Laboratory Services

Endocervical Brushing

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Updated Test Information:

Test Description
Endocervical Brushing

ECC, D&C, endocervical canal

Test ID


Specimen Type

Brushing (and/or curettement)

Specimen Requirements

Cytology fixative, specimen container, Cytobrush, endocervical curette (if curettage performed)

Required Information

Complete the Incyte Diagnostics requisition with the patient's demographics and relevant clinical history. Label specimen container with the patient's full first and last name, second unique identifier, and specimen source/site.


Maintain the specimen at room temperature.

Unacceptable Specimen Conditions

Unlabeled specimens, Specimens in incorrect fixative (such as formalin) can only be processed as a cell block. Specimens with excess lubricant.

Department (code)


Estimated TAT

13 business days from receipt

Testing Schedule



Specimen: 7 days
Slides: 10 years

CPT Code(s)

88112  Monolayer
88305  Cytology Cell Block

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