Test Code: 
Hist
Department: 
Anatomical Pathology
Pseudonyms: 
Biopsy for Paraffin Section
Collection Requirements: 
10% Neutral Buffered formalin
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Histology
Test Code: 
FRESH, HIST
Department: 
Anatomical Pathology
Pseudonyms: 
Frozen Section - Histopathology
Collection Requirements: 
Operative tissues for immediate histopathology, send FRESH
Availability: 
Weekdays (out of hours - see notes)
Requires own tube?: 
No
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Histology
Prior booking of frozen sections is preferred. Fresh tissues for frozen section are delivered by PSA from theatre directly to Anatomical Pathology. Out of Hours: MUST BE PRE-BOOKED by paging the pathologist on-call.
Test Code: 
HIST
Department: 
Anatomical Pathology
Pseudonyms: 
Renal Biopsy - Histopathology
Collection Requirements: 
Renal biopsy. See notes
Availability: 
Weekdays
Requires own tube?: 
No
Laboratory: 
Histology
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. Out of hours: MUST be pre-booked. Page the renal pathologist on-call.