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 routine biopsy tissue examination
Synonyms: Biopsy 
Specimen: Tissue 
Volume: Entire specimen 
Minimum Volume:  
Specimen Collection: Surgical excision, punch, shave, snip, curettage, needle, etc. 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Place tissue in container of 10% neutral buffered formalin, room temperature. 
Lab Code: PATH 
Requisition: Pathology  
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: 11/30/2015
Time: 17:33:40 (24hr)