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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
Fine Needle Aspirate Cytology
Sample
Fine Needle Aspirate
Sample container
FNA pot (universal container with 5ml green cytospin fluid)
Volume required
Not applicable
Special requirements for specimen collection
Express the material contained into the universal container then rinse the needle and syringe out with the cytospin fluid to obtain the maximum yield of cells
Discipline
Cytology
Clinical notes
Microscopic assessement for malignant cells
Turn around time
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Last modified: 02/08/2017