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SPECIALISED TEST (BREAST BIOPSY)

Test Code:

HT0146

Synonym(s):

 

Specimen Container

Screw cap containers or plastic bags properly sealed.

Specimen Requirement

Specimen must be completely immersed in 10% buffered formalin, preferably fill the container to about 90%. Tissue should not occupy more than 20% of specimen bottle. For larger specimens, plastic bags should be used and tissue immersed in formalin at least 3 times the volume of tissue.
Fresh specimen to be send without formalin if special studies is required. Prior arrangement with laboratory must be made.

Specimen Storage / Transport

By porter

Method

 

Orderable as STAT?

No

Turn Around Time

3 working days.
Urgent specimens 1 - 2 days. Cases requiring further work-up (e.g additional sections, special stains, immunochemistry, etc) may require additional 1-3 working days.

Reference Value(s)

Testing Laboratory Location

KKH

Laboratory

Histopathology

Contact Number

6394 1377

Day and Time Performed

Monday to Friday: 0800hrs - 1700 hrs
Sat: 0800 hrs - 1200 hrs

Orderable on CPOE?

Yes

Downtime Form

Additional Information

Change History Notes

Others

Keywords

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