Intraepidermal Nerve Density Analysis
UFHPL Test #: 93230
88342 x2 PGP 9.5; 88356 x2 Morphometric Analysis, Nerve. Additional billing may apply if special studies are indicated.
To obtain an intraepidermal nerve density kit (#0100) and detailed collection instructions, contact UF Health Pathology Laboratories’ Client Services Department at 888.375.LABS (5227).
Two 3 mm skin-punch biopsies from leg and thigh.
- Specimens in inappropriate fixative
- Frozen specimens
- Refrigerated: 2 weeks
This test is used to determine the amount of neuropathy damage present and as a predicative test of impending neuropathy
1 - 5 days
Twice a week