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.
Tissue submitted in 10% buffered formalin
Ship tissue sample(s) in a leakproof container placed in a sealable bag then placed in secondary rigid container.
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.