Registration to be performed by Anatomical Pathology
Collection Procedure: Collect the biopsy into a labelled container of 70% ethanol (preferably on ice) immediately after taking the biopsy. The temperature must not exceed 25C at any time.
Biopsy Procedure: Contact the reference laboratory for specific advice regarding the biopsy and tetracycline labelling protocol.
Contact Dr Julie Fletcher or Dr Louise Hughes, Anatomical Pathology, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Concord NSW. Telephone (02) 9767 6635
Specimen should be recieved in 70% alcohol. Formalin fixation is not suitable. If specimen is received unfixed add 70% ethanol as soon as possible.
Store sample in 70% ethanol at 4C until ready for dispatch to reference laboratory.
Address package to;
Attn: Frank Quaranta
Concord Repatriation general Hospital
Concord NSW 2139
Telephone contact: (02) 9767 6635
Send via express courier
Expected Turn-Around-Time: Allow 6 weeks for processing.