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Frozen Sections

Cellular Pathology

These must be pre-booked by contacting the Histopathology Department (ext. 2930) at least 24 hours in advance.

Please note: 

  • Specimens should be sent immediately without fixative to the laboratory and handed personally to a member of the histology department. They must not be left at specimen reception.
  • A contact bleep number or telephone number must be written on the request form.
  • Specimens suspected or known to have Covid-19, TB, monkeypox or nvCJD will not be accepted for this procedure.
  • Specimens suspected or known to have Hepatitis B or C, HIV/AIDS will be assessed on an individual basis by the Clinical head of department.
  • Radioactive specimens will not be accepted for frozen sections.
Specimen Labelling Procedure
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