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BREAST CYST ASPIRATION

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Description

Indications

Specimen Required

​If aspirate is scanty, fluid may be smeared one drop at a time on clean, dry slides and fixed in 95% ethanol immediately. If aspirate is abundant, collect in a sterile container and send neat to the Cytology Laboratory. Indicate the volume aspirated - see Non-Gynaecological smear, fluid and Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) - General Instruction for details.

A cytology non-gynaecological CPOE request that is completed and properly filled up - see the CPOE request for details

Storage and Transport

Method

Test Results

Reference Interval / Value

Turnaround Time

​90% of cases reported within 2 working days and 100% of cases reported within 7 working days

Day(s) Test Set up

​Daily

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