Laboratory: Pathology
Test Name:
Test Code: SURG
Clinical Information:

Contact HSC NEUROPATHOLOGY LAB 1-(204) 787-4615 before doing this procedure.  (Weekdays:  0800-1500 hrs only).


Do not stretch, bend or compress the nerve specimen.
Transport specimen in fresh state wrapped in saline moistened gauze. Specimen must be kept cool.
Nerve specimen must never be frozen.
A detailed patient history, including drug & family history, must accompany all specimens.


Internal additional information:  170-10-13

Collection Devices:
Specimen Required:

Peripheral nerve consisting of 1 piece 3 to 4 cm long

Reference Values:

A descriptive report will be issued.

Weekdays, by Prior Arrangement Only
See Also:
More Information:

All specimens must be properly labeled with appropriate patient identification.   Pertinent information including patient demographics, clinical history, physician’s name and specimen type is required as per DSM Specimen Acceptance Policy 10-50-03.