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|82370:CHROMOSOMES ANALYSIS, TISSUE|
|Alias Names:||Tissue Chromosome|
|Methodology:||None provided by PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.|
|Performed:||Monday-Friday (STATs daily)|
|Released:||7-21 days after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.|
|CPT Code:||88233-90 x2 / 88262-90 / 88280-90 / 88291-90|
|Specimen Collection Details|
|Collection:||3-4 mm biopsy or 500-1000 mg of each tissue in special culture media, available from the Send-Out Department. Also acceptable: Sterile ringers or sterile saline. Place in media as soon as possible, within 30 minutes. Keep moist prior to putting in media.|
|Handling:||Send to PeaceHealth Laboratories immediately. Indicate diagnosis, medications, and urgency of test. Note ICD-9 code for interpretaion.|
|Standard Volume:||4 mm biopsy or 1000 mg tissue.|
|Minimum Volume:||2 mm biopsy or 500 mg tissue.|
|Rejection Criteria:||Dry specimen; use of formalin.
This test may require insurance company prior authorization before ordering.
Please check the prior authorization list .
Failure to gain preauthorization may result in denial of coverage.