Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Abortus, Stillbirth or Deceased Neonate

Test Name: Abortus, Stillbirth or Deceased Neonate
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Pathology
Specimen Type: Abortus
Stillbirth
Deceased Neonate
Collection Information: Abortus: gestational age less than 20 weeks. Submit to Pathology in 10% formalin with as per Identification of Clinical Specimens.Identification of Clinical Specimens.See related policies:
DISPOSITION OF ABORTUS, STILLBIRTH OR DECEASED NEONATE
SUBMISSION OF SPECIMENS TO PATHOLOGY


Stillbirth or Deceased Neonate- gestational age 20 weeks or greater. For Coroners' or hospital (next of kin) autopsy request see:

DISPOSTION OF ABORTUS, STILLBIRTH OR DECEASED NEONATE
AUTHORIZATION FOR AUTOPSY
CARE OF BODY AFTER DEATH

No autopsy required:

DISPOSTION OF ABORTUS, STILLBIRTH OR DECEASED NEONATE
CARE OF BODY AFTER DEATH



Requisition: See links in Collection Information
Test Schedule: As required
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
See interpretive comments
Stat
 
 
Reference Range:  
Effective Date: 2011-07-21
Revised Date: 2016-03-15
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: Abortus: Surgical Pathology examination and report in 5-7 days. Stillbirth or Deceased Neonate autopsy, go to "Autopsy" in Laboratory Test Information Guide.
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: Examination and analysis
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment:  
System Codes: 
Cerner
 
 
Referred To:  

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