CLINICAL SERVICES

Histology & Immunohistochemistry Laboratory

Specimen Requirements & Testing Schedule



All Specimens must have the following:

  • Information
    • Patients Name and Address
    • Date of Birth
    • Hospital Name and Address
    • Insurance information (Hospital admission form)
    • Pathology Accession Number
    • Requesting Physican Name, Address and Phone
  • Billing
    • Institutional billing
    • Patient Insurance billing (must include patient insurance billing information)

Transportation of specimen to UTHSCSA histopathology laboratory


The biopsy specimen should be shipped as soon as possible to the:
Histopathology Laboratory, Room 325C,
Department of Pathology
The UTHSCSA
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78229


The use of rapid delivery services is recommended.
SPECIMENS RECEIVED WITHOUT A COMPLETE REQUISITION OR THE SPECIMEN CONTAINER UNLABELED WILL BE IMMEDIATELY RETURNED TO SENDER.