Electron Microscopy
Label Mnemonic: EM COM
Downtime Form: H-1 Surgical Pathology Requisition
Electron Microscopy Lab
28 MRC
335-7773
Specimen(s):
Tissue (Renal, Muscle, Nerve, etc)
Minimum:
Wet tissue is taken to Surgical Pathology Laboratory, 5804 JPP, fixed in 2.5% glutaraldehyde for delivery to the Electron Microscopy (EM) Laboratory.
Testing Schedule:
0800-1700 Monday through Friday
Turn Around Time:
1 week
Interpretive Data:
The pathologist will provide an interpretative report.
Comments:
If you are not currently requesting clinical testing and instead wish for the specimen to be processed and held for possible future EM studies, please specify that.
Methodology:
Electron Microscopy/Light Microscopy
CPT Code:
88348