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Iron Tissue (Sendaway Test)

Alternative Names:Hepatic Iron Index
Liver Iron
Tissue Iron
Laboratory:Clinical Biochemistry
Test Code:SCL
Medicare rebatable:No
Specimen Types:Tissue
Container Types:
Fresh Tissue Pot
Plain 70mL pot
Fresh Tissue Pot
Adults Volume or Mass:2 mg
Collection & Request Instructions:

Liver biopsy specimen placed directly into a small, clean, dry container and delivered to the laboratory as soon as possible. To be collected by Specialist ONLY. Min 1-2mg of tissue required.

 

Transport Instructions:Room Temperature
Assay Frequency:Monthly
External Laboratory:Australian Clinical Labs- prev.Healthscope
  External Laboratory details...
External Transport Instructions:Send at 4'C with Ice Pack
Additional Notes:

Assay performed by :

Healthscope Functional Pathology, Clayton, Vic.

Ph: 1300 55 44 80  Fax: 03 8540 5555