KIDNEY BIOPSY

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Department: PATHOLOGY
Container: 10% formalin, electron microscopy fixative, immunofluorescence fixative (obtained from Pathology laboratory)
Transport: Refrigerate specimens if there is a delay in processing. Specimens are sent to reference laboratory for testing.
CPT-4: MULTI
Comments: Procedure is performed in Ultrasound by nephrologist. Pathology lab is notified in advance.

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.