Bronchoalveolar Lavage for Hemosiderin-Laden Macrophages
BAL, lung fluid
120 mL clean plastic specimen containers. No fixative.
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.
If transport will be delayed, refrigerate the specimen. No fixative.
Unlabeled specimens, Specimens in fixative.
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.