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Test ID: PDNS    
Phenylenediamine, Nrv ST

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.

Only orderable as part of a profile.

 

Specimen Type: Nerve biopsy specimen

Collection Instructions: Prepare and transport specimen per instructions in Nerve Biopsy Specimen Preparation Instruction Sheet in Special Instructions.

Additional Information:

Include the following:

1. Tentative clinical diagnosis

2. Name of nerve biopsied

3. Date of biopsy

4. Indication for nerve biopsy

Form: Nerve Biopsy Information Sheet (Supply T458) in Special Instructions

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
TissueVaries