Histology - Critical Diagnosis
Physicians requiring critical diagnosis must directly contact a pathologist to have the request pre-approved.
- Telephone 780-451-3702 and ask to speak to the Anatomic Pathology (AP) pathologist on call.
- If approved, write critical on the requisition.
- Transport the tissue to the laboratory as soon as possible.
Pathologist will notify the Anatomic Pathology department when a critical request is approved.
Critical requests that have not been pre-approved will be handled as a priority request and reported as soon as possible.