Electron Microscopy, Renal Biopsy

Last Modified: 11/13/2019 9:57:28 AM

  Medicare Medical Necessity Restrictions May Apply
Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:

Contact the Histology Deparment at 266-1630 to schedule the date and time of procedure to be done with the physician 

Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements:

2 to 3 Core  Fresh Renal Biopsy 

Collection Instructions:

Order must include patient history and physical report

Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: Ambient
Reference Range:

Refer to Interpretive Pathology Report, Level testing and/or combination Level testing completed will be determined by source and diagnosis

Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments: If no glomerulus are present Electron Microscopy Thick Section will be reflex and charged
Methodology: Electron Microscopy
Clinical Significance:  
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 72 to 80 hours
Days Performed: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Sites Performed: Parkview Regional Medical Center, IU Clarion
PHL Test Code: PS
EPIC Test Code: LAB2491
Alternate Test Names: EM Renal Biopsy
Included Tests:

Electron Microscopy Diagnosic; Electron Microscopy Scanning; Level II; Level III; Level IV; Level V; Level VI; Renal Biopsy Immunofluorescence

CPT Coding: 88348, 88305, 88346

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