Electron Microscopy Facility 

Clinical Specimen Submission

Platelet (Delta Granule) Ultrastructural Analysis by Transmission Electron Microscopy

Blood Submission Instructions

Please include the following:

Send specimen at ambient temperature via overnight delivery.  It is imperative that the blood specimen is not refrigerated or frozen at any time.  Samples are accepted and run Monday through Friday, send via overnight delivery Monday-Thursday.  The laboratory is CLOSED weekends and holidays.

The facility does not bill patients or insurance companies. Billing is inter-institutional only.  The following form is beneficial for diagnostic test referral justification and can be sent to third party payers:  Request for Approval for Platelet Electron Microscopy Form.

Tissue Submission for Transmission Electron Microscopy 

Send specimen at ambient or at 4°C via overnight delivery.  It is imperative that the specimen is not frozen at any time.  Samples are accepted and run Monday through Friday, send via overnight delivery Monday-Thursday.  The laboratory is CLOSED weekends and holidays.

The facility does not bill patients or insurance companies. Billing is inter-institutional only. 

The Electron Microscopy Facility is fully accredited, certified and licensed; copies of our certification can be obtained via the following links:

For technical or shipping questions, please contact our laboratory technicians at 419-383-3484.

For questions regarding reports, contact our report transcription office at 419-383-3485.

We do not bill patients or insurance companies. Billing is inter-institutional only.

For billing questions, please contact our laboratory billing specialist Michele Geiger at 419-383-3476.

 

Send all Specimens to the Address Below:

Attention: Dr. W.T. Gunning
Department of Pathology
University of Toledo
Health Science Campus
Block Health Sciences Bldg., Room 029
3000 Transverse Drive
Toledo, OH 43614-5804
Phone: (419) 383 - 3484


 

 

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Last Updated: 8/22/17