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    How long does it take to complete a report?

    The Texas Health and Safety Code, Sec. §671.012 requires that a physician who performs an autopsy provided for by state law shall file an autopsy report not later than the 30th day after the date of autopsy unless a required test cannot be completed within that time.  Depending upon the complexity of a case and the number of postmortem tests ordered, an examination report may take up to 12 weeks or longer before being completed.

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