Cell Block, Cytology

Last Modified: 11/13/2019 9:44:51 AM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes: To prevent the rapid deterioration of the specimen, it is recommended that the properly labeled specimen be sent to PHL by courier immediately after it is obtained, along with the properly completed Cytology/Histology Requisition Form.
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: Bulk collection of Fluid
Collection Instructions: Order must include the site and/or source of collection 
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability:


Reference Range: Refer to Interpretive Pathology Report
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments: Immunoperoxidase stains will be ordered and charged when determined by pathologists
Methodology: Cell Block
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: 88305

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