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Beaumont Laboratory

Lymph Nodes – Farmington Hills Only

Please contact the Farmington Hills Anatomic Pathology Laboratory if assistance with ordering is needed.

Instructions

If Microbiology testing is requested on the same specimen, a proper Microbiology Request Form must accompany the specimen in addition to a completed Pathology Requisition Form.

Specimen Collection Criteria

Collect: Lymph Node Tissue, submitted fresh on a saline-dampened Telfa pad (not floating), in a sterile collection container.

Transport specimen STAT to the Anatomic Pathology Laboratory.

Rejection Criteria

  • Specimens submitted in a fixative.
  • Specimens received without the proper paperwork as described in Instructions above.

Storage

Specimen Stability for Testing:

Specimens are processed immediately upon receipt in the Laboratory.   

Specimen Storage in Department Prior to Disposal:

Refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F): 2 weeks after sign-off.

Laboratory

Farmington Hills Anatomic Pathology Laboratory.

Performed

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. unless otherwise scheduled with Anatomic Pathology Services.
Results are available within 24-48 hours unless special study is required.

Test Methodology

Routine processing. Hematoxylin and Eosin stained slides; special staining procedures as needed.

Interpretation

Diagnosis performed by the board certified pathologist.

CPT Code

Varies dependent on testing performed.  Please contact the Laboratory with questions.

Test Codes

Please contact the Farmington Hills Anatomic Pathology Laboratory if assistance with ordering is needed.

Last Updated

01/13/2017

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This directory currently reflects information only for specimens collected and/or processed at the Farmington Hills, Grosse Pointe, Royal Oak, and Troy campuses.