Cytological examination of well-preserved cellular material for the detection of normal and/or atypical cell changes affecting the specimen site.
Anatomical Pathology - Cytology
Cytology - nipple smear
Smear fluid from the nipple directly on to a glass slide. Immediately immerse the slide in 95% ethanol fixative within 1 second. Leave the smear in the fixative for 20 minutes to fix the cells. Slides may be removed, dried and placed in a slide mailer a slide mailer and sent to the lab.
Deliver to lab ASAP
Specimens MUST be properly labelled with full name and NHI or full name and date of birth, and accompanied with a matching request form.
Pathologists will cytologically examine collected material and assess the morphology of the cellular material to determine the diagnosis.
Cytological examination of slides.
Slides are stained and examined under a microscope.
Fluid specimens are centrifuged and cellular material is transferred onto glass slides, fixed and stained for cytological examination under a microscope.
$59.88 (Exclusive of GST)
Slides are stored for 10 years.
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