Cytology, Vitreous Fluid


Sunquest Code:NGNCTCoPath Code:NGYN
Epic Code:LAB4600Epic Name:Cytology Non Gyn
Sunquest Code (non-Epic sites):COPATH  
Synonyms:Eye Cytology
Methodology:Preparation, routine staining and microscopic evaluation; special stains if indicated
CPT Code:88108-26, 88108
Test Includes:Preparation, routine staining, and microscopic examination; special stains as ordered by the pathologist are performed at additional charge.
Turnaround Time:Performed Mon-Fri, 0800-1500; results are reported within 1-3 days.
Special Instructions:Provide pertinent clinical history.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Eye
Causes for Rejection:Fixation of any kind. Syringe with needle attached.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:Fresh unfixed fluid: 1 week refrigerated; frozen is unacceptable.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Cytology  (UMMC-East Bank, Fairview Ridges - FRH, Fairview Southdale - FSH, UMMC/UMMCH-West Bank)


Interpretive

Reference Range:Results reported as negative to positive for malignant cells.
Use:Establish the presence of primary or metastatic neoplasms.


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