Austin Pathology

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Post Mortem

Alternate Names
Autopsy, PM
Ordering Information

Permission for every Post Mortem must be obtained from the next-ok-kin by the RMO.

Cerner Test Name
Not orderable on cerner
Laboratory
Anatomical Pathology
MBS Number
Non MBS
MBS Price
Non MBS
Specimen
See collection instructions
Container
See collection instructions
Additional Collection Instructions

In general an autopsy should be requested on every deceased patient, except Coroner's cases, since very frequently unsuspected findings will throw light on puzzling or obscure clinical observations. A high autopsy index is a yardstick of good quality medical care.

Minimum Adult Volume
None
Minimum Paediatric Volume
None
Frequency
Monday - Friday