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electron microscopy, diagnostic
Specimen: Tissue 
Volume: Representative portion except for Cillia in which entire specimen should be submitted for electron microscopy. Contact Histology Lab 262-3736 with questions. 
Minimum Volume:  
Specimen Collection: Tissue from excision, needle, punch, curettage, etc. 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Transport in Electron Microscopy Fixative, contact Histology Lab for fixative, refrigerate for storage. 
Lab Code: PATH 
Requisition: Pathology See Test Requisition 21 (outpatient) 
Test Includes: Microscopic examination with diagnosis 
Critical Value:  
Test Frequency: Monday - Friday 
Routine TAT: 3-10 working days 
CPT Code(s): 88348 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 10/06/2015
Time: 10:48:57 (24hr)