Biopsy, Surgical *labeled margins

Test Name: Diagnostic Section: Fee:
Biopsy, Surgical *labeled margins Histopathology  <5cm-$40 / >5cm-$80
Species: Set up days: Turn Around Time:
All Species (exc. primates) M, Tu, W, Th, F  Varies
Specimen Requirements:    
Formalin-fixed tissue, fresh tissue is acceptable but will add a minimum of one extra day to processing time.  Specimens requiring decalcification will require longer processing time.
Collection Protocol:    
Tissue submitted in 10% buffered formalin 
Shipping Requirements:    
Ship tissue sample(s) in a leakproof container placed in a sealable bag then placed in secondary rigid container. 
Additional Information:    
This fee is in addition to the Surgical Biopsy fee.  It applies to a specimen that is received with a request for evaluation of labeled margins (labeled with tissue dye, sutures, etc.).  Please contact the laboratory with questions about labeling techniques.