PERITONEAL FLUID ASCITIC FLUID PELVIC WASHINGS PLEURAL FLUID
|Container:||CYTOLOGY FIXATIVE (provided by Cytology).|
|Transport:||Send specimen to Cytology immediately. Refrigerate if there is a delay in processing.|
|Comments:||Cytology requisition must accompany specimen. Fresh - send to lab immediately - OR - Fixative - add equal amounts of fixative provided by lab. Methodology: Thinprep.|
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.