All specimens are to be accompanied by barcode labels (CPOE- Computerised Physician Order Entry system).
Quickguide Doctor CPOE HistoCyto - OT.pdf
Quickguide CPOE HistoCyto - Clinic_Ward.pdf
Information entered into the CPOE system must include:
The following are also useful information:
Submit one electronic order for the same patient at the same operation, irrespective of the number of specimens. Make sure "Specimen Label Completed" and "Vetted & Order form completed (Dr Only)" are ticked before despatching specimens.
Additional tests ordered (immunohistochemistry, molecular, FISH or special stain), after a case has been reported, are to be accompanied by a hardcopy Histopathology request
Send to laboratory as soon as possible within the same day of collection. Keep weekend samples in the refrigerator (2 to 8oC).