Breast cyst, aspiration
Cytology fixative, specimen container.
Maintain the specimen at room temperature if specimen in fixative. If saline is used, refrigerate until pick-up.
Unlabeled specimens, Specimens in incorrect fixative (such as formalin) can only be processed as a cell block.
Monolayer and cell block.
13 business days from receipt
Processing, examination and interpretive report
Specimen: 7 days
Slides: 10 years
88112 - Monolayer
88305 - Cytology Cell Block
*The listed CPT codes are for reference use only. Final coding is based on CPT guidelines and individual circumstances.