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SURGICALLY RESECTED GASTROINTESTINAL SPECIMENS, E.G. COLON, STOMACH

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Description

  1. The specimen should be opened and the contents cleaned out.
  2. Immerse the entire specimen in 10% buffered formalin. The volume of 10% buffered neutral formalin should be at least 10 times the volume of the specimen as recommended  by the College of American Pathologists. Make sure that the entire specimen is submerged completely in formalin.

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Specimen Required

Storage and Transport

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