FINE NEEDLE ASPIRATION BIOPSY
Multidisciplinary approach using clinical findings, radiology, pathology and other investigations, (such as immunohistochemistry and molecular testing) to arrive at an accurate diagnosis.
Ultrasound guided FNAB
Ultrasound guided core biopsy
Biochemistry and microbiology on the biopsy samples.
Molecular testing including Afirma®
Samples for Afirma® testing are collected in transport medium and the refrigerated specimen is air-freighted (Fed Ex) to Veracyte Inc in San Francisco, USA. Results are available in two weeks.