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Testicular biopsy
Test Synonyms:
Testicular biopsy
Anatomic Pathology
Inpatient Req:
Pathology (#10016)  
Outpatient Req:
Pathology (#10016)  
Result Time:
3 days for routine studies  
Reference Interval:
Important Information:
Testicular biopsy specimens should be placed in Bouinís fixative (not 10% formalin) and handled very gently to avoid tissue artifact. Orchidectomy specimens and neoplasms are submitted intact and unfixed to the Blake 3 Laboratory, if frozen section is required, and to the Blake 3 Surgical Pathology Laboratory, if not. Minimum result time is 24-48 hours.

Last Reviewed on 4/22/2005