Tissue specimens less than 0.1cm may yield insufficient results if submitted for Tissue Pathology. To make the best use of diagnostic tissue material please follow the below guidelines:
|Biopsy Size||Order Code||Test||Preservative|
|<0.1cm||LAB2111263||Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) Cytology||*CytoLyt solution|
|>0.1cm||LAB8||Tissue Pathology||10% Formalin|
*Place entire specimen in CytoLyt. Do not attempt to make smears from specimen.
Please contact the Corewell Health Pathology Department at (616)267-2622 Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm, or the Corewell Health Laboratory Call Center at (616)774-7721, 24/7 to speak with a Pathologist.