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Cytology - Vitreous Washings (Sendaway Test)

Alternative Names:Vitreous Fluid Cytology
Laboratory:Anatomical Pathology
Test Code:STV
Medicare rebatable:Yes
Registration Instructions:

Sendaway test.

Register as a sendaway to St Vincents Pathology, Cytology Department

Specimen Types:Fluid
Container Types:
Sterile ContainerSterile Container
Collection & Request Instructions:

Vitreous washing samples may require sharing between Microbiology, Biochemistry, Flow Cytometry and Cytology. Please check other laboratory collection requirements.

Sample triage may require consultation with the referring clinician or consultant pathologist in the event of insufficient sample.

 

Transport Instructions:Send to lab immediately

Transport sample to St Vincents Pathology on ice

Processing Instructions:Store at 4'C
Time critical - do not delay handling !
Assay Frequency:Weekdays
External Laboratory:St Vincent's Pathology
  External Laboratory details...
External Transport Instructions:Send at 4'C with Ice Pack

For advice on sample requirements and dispatch contact St Vincents Cytology Service: 9288 4114