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Test ID BHISI Bone Histomorphometry, Consultant Interpretation, Slides Only

Necessary Information

Bone Histomorphometry: Patient Information (T352) in Special Instructions must be completed and sent with the specimen. The laboratory requires this information in order to perform testing.

Specimen Required

Supplies: Bone Histomorphometry Specimen Preparation (T579)

Specimen Type: Bone

Source: Anterior iliac crest

Container/Tube: Slides

Collection Instructions: A minimum of 1 Goldner Trichrome-stained slide and 1 hematoxylin and eosin-stained slide are required.

Additional Information: For more information, see Bone Histomorphometry Specimen Preparation (T579) in Special Instructions.


Bone Histomorphometry: Patient Information (T352) in Special Instructions

Bone Histomorphometry Specimen Preparation (T579) in Special Instructions

Useful For

Identifying undetermined metabolic bone disease in submitted slide specimens


Diagnosing renal osteodystrophy


Diagnosing osteomalacia


Diagnosing osteoporosis


Diagnosing Paget disease


Assessing the effects of therapy


Identifying disorders of the hematopoietic system


Diagnosing aluminum toxicity


Identifying the presence of iron in the bone

Method Name


Reporting Name

Bone HistoMorph Interp Only

Specimen Type


Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Varies Ambient

Reference Values

The laboratory will provide an interpretive report.

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Report Available

21 to 26 days

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test was developed, and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
BHISI Bone HistoMorph Interp Only 60570-9


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
71168 Interpretation 59465-5
71169 Bone Marrow Interpretation 51628-6
71170 Participated in the Interpretation No LOINC Needed
71171 Report electronically signed by 19139-5
71172 Material Received 22633-2
71787 Case Number 80398-1
601909 Disclaimer 62364-5