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Electron Microscopy – Diagnostic (Renal) (Sendaway Test)

Alternative Names:Histology – Electron Microscopy – Diagnostic (Renal)
Laboratory:Anatomical Pathology
Test Code:MON
Medicare rebatable:Yes
Registration Instructions:

Sendaway to the EM Service, Anatomical Pathology, Monash Pathology, Monash Medical Centre, Clayton

Sendaway registration performed by Anatomical Pathology

Pathologist authorisation required.

EM findings will be incorporated into supplementary report issued by the pathologist. 

Specimen Types:Unfixed Tissue
Container Types:
Fresh Tissue Pot
Formalin Pot
EM Fixative Bottle
Fresh Tissue Pot
Collection & Request Instructions:Must be discussed Anatomical Pathologist-90763150

Specimen dissection of a fresh renal core to select a sample for EM fixation is performed by Anatomical Pathology.

Transport Instructions:See Detailed Information

Fresh renal cores require immediate handling.

Discuss the procedure schedule with the histology laboratory prior to sample procurement. A scientist will attend to assess for glomeruli and transport the sample.

Assay Frequency:Weekly
External Laboratory:Monash Pathology
  External Laboratory details...
External Transport Instructions:Send at ambient temperature
Additional Notes:

Routine TAT for EM processing and reporting is 3 - weeks.