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Products of conception

Ordering information:

Cerner orderable:

Histology Specimen(s): Formalin  +/-

Cytogenetics Tissue: Fresh

Alternate names:
Abortions, gestational products, POC
Anatomical Pathology
Specimen types:
Container types:
Not required
Collection Instructions:

Products of conception that require cytogenetic analysis must be submitted fresh.


Laboratory Use Only
Storage Instructions:

Fresh tissue must be refrigerated out of ours - however it is not neccessary to contact the on call pathologist for POC specimens.

Laboratory Notes:

Send fresh specimen in RPMI to VCGS for Cytogenetics with the regular courier.

External Laboratory:
Victorian Clinical Genetics Sevices (V.C.G.S) - Royal Childrens Hospital
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