TDL’s Histopathology service supports a full range of pathology sub-specialities, including gastrointestinal, dermatological, haematological, urological, breast, gynaecological, respiratory, renal, hepatobiliary, and head and neck.
During working hours (see below), please contact the Main Laboratory on 020 3912 0349/ 020 3912 0348.
Monday–Friday, 07:30–19:30 and Saturday 08:00–17:00.
|Type of sample||Sample requirements|
|Histopathology - Routine Diagnosis||Tissue in 10% Neutral Buffered Formalin, at least 10x the volume of the specimens|
|Histopathology - Frozen sections (on request)||Fresh tissue (i.e. no fixative) – delivered immediately to the laboratory|
Codes and tissues samples
TDL Policy for Sensitive Disposal of Pre-24 Week Pregnancy Remains
View the policy and download the disposal consent form and guidance for disposal leaflet.