Specimen Collection Instructions For Physician’s Offices
Pasadena Cyto-Pathology Laboratory, Inc. accepts all surgical pathology and cytology specimens. Our logistics service operates Mon. through Fri. from 9:00AM until 6:30PM. Daily or twice-daily specimen pick-up can be scheduled.
Specimen collection supplies, requisitions and additional or “will-call” specimen pick-ups may be requested by calling (626) 397-8618 or (626) 397-8616 between 7:30AM and 6:00PM Mon. through Fri. After-hours lock boxes are available upon request.
The following specimen collection procedures are included in these documents:
Specimen Collection - General Instructions
Pathology Tissue/Histology Specimen Submission
Bone Marrow Collection - Aspiration and Biopsy
Cytology - Specimen Collection Procedures
Pap Test Quick Reference Guide - Endocervical Brush/Spatula Protocol
Cytology -Specimen Collection Fine Needle Aspiration
Collection and Submission of Urine For Urovysion FISH Testing
Cytology - Specimen Adequacy and Criteria for Rejection of Specimens