Cytology Fluid Examination, Bronchial Brush

Last Modified: 11/13/2019 9:45:11 AM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: Slides 
Saline Submersed Endoscopic Brush Tip in Red Top Tube
Collection Instructions:
1. The material from the brush is quickly applied to the sterile glass slide in a circular motion and confined to an area approximately the size of a dime.
2. Immediately immerse the slides in 95% alcohol to avoid air-drying. Also, make sure slides do not stick to one another.
3. Submerse brush tip into saline filled red top tube.
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: Ambient
Reference Range: Refer to Interpretive Pathology Report
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: PAP Stain
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: LAB2451
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 88104

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