Name: Surgical Pathology Consult
Test Name: Surgical Pathology Consult
Health Link Test Code: HCPATHSP
LIS Test Code: AP6
CPT Code(s): 88321
In-Lab Turnaround Time: 5 - 10 days.
Specimen: Slides and/or paraffin-embedded blocks
Slides or paraffin-embedded blocks should be placed in a suitable transport container. Outside pathology report must be included with slides/paraffin-embedded blocks.
Requests must include patient name, date of birth, medical record number (for internal customers), referring physician, and referring institution. A letter requesting the review should accompany any request from a physician outside UW Health.
Sample Analyzed: Tissue
Outreach Specimen Processing:
Slides/paraffin-embedded blocks and pathology report should be mailed in a padded envelope. Send via Federal Express to:
Surgical Pathology Lab
Mail Code 3224
600 Highland Ave.
Madison, WI 53792
Within UWHC send via pneumatic tube to station 501 or hand deliver to UWHC Surgical Pathology Reception.
Normal laboratory hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 am - 5:00 pm.