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Laboratory Information

Test Name

Muscle biopsy


Muscle biopsy

External Price (excl. GST)


Specimen Collection

Pre Testing Requirements

For specimens from referral hospital/laboratories please consult Duty Pathologist.

Adult Specimen

Request for muscle biopsy analysis should be booked in advance with the Laboratory (Ext. 98480). This service is available during the working hours of 0700-1730hrs. Outside these hours, contact the on-call Pathologist via the operator.

Test Information



Test Availability

Mon -Fri, 0800-1630

Laboratory Turnaround Time

1-2 working days from receipt for routine Histology
10-15 working days from receipt for Enzyme histochemical studies

Electronic Information

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HL7 mapping code