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Bile Duct Brushing

Ordering information:


Specimen types:
Container types:
Slide & carrierSlide & carrier
Collection Instructions:

The brushing is smeared onto a slide to make a monolayer of cells and must be fixed immediately in 95% ethanol or spray fixed. Containers of 95% ethanol can be provided by Anatomical pathology.


A delay in fixation can make interpretation difficult.

As required
Result Turnaround Time:
72 hours
Laboratory Use Only
Transport Instructions:

Slide to be placed either in a coplin jar of 95% ethanol or the spray fixed slide into a plastic slide holder.

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