Other Reference Test
Formalin fix (10 percent neutral buffered formalin) and paraffin embed specimen (cells must be prepared into a cellblock)
Paraffin Embedded Tissue Block
5 unstained (3-5 micron thick sections), positively charged slides are also acceptable. Protect paraffin block and/or slides from excessive heat. If sending precut slides, do not oven bake.
Room Temp: Indefinite; Refrigerated: Indefinite; Frozen: Indefinite
Depleted specimens; Specimens submitted with non-representative tissue type
Complete an ARUP requisition and submit with specimen room temp. Call Apollo Courier Service for pick-up Monday-Friday.