Miscellaneous Fluid Cytology

Test ID: 

703406

CPT code:

88112

Synonyms:

  • Anal Specimens
  • Colon Wash Cytology
  • Cyst Fluid Cytology
  • Endometrial Aspiration Samples
  • Gastric Washing Cytology
  • HALO™ Ocular Cytology
  • Joint/Synovial Fluid Cytology

Clinical Use:

Diagnose primary and metastatic malignant neoplasms; differential diagnosis of benign versus malignant processes

Specimen Type:

Fluid

Requested Volume: 

1 to 2 mL

Minimum Volume: 

1 mL

Container Type: 

Sterile container; nongynecologic liquid-based cytology vial

Collection:

Mix entire specimen with an equal volume of 50% ethyl alcohol or Saccomanno fixative. (Note: Specimens prepared with fixatives that contain 50% ethyl alcohol, eg, Saccomanno fixative, are not acceptable for microbiology testing.) Specify source of specimen.

Storage Instructions:

Refrigerate immediately after collection and ship to laboratory as soon as possible.

Stability Requirements:

 

Rejection Criteria

Improper labeling; improper fixation; specimen submitted in vial that expired according to manufacturer’s label; frozen specimen

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