Laboratory Services

Kidney, non-pelvic

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Updated Test Information:

Test Description
Kidney, non-pelvic
Synonym(s)

FNA, renal mass, cortical mass

Test ID

NON-O


FNA

Specimen Type

Fine Needle Aspiration

Specimen Requirements

Cytology fixative, specimen container, syringe/needle.

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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 the specimen at room temperature if specimen in fixative. If saline was used, refrigerate until pick-up.

Unacceptable Specimen Conditions

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

Limitations

Lack of cellularity, adequacy

Department (code)

Cytology

Estimated TAT

13 business days from receipt

Testing Schedule

Monday–Saturday

Retention

Specimen: 7 days
Slides: 10 years

CPT Code(s)

88173  Evaluation & Report**
88112 – Evaluation & Report
88305  Cytology Cell Block

**We bill 88173 only when submitting provider bills 10020 or 10021