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Epic Code LAB8 Tissue Pathology

Test Name Alias

Tissue Path | Surg Path | 45 | LAB8 | LAB 8

Interface Order Alias

30000

Specimen Requirements

Tissue Pathology

For Routine Gross and Microscopic Examination or for Routine Gross Examination Only

  • Tissue, Fixed in 10% Formalin unless microbiology or cytogenetic studies are requested then must be submitted fresh (No Preservative).
Intraoperative Consult

Intraoperative gross and microscopic evaluation of specimen. Pathologist will report back to procedure room with preliminary result.

  • Frozen Section
    • Tissue, Fresh (No Preservative).
  • Lymph Node Protocol
    • Tissue, Fresh (No Preservative).
    • Evaluation of lymph node (or mass) tissue to diagnose lymphoma v. other. Tissue will be triaged for additional testing (Flow Cytometry, Cytogenetics, Microbiology) as needed by pathologist.
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Touch Imprint
    • Tissue, Fresh (No Preservative).
    • Evaluation of Sentinel Lymph Node for suspected metastatic disease.
  • Gross Examination
    • Tissue, Fresh (No Preservative).
    • Gross evaluation only by a pathologist. Can be converted to microscopic evaluation if deemed necessary by pathologist.
Muscle Biopsy

DO NOT ORDER TISSUE PATHOLOGY. See LAB1230451 Muscle Biopsy

Skin Biopsy

Assessment of connective tissue disorders, bullous diseases, and certain types of vasculitis.

Sural Nerve Biopsy

May aid in assisting with diagnosis of peripheral neuropathies.

  • Please contact Pathology at (616) 267-2660 to speak with a Pathologist before scheduling this procedure. Ordered as “Reference Misc” (LAB848) 

Specimen Stability

Ambient: If formalin has been added

Refrigerate: If no Formalin has been addded

Frozen: Not applicable

Laboratory Retention: 2 weeks after final report

Reflex Information

Please see link: Reflex Testing Document

Test Frequency

Based on complexity of specimen: available Monday - Friday, usual TAT 3-7 business days.

 

Reference Range

See Pathology Report

Performing Department

HISTOLOGY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory (SHRL), Grand Rapids, MI

CPT

Will vary depending on complexity of case.

 

Possible CPTs

88104, 88300, 88302, 88304, 88305, 88307, 88309, 88312, 88313, 88314, 88325, 88342, 88346, 88348.

Professional fees will also apply

 

Surgical Pathology Level I: 88300

Surgical Pathology Level II: 88302

Surgical Pathology Level III: 88304

Surgical Pathology Level IV: 88305

Surgical Pathology Level V: 88307

Surgical Pathology Level VI: 88309

 

 

Epic Test ID

1230101222

LOINC

LOINC : N/A

Beaker LOINC

LOINC Not available

Mayo Access Code

SHO045

Reviewed Date

1/21/2022

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: TISSUE PATHOLOGY
Beaker Display Name: Tissue Pathology
BEAKER TEST NAME: TISSUE PATHOLOGY
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: Tissue Pathology

Beaker Synonyms

SURGICAL|PATHOLOGY|PATHOLOGIST|SPECIMEN|TISSUE EXAM

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

BW FROZENS: AP CONTAINER (Preferred)-No Temperature
BW HISTOLOGY: AP CONTAINER (Preferred)-No Temperature
BL HISTOLOGY: AP CONTAINER (Preferred)-No Temperature