Liver biopsy Iron studies

Test Information

Test Name

Liver biopsy Iron studies


Hepatic Iron Index; Liver tissue studies

Preferred Specimen

Needle core biopsy

Turn Around Time

2 weeks

Processing Information

Registration Code



  • 2 samples are required; 1 fresh specimen i.e. no fixative and the other immersed in 10% buffered formalin fixative

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

External Lab Website