Laboratory Medicine - Handling Instructions

In general, all specimens to the Department of Pathology must be submitted in a proper container with patient information, specimen name, and site, accompanied by a specimen requisition form. Please include the following identifying information:

Patient Name
MRN (if inpatient)
Referring MD
Tissue Source/Site/Specimen submitted
Date of Procedure
Pre- and post-operative diagnosis and clinical history
Patient address and SSN (if non-hospital patient)
Patient Insurance information (if non-hospital patient)
Referral location

Safety: Universal precautions are followed.

Maria E. Aguero-Rosenfeld, M.D., Professor
560 First Avenue, Tisch Hospital TH374A, New York, NY 10016
Tel: (212) 263 5905 
Fax: (212) 263 7922