Fine Needle Aspiration, Rush

Last Modified: 2/29/2012 12:46:58 PM

Client Notes:

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

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
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
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 15 from collection for Verbal Result
Days Performed: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Sites Performed: Parkview Regional Medical Center
PHL Test Code: CS
EPIC Test Code:
Alternate Test Names: FNA
CPT Coding: 88172

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