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Electron Microscopy – Diagnostic (Renal)

Alternative Names:Histology – Electron Microscopy – Diagnostic (Renal)
Laboratory:Anatomical Pathology
Test Code:SA MISC
Specimen Types:Unfixed Tissue
Container Types:
Fresh Tissue Pot
Formalin Pot
EM Fixative Bottle
Collection & Request Instructions:Must be discussed Anatomical Pathologist-90763150

Specimen dissection of a fresh renal core to select a sample for EM fixation is performed by Anatomical Pathology.

Transport Instructions between Sites and/or Laboratories:See Detailed Information

Fresh renal cores require immediate handling.

Discuss the procedure schedule with the histology laboratory (62476) prior to sample procurement. A scientist will attend to assess for glomeruli and transport the sample.

Assay Frequency:Weekly
External Laboratory:Monash Pathology
Additional Notes:

Routine TAT for EM processing and reporting is 3 - weeks.