Test name: Cervical Punch
Specimen: Punch biopsy
CPT Codes: 88305
Collection: A small tissue sample is punched from the cervix and placed in 10% Neutral buffered formalin or Carson Millonig formalin.
Special Instructions and Considerations: Please submit the collected specimen in 10% Neutral buffered formalin or Carson Millonig formalin.
Storage and Transport Instructions: Maintain specimen at room temperature (15°-30°C). Ensure the specimen container is securely sealed before transport.
Causes for Rejection: Specimen is not labeled, or not submitted in formalin, or container is open
Limitations, Causes for Unsatisfactory Results: Insufficient tissue requiring additional biopsy