Pediatric Pathology - 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)
DOB
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.

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