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Post Mortem

Ordering information:

Cerner orderable: Post Mortem (Baby)

 or Post Mortem (Adult)

 

Adult post mortems at Eastern Health are referred to the Austin hospital to be performed and reported. They should be sent directly to Austin Anatomical Pathology from any Eastern Health Site. Click here for Austin Risk Assessment and here for Austin Request forms.

Austin Hospital Mortuary Ph: 9496-5658.     Fax:9496 3437

 

Perinatal post mortems are performed at Monash Medical Centre  Ph: 9594 3500         Fax: 9594 6284.

They should be sent directly to Monash Anatomical Pathology from any Eastern Health Site.

Click here for VPAS Instructions and VPAS request forms.

For transfers:

Mebourne and Penninsula Funeral Transfers: Ph: 0475 448 996 or Metropolitain Funeral transfers: 0438 054 327.

        

 

 

Alternate names:
Autopsy
Laboratory:
Anatomical Pathology
Specimen types:
Tissue
Container types:
Not required
Collection Instructions:

Evolution test codes for tracking purposes: see WORK-AP-58 Histology Data Entry Codes.

Baby < 20 weeks (stored in pathology fridge)

Baby > 20 weeks (store in mortuary)

Adult (mortuary)

Notes:

 

 

 

Frequency:
As required
Result Turnaround Time:
8-12 weeks
Laboratory Use Only

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