Kenya Medical Laboratory Tests

Histology (per accession) Test in Kenya

Brief Description

This test involves the examination of processed whole tissues and cells under a microscope to diagnose or study diseases.



Patient Preparation

The patient will be prepared based on the sample collection method.

Sample Type

Whole organs obtained via surgery and tissue samples obtained via biopsies.

Sample volume


Sample collection Container


Sample collection instructions

Samples should be fixed and labeled immediately after collection with the patients name or a unique identifier.

Sample storage

Samples are stable at room temperature after fixation or refrigerated at 2-80C.

Reference range

Normal cells

Results Turnaround

One to three weeks after sample collection.

Diseases / Diagnostic Indicators

This test is used to screen"," diagnose and assess the progression of a disease.