Bone Marrow Aspirate and Core Biopsy

Last Modified: 5/13/2021 6:58:45 AM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: CBC with differential required with bone marrow order, and collected within 24 hours of procedure  

Aspirate Clot containing marrow particles
6 air-dried Aspirate smears

Biopsy core 
2 to 4 air-dried touch preps of core biopsy

Collection Instructions:

Bone Marrow Request Form #267

Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: Ambient

Transport to lab without delay of collection.
Reference Range:

Refer to Interpretive Pathology Report

Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Pathology
Clinical Significance:  
Custom Panel: No


Days Performed: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Sites Performed: Parkview Cancer Institute, Parkview Hospital Randallia, Parkview Huntington, Parkview LaGrange, Parkview Noble, Parkview Regional Medical Center, Parkview Wabash, Parkview Whitley
PHL Test Code: BMO
EPIC Test Code: LAB2484
Alternate Test Names: Aspirate; Biopsy; Biopsy and Marrow; BMS; Bone Core Biopsy; Bone Marrow; Bone Marrow Aspirate
Included Tests:

Decalcification; Level IV; Peripheral Smear; Special Stains

CPT Coding: 38220, 38221, 85097, 88313 x 2, 88305, 88311, 88313 x 2

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