CPT Codes: 88305 x # of jars
Test Includes: Gross, microscopic examination and diagnosis of 1-26 prostate biopsy sites.
Specimen Requirement: 1 - 30 prostate tissue specimens fixed in OncoFix II and submitted in the biopsy transport kit.
Volume: Entire specimen
Container: 15 ml jar containing OncoFix II
Special Instructions: Test requisition form must state the number of sites submitted. Use of the preprinted specimen labels is recommended.
Turn-Around Time: 2 Business Days
Clinical Utilization: Histologic evaluation of prostate biopsy specimens and additional prognostic information following histologic diagnosis. These tests help clinicians to diagnose prostate cancer.
Shipping & Handling: Ship in the biopsy transport kit
Storage: Maintain specimen at room temperature
Sample Rejection: Specimen submitted unfixed; improperly labeled specimen; unlabeled specimen; no test requisition form.