FNA, renal mass, cortical mass
Fine Needle Aspiration
Cytology fixative, specimen container, syringe/needle.
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.
Maintain the specimen at room temperature if specimen in fixative. If saline was used, refrigerate until pick-up.
Unlabeled specimens, Specimens in incorrect fixative (such as formalin) can only be processed as a cell block. Specimens with excess lubricant.
Lack of cellularity, adequacy
Specimen: 7 days
Slides: 10 years
88173 – Evaluation & Report**
88112 – Evaluation & Report
88305 – Cytology Cell Block
**We bill 88173 only when submitting provider bills 10020 or 10021
*The listed CPT codes are for reference use only. Final coding is based on CPT guidelines and individual circumstances.