Cytology fixative, specimen container.
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.
Unlabeled specimens, Specimens in incorrect fixative (such as formalin) can only be processed as a cell block. Specimens with excess lubricant.
Specimen: 7 days
Slides: 10 years
88112 - Monolayer
88305 - Cytology Cell Block
If collecting for an eosinophil count, send to your clinical laboratory provider. If collecting for microbiologic or viral cultures, direct fluorescence or nucleic acid testing, send a separate collection to your clinical laboratory provider.
*The listed CPT codes are for reference use only. Final coding is based on CPT guidelines and individual circumstances.