Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Intra-operative consultation

Test Name: Intra-operative consultation
Alternate Name(s): Frozen Section
Laboratory: Pathology
Specimen Type: Specimens are always STAT, fresh and unfixed
Collection Information: -Do NOT add formalin
-Prior notification needed
On Mondays-Fridays between 0800-1800 excluding stat holidays, contact Pathology immediately by pager.:
SJH-15924
University Hospital-35719
Victoria Hospital-17917
Note: After hours, page the Anatomical Pathologist or Resident, Neuropathologist or Resident.
Requisition: PowerChart: E-order choosing appropriate specimen. See Identification of Clinical Specimens.
Test Schedule: Monday - Friday
0800-1800

After hours, page the Anatomical Pathologist or Resident, Neuropathologist or Resident.
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
 
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: See report
Effective Date:  
Revised Date: 2019-01-23
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: Pathologist will issue a preliminary report upon completion of the frozen section. Final diagnosis will follow.
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: Frozen section, intra-operative consultation
Critical Information Required: Clinical history is crucial to an accurate diagnosis.
Storage & Shipment: Send STAT to Pathology Frozen section lab
System Codes: 
Cerner
Surgical Pathology Request
 
Referred To:  

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