Skin Biopsy for Histological Analysis
punch biopsy, shave biopsy, excisional biopsy, skin
Diagnose and/or rule out skin conditions and diseases
Select an appropriately-sized formalin container in which the specimen to formalin ratio is approximately 10:1.
Place punch, shave or excisional skin biopsy in 10% neutral buffered formalin.
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.
Samples fixed in fixatives other than 10% neutral buffered formalin.
Blocks: 10 years
Slides: 10 years
*The listed CPT codes are for reference use only. Final coding is based on CPT guidelines and individual circumstances.