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Biopsy - Microscopy and Culture

Alternate names:
Tissue Microscopy and culture
Laboratory:
Microbiology
Test Code:
SMC
Specimen types:
Tissue
Container types:
Sterile JarSterile Jar
Collection Instructions:

Tissue to be placed in sterile jar.

Please do not use a jar which has formalin, or has had formalin discarded - this will kill any organisms present.

Transport immediately to laboratory.

Please supply clinical comments to facilitate processing.

Frequency:
Daily
Result Turnaround Time:
5 days

SPECIMEN COLLECTION MODULE (SCM) FAQs - CLICK HERE

 

CLICK HERE for a consent form to perform tests not covered by Medicare

TURN AROUND TIMES - When will my result be available?

CLICK HERE for Minimum Labelling Requirements

CLICK HERE for a printable Pathology request form

CLICK HERE for a Log sheet for recording Pathology results

"THE ART OF CCCCOLLECTION"

PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THE PREFERRED ORDER OF DRAW