IVG Newsletter – February 2016 Edition
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Advancing the Standards of Veterinary Care
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Biopsies of muscles and nerves may be taken as part of the diagnostic testing process for animals with neuromuscular weakness.
Small pieces of muscle, or a small section of nerve, are surgically removed and submitted to a laboratory with the capability of performing a series of particular tests to help determine the cause of the disease.
Examples of diseases that may require nerve or muscle biopsy include: