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Test ID: IMAX    
Interpretation of Outside Muscle Biopsy Slide

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type needed for testing

Tissue

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen. This field describes the type of specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing. The volume allows automated processing, fastest throughput and, when indicated, repeat or reflex testing.

These will be read out like a surgical consultation. Therefore, a letter from the referring pathologist describing his findings along with any pertinent history and suspected diagnosis, is needed.

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

  

Hemolysis

NA

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the laboratory. Alternate acceptable temperature(s) are also included.

Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
TissueAmbient