July 21, 2014

Diagnostics Lab

The Muscle and Nerve Biopsy Diagnostic Laboratory of the Division of Neuromuscular Medicine is a CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments) approved clinical laboratory which processes muscle and nerve biopsies for the diagnosis of a variety of neuromuscular disorders.

Muscle biopsies are frozen, sectioned, and stained to detect morphological and enzymatic abnormalities using a panel of fifteen different stains.

Contact our laboratory manager Janice Caliendo, MS for more information at 312-908-8264 or jca753@northwestern.edu.

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