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Test ID: BHQL    
Bone Histomorphometry, Qualitative

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

Undetermined metabolic bone disease


Diagnosis of renal osteodystrophy


Diagnosis of osteomalacia


Diagnosis of osteoporosis


Diagnosis of Paget's disease


Assessing effects of therapy


Identification of some disorders of the hematopoietic system


Diagnosis of aluminum toxicity


Identifying the 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


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


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

Bone Histomorphometry, QL

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

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