Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Do you have a different fee schedule for multiple tissues, for histology/cytology combinations, or for postmortems requiring multiple slides? 
  2. What is the fee and how do I ship from outside Canada?
  3. Do I need to purchase any special supplies?
  4. How do I mark tumor margins?
  5. What is your relationship with other private laboratories? 
  6. What is the best time to talk with you?
  7. Have a different question?

1. Do you have a different fee schedule for multiple tissues, for histology/cytology combinations, or for postmortems requiring multiple slides? 

No, there is a single consultation fee whether it is a single biopsy, multiple biopsies, histology/cytology combinations, or a collection of postmortem tissues.

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2. What is the fee and how do I ship from outside Canada? 

Please contact us by phone at 519-822-4486 or toll free 1-800-853-PATH (7284) for more information. Alternately, e-mail us at wilcock@histovet.com

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3. Do I need to purchase any special supplies? 

No, you do not need to purchase any special supplies. Clients are supplied with leakproof formalin containers, custom styrofoam boxes for shipping slides, two-pouch Ziploc bags, and personalized submission forms.

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5. What is your relationship with other private laboratories? 

Histovet does not deal with any other private laboratories. Some laboratories will forward samples when they are requested to do so but this can result in substantial delays and additional expense. Please send your request directly to Histovet using these shipping instructions

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6. What is the best time to talk with you?
Please call our office during regular business hours - 8:30-5:00 E.S.T.. Dr. Wilcock is usually available to speak with you immediately. 1-800-853-PATH (7284). Outside Canada or locally: 519-822-4486. Alternatively e-mail us at wilcock@histovet.com.

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7. Different question?
Call toll free: 1-800-853-PATH (7284) Outside Canada or locally : 519-822-4486.
Alternatively, e-mail us at wilcock@histovet.com.

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