|Fresh Specimens for Surgical Pathology||Anatomic Pathology|
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 refrigerator in the Frozen Section Room, J2342, is to be used to store specimen in emergencies only. Please contact CPA if needing to place a specimen in this refrigerator.
All fresh specimens MUST be accompanied with Pathology Order via OpTime paperwork or surgical pathology requistion which includes all patient information (patient name, date of birth, medical record number, specimen source, patient history, and tests required) and the indication for sending the specimen fresh.