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S51696: FISH, HER-2/neu, Paraffin Block [14620X] Print View
Specimen Source      
Paraffin Block Number      
HER-2/neu, FISH FISH     

PRIMARY
1 Tissue Paraffin Block 1 (1) g   Refrigerated - 12 Month(s)/Room Temperature - 12 Month(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Slides-Formalin Fxd Paraf   Refrigerated - 12 Month(s)/Room Temperature - 12 Month(s)  

Breast tissue biopsy, formalin fixed paraffin-embedded block.
Pathology report or pathologic diagnosis must be included. Ship at
room temperature.
Invasive or metastatic breast cancer formalin fixed paraffin
embedded tissue or charged/+slides from formalin fixed paraffin
embedded tissue.
Specimen MUST be fixed in 10% neutral buffered formalin.
Fixation between 6 and 48 hours is recommended.
Pathology report must accompany paraffin block or slides.
Information required in this report include: Physician
identification, specimen identifiers (case and block number),
specimen site and type, tissue processing used (routine or
microwave), type of fixative, time and duration of fixation,
pathologic diagnosis, and IHC score, if performed elsewhere.
Ship at room temperature. Do not freeze.
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
4 days

CPT Code
88377

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
CPT CODES: 88368x2 Paraffin block stability is Indefinite.






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