigenda- Requirements for the Packaging and Transport of Pathology Specimens and Associated Materials (Fourth Edition 2013) (PDF 89 KB)
Corrigenda- Requirements for the Packaging and Transport of Pathology Specimens and Associated Materials (Fourth Edition 2013) (Word 143 KB)