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Electron microscopy
 
Test Synonyms:
Electron microscopy
 
Lab:
Anatomic Pathology
Inpatient Req:
Pathology (#10016)  
Outpatient Req:
Pathology (#10016)  
Specimen:
Result Time:
Minimum result time is 72 hours.  
Reference Interval:
 
Important Information:
Specimens obtained Monday through Friday, between 8am and 5pm, and Saturday from 8am-12pm, are delivered to the Blake 3 Frozen Section Laboratory. At other times, notify the Pathology Resident on call (x6-2967 or page x6-2241). Specific questions regarding fixation or handling techniques should be directed to Mr. Martin Selig, Electron Microscopy, Warren 3 (x6-8497). It is very important for the tissue to be specially fixed as soon as possible. Trauma to the specimen should be assiduously avoided. The routine Pathology requisition should include, in addition to the usual data, a request for electron microscopic examination, the precise time at which the tissue was obtained or blood supply interrupted.
Additional Resources:
Specimen Requirements for Electron Microscopy

Last Reviewed on 4/22/2005