Diagnostic Electron Microscopy Services
An Electron Microscopy study can be carried out on virtually any tissue of the body; the EM laboratory applies specific protocols to tissues in order to fine tune micrographic imaging for clear ultrastructure analysis.
Common tissues submitted for evaluation of ultrastructures include renal, skeletal
and cardiac muscle, lung, as well as respiratory ciliated mucosal biopsies. The Electron
Microscopy Facility is fully accredited, certified and licensed; copies of our certification
can be obtained via the following links:CLIA; CAP.
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- Instructions for Tissue Submission for Electron Microscopy
- Specimen Delivery Addresses
- Equipment for Clinical Analysis
- General Tissue Sample Collection (i.e., kidney, tumor specimens)
- Muscle Biopsy
- Bone Marrow
- Nerve Biopsy
- Nasal or Ciliary Mucosal Biopsy
Testing Method: Standard tissue processing methods for Electron Microscopy are used to obtain ideal sections for analysis.
Specimen Analysis: Direct examination of tissue ultrastructure.