Skip to main content
Cellular Pathology

Alert Coronavirus / COVID-19

If you have a new continuous cough, a high temperature, or a loss or change to your sense of taste or smell, do not come to our hospitals. Follow the national advice on coronavirus (COVID-19).

Please find information on our services and visiting restrictions in our COVID-19 section.

Please see our latest guidance on face masks.

This site is best viewed with a modern browser. You appear to be using an old version of Internet Explorer.

Bronchial washings / bronchoalveolar lavage

Specimen / container requirements

  • Collect sample into a clearly labelled sterile universal container.
  • Indicate on the accompanying request form if detection of pneumocystis is required.

Please note:

  • For suspected TB send specimen to Microbiology.