Pathology Handbook

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Request Form 

If ICE is unavailable then you may download, print and complete a manual Histopathology request form.

IMPORTANT: Please indicate your contact phone or bleep number on the request form

Availability

Please telephone the department in advance to enable the Consultant Pathologists and the Histology staff to be ready. If possible, please give 24hrs notice (ext 6630)

Specimen Transport

The dry sample should be sent to the laboratory as soon as possible for examination

Specimen

Dry sample

Container

Plain container

Turnaround times

Samples are processed immediately on receipt and results telephoned to the requesting physician.