Turn Around

In support of the education component and teaching mission of the Department of Veterinary Biosciences, the Histology / IHC Lab provides priority service for biopsy / surgical specimens from the Veterinary Medical Center. See below for the expected turn around time for routine tissue samples. Please note, in times of heavy workload or periods when the lab is short-staffed, these times may vary.

Routine Biospy / Surgical Specimens

10:00 am, next day (provided specimens received before 4pm)

Routine Necropsy Specimens

5:00 pm, next day (provided specimens received before 4pm)

Immunohistochemistry / Special Stains

1-2 working days

Routine Research Specimens

(100 samples or less)
Up to 1 week depending on complexity and number of slides per sample