|Test||CYTOLOGY, NON-GYNECOLOGIC SPECIMENS|
|Methodology||Monolayer Technology (Thin-Prep)|
|Description||Additional immunohistochemistry and histochemical testing may be performed at an additional charge as deemed appropriate by the consulting pathologist.
Useful for cytologic examination of body fluids, fine needle aspirates, or sputum. A cell block will be performed as determined by laboratory policy at an additional charge.
NOTE: This test is usually ordered in conjunction with a pathology consultation. The pathology professional component will be billed separately by the consulting pathologist.
|Specimen||SUBMIT ONLY ONE OF THE FOLLOWING SPECIMENS:
FINE NEEDLE ASPIRATE
|Reference Values||Not applicable|
|Analytic Time||3 Days|
|Day(s) Test Set Up||Monday through Friday|
88112 Cytopathology, fluids, if indicated
88160 Cytopathology, premade smears, if indicated
88172 Cytotechnologist assistance at fine needle aspiration (if indicated)
88173 Cytopathology, fine needle aspiration, if indicated
88305 Cell block, if indicated