Breast, Core Biopsy

Synonyms

BRBXCO, ultrasound guided needle core, stereotactic biopsy

  • Tech Only CPT 88305
  • Tech Pro CPT
  • PowerPath Code BRBXCO
  • Schedule Daily
  • Turn Around Time 48 Hours
  • Methodology Tissue

Organs

Breast

Specimen Requirements

Patient Preparation: N/A
Container: 10% neutral buffered formalin and placed in pink specimen biohazard bag
Stability: Preferred, 0-72 hours. Acceptable with limitations, after 72 hours
Preferred volume: Surgical specimen as deemed appropriate by physician/surgeon

Required Patient Info

Please provide X-Rays if available and time specimen was placed in formalin. Requisition should include: patient information, clinical history, diagnosis code and insurance/billing information.

Storage and Transportation

Transport at room temperature. Also acceptable: Refrigerated

Cause for Rejection

Specimen containers without two patient identifiers