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Lymphoma Workup *

Specimen Type

Lymph nodes, fresh, unfixed 

Container

Non-wterile specimen container

Collection Instructions

Call "frozen Phone" 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.

Specimen Stability

 

Rejection Criteria

Unlabeled container or requisition, site not specified

 

Test Includes

Gross examination by a pathologist.  Touch preps and routine frozen section H & E staining with preliminary diagnosis by pathologist on site. 

Methodology

 

Testing Frequency

Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm.  After hours page pathologist on call. 

 

Reviewed By

Claudia Tirpak 

Reviewed Date

1/24/2018 

Supplemental

 

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