Test Directory

Endobronchial ultrasound fine needle aspirate

Containers - Adult

20ml Universal with Formalin

Laboratory Site

51 Little France Crescent
Old Dalkeith Road
EH16 4SA
Telephone (Cytology): 0131 242 7162

Transport arrangements

If outwith the RIE please send via the laboratory van service

Special instructions for collection

Mark sample site on each container. Ensure sample container is clearly marked if it contains formalin with the appropriate labels

How to request

Complete Pathology request form



Anticipated turnaround

​Report within 5 working days. Turnaround times will increase where there is a need to perform further investigations

What happens if the result is positive or abnormal

​Results are reported on APEX and available on APEX and Track.