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Muscle Biopsy

CPT CODES: 88305, 88314, 88319

SYNONYMS:

Muscle bx

TEST INCLUDES:

Enzyme histochemical staining

DEPARTMENT:

Surgical Pathology

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:

Fresh tissue on saline soaked gauze. All specimens must have a label affixed with the patient name, medical record number and/or date if birth. All specimens must be accompanied by a completed Surgical Pathology Requisition.

TESTING SCHEDULE:

Monday - Friday,  7am-5pm, with a minimum of 48 hours advance notice.

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 delivered directly to the Special Tissue Lab HEP room 3075

REFERENCE RANGE: N/A