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Electron Microscopy Studies

Components

Name Method Department Units
Electron Microscopy Studies Anatomic Pathology

Specimen Requirements

Biopsy

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Sterile container

N/A
Stability

Refrigerated - 15 minute(s)

Alternate

Vial

2 mL fixative
Stability

Room temperature - 3 day(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Place in fixative
  • Fix immediately in 2.5% glutaraldehyde

Comments

The specimen MUST be accompanied with a tissue requisition which includes all patient information (patient name, date of birth, medical record number, pertinent history, sending institution and tests required).

Forms

Lab Form

CPT Code

  • 88348