[Histonet] Cold Ischemic time

Cates, Julia Julia.Cates at AHSS.ORG
Tue Nov 1 12:27:16 CDT 2016

Hi Cristi,

We have the PA/Pathologist dictate the Ischemic time and total fixation time at the end of the gross. It reads something like, "The specimen has an ischemic time of 1 hour and is allowed to fix for 48 hours".  As long as it documents both times you should be fine.


Julia Cates, HT(ASCP)cm
Pathology Coordinator, Pathology
Park Ridge Health
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