[Histonet] gross specimen retention

Tench, Bill Bill.Tench <@t> pph.org
Fri Aug 27 11:12:12 CDT 2010

We generally do not return specimens to patients, so this is not so much
of an issue for us.  We do retain processed specimens longer than 2
weeks (more like 2 months).  Fresh placentas (requiring refrigerated
storage) are an exception.
Bill Tench
Associate Dir. Laboratory Services
Chief, Cytology Services
Palomar Medical Center
555 E. Valley Parkway
Escondido, California  92025
Bill.Tench <@t> pph.org
Voice: 760- 739-3037
Fax: 760-739-2604

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