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Department Name

Pathology

Modality HISTOPATHOLOGY

Location

8th Floor Annex Bldg

Test Name

Small Biopsies (Including Frozen Section &

Immunohistochemistry)

Test Code

F302

Test Status

Active

Nature of Specimen

Small Biopsy - Punch Biopsy, Gun Biopsy, Scopy Biopsy, BM

biopsy

Quantity Required

NA

Type of Container

Disposable Screw capped plastic Container

Method Used

Routine Processing for small biopsies.

Collection Instruction

a) For Fs- fresh tissue is sent immediately for Fs reporting.
For outside FS, tissue is sent in saline b) For small specimen-
is fixed immediately in 10% buffered Formalin in wide mouth
container with tight fitting lid or kept in refrigerator at 10 0 C-
17 0 C

Patient Instruction

Not Applicable

Transport Instruction

a) For Fs-send specimen to frozen section lab on 2nd floor
main bldg/3rd floor 302 Golden jubilee bldg. immediately b)
small biopsies should be sent to laboratory as early as
possible preferably via chute.For a)&b)- It should be
accompanied with properly filled requisition form.

Dept. Acceptance Time

a) For Fs: 9-30 am to 5.00 pm Mon-Fri. On Saturday 9-30 am to
1.45pm. In GJB Fs: 9.30 am-5.00pm Mon-Fri b)For small biopsies:
9.30am-5.20pm Mon-Fri & On Saturday 9.30am-2.00pm For
outside patient 8.30 am to 7.00 pm at HBB, 1st floor

Turn Around Time

a) For Fs report within 15 min. b) For small biopsy report: 4
working days for soft tissue specimen if no special
investigation required. 5 working days for specimens
containing bones if no special investigation required.

Time for Additional Examination

3 Working Days

Sample Storage After Reporting

Entire sample is processed.

Resource Person for Report Status

HOD

Telephone

24177000

Extension

7271

Test Schedule

All days except Sundays/ holidays

Use

a) For Fs: intra operative diagnosis b) For HPR: Final

Diagnosis

 

Contact Us

TATA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Dr. E Borges Road, Parel, Mumbai - 400 012 India
Phone: +91-22- 24177000, 24177300, 24161413
Fax: +91-22-24146937
E-mail : msoffice@tmc.gov.in(for patient care and queries)/cash@tmc.gov.in(for accounts related)/fundraising@tmc.gov.in (for donors and donation related)/registrar@tmc.gov.in(for education and training)/hrd@tmc.gov.in(for administrative - HRD matters) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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