Bone Marrow Aspirate and Core Biopsy

Overview

  • EPIC Code:
  • LAB2484
  • Soft Test Code:
  • BMO
Alternate Names
  • Aspirate
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy and Marrow
  • BMS
  • Bone Core Biopsy
  • Bone Marrow
  • Bone Marrow Aspirate
  • Bone Marrow Order
Included Tests

Decalcification; Level IV; Peripheral Smear; Special Stains


Specimen Collection & Preparation

Specimen Requirements

CBC with differential required with bone marrow order, and collected within 24 hours of procedure  

Aspirate Clot containing marrow particles
and
6 air-dried Aspirate smears

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

Alternate Specimen

 

TransportAndStorage

Ambient

Transport to lab without delay of collection.

Collection Instructions

Bone Marrow Request Form #267

Clinical Interpretation

Reference Range:

Refer to Interpretive Pathology Report


Methodology:
  • Pathology

Production Schedule

Sites Performed
  • Parkview Cancer Institute
  • Parkview LaGrange Hospital
  • Parkview Noble Hospital
  • Parkview Randallia Hospital
  • Parkview Regional Medical Center
  • Parkview Wabash Hospital
  • Parkview Whitley Hospital
Days Performed
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Departments
  • Hematology
  • Histology

Coding & Compliance

CPT Coding

38220, 38221, 85097, 88313 x 2, 88305, 88311, 88313 x 2