|PapSmear||Cervical Smear||The slide must be fixed immediately after its collection by immersion in alcohol 95% or by spraying a lacquer. The slide must be fixed immediately after its collection by immersion in alcohol 95% or by spraying a lacquer.||5 days|
|Cytopathology||Various Liquids: Ascite Fluid, Pleural Fluid, Synovial Fluid Peritoneal fluid, CSF||Collect in Sterile tube, Refrigerate at +4°C. Transport within 48hrs.||5 days|
|Cytopathology||Urines (20ml-30 ml)||2nd urine of the morning, Collect in Sterile Container, and take immediately to the laboratory or Refrigerate at +4°C. or can be fixed in alcohol 50% Transport within 48hrs.||5 days|
|Cytopathology||Sputum||Pre-Fixation in alcohol 50%||5 days|
Broncho- alveolar Fluid
|Collecte in Sterile Container. Refrigerate at +4°C. Transport within 48hrs.||5 days|
Puncture of solid masses
|Breast : Nodule ou Cyst , Thyroid gland, Lymph node etc…||The material is placed on slides, lets dry at room temperature Identify the slides (side and localization) The slide must be fixed by immersion in alcohol 50% or air fixation. The syringe store +4°C.(to recovery the cells contained in the needle)||5 days|
Puncture of liquids
|Breast : Flow||Unilateral: The material is placed on slides
Bilateral: Identify the slides (side and localization). The material is placed on slides, let
dry at room temperature.
|Histopathology||Various Tissue||Biopsies should be preserved in formalin 10%||5 -10 days|
|Frozen||Various Fresh Tissue Only||Send Immediately to the laboratory.
Peroperatory frozen section examination has to be scheduled prior to 24 hours of surgery.
(Breast cancer- Her2Neu Amplification)
|Formalin-Fixed Paraffin-Embedded Tissue||Store at room temperature||25 days|
|Immuno-Histochemistry||Formalin-Fixed Paraffin-Embedded Tissue||Store at room temperature||5 days|
|Specimen should be preserved in formalin 10%||8 Weeks|
|Immuno Fluorescence||Kidney Biopsy
|Specimen should be preserved in NaCl. Refrigerate at +4°C. Transport within 2h to 4h. Before 16:00 PM||8-10 days|