Histology & Immunohistochemistry Laboratory

Specimen Requirements & Testing Schedule

Oral biopsies

  1. Pre-paid specimen containers are available through the Oral Pathology division office, (210) 567-4073 or (210) 567-1406. These mailing tubes have a bar-coded return address label and contain a laboratory requisition, specimen bottle, and specimen bottle label. All specimen bottles have appropriate warning labels concerning formaldehyde
  2. Label all specimen containers with patients name.
  3. Fill in all information on the requisition form including the billing/insurance information, doctor name and address and place the requisition form in the mailing tube with the specimen.
  4. Additional containers are mailed to dental offices when specimens are received. One new container sent for each specimen received in the laboratory.

  5. Oral Request Form