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Test ID: 4993    
Electron Microscopy

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

4993

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Tumor identification

 

Diagnosing medical disorders such as storage diseases, CADASIL (cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy), and primary ciliary dyskinesia

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

For nontumor renal specimens, see 70064 / Renal Pathology Consultation, Wet Tissue for Electron Microscopy.

 

For muscle specimens, see HMAX / Histochemistry of Sent-In Muscle Specimen Maximum.

 

For CADASIL genetic mutation testing on blood, contact Mayo Medical Laboratories.

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Electron Microscopy

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Electron Microscopy

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Electron Microscopy (Tissue)
Electron Microscopy, Not Renal
Electron Microscopy-WBC
EM (Electron Microscopy-Tissue)
Immotile Cilia Syndrome
Kartagener's
NCL (Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis)
Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD)
CADASIL Tissue Only - Do not send blood for genetic testing
Cerebral Autosomal Dominant Arteriopathy with Sub _ Cortical Infarcts and Leukoencepholopathy
CADASIL (for whole blood genetic mutation testing, see referral catalog)