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: 
HistFS
Department: 
Anatomical Pathology
Pseudonyms: 
Frozen Section - Histopathology
Collection Requirements: 
Operative tissues for immediate histopathology
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Weekdays (out of hours - see notes)
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Laboratory: 
Histology
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.
Test Code: 
HisRe
Department: 
Anatomical Pathology
Pseudonyms: 
Renal Biopsy - Histopathology
Collection Requirements: 
Renal biopsy. See notes
Reference Range: 
Availability: 
Weekdays
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
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.