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 Recent changes for Karyotype/Microarray - TISSUE

Recent changes for Karyotype/Microarray - TISSUE

Date
Field
Changed From
Changed To
6th March 2022
Assay name

Cytogenetics / Karyotype - TISSUE

Karyotype/Microarray - TISSUE

14th December 2021
Assay name

CytogeneticsKaryotype - TISSUE

Cytogenetics / Karyotype - TISSUE

14th December 2021
Assay name

CYTOGENETICS - TISSUE

CytogeneticsKaryotype - TISSUE

Alternative names

KARYOTYPE CHROMOSOME STUDIES - TISSUE TISSUE CULTURE MOLECULAR KARYOTYPE MICROARRAY

KARYOTYPE CHROMOSOME STUDIES - TISSUE TISSUE CULTURE MOLECULAR KARYOTYPE MICROARRAY FIBROBLAST CULTURE

14th December 2021
Assay name

CYTOGENETICS - TISSUE NON MALIGNANT (CONSTITUTIONAL)

CYTOGENETICS - TISSUE

Frequency

Weekly

Daily

Karyotype/Microarray - TISSUE

Ordering information:

Cerner Orderable: Histology Specimen. Microarray-Molecular karyotype

Fresh Tissue - send to Pathology for send out.

Referred test to Monash Pathology see: https://handbook.monashpathology.org/index?testid=1071

Specimen Types:  

Products of conception with fetal parts - fetal tissue or villi

Products of conception no fetal tissue - villi or cord

Placenta - villi or umbilical cord (5cm)

Skin biopsy: Collect aseptically. Collect x2 skin punches from  patient

Use RPMI (obtain from Pathology) or saline for transport. Do not allow the sample to dry out.

Send to direct to Anatomical Pathology.  Anatomical Pathology willl send the sample to Monash Pathology for testing. 

Alternate names:
KARYOTYPE CHROMOSOME STUDIES - TISSUE TISSUE CULTURE MOLECULAR KARYOTYPE MICROARRAY FIBROBLAST CULTURE
Laboratory:
Anatomical Pathology
Test Code:
HCYTOG
Specimen types:
Tissue
Container types:
Sterile JarSterile Jar
Collection Instructions:
Refrigerate, send to lab upon completion

Send to EH Pathology for send out to MMC.

Frequency:
Daily
Result Turnaround Time:
Six weeks
Laboratory Use Only

  

 

If EMR is not available, Pathology results are available from Auscare.  If you do not have an Auscare login,please complete attached form. https://pathology.easternhealth.org.au/handbook/downloads/Auscare%20access.pdf

Instruction on how to use Auscare - https://pathology.easternhealth.org.au/handbook/downloads/Auscare%20instructions.pdf

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