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Cardiac Pathology

Components

Name Method Department Units
Cardiac Pathology Routine Histopathology
Immunohistochemistry
Anatomic Pathology

Specimen Requirements

Comments

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).