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Cytology - Vitreous Washings

Alternative Names:Vitreous Fluid Cytology
Laboratory:Anatomical Pathology
Test Code:Send Away
Specimen Types:Fluid
Container Types:
Sterile Container
Collection & Request Instructions:

Vitreous washing samples may require sharing between Microbiology, Biochemistry, Flow Cytometry and Cytology. Please check other laboratory collection requirements.

Sample triage may require consultation with the referring clinician or consultant pathologist in the event of insufficient sample.

Alfred Cytology Service is not able to process or interpret samples for Cytology reporting. 

Transport Instructions between Sites and/or Laboratories:Send to lab immediately
Transport sample to St Vincents Pathology on ice
Assay Frequency:Weekdays
External Laboratory:St Vincent's Pathology