Disaccharidase Duodenal Biopsy


Test Information

Test Name

Disaccharidase Duodenal Biopsy

Preferred Specimen

Duodenal biopsy

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

4 weeks


Collection Information

Preparation

  • Samples are taken by gastroenterologists
  • Dried or samples sent in formalin are unacceptable

Delivery and Handling

Send on ice to the laboratory


Processing Information

Registration Code

DIS

Notes

  • URGENT REQUEST
  • Wrap in parafilm, remove as much air as possible without squashing sample (Refer to Specimen Services SOP)
  • Send on ice ASAP to Waikato Hospital Laboratory

Methodology

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Canterbury Health Laboratory (via WHL)

Send Away Notes

Send urgently to Waikato Hospital, notify by phone 07-8398606

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