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Direct Immunofluorescence, Skin Biopsy, Mucosal Biopsy, Surgical Pathology

Important Note

Skin and mucosal biopsies for Immunofluorescence are processed at the DHMC Lebanon Laboratory. 

Serum based studies are performed at a specialty/reference lab that requires 'pre-ordering' of a collection kit.  (Transport media, requisitions and packaging are provided by Beutner Labs.)

For  serum studies, see Laboratory Handbook entry:

Serum Studies For Immunofluorescent Testing (Beutner Laboratories)

 

eD-H Order Code

LAB3175, Specimen to Pathology

Specimen Collection Information

Specimen Container
Tissue
 

Specimen Transport Temperature

Transport fresh tissue immediately or refrigerate. Tissue in Michels Tranport Media – ambient.

Specimen Stability

Stable if in fixative

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Friday.

Turnaround Time

24 – 72 HRS.

Performing Lab Section

Surgical Pathology; Histology

CPT(s)

88346; 88350