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Test Code:
PATHTS0011

Order Name:
Frozen Section

 
Useful For:
Perform rapid macroscopic and microscopic analysis of a specimen
 
Methodology:
Frozen section
 
 
 
Test Code:
PATHTS0011

Order Name:
Frozen Section

 
Collection Specimen Or Container:
Fresh Tissue/ Sterile container and be brought immediately to surgical pathology
*Please notify Surgical Pathology Department (Tel. 14146 or 14144) when planning to submit tissue for Frozen Section.
 
Specimen Testing Type:
1. Fresh Tissue/ Sterile container and be brought immediately to surgical pathology
2. Fresh tissue (Except tissue suspect CJD) *Please notify Surgical Pathology Department (Tel. 14146 or 14144) when planning to submit tissue for Frozen Section.
 
Sub Mission Container:
Fresh Tissue/ Sterile container and be brought immediately to surgical pathology *Please notify Surgical Pathology Department (Tel. 14146 or 14144) when planning to submit tissue for Frozen Section.
 
Rejection Criteria:
Specimen in fixative
 
Specimen Stabillity:
 
Specimen Type Temperature
Fresh Tissue Room temperature for fresh tissue 

(If tissue is sent by outside hospital should keep in refrigerated 2oC to 8oC and send to lab pathology as soon as possible)
 
 
 
 
Test Code:
PATHTS0011

Order Name:
Frozen Section

 
Method detail:
Frozen section
 
Schedule:
Tested daily, at 07:00 am. - 20:00 pm.
 
Turnaround Time:
Received specimen to report within 60 mins by phone
 
Performing Location:
Surgical Pathology, Laboratory Department Tel.14146
 
Specimen Retention Time:
2 weeks after final report
 
 
 
Test Code:
PATHTS0011

Order Name:
Frozen Section

 
 
Clinical Information:
A pathological laboratory procedure to perform rapid microscopic analysis of a specimen. It is used most often in oncological surgery.
 
Clinical Reference:
1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frozen_section_procedure (Retreived: 2 Feb 2019) 2. https://www.mayocliniclabs.com (Retreived: 29 Jan 2019)