Ordering Recommendation

Mnemonic

EMTO REQ

Methodology

Electron Microscopy

Performed

Mon-Fri

Reported

3-5 days

New York DOH Approval Status

Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation

None

Collect

Tissue. Obtain Electron Microscopy Tissue Collection Kit prior to collection procedure (ARUP supply #56783) available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact Client Services at (800) 522-2787

Specimen Preparation

Tissue fixed in 3% glutaraldehyde fixative. Glutaraldehyde fixed, resin embedded tissue is accepted.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions

Fixed in any fixative other than 3% glutaraldehyde.

Remarks

Submit with order: Patient history and area(s) of interest for required imaging.

Stability

Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Interval

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Standard

Note

Ship tissue no more than 2 days after collection. This test is performed as a technical service only. No interpretation is available.

Hotline History

N/A

CPT Codes

88348

Components

Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
3003832 Electron Microscopy - Technical Only
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Aliases

Electron Microscopy Technical Only Request