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Test Name: Dermatopathology Consult

Test Code(s): PATHE / HCPATHE

CPT Code(s): 88321

Request Form: UWHC Dermatopathology Consultation Request Form

Days Performed: Mon-Fri, 0700-1900.

Turnaround Time: Routine: 1 - 2 days.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Container: Preferred: Sterile screw cap container with 10% buffered formalin (10:1 ratio, formalin to tissue)

Specimen Processing: Material for review should be delivered to UWHC Dermatopathology Lab Office (West Clinic, 451 Junction Road, Room G200- Madison WI, 53717).  Requests should be accompanied by a completed UWHC Dermatopathology Consultation Request form and the original pathology report from the outside institution.

Specimen Transport: Deliver outside slides with appropriate paperwork to UWHC Dermatopathology Lab (West Clinic, 451 Junction Road, Room G200- Madison WI, 53717).


The UWHC Dermatopathology Lab provides slide consultation for UW Health clinical staff as well as any outside clinician or pathologist.

Test Limitations:

Cases requiring additional special stains or immunohistochemical staining will have an increased turnaround time.

derm, dermpath, derm path, skin

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