1Frozen section-On Cryostate
Prior notification of frozen section required for
1)     Time of frozen section
2)     Type of specimen will be sent to us for frozen
3)     What surgeon wants from frozen section
4)     Relevant clinical details
5)     Contact no of surgeon for communication during and after frozen
Fresh specimen in a container without formalin35 mins after it reaches our laboratoryDiagnosis and decision making for additional surgery requirement
2Liquid based cytology and cell block preparation (All body fluid)-By special technique background material is reduced and hence individual cells can be seen clearly to detect early cancerSpecimen to be collected in plain tube and transported as early as possible. In case of delay keep in refrigerator and transport with coolent.24 hrsHelps early detection of cancer by better visualization of individual cells
3Immunohistochemistry study1)     Diagnostic panels for all systems
2)     Predictive markers
Leica Bond Max fully automated IHC machineFormalin fixed tissue with tumor or paraffin blocks of tumor tissue and cell block of body fluids3-5 daysHelps in diagnostic as well as therapeutic purpose
Attach or provide system wise list of IHC antibodies available with us
4Same day biopsy reportingSmall biopsyMicrowave based testFormalin fixed tissue to be received before 12.00 noon and report will be done by same day before 7 o’clockSame day In defined timeFaster decision making for surgeons to decide on definitive plan
5FNACa)     Guided only Smears reporting
FNAC procedure
a)     Received from radiologist or surgeons
b)     OPD procedure at our centre
a)     With proper fixatives
b)     Smears prepared from superficially palpable lesions
24 to 48 hrsFor definitive diagnosis