Laboratory Services

Bile duct

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Updated Test Information:

Test Description
Bile duct
Synonym(s)

Biliary

Test ID

NON-O

Specimen Type

Brushing

Specimen Requirements

Cytology fixative, specimen container.

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Required Information

Complete the Incyte Diagnostics requisition with the patient's demographics and relevant clinical history. Label specimen container with the patient's full first and last name, second unique identifier, and specimen source/site.

Stability

Specimens fixed in cytology fixative are stable for 72 hours. 

Unacceptable Specimen Conditions

Unlabeled specimens, Specimens in incorrect fixative (such as formalin) can only be processed as a cell block.

Department (code)

Cytology

Estimated TAT

13 business days from receipt

Testing Schedule

Monday–Friday 6 AM–1:30 AM

Test Includes

Processing, examination and interpretive report

Retention

Specimen: 7 days
Slides: 10 years

CPT Code(s)

88112 - Monolayer
88305 - Cytology Cell Block