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How long does it take to get results from an endoscopy biopsy?

Age: 40 - 49
Gastroenterology
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The turn around time is dependent on the nature of the tests required. If the tissue specimens are taken solely for the purpose of detecting Helicobacter pylori infection, the result should be ready within 24 hrs.

For histological analysis using a microscope, a turn around time of 2 to 3 days is generally required. More time may be needed if special immunohistochemical staining is necessary to arrive at the diagnosis.

- Dr Quan


Dr Quan Wai Leong
MBBS, MRCP, FRCP, FAMS

Gastroenterology and Hepatology, GI Endoscopy and Liver Centre @Royal Square
101 IRRAWADDY ROAD
ROYAL SQUARE
#15 - 01 Singapore 329565

227 views 14 Apr 2019

It takes usually 2-3 days.


Dr Andrea Rajnakova

Andrea's Digestive, Colon, Liver And Gallbladder Clinic
101 IRRAWADDY ROAD
ROYAL SQUARE AT NOVENA
#21 - 11/12 Singapore 329565

225 views 13 Apr 2019
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