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Laboratory Test Reference Guide

Laboratory Information

Test Name

Renal biopsy


Kidney biopsy

External Price (excl. GST)


Specimen Collection

Pre Testing Requirements

For urgent report contact Dr Daniel Ninin, ext 98448. Histology laboratory, ext 98480. For specimens from referring hospital/laboratories please consult Duty Pathologist.

Adult Specimen

Request for renal biopsy analysis should be booked in advance with the Laboratory (Ext. 98480). This service is available during the working hours (0700-1730hr). Outside these hours, the service is arranged through the On Call Pathologist.

Test Information



Test Availability

Mon -Fri, 0800-1630

Laboratory Turnaround Time

5 working days


Paraffin sections for H&E, Jones silver stain, Gomori's trichrome and PAS. Frozen sections for immunofluorescence(immunoglobulin panel: IgA, IgG, IgM, C3, C1q, Fib). Does not include electron microscopy.

Electronic Information

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HL7 mapping code