Receiving / Processing
The Laboratory has several Receiving/Processing
areas that accept samples for both STAT and Routine testing.
Room 5.136 McCullough Bldg
Routine Hours: 24 hours/day, 7 days/week
Microbiology Receiving Section:
Accepts samples for routine and STAT microbiology tests.
Location: McCullough Bldg., Room 5.137; Telephone: 772-1738
Routine Hours: 24 hours/day, 7 days/week except for Saturday and Sunday
from 12 am to 7am. Call Sample Management during the 12 am to 7 am
hours on Saturday and Sunday.
Accepts samples for routine and STAT blood bank testing.
Location: Room 5.102 McCullough Bldg.; Telephone: 772-1524
Hours: 24 hours/day, 7 days/week
Location: Room 2.180 John Sealy Annex; Telephone: 772-2872
Hours: 8am to 5pm, Monday - Friday
Routine Samples: deliver to Room 5.136 John Sealy Annex
Non-Gyn or Urgent Samples: deliver to Room 1.410 Jennie Sealy Hospital
After Hours: deliver to 5.136 John Sealy Annex and place in
Cytopathology container in the refrigerator. Cytology fixatives for spinal fluid
and urine can also be obtained from this refrigerator.
Processes both inpatient and outpatient tissue
samples to provide a diagnosis for patient treatment.
Location: John Sealy Annex, Room 2.180; Telephone: 772-2853 or 772-2855
Routine Hours: 7:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M., Monday -Friday
Specimen Container: One specimen per container. Container must
be labeled with patient's first and last names; hospital or requisition number;
and source of tissue. See the Anatomic Pathology Alphabetical Listing of Tests for
specific collection information.
Pediatric Immunology / Allergy:
Location: Room C2.360, Children's Hospital.
PRIOR NOTIFICATION IS REQUIRED for all samples tested in this laboratory.
Must call ahead to schedule test ((409) 772-9081/9083).
Most tests require normal control drawn and sent at same time.
Deliver samples immediately (cells die after 2-4 hours).