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Surgical Pathology Consult

Surgical Pathology Consult (HCPATHSP) Surgical Pathology/Autopsy Lab Test

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

Collection Instructions:

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

Specimen Transport:

Within UWHC send via pneumatic tube to station 501 or hand deliver to UWHC Surgical Pathology Reception.

Test Limitations:

Normal laboratory hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 am - 5:00 pm.