Test Directory

Oil Red O

Synonym(s):

Bronchoalveolar Lavage for Lipid-Laden Macrophages, BAL, lung fluid, lipid pneumonia

Specimen Type:

Washing

Container Type:

120 mL clean plastic specimen containers. No fixative.

Collection Procedure:

Click here to see collection instructions

Required Information:

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.

Specimen Stability:

If transport will be delayed, refrigerate the specimen. No fixative.

Unacceptable Specimen:

Unlabeled specimens, Specimens in fixative.

Department:

Cytology

Turnaround:

13 business days from receipt

Performed:

Monday–Friday

Retention:

Specimen: 7 days
Slides: 10 years

CPT Code:*

88112 – Monolayer
88305 – Cytology Cell Block

Test Code(s):

NON-O

*The listed CPT codes are for reference use only. Final coding is based on CPT guidelines and individual circumstances.

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