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Laboratory Test Reference Guide

Laboratory Information

Test Name

Renal biopsy

Synonyms

Kidney biopsy

External Price (excl. GST)

Price

$803.68

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

Department

Histology

Test Availability

Mon -Fri, 0800-1630

Laboratory Turnaround Time

5 working days

Method

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

Registration Code

KIDB

HL7Mapping Code

$KIDB