Diagnostic Test Directory

Division of Anatomic Pathology

Biopsy Tissue, Fresh Specimen (tumors, whole organs or resections).

  • LIS Mnemonic: S (IN THE PTH MENU)

    Collect

    Plastic leak proof container (sterile if required).

    Volume Required

    N/A

    Minimum Required

    N/A

    Transport

    Monday-Friday transport immediately to Anatomic Pathology Room 5NW65. Weekend, holiday and after 1700 contact pathologist on-call and take to Central Lab Services.

    Stability

    N/A

    Unacceptable conditions

    Tissue placed in fixative, incomplete requisition form.

    Specimen Handling

    Place fresh specimen in required container without any fixatives and/or transport media. Contact Pa

Days Performed

Monday thru Friday 0800 to 1700

Reported

Results 3 to 5 days, depending on testing needed.

Reflex Testing

N/A

CPT

88305 Surgical Pathology, level 4; 88307 Surgical Pathology, level 5; 88309 Surgical Pathology, level 6.

 

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