A biopsy pipette with a filter attached in an internal compartment of a pipette designed to prevent lodging and possible loss of the tissue specimen for analysis. A biopsy test tube may be provided with a biopsy bag attached in the internal compartment of the test tube. Further, a biopsy cassette may be provided with an opening configured to receive a pipette. An automated and non-automated system and method of using the biopsy pipette, biopsy test tube, and biopsy cassette in the processing of biopsy specimen is also disclosed.
1. A method of processing biopsy tissue samples comprising the steps of:(a) placing a tissue sample in a first specimen container filled with a liquid;(b) suctioning a volume of said liquid and said tissue sample with a biopsy pipette from said first specimen container and dispensing said volume of said liquid and said tissue sample from said biopsy pipette to a second specimen container, wherein said second specimen container comprises a plurality of pores;(c) subjecting said second specimen container to negative pressure, thereby releasing said liquid from said second specimen container through said plurality of pores.