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Test and sample information

This is a searchable database of information about tests offered by Pathology at the Royal Derby Hospital. 

If there are any comments on specific test content please contact john.monaghan@nhs.net .

For further patient information on pathology tests please visit: www.labtestsonline.org.uk

Test
Brush sample cytology
Sample
Brush Sample
Sample container
FNA pot (universal container with 5ml green cytospin fluid)
Volume required
Not applicable
Special requirements for specimen collection
Detach brush and place in the cytospin fluid and send to the cytology laboratory.
Discipline
Cytology
Clinical notes
Microscopic assessment for malignant cells. Examples of brush samples are:-  Bronchial bursh. Oesophageal bursh, Gastric brush.
Turn around time
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Last modified: 02/08/2017