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Muscle Biopsy (Updated)

Components

Name Method Department Units
Muscle Biopsy Anatomic Pathology

Battery Members

Enzyme histochemistry, Immunofluorescence, Western blot, Electron microscopy

Specimen Requirements

Muscle

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Muscle/Nerve Biopsy Kit

N/A N/A
Stability

Refrigerated - 4 hour(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Collect two 1cm in length by 5-8mm diameter cylindrical segments wrapped in saline dampened gauze

Comments

Call 614-722-2204 and ask for Sarah Lewis/Mendell Lab to arrange for testing. The specimen MUST be accompanied with a tissue requisition which includes all patient information (patient name, date of birth, medical record number, sending institution and tests required).