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gynecological pap smear
Synonyms: Pap Smear, Thin Prep Pap 
Specimen: Gynecologic smear 
Container: Slide or ThinPrep Vial 
Volume:  
Minimum Volume:  
Specimen Collection: Place specimen into ThinPrep vial or make a smear on a glass slide and fix immediately. 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Maintain and transport at room temperature. Place slides in cardboard slide holder for transport. 
Lab Code: CYTP 
Requisition: Cytology See Test Requisition 20 (outpatient) 
Test Includes:  
Critical Value: Positive results 
Test Frequency: Monday - Friday 
Routine TAT: 7 working days 
CPT Code(s): 88164, 88142, 88175 
LCD or NCD: (LCD)http://www.empiremedicare.com/Nyorkpolicya/finalpolicy.cfm  
Methodology Used: 52 See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 09/16/2014
Time: 03:29:43 (24hr)