Prior booking of frozen secton is desirable. At the time of operation, the laboratory should be notified by intercom of the impending arrival of the specimen from theatre.
Out of Hours: MUST be pre-booked. Page the Pathologist on call.
Biopsies should be booked through Anatomical Pathology staff Ext. 28426. Biopsies should be performed early in the day to enable laboratory procedures to be performed during normal working hours. Requests for electron microscopy should be stated on the request form.
By Arrangement.Nerve Bx kit.- collect rom Anat Path. Nerve biopsy fresh in a sterile container
Weekdays - Sample must reach Anatomical Pathology by 1530 hrs
Requires own tube?:
Victorian Neuromuscular Laboratory Services - Alfred Hospital
Nerve biopsy kits containing appropriate specimen containers, fixatives and instructions should be obtained from Anatomical Pathology department at RMH (03 9342 7750). 24 hours notice is required to ensure kit is available.