Placental Examination - Tissue
Test Code: None
For routine, clinically indicated examination of placental examination as per
The Hospitals Act: http://web2.gov.mb.ca/laws/regs/current/_pdf-regs.php?reg=453/88%20R
Send fresh specimen to the Pathology Lab as soon as possible or place in the appropriate pathology fridge. If there is a delay in delivery, the specimen must be kept cold.
After hours or on weekends, deliver specimen to appropriate off-hour pathology receiving area or fridge.
State reason for submission
Weekdays: 0800 - 1700 hrs For requests after hours or on weekends, contact the on call pathologist or pathology resident.
All specimens must be properly labeled with appropriate patient identification. All specimens must be accompanied by a fully completed Pathology requisition. Pertinent information including patient demographics, clinical history, physician’s name and specimen type is required as per Shared Health Specimen Acceptance Policy 10-50-03