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Specimen packaging and transport

Samples should not be sent ad hoc without notifying the Cellular Pathology Electron Microscopy Lead BMS. Where an EM Service Level Agreement (SLA) exists between the sender and CMFT, notification of sending is at the discretion of the sender but is considered good practice.

It is requested that no more than approximately 5 samples are sent in any single batch. Excessive batching of samples is discouraged as this can cause demanding spikes in workload, particularly if priority samples are included.

All packages should be addressed to:

Electron Microscopy
1st Floor
Clinical Sciences Building 1
Manchester Royal Infirmary
Oxford Road
M13 9WL


(Last reviewed 30th May 2017)

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