Pathology Handbook

Test repertoire

For further information about the test and appropriate specimen containers click on the type of test below:

Diagnostic Histology

Routine histology

 

Frozen Sections

 

Muscle Biopsies

 

Cytogenetic Studies

 

Testicular biopsies

 

Phaeochromocytomas

 

Fetal remains and Ectopic pregnancies

 

Renal Biopsy

 

Immunoflourescent service

Diagnostic Cytology

Breast cyst fluid

 

Bronchial Brushing

 

Bronchial Washing/Bronchoalveolar Lavage

 

Cerebrospinal Fluid

EBUS (Endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration)

 

Fine needle aspirates

 

Nipple Discharge

 

Ovarian Cyst Fluid

 

Serous Fluid

 

Skin Scrape

 

Sputum

 

Urines

 

Synovial fluids

Andrology

Semen Analysis

 

Requests for investigation of other specimens should be discussed with the consultant or senior laboratory staff (ext 6626/5202).

Cervical Cytology

Cervical cytology smears