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Test Name: Autopsy

Test Code(s): Not orderable in Health Link

Consent: Authorization for Post Mortem Examination UWHC 106

Days Performed: Mon-Sat.

Turnaround Time: Routine: Preliminary Report: 24 - 48 hours. Final Report: 30 working days. Neuropathology Report: 6 weeks.

Specimen Requirements



(608) 263-8899

Business Hours: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday


After hours or weekends, contact the UWHC pathology resident on call, (608)262-2122, or use UConnect Web paging for the Pathology Surgical Resident for the appropriate date and time.



Autopsy Consultation

The University of Wisconsin Pathology Department offers Autopsy Consultation services. For information, contact the Autopsy secretary, (608) 263-9253, Monday – Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.


Post Mortem examination

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