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102 FIne Needle Aspiration Cytology (FNA)

Specimen Type
Specimen Stability
Reference Range
Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA)
72 hours.
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Specimen Requirements

Preferred Specimen: Biopsy
Container: BD Probe Tec-Swab
Temperature: Ambient
  or
Alternate Specimen: Biopsy
Container: Slide
Temperature: Ambient

Method

Liquid Based Cytology

Schedule

Turn-Around Time

Instructions/Notes

ThinPrep container with PreservCyt fluid (Green and white label vial). 60mL max OR Smear on prepared slide.

Clinical Utility

Te determine pre-cancer or cancer lesions or benign processes in lumps

CPT Codes

87591

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