Laboratory: Pathology
Test Name:
Placental Examination - Tissue
Test Code: None
Clinical Information:
For routine, clinically indicated examination of placental examination as per 

The Hospitals Act:
Collection Devices:
Specimen Required:

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.
Reference Values:
State reason for submission
Weekdays: 0800 - 1700 hrs For requests after hours or on weekends, contact the on call pathologist or pathology resident.
See Also:
More Information:
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