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Test Name: Eye Pathology

Test Code(s): PATHO / HCPATHO

CPT Code(s): 88300, 88302, 88304, 88305, 88307, 88312, 88313, 88321, 88342, 88311, 88309

Request Form: UWHC Ocular Pathology Specimen Request Form

Days Performed: Mon-Fri, 0700-1600.

Turnaround Time: Routine: 3 working days.


Specimen Requirements

Specimen: Tissue, whole eyes, foreign bodies.

Collection Container: Preferred: Sterile screw cap container with 10% buffered formalin (specimen must be submerged in liquid)

Specimen Transport: Deliver to UWHC Ocular Pathology Lab (CSC- F4/378), 600 Highland Ave., Madison, WI 53792-3220


Interpretation

Test Limitations:

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

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