89215:CYTOPATHOLOGY, PAP, 1 SLIDE

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89215:CYTOPATHOLOGY, PAP, 1 SLIDE
Alias Names: Conventional PAP
Methodology: Routine Cytopathologic Evaluation
Edit Date: 3/23/2009
Performed: Monday-Friday
Released: 7-14 days after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 88165-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One smear from endocervical/ectocervical using Rovers Cervix Brush or cytobrush and spatula.
Handling: Fix specimen immediately in PAP fixative or spray. Pertinent patient history must be included on cytology requisition.
Standard Volume: 1 slide.
Minimum Volume: 1 slide.
Transport: Ambient
Rejection Criteria: Broken slide; unlabeled or mislabeled specimen.