Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Test Name: Sunquest Test Code Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

SURG PATH UNSPECIFIED PROCEDURE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
             

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Tissue
Preferred collection container:
Special notes:
General tissue: 10% neutral buffered formalin container.
Lymph node for lymphoma: RPMI solution.
Renal: See Renal biopsy
Muscle: See Muscle Biopsy
Nerve: See Nerve Biopsy
Gout Crystals: 100% alcohol or non-sterile specimen container without preservative.
Breast specimens must include documentation of beginning of ischemic time and beginning of formalin fixation time.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Fresh tissue: Refrigerate. Fixed tissue in formlin: Room temperature.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
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.
Synonyms:
Routine surgical biopsy
Surgical biopsy
Doctoral Director(s:)
Jeffrey Prichard D.O.    
Review Date: 01/16/2019

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Surgical Pathology
Technical Lead: Nicole Tomsho
Frequency: Daily M-F
Performed stat? No
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