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Surgical Pathology Professional

Test Code

SPP

Methodology

Microscopic evaluation of surgical samples; previously prepared surgical specimens (H&E slides and other material); additional stains or studies as required (iron, immunohistochemistry, gene rearrangement, etc.)

Turnaround Time

2-4 days

Specimen Requirements

Surgical samples received in 10% neutral buffered formalin
Previously prepared pathology materials (H&E slides, formalin fixed paraffin embedded blocks, smears)
Reports, history and differential diagnosis required

Specimen Stability
Prepared pathology materials, stable indefinitely at 18-25°C
Storage & Handling

Ship samples at ambient temperature

Causes for Rejection

Improper specimen labeling; Inadequate tissue evaluation; Improper sample submission

Description

Surgical tissue (biopsies, excisions, etc.) needing routine microscopic pathological interpretation.