A. In order for a Pathologist to review a sample taken for a patient, it must be processed through a series of steps and then preserved in wax (called “blocks”). The block is then shaved and placed on a thin glass called a microscope slide for review by the pathologist.
A. You can arrange with your medical team to have your slides sent to us for review. You can also bring in your slide or block to us for a second review. Call our office at 346-1463 to make arrangments.
A. This report will be available to your medical team within 24-48 hours of receipt of the sample at GPS Laboratory. If additional testing is required a preliminary report will be sent to your medical team and any further testing will be suggested by the pathologist and discussed with you and your clinical team.
A. Your result will be delivered to your medical team via a report that is signed by our pathologist with the findings, either via email or hardcopy. A copy can be obtained through your medical team;however, you are free to request a copy directly from us.