Entirely submit each segment in its own cassette. Due to the difficulty in orienting tiny cross-sections of vas deferens, many labs prefer that the specimen be submitted intact in the cassette so that the histotechnician can cross-section the segment immediately prior to embedding and embed the sections on end.
Received without fixative/in formalin, labeled _____ and “_____”, is a pink-tan cylindrical segment of vas deferens/possible blood vessel, __ cm in length x __ cm in diameter. A possible pinpoint lumen is identified. Submitted intact in cassette #__.