Surgical Pathology/Autopsy | Autopsy

UWHC Lab Test Details
Test NameAutopsy
Test Code(s)Not orderable in Health Link
Consent FormAuthorization for Post Mortem Examination UWHC 106
Days PerformedMon-Sat.
In-Lab Turnaround TimePreliminary Report: 1 - 2 days. Final Report: 1 month. Neuropathology Report: 6 weeks.
Collection Requirements
Specimen Processing Requirements
Additional Information


(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.