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Frozen Section

Specimen Type

Tissue, fresh, unfixed 


Non-sterile specimen container

Collection Instructions

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


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


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