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Test ID: BHIS    
Bone Histomorphometry, Quantitative

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

No

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

Undetermined metabolic bone disease

 

Renal osteodystrophy

 

Osteomalacia

 

Osteoporosis

 

Paget's disease

 

Assessing effects of therapy

 

Identification of some disorders of the hematopoietic system

 

Aluminum toxicity

 

Presence of iron in the bone

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

Specimen slides for each procedure performed will be forwarded at no additional charge. See BHALU / Bone Histomorphometry, Aluminum Stain. In addition to the above procedure (BHIS / Bone Histomorphometry, Quantitative), BHAP / Bone Histomorphometry, Acid Phosphatase Stain and BHIRO / Bone Histomorphometry, Iron Stain are available at an additional charge. Duplicate stained slides (BHDS / Bone Histomorphometry, Duplicate Slides) are available upon request at an additional charge.

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

Bone Histomorphometry, QN

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

Al (Aluminum) Stain
Aluminum (Al) Stain
Hitomorphometry, Bone
Toluidine Blue
Bone Histomorphometry (always order BHIS quantitative)