Nerve Biopsy Sample Submission:
- Complete and print out the E.M. Requisition Form for Reference Laboratory Testing.
Nerve Biopsy Sample Collection:
- Place intact (not minced) specimen in 3% glutaraldehyde fixative immediately.
- Send the specimen at ambient temperature in a vial containing 3% glutaraldehyde fixative.
- Please provide the following clinical information: Patient’s age, sex, and site of biopsy, clinical symptoms, signs and duration (including family history), other relevant clinical laboratory studies, systemic/concurrent disease.
Send nerve biopsy sample and paperwork to the appropriate Specimen Delivery Address.
A PDF version of the complete instructions for tissue collection can be downloaded here.