Sterile plastic container with adequate amount of 10% formalin.
All tissue removed during surgery or surgical procedures.
Room temperature in 10% formalin. Outside cases see Brain Biopsy - General Instructions.
Specimen is stable in 10% formalin at room temp or 20 deg C
Failure to appropriately fix or properly label specimen.
M-F 08:00-17:00; evenings, weekends and holidays see Remarks
88300 Surgical Pathology, level 1;or 88302 Surgical Pathology, level 2;or 88304 Surgical Pathology, level 3;or 88305 Surgical Pathology, level 4;or 88307 Surgical Pathology, level 5;or 88309 Surgical Pathology, level 6.
Include the following on the requisition slip and container: site, differential diagnosis and pertinent clinical and lab data. Take to Pathology M-F 08:0-17:00. Evenings, weekends, and holidays, take to Central Lab Services. For frozen sections, see Neuropathology, Brain Biopsy, Frozen Section. Outside cases see Brain Biopsy - General Instructions.