Lab Test : Autopsy

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Alternate:Postmortem Examination
Includes:Routine pathology including microscopic examination with possible additional tests as needed.
Department:Pathology, Histopathology Laboratory
Phone:(937) 641-3358
SQ Code:N/A
Available:24 hours, depending on the nature of the urgency. Call Pathology Office or Hospital Operator
Turnaround:30 days depending on the case
Specimen:Storage Instructions: Morgue refrigerator
Container:To be determined by the Pathologist
Temperature:Morgue refrigerator
Rejection:Coroner's cases, autopsy permit not signed/filled out properly.
Uses:Clinical-pathologic correlations, quality improvement, education, and to aid the family of the deceased.

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