BAL, lung fluid, Bronchial Wash
Cytology fixative in a specimen container
Complete the Incyte Diagnostics requisition with the patient's demographics and relevant clinical history. Label specimen container with the patient's full first and last name, second unique identifier, and specimen source/site.
Maintain the specimen at room temperature if specimen in fixative. If saline was used, refrigerate until pick-up.
Unlabeled specimens, Specimens in incorrect fixative (such as formalin) can only be processed as a cell block.
13 business days from receipt
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.