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Test Catalog

Test ID: MSFGN    
Fibrillary Glomerulonephritis Confirmation, LC-MS/MS, Paraffin Tissue

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

A pathology consultation is typically not required. If the results of this test do not support the clinical findings, a PATHC / Pathology Consultation may be added if appropriate, upon client approval.

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

AMYLOID

Necessary Information

1. Preliminary pathology report and history are required.

2. A brief explanatory note or consultative letter is also recommended.

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Supplies: Pathology Packaging Kit (T554)

Specimen Type: Formalin-fixed or B5-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue block

Collection Instructions:

1. Do not send fixed tissue slides. Testing can only be done on paraffin-embedded tissue blocks.

2. Attach the green pathology address label included in the kit to the outside of the transport container.

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Renal Diagnostics Test Request (T830) with the specimen. 

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Fixed tissue slides wet or frozen tissue Cytological smears Nonformalin fixed tissue Nonparaffin embedded tissue Reject

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
AMYLOIDAmbient (preferred)
 Refrigerated