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No deposition of immunoglobulins, complement, or fibrinogen. Pathologist interpretation provided.
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Consult Immunofluorescence laboratory (936-1857) for specific instructions prior to beginning the procedure. Any small fresh or fresh frozen unfixed renal cortical tissue is acceptable. Place biopsy material immediately onto saline soaked gauze or into Zeus Tissue Fixative (ZTF) to prevent dehydration. Deliver immediately upon completion of biopsy to laboratory in appropriate container. Leave specimens placed in Zeus Tissue Fixative at room temperature, do not freeze. Specimens in ZTF at room temperature are good for up to 5 days and may be delivered by routine courier. Cause for Rejection: drying out of specimen, insufficient tissue, tissue floating in saline, no glomeruli in specimen, paraffin block.
Any small fresh or fresh frozen unfixed renal cortical tissue is acceptable. Place biopsy material immediately into Zeus Tissue Fixative (ZTF) to prevent dehydration. Zeus Tissue Fixative is available from MLabs and a supply should be kept at the client site. Check expiration date of ZTF before use; do not use expired ZTF. Specimen in Zeus Tissue Fixative is good for at least 5 days at room temperature. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO FREEZE SPECIMENS PLACED IN ZTF.