Diagnostic Test Directory

Division of Anatomic Pathology

Biopsy tissue, Electron Microscopy (EM)

  • LIS Mnemonic: S (in PTH menu)

    Collect

    Glass vial of cold (4 degrees C) gluteraldhyde. On ice.

    Volume Required

    Small tissue biopsies, less than 5 mm in size.

    Minimum Required

    N/A

    Transport

    On ice

    Stability

    N/A

    Processing

    Batch processed

    Unacceptable conditions

    Received at room temperature. Surgical Pathology Request Form or Requisition Form missing required information.

Days Performed

Monday - Friday 0730-1700 after hours see remarks

Reported

3-4 weeks

Reflex Testing

N/A

CPT

88348 Electron Microscopy, diagnostic.

Methodology

Surgical

 

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