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APBM
BONE MARROW EXAMINATION (HISTOLOGY)

Test Code APBM 
Test BONE MARROW EXAMINATION (HISTOLOGY) 
Description Includes PAS, FE and Retic histochemical stains. Additional immunohistochemistry and histochemical testing may be performed at an additional charge as deemed appropriate by the consulting pathologist.
Useful for the evaluation of bone marrow core biopsy and aspirated material.

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 Aspirated specimen in formalin, or a core biopsy specimen in AZF fixative (supplied by NorDx). Forward specimen promptly at ambient temperature only. 
Reference Values An interpretive report will be issued. 
Analytic Time 2 Days 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Friday 
CPT Code(s) 88305  Bone marrow biopsy
88311  Decalcification procedure
88313 x 3  Stains (histochemical)