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Frozen sections for Surgical Pathology (Updated)

Components

Name Method Department Units
Frozen sections for Surgical Pathology Frozen section
Anatomic Pathology

Specimen Requirements

Reasons for Rejection

  • Fixed specimen

Comments

During Hours of Operation (Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm), contact Pathology (614-722-5450) and hand-deliver the specimen to the frozen section room (J2342) within the OR complex. After hours, the procedure is to notify the pathologist on call (pager: 614-690-1229) prior to the procedure.

The specimen MUST be accompanied with a tissue requisition which includes all patient information (patient name, date of birth, medical record number, pertinent history, specimen source, and tests required). A Provisional Diagnosis MUST be provided as the indication for frozen section examination. Indication of culture necessity, if required, MUST be included.

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