Note: The specimen container itself must have a label applied; it is not acceptable to place the label on the specimen transport bag.
Specimen Processing All order entry into the Pathology Specimen Information System takes place at the Department of Pathology Laboratory Receiving Station. Unacceptable specimens cannot be accessioned or processed by the laboratory. Common causes for unacceptable specimens include:
Note: Responsible staff at the location where the specimen originated will be notified by designated Pathology Department personnel to resolve unacceptable specimens.