Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Order Display Name: Geisinger Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

IRON STAIN BAL FOR HEMOSIDERIN

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 100003         Geisinger Epic ID: 17605

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Bronchoalveolar lavage
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
Non-sterile specimen container
Specimen required:
30 mL of an appropriately collected voided, catheterized, or cystoscopically obtained urine specimen.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Keep refrigerated.
Rejection criteria:
Inadequate patient identifiers on specimen, unlabeled specimen, discrepancy between patient specimen and requisition information, improper collection.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
88313
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Microscopic evaluation of Cytospin specimens and special stained preparation for iron.
Methodology:
Microscopy
Synonyms:
Hemosiderin, macrophages, iron
Hemosiderin-laden macrophages, Fe
Cytology unspecified procedure
Clinical significance:
For detection and characterization of hemosiderin-laden macrophages.
Doctoral Director(s:)
Sara Monaco MD    
Review Date: 11/10/2020

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Cytology
Technical Lead: Michele Zelonis
Frequency: Monday-Friday
Performed stat? No

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Cytology
Technical Lead: Lisa DiPippa    
Frequency: Monday-Friday    
Performed stat? No
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