Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Nerve Biopsy

Test Name: Nerve Biopsy
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Neuropathology
Specimen Type: Nerve, 2% glutaraldehyde fixed
Collection Information: Biopsy kits available in SPD at Victoria Hospital and the Neuropathology Lab x35717 at University Hospital.

Submit specimen in 2% glutaraldehyde for Electron Microscopy.
Requisition: PowerChart: E-order choosing appropriate specimen. See Identification of Clinical Specimens.
Test Schedule: Weekdays
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
7 days
Stat
N/A
 
Reference Range: See report
Effective Date:  
Revised Date: 2016-03-15
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: Light microscopy
Electron microscopy
Critical Information Required: Clinical history is crucial to an accurate diagnosis.
Storage & Shipment:  
System Codes: 
Cerner
Surgical Pathology Request
 
Referred To:  

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