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Specimen Submission

All investigators are required to consult with the Histology Core staff prior to commencement of specimen collection to determine the most appropriate method of tissue fixation, processing, staining and analysis. Schedule a consultation time by emailing Stephanie Evans or Heather Drummond.

Service request

For submission of tissue or request for services, complete the Request for Histology Services form. Provide all the requested information on the form.

Submission protocol

Make sure that all the specimens submitted are clearly labeled and that labels correspond to the information provided in the Request for Histology Services form.

Embedding instructions

Provide any special embedding instructions (e.g. cut side down, sagittal, etc.) on the Request for Histology Services form. if no special instructions are provided, tissue will be embedded as deemed appropriate by the Histology Core laboratory staff.