Fluorescence in situ Hybridization
Other Reference Test
Formalin fix (10 percent neutral buffered formalin) and paraffin embed tissue
Paraffin Embedded Tissue Block
Protect paraffin block and/or slides from excessive heat. 2-5 unstained (4-micron thick sections), positively charged slide are is acceptable. Include surgical pathology report.
Room Temp: Indefinite; Refrigerated: Indefinite; Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimens fixed or processed in alternative fixatives (alcohol, Pref) or heavy metal fixatives (B-4 or B-5); No tumor tissue; Decalcified specimens
Protect paraffin block and/or slides from excessive heat. Complete an ARUP requisition and submit with specimen room temp or refrigerated. Include surgical pathology report. Call Apollo Courier Service for pick up Monday-Saturday.
Insurance authorization is required prior to collection. Ok to send on inpatients.