Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Autopsy

Test Name: Autopsy
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Autopsy
Specimen Type: Body
Collection Information:  Authorization for Autopsy
Care of the Body After Death
Requisition: See corporate policy: Authorization for Autopsy
Test Schedule: As required
0800-1600 including weekends and holidays
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
A provisional report is available within 5 working days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: Autopsy will be performed within 24 hours of death, provided all valid authorization is completed. A provisional report is available within 5 working days.
Effective Date:  
Revised Date: 2018-02-12
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: Examination and analysis
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: See corporate policy: Care of the Body After Death
System Codes: 
Cerner
 
 
Referred To:  

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