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lymph node biopsy tissue examination
Synonyms:  
Specimen: Excised lymph node 
Container:  
Volume: Entire specimen 
Minimum Volume:  
Specimen Collection: Surgical excision of lymph node. 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Transport fresh on ice or in transport media to Pathology as soon as possible after excision if suspecting lymphoma. For Routine Histology place in 10% neutral buffered formalin at room temperature. Contact 262-3736 with any questions. 
Lab Code: PATH 
Requisition: Pathology See Test Requisition 21 (outpatient) 
Test Includes: Gross and microscopic examination with diagnosis 
Critical Value:  
Test Frequency: Monday - Friday 
Routine TAT: 1-3 working days 
CPT Code(s): 88305, 88307 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 10/31/2014
Time: 21:25:09 (24hr)