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6 Benefits of Outsourcing Your Histopathology to a Third Party

You may depend heavily upon histopathology and the reports that follow. Regardless of whether you are a clinic, a contract research organization, a pharmaceutical company, or anyone else, the information that you get from histopathology can be critical.

It may allow you to continue your research, learn more about the effects of certain drugs, and even help you to find a cure for cancer.

Conducting histopathology can be expensive, time-consuming, and something you simply don't want to deal with on your own. This is why outsourcing your histopathology can be advantageous. The moment you outsource, you can look forward to a variety of benefits.

More Detailed Research

It's important to get the most detailed research possible from the tissue samples obtained from a necropsy. You're likely working with lab animals, such as mice, rats, rabbits, or sheep. If you're not familiar with the overall anatomy and physiology of the specific mammal, you may not be able to deduct as much from the specimens as if you were to rely on a trained prosector being supervised by a veterinary pathologist. They will be able to know more about cancer in animals and what the tissue samples show.

The more detailed research you have, the easier it will be to make a groundbreaking discovery later on.

Faster Results

If you are trying to do everything on your own, it may take a while for you to make it into the lab, let alone examine the specimens and conduct full reports. By using a third-party for all of your histopathology, you can ensure that you get faster results. 

More Affordable

The cost of pathology reports is part of the research. However, if you can get the reports at a lower cost, it can provide you with more money to do other things, such as buy more supplies or even hire a lab assistant. You may be surprised by how affordable it is to outsource your histopathology to a third party so you can maintain a better budget on your research efforts.

No Shared Labs

Shared laboratories are common across many industries. University campuses, pharmaceutical companies, and many others depend upon sharing a lab with many other people. If you are looking to conduct histopathology immediately once you have performed a necropsy, you don't want to deal with sharing a lab because it may mean that you have to wait – and waiting may compromise the integrity of the specimen or cause you to miss important deadlines.

Focus on Other Aspects of Research

Yet another benefit of outsourcing your histopathology is that it eliminates the need for you to do your own lab work. You can hand the specimens over to a third party so that they will do all of the examinations and provide the reports. This can free up a significant amount of time for you so that you can focus on other aspects of research, whether it is finding new lab animals, or filling out paperwork to be sent to the FDA.

Ultimately, you want to get as much help as you can. The information contained within the reports following histopathology may be exactly what you need in order to take the next step in your research – and even get the approval to conduct human trials. Rather than taking on all of the responsibility on your own, you can choose a third-party lab to turn your specimens over to.

To learn more about outsourcing your histopathology, contact HSRL, Inc. today. 

HSRL Specializes in Histopathology & Specimen Storage Services

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