Find out more about a day in the life of Kelvin Adu-Darko, an Advanced Biomedical Support Worker in Point of Care Testing (POCT), based at Croydon Hospital.
Fine Needle Aspirate
|Category||Cellular Pathology Cytology|
|Reporting frequency||TAT - 80% within 7 days, 90% within 10 days|
Use Diagnostic Cytopathology request form. Spread material along length of 2 pre-labelled (name and DoB) microscope slides. Fix 1 slide immediately using absolute alcohol and air dry the second slide. Place slides in slide box. Place and rinse needle in pot of Hank's medium and send to laboratory with slides.
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