Laboratory Services

Bronchoalveolar Lavage for Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis

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Updated Test Information:

Test Description
Bronchoalveolar Lavage for Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis
Synonym(s)

BAL, PAS-D Stain, lung fluid

Test ID

NON-O

Specimen Type

Washing

Specimen Requirements

120 mL clean plastic specimen containers. No fixative.

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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

If transport will be delayed, refrigerate the specimen. No fixative.

Unacceptable Specimen Conditions

Unlabeled specimens, Specimens in fixative.

Department (code)

Cytology

Estimated TAT

13 business days from receipt

Testing Schedule

Monday–Friday

Retention

Specimen: 7 days
Slides: 10 years

CPT Code(s)

88112 – Monolayer
88305 – Cytology Cell Block