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skin biopsy
Synonyms: Derm Biopsy 
Specimen: Skin tissue 
Container:  
Volume: Entire specimen 
Minimum Volume:  
Specimen Collection: Skin surgical excision, skin punch, skin shave, skin snip, skin curettage, skin tags, skin cyst, skin debridment, skin plastic repair. 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: For routine light microscopy place tissue in container of 10% neutral buffered formalin, room temperature. Specimens for Immunofluorescence or Electron Microscopy - see those specific testing instructions. Contact Histology Lab 262-3736 with questions regarding other specialized testing procedures. 
Lab Code: PATH 
Requisition: Pathology SeeTest Requisition 22 (outpatient) 
Test Includes: Gross and microscopic examination with diagnosis 
Critical Value:  
Test Frequency: Monday - Friday 
Routine TAT: 1-3 working days 
CPT Code(s): 88302, 88304, 88305 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 10/23/2014
Time: 01:09:26 (24hr)