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How much time is a pathology lab required to keep biopsy sample?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
See below: A small biopsy tissue is usually processed in its entirety and embedded in paraffin. The processed tissue in blocks is stored for at least 20 years.
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