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Lymph node biopsy

Ordering information:

Cerner Orderable: Lymph Node Biopsy.

Multiple test on the same biopsy shoule be ordered in the same ordernig conversation.

Laboratory:
Anatomical Pathology
Specimen types:
Tissue
Container types:
Sterile JarSterile Jar
Collection Instructions:

Lymph node biopsies performed for possible infectious diseases or lymphoproliferative disorders must be submitted to the Anatomical Pathology laboratory fresh. Please order the approriate tests required in ehCare.

Result Turnaround Time:
72 hours
Laboratory Use Only
Storage Instructions:

Microbiological cultures and flow cytometric analysis requires fresh tissue.

Specimens solely for flow cytometry can be placed in RPMI.

Laboratory Notes:

All fresh tissue must be brought to the attention of a Pathologist or pathology registrar. Out of hours fresh tissue specimens must be brought to the attention of the on call pathologist. Fresh tissue must be refrigerated.