If EM is requested specimen must be sent in glutaraldehyde (preferred) or fresh (ASAP; within 1 hour refrigerated).
Fresh specimens must be called to the “Lab Transport” via Vocera or Patient Transport at 614-722-1533 for immediate pick-up and delivery to CPA. During Hours of Operation (Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm) CPA will hand-deliver to Pathology. During off-hours, CPA will store in the refrigerator and page the On-Call Pathologist. The specimen MUST be accompanied with a tissue requisition which includes all patient information (patient name, date of birth, medical record number, pertinent history, sending institution and tests required).