Electron Microscopy

CPT CODES: 88348

SYNONYMS:

EM

TEST INCLUDES:

Electron Microscopy

DEPARTMENT:

Surgical Pathology

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:

Fresh tissue or Glutaraldehyde fixative obtained from the lab. Formalin fixed tissue is not acceptable. All specimens must have a label affixed with the patient name, medical record number and/or date of birth. All specimens must be accompanied by a completed Surgical Pathology Requisition.

TESTING SCHEDULE:

Monday - Friday, 7am-5pm, all other times available by Pathologists/Pathology Resident on call.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

This study is usually available with consult from the Surgical Pathologist. All specimens must have a label affixed with the patient name, medical record number and/or date of birth. All specimens must be accompanied by a completed Surgical Pathology Requisition.

Send all specimens directly to the lab via the pneumatic tube system station 423 or hand delivery directly to the lab, UH Room 2642

REFERENCE RANGE: N/A