RE: [Histonet] entering multiple specimens
I have seen the one specimen-one accession number approach in
dermatopathology labs only.
In all of the routine surgical pathology labs I've worked in, we've
accessioned based on the surgical procedure so multiple specimens are
parts of one accession number.
=0AI have however seen multiple accession numbers used when the patient has=0Dhad different procedures in the same day... for example, an upper GI
procedure and they took multiple specimens. Later in the day, the
patient had a lower GI procedure and multiple specimens were received in
the lab separately. In those instances, specimens from the upper
procedure had a different accession number than those from the lower
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