Sample containers

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Container type Description Use
Fixed or airdried slides Fixed or air-dried slides
  • Slide carrier
  • If alcohol spray fixative is required (see cytology sample table), this available from the cytology laboratory.
Cytology samples
Plain container Plain container
  • Sterile container
  • If MEM, cytology green collection fluid, or cytorich red preservative are required (see cytology sample table), these are available from the cytology laboratory.
Cytology samples
Plain universal
  • Sterile container
  • If MEM, cytology green collection fluid, or cytorich red preservative are required (see cytology sample table), these are available from the cytology laboratory.
Cytology samples
CellPath CellStor Container prefilled with formalin
Available from the histology laboratory
Small histopathology samples
Bucket

Bucket prefilled with formalin

Available from the histology laboratory.

Unfilled specimen containers for nspecific, lung specimens to be received fresh also available from histology.

Larger histopathology samples
One-Piece Microbiopsy Cassette Tissue Cassette For small tissue biopsy samples.

 

(Last reviewed June 2021)