Method Description Describes how the test is performed and provides a method-specific reference
All requests will be processed as a consultation first. Special studies will be performed only if diagnostically indicated. If the need for enzyme cytochemical stains, immunophenotyping, and/or immunohistochemical stains is anticipated, appropriate specimen requirements should be followed as indicated.
Note: Special stains performed outside of Mayo Medical Laboratories and included with the case may be repeated and charged at the reviewing pathologist's discretion.
Day(s) and Time(s) Test Performed Outlines the days and times the test is performed. This field reflects the day and time the sample must be in the testing laboratory to begin the testing process and includes any specimen preparation and processing time required before the test is performed. Some tests are listed as continuously performed, which means assays are performed several times during the day.
Monday through Friday; Varies