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Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology (FNAC)

The non-gynaecological cytology team in collaboration with The Christie NHS Foundation Trust has produced a series of short videos explaining how best to obtain, prepare and transport a Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology sample.

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Procedure for obtaining a non-gynaecological cytology sample by Fine Needle Aspiration

Performing Fine Needle Aspiration without Biomedical Scientist assistance

Performing Fine Needle Aspiration with Biomedical Scientist assistance


(Last updated September 28th 2016)