Histology & Immunohistochemistry Laboratory

Specimen Requirements & Testing Schedule

Oral and Skin biopsies for Immunofluorescence

  1. Label all specimen containers with Patient Name and Identification number
  2. Place specimen in one vial of Immunofluorescent Transport Medium ( i.e., Zeuss Fixative available commercially from Scientific Products, Immunofix or Buffered Ammonium Sulfate Fixative )
  3. Specimens may be sent on saline moistened gauze, and placed in a sealed container which is kept cold during transporting.

  4. Laboratory Request Form