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Test ID: 5362    
Endomyocardial Biopsy

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

5362

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

Evaluation of:

-Cardiac allograft rejection

-Cardiomyopathies

-Myocarditis

-Idiopathic arrhythmias

-Idiopathic chest pain

-Anthracycline cardiotoxicity

-Secondary heart disease (amyloidosis, sarcoidosis, hemochromatosis, storage diseases, and neoplastic diseases)

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

Light Microscopy

Includes hematoxylin-and-eosin, Gomori's iron, and sulfated alcian blue stains.

Electron microscopy, immunoperoxidase, and immunofluorescence are available upon special request. For special studies, call BEFORE the biopsy is performed.

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

Endomyocardial Bx

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

Biopsy
Heart Biopsy
Myocardial Biopsy
Skin Biopsy
MCBX