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Laboratory Test Directory

Surgical Pathology (Updated)

Components

Name Method Department Units
Surgical Pathology Anatomic Pathology

Specimen Requirements

Biopsy

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Sterile container

N/A
Stability

Room temperature - 2 week(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Place in fixative

Paraffin embedded tissue

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Paraffin block

N/A
Stability

Room temperature - indefinitely month(s)

Comments

Specimen from main OR should be transported to Anatomic Pathology via CPA (call Vocera ‘CPA Lab’) The specimen MUST be accompanied with a tissue requisition which includes all patient information (patient name, date of birth, medical record number, sending institution and tests required).

Forms

Lab Form