Test Directory

Lower GI Surgical Specimens large e.g. large bowel, colonectomy

Containers - Adult

Appropriate Sized Pathology Container
Additive per Container
4% Buffered formaldehyde

Reference ranges

Not applicable

Laboratory Site

Crewe Road South
Telephone: 0131 537 1000

Transport arrangements

Samples should be sent direct to Pathology dept at WGH

Sample storage arrangements

Ensure specimen is completely covered by formaldehyde

Special instructions for collection

Place form in separate poly compartment

How to request

Complete Pathology form and send with sample to lab

What happens if the result is positive or abnormal

Not applicable

General additional information

Pots can be requested by calling lab reception Ext 31963