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Nerve Biopsy, Tissue Biopsy, Surgical Pathology

eD-H Order Code

LAB3175, Specimen to Pathology

Specimen Collection Information

Specimen Container
Tissue

Specimen Transport Temperature

Transport fresh tissue immediately . Maintain specimen on wet-ice. Deliver ASAP to Laboratory Specimen Receiving (LSR), BORWELL LEVEL 4

Specimen Stability

Refrigerate

Additional Testing Information

Purpose:
To determine neuromuscular disease involving destruction of axons or myelin and vasculitis.

Test performed:
Microscopy of axon and myelin sheaths. Individual fiber examination. Electron microscopy on all specimens.

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Turnaround Time

Varies.

Performing Lab Section

Surgical Pathology

CPT(s)

88305; 88362; 88313