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Frozen Sections

Alias: N/A

Discipline: Histopathology

Test information: Must be booked in advance with histology department.
Specimen must be received dry (not in formalin) and be delivered immediately to the histology department. To prevent any delays hand directly to a member of staff.

Specimen Type(s)
  • Tissue;
Other Acceptable Specimen Type(s)
Fresh tissue
Specimen Container - Adult
  • Plain Universal;
Specimen Container - Paediatric
  • Sterile CE-marked Universal Container;
Analytes
  • N/A;
Part of a test profile?
No
Volume (min) of sample to be sent to laboratory
N/A
Patient Preparation, Sample Handling and Transport
Specimen must NOT be placed into formalin.
Portering or Theatre staff delivering specimens must hand the sample to a member of staff in Histology.
Specimens must not be left in reception areas.
Telephone/Pager number must be on request form to enable immediate reporting of results by telephone.
Maximum add on time
N/A
Units and Reference Ranges / Interpretation
Interpretative comment
UKAS number
8869
UKAS accredited test?
Yes
Comments
N/A

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Last updated: 03-05-2024