Fine Needle Aspiration, Evaluation

Last Modified: 11/13/2019 9:48:34 AM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:

Contact the Histology Deparment at 266-1630 to schedule the date and time of procedure to be done with the physician 

Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: Representative Sample of Cells from suspected mass on slides
Collection Instructions: Place Slides in 95% alcohol

Include Patient Medical History with order
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: Ambient
Reference Range: Refer to Interpretive Pathology Report
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:

Rapid H&E Stain will be completed and verbal results will be given; the rest of the specimen will then be processed for the final interpretation

Methodology: Microscopic
Clinical Significance:  
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 24 to 48 hours
Days Performed: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Sites Performed: Parkview Regional Medical Center
PHL Test Code: CS
EPIC Test Code: CS2451
Alternate Test Names: FNA
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 88173

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