Test name: SOFT Biopsy
Specimen: Exocervix or lower genital tract biopsy
CPT Codes: 88305
Collection: The SoftBiopsy® design is a special device used to non-surgically acquire an exocervical biopsy. The tip is snapped free of the handle and submitted in the formalin vial. Please thoroughly read the instructions for the SoftBiopsy® kit to ensure accurate specimen collection.
Special Instructions and Considerations: Please remove the collection tip from the handle at the score mark to submit the collected specimen.
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 incorrectly labeled, or not submitted in formalin, or container is open.
References: SoftBiopsy® Gynecological Tissue Removal, Collection, and Transport Device Instructions for Use