Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: May 21, 2022 @ 9:13 am

6005

Biopsy

Specimen:Collect:
  • Biopsy in Formalin Vial
Submit:
  • Biopsy in Formalin Vial. Submit Ambient.
Special Handling:
  • Submit: Tissue biopsy in 10% formalin. Formalin Volume to specimen ratio should be 10:1.

    Use a separate container for each separately identified specimen.
    Each specimen container must be labeled with: patient's full name, date of birth, specimen collection date and time, and source that matches the information provided on the order/requisition. Source must be a specific anatomic location on the body.

    Only one test order per patient is needed. Each container and specimen must be separately identified on the test order. The order must include: patient's full name, date of birth, collection date and time, source (anatomically specific), provider's full name, clinical and billing information.

    Please call before submitting fresh tissue samples as these are not performed at all locations and may require special handling.

    Note: The fee for histopathology services will vary depending upon the number, size, and complexity of specimen. The extent of the examination can only be determined during the pathologist review and may require special studies, markers, or stains.
Stability:Ambient: 1 Month(s); Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable; Incubated: Unacceptable
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:3-5 Day(s)
Components:
  • 6005 - BIOPSY
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