Name: Electron Microscopy
Test Name: Electron Microscopy
Health Link Test Code: HCPATHS
LIS Test Code: AP5
CPT Code(s): 88348
Days Performed: Mon-Fri.
In-Lab Turnaround Time: 1 week.
Collection Container: Glutaraldehyde filled vial
Tissue specimen should be placed directly in Glutaraldehyde fixative which may be obtained at UWHC Surgical Pathology Specimen Receiving Room.
Glutaraldehyde needs to be refirgerated.
Tissue Exam Request Form UWH #33 may be used to request this test.
Transport directly to UWHC Surgical Pathology Specimen Receiving Room or send via pneumatic tube to station 501.
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Test includes electron microscopic evaluation of ultrathin sections. Tissue submitted for light microscopy can be considered for electron microscopic evaluation in consultation with the attending pathologist