Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

SURG PATH PROCEDURE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 10002        

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:)
Zachary Hoffer MD, PhD    
Review Date: 11/18/2020

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

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