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Test Code:
094-11-0023-01

Order Name:
Muscle Biopsy, (Fresh Specimen) (Outside lab)

 
Useful For:
Rule out certain conditions as a cause of your symptoms. It can also make a diagnosis and start a treatment plan.
 
Methodology:
Histochemistry and enzyme histochemistry.
 
 
 
Test Code:
094-11-0023-01

Order Name:
Muscle Biopsy, (Fresh Specimen) (Outside lab)

 
Patient Preparation:
Document Required (Information):
Muscle biopsy Requisition form
 
Collection Specimen Or Container:
Fresh tissue should be approximately at least 1.0 - 1.5 cm in length and
at least  0.8-1 cm in cross-sectional diameter. Wrap the fresh tissue in saline moistened
gauze (not floating in saline) in sterile container and keep it cool with cold packs or wet ice (not in direct contact) and be brought immediately to surgical pathology. 
*Please notify Surgical Pathology Department (Tel. 14146 or 14144) when planning to submit tissue for muscle biopsy at least 1 day.
 
Specimen Testing Type:
Fresh tissue should be approximately  at least 1.0 - 1.5 cm in length and
at least  0.8-1 cm in cross-sectional diameter. Wrap the fresh tissue in saline moistened
gauze (not floating in saline) in sterile container and keep it cool with cold packs or wet ice (not in direct contact) and be brought immediately to surgical pathology. 
*Please notify Surgical Pathology Department (Tel. 14146 or 14144) when planning to submit tissue for muscle biopsy at least 1 day.
 
Sub Mission Container:
Fresh tissue should be approximately  at least 1.0 - 1.5 cm in length and
at least  0.8-1 cm in cross-sectional diameter. Wrap the fresh tissue in saline moistened
gauze (not floating in saline) in sterile container and keep it cool with cold packs or wet ice (not in direct contact) and be brought immediately to surgical pathology. 
*Please notify Surgical Pathology Department (Tel. 14146 or 14144) when planning to submit tissue for muscle biopsy at least 1 day.
 
Specimen Stabillity:
 
Specimen Type Temperature
Fresh tissue Keep it cool with cold packs or wet ice (not in direct contact) and be brought immediately to surgical pathology.
(If tissue is sent by outside hospital should call to Pathology Department (Tel. 14146 or 14144) for further information)
 
 
 
Test Code:
094-11-0023-01

Order Name:
Muscle Biopsy, (Fresh Specimen) (Outside lab)

 
Schedule:
Tested monday-friday, at 08:00 am. - 16:00 pm.
 
Turnaround Time:
1 month
 
Performing Location:
Surgical Pathology, Laboratory Department,
Tel.14146
 
 
 
Test Code:
094-11-0023-01

Order Name:
Muscle Biopsy, (Fresh Specimen) (Outside lab)

 
 
Clinical Information:
A muscle biopsy helps determine the source of the disease process. This ensures the proper treatment.
The doctor may do a muscle biopsy diagnose neuromuscular disorders, infections that affect your muscle, and other abnormalities in your muscle tissue. These are some conditions diagnosed by muscle biopsy. For example; Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), Becker muscular dystrophy.
 
Clinical Reference:
1. https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/treatment-tests-and-therapies/muscle-biopsy (Retrieved: 26 May 2020)
2. https://www.healthline.com/health/muscle-biopsy (Retrieved: 26 May 2020)
3. https://www.si.mahidol.ac.th/Th/manual/pathology/140_10_1.pdf  (Retrieved: 26 May 2020)