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 breast secretion
Synonyms: Nipple Discharge 
Specimen: Breast Secretion Smear, slide(s) 
Container: Slide 
Volume: multiple slides 
Minimum Volume: 1 slide 
Specimen Collection: Immediately apply the specimen to the slide(s) and fix with spray fixative. 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Place slides in cardboard slide holder for transport. 
Lab Code: CYTP 
Requisition: Cytology See Test Requisition 20 (outpatient) 
Test Includes:  
Critical Value:  
Test Frequency: Monday - Friday 
Routine TAT: 2 working days 
CPT Code(s): 88160 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: 52 See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 11/29/2015
Time: 23:25:00 (24hr)