Histology

Specimen Type - Source of Specimen

Any tissue for gross and/or microscopic examination.

Collection Container

Prostate, Bladder, GI Biopsies (Zinc Formalin)
Skin, Other (10% Buffered Formalin)

Minimum Volume

Entire specimen in fixative.
Contact Customer Service (901) 542-6800 with questions regarding specimens too large for a fixative container.

Turnaround Time (TAT)

24 - 48 hours

Clinical History

Appropriate clinical History

Other Required Information

ICD-9

Patient Preparation

Appropriate aseptic site preparation.

Specimen Handling

Check fixative vial/collection device for expiration dates. Stable after fixative.