Test Name: Tissue Biopsy

Methodology: Histology

Test Description

To determine the nature of a body lesion.

Specimen Requirements

All specimen containers must be labeled with two identifiers. Examples of acceptable identifiers include: Patient name, date of birth, social security number, requisition number, and medical record number. Specimens must be submitted in formalin solution.

Storage and Transport

Maintain the specimen at room temperature.

Specimen Rejection Criteria

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Turn Around Time (TAT): 1-3 Days

CPT Codes*: 88302, 88304, 88305, 88307, 88309

*The CPT codes provided with our Test Descriptions are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. Correct CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed.