Electron Microscopy for Cilia

Abbrev Code:MMMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Laboratory Miscellaneous Order
CPT Codes: 85390 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 5-10 days.

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Wet Tissue
Optimal Volume:Entire specimen - tissue source required.
Container:Electron Microscopy Kit (Supply T660)
Alternate Containers: Container, Tissue, sterile

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process.
Shipping Instructions:Ship biopsies at ambient temperature in appropriate container. Do not place on ice, dry ice or freeze.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Mayo Medical Laboratories)
Referral Lab number:EM


Reference Range:By report.
Use:Assess ciliary morphology. Diagnose medical disorders such as primary ciliary dyskinesia, immotile cilia syndrome.

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