Pathology Consultation, Slide Review


Sunquest Code:SRGPTHCoPath Code:PATH
Epic Code:LAB4613Epic Name:Pathology Exam
Sunquest Code (non-Epic sites):COPATH  
Synonyms:Referral Slide Review; Anatomic Pathology Consultation, Outside Slides; Second Opinion, Slide Review
CPT Code:88321, 88323, 88325, 88321, 88323, 88325
Test Includes:Review of anatomic pathology slides prepared elsewhere.
Turnaround Time:Performed Mon-Fri, 0800-1600; results are reported within 2-3 days; when rush, reviewed upon receipt.
Special Instructions:The physician may directly request the necessary material from an outside hospital or laboratory, or may ask Surgical Pathology to initiate the request. When requesting outside material, request a copy of the pathology report. Provide written verification identifying the slides as belonging to the patient.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Microscopic slides prepared elsewhere; consulting pathologists may request paraffin blocks from referring institution when additional studies are deemed necessary.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship in slides in protective holder at room temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Anatomic Pathology, UMMC/UMCH West Bank  (UMMC-East Bank, Fairview Ridges - FRH, Fairview Southdale - FSH)


Interpretive

Reference Range:Comprehensive consultation provided by pathologist.


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