Electron Microscopy Facility 

Nerve Biopsy

Nerve Biopsy Sample Submission:

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.


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Last Updated: 6/30/19