Laboratory Services

Esophageal Brushing

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Updated Test Information:

Test Description
Esophageal Brushing
Synonym(s)

Esophagus, GEJ

Test ID

NON-O

Specimen Type

Brushing

Specimen Requirements

Cytology fixative, specimen container.

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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.

Stability

Maintain 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)

Cytology

Estimated TAT

13 business days from receipt

Testing Schedule

Monday–Saturday

Retention

Specimen: 7 days
Slides: 10 years

CPT Code(s)

88112 Monolayer
88305 - Cytology Cell Block

Additional Information

88341
88342