CHROMOSOME ANALYSIS

Synonyms:

GENETIC STUDIES KARYOTYPE

LIS Mnemonic:
Department: PATHOLOGY
Container: STERILE CONTAINER
Transport: Tissue is sent to reference laboratory for processing.
CPT-4: MULTI
Comments: Send specimen fresh - no fixative. Deliver immediately with a completed Pathology requisition to Pathology and notify a technician when it arrives. Refrigerate if there is a delay in processing.

CPT Codes: The CPT codes included in this publication are in accordance with Current Procedural Terminology, a publication of the American Medical Association. CPT codes are provided here for the convenience of our clients; however, correct coding often varies from one carrier to another, and Saratoga Hospital may bill specific carriers using codes other than those shown. Clients who bill for services should verify the code(s) with the applicable payor to confirm that their use is appropriate in each case.