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Division of Anatomic Pathology

Biopsy Tissue, routine

  • LIS Mnemonic: S (in PTH menu)

    Collect

    Sterile plastic container containing 10% formalin.

    Volume Required

    All tissue removed during surgery or surgical procedures.

    Minimum Required

    N/A

    Transport

    Room temperature in 10% Formalin.

    Stability

    10% formalin is stable at room temperature or at 20 c.

    Unacceptable conditions

    Surgical Pathology Request Form without required information.

Days Performed

Monday - Friday 0730-1700 after hours see remarks

Reported

1-3 days

Reflex Testing

N/A

CPT

88300 Surgical Pathology, level 1;or 88302 Surgical Pathology, level 2;or 88304 Surgical Pathology, level 3;or 88305 Surgical Pathology, level 4;or 88307 Surgical Pathology, level 5;or 88309 Surgical Pathology, level 6.

Methodology

Surgical

 

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