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Department Name

MICROBIOLOGY

Modality

MC

Location

6th Floor Annexe Bldg

Test Name

Giemsa Stain For Tzanck Smear

Test Code

G204

Test Status

Active

Nature of Specimen

Any sample except stool

Quantity Required

NA

Type of Container

Not applicable

Method Used

Manual

Collection Instruction

Gently rupture the fresh vesicle with a sterile scalpel blade, gently scrape the debris from the base of the vesicle. Smear the debris onto the microscope slide.

Patient Instruction

NA

Transport Instruction

Transport immediately

Dept. Acceptance Time

9.15am to 2 pm Monday through Friday. 9.15 to 12 pm Saturday and Sundays. Upto 11 am Holidays.

Turn Around Time

Stat or within 24 hrs

Time for Additional Examination

 Not applicable

Sample Storage After Reporting

Room Temp

Resource Person for Report Status

 Lab Physician

Telephone

24177000

Extension

7298/7098/4381

Test Schedule

Monday to  Saturday    except holiday

Use

For detection of Herpes infection & demonstration of Pneumocystis.

 

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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