ZIRC Health Services Pathology Submission Instructions
A completed Pathology Submission Form must accompany all specimen
Download the Pathology Submission Form
We require notification prior to shipment of all live specimens to ensure appropriate personnel and supplies are available.
For information on fees and services refer to
ZIRC Prices page.
Complete contact and billing information is required.
Please fill out the facility and fish information sections of the Pathology
Submission Form as completely as possible.
The historical and clinical information provided will be used along
with the test results to make specific recommendations for control or
treatment of the problem. Complete responses will help the laboratory provide
you with optimal test results and recommendations.
The second page of the Submission Form is designed to be duplicated as needed,
to provide information on each individual fish or group of fish submitted.
Acknowledging Materials and Services
Please acknowledge the Zebrafish International Resource Center in all publications resulting from the materials
and/or services we are providing to you.
Lab Test Results
Histopathology cases typically take 2-3 weeks but may vary depending upon
sectioning requirements or special stains.
An electronic and written (mailed) report will be provided
An invoice will be sent to the billing address when the case is completed.
Payment can be made by purchase order, check or credit card
(Visa, Master Card or Discover Card). For security purposes, please do not
send payment or credit card information with specimens. If credit card payment is requested, we will provide a separate form for credit card information to be faxed or mailed directly to our accounting office.
The Zebrafish International Resource Center tax identification number is