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Test ID: BHQL    
Bone Histomorphometry, Qualitative

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Specimen Type Describes the specimen type needed for testing

Varies

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.

Specimen Type: Bone of preference is anterior iliac crest

Container/Tube: Metal-free container (Supply T173)

Collection Instructions: Fix specimen in 70% ethanol.

Additional Information: For further information, see Bone Histomorphometry Fact Sheet (Supply T579) in Bone Histomorphometry in Special Instructions.

Forms: Bone Histomorphometry Information Sheet (Supply T352) 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
VariesAmbient