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Frozen Section

Specimen Type

Tissue, fresh, unfixed 

Container

Non-sterile specimen container

Collection Instructions

Call "frozen Phone" 864-560-6999 to alert staff , then bring fresh tissue to histology immediately

Volume

Additional Information

All specimens must be accompanied with a requisition form.

 

 

Transport Requirements

Fresh/ Room temperature.

 

 

Rejection Criteria

Unlabeled container or requisition, site not specified

 

 

 

Test Includes

Gross examination by a pathologist. Routine frozen section H & E staining with preliminary diagnosis by pathologist on site. 

 

 

Testing Frequency

Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm. After hours page pathologist on call (using general pager #0724) as soon as need for frozen section is anticipated. 

 

 

Reviewed By

Claudia Tirpak 

Reviewed Date

1/24/2018 

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