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Department: CYTOLOGY
Container: 95% ethanol or with spray fixative (provided by Cytology).
Transport: Deliver to Cytology lab as soon as possible.
CPT-4: 88104
Comments: Fix slides immediately to prevent drying artifact. Cytology requisition is required with specimen.

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.