Specimen must be wrapped in a saline soaked telfa pad
Transport in a container with a sealed lid
Keep specimen refridgerated
Turn Around Time *
TAT is variable as we do not perform this in-house (biopsies are sent to outside facility)
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.