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PLEASE NOTE: Recent changes have been made to this Test


 Recent changes for Iron Tissue

Recent changes for Iron Tissue
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3rd March 2020
Collection & Request Instructions

Liver biopsy specimen placed directly into a small, clean, dry container and delivered to the laboratory as soon as possible.

 

Liver biopsy specimen placed directly into a small, clean, dry container and delivered to the laboratory as soon as possible.

5 mm core biopsy minimum required

Method: ICP-MS

 

3rd March 2020
Frequency

Monthly

Weekly

Iron Tissue

Alternative Names:Hepatic Iron Index
Liver Iron
Tissue Iron
Laboratory:Clinical Biochemistry
Test Code:TIIRO
Specimen Types:Tissue
Container Types:
Fresh Tissue Pot
Plain 70mL pot
Adults Volume or Mass:2 mg
Collection & Request Instructions:

Liver biopsy specimen placed directly into a small, clean, dry container and delivered to the laboratory as soon as possible.

5 mm core biopsy minimum required

Method: ICP-MS

 

Transport Instructions between Sites and/or Laboratories:Room Temperature
Assay Frequency:Weekly
External Laboratory:PaLMS- Royal North Shore Hospital
Additional Notes:

Assay performed by :

Pathology NSW - Royal North Shore

Testing Laboratory
Trace Element Laboratory
Royal North Shore Hospital,  
Ph: +61 2 9926 4157     Fax: +61 2 9906 4089
Email: ross.wenzel@health.nsw.gov.au
Web Address: www.pathology.health.nsw.gov.au/