FROZEN SECTION

Synonym

Interoperative Consult

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Fresh specimen in a clean, covered, dry container at room temperature

Handling

Deliver specimen immediately to the Surgical Pathology Lab and notify Pathology staff. Do not wrap specimens in gauze, or place in saline or formalin, since these substances will make interpretation of frozen section difficult or impossible.

Testing Information

Performed

As needed

Method

Hematoxylin-Eosin/Microscopy

Referral Lab

Samaritan Health Services Laboratories

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

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