Specimen Requirements

  • Specimen must be wrapped in a saline soaked telfa pad

  • Transport in a container with a sealed lid

  • Keep specimen refrigerated


Turn Around Time *

  • TAT is variable as we do not perform this in-house (biopsies are sent to outside facility)


Special Instructions

  • Please contact Central Oregon Pathology to let us know when the procedure will be performed

  • Specimen must reach Central Oregon Pathology by 10am












* Please note the information provided is intended as a guideline. Turnaround time is measured from the time of receipt of the specimen at our laboratory to the time the test result is made available to the client. As with all healthcare matters, the complexity of particular cases may increase turnaround time.