Histopathology, on companion/other, 3-6 biopsies or tissues

Code:

histcm2

Lab:

H

Days test started:

M-F

TAT:

3-10 d

Available for:

Companion Animal

Specimen Type/Volume

For submissions with 3-6 biopsies or tissues, OR endoscopic biopsies from 3-4 sites, OR biopsy 6-10 cm. For cases with multiple (6 or fewer) punch or trucut biopsies, use 'Histopathology, companion, 1-2'.

Shipping Information

Collection Protocol

Fix appropriately sized tissue samples in 10% neutral buffered formalin, with a tissue:formalin ratio of 1:10. Samples should be fixed for 24 h prior to trimming and processing.

Additional Information

Additional charges (per 15 min) may apply for the pathologist to sample large or complex specimens (e.g. amputated limbs, joints, lungs) submitted for diagnostic testing. Please specify if margin evaluation is required as additional charges will apply for biopsies >2 cm. See test histt.