Immunofluorescence (IMF) biopsy

Alphabetical Test listing

Immunofluorescence (IMF) biopsy-6292 Pathology Tissue Exam request

  
Immunofluorescence (IMF) biopsy
  
6292 Pathology Tissue Exam request
  
LAB6292
  
Heart, skin, oral, or conjunctival tissue
  

Submit biopsy in Zeus Fixative. 

Submit entire specimen

If both routine histological exam and IMF are requested, two specimens must be submitted; one in Zeus media, and one in formalin.

  
  

Ambient - 4 days

Refrigerated - NO

Frozen - NO

Transport Ambient to Allina Health Central Laboratory-Histology Department.

  

Specimens placed in Formalin or other fixatives are unacceptable for testing.

  
Hennepin Health/HCMC: R
  
Mon - Fri: 6 am - 4:30 pm
Sat: 6 am - 12 pm
  
4 - 5 business days
  

Immunofluorescence (IMF)

  

An interpretive report will be provided

  
88346 - Stain, first
88350 - Stain, Addl
  
01/16/2015
  
09/25/2018