Theatre to call and inform lab that a fresh sample is arriving.
Fresh lymph nodes have
1) Sample for Pathlab Histology (Fresh or formalin) register as HIST
2) Sample for Flow cytometry, register on another number as FLOT. The form should be clearly marked "For Flow Cytometry" and this sample is to be sent to Waikato DHB Cytogenetics department for Flow Cytometry in RPMI
Waikato Hospital Laboratory
Sample send in RPMI to WHL. Do not require imprint slides. Prefer a piece of tissue of about 10mm. RPMI sample need to be kept at 4C.