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Fat Pad Biopsy, Tissue Biopsy, Surgical Pathology

Important Note

Contact 4M Dermatology (x3-9400) and ask for the Dermatology resident doing consults for procurement.

eD-H Order Code

LAB3175, Specimen to Pathology

Specimen Collection Information

Specimen Container
Tissue

Specimen Transport Temperature

Ambient

Specimen Stability

Stable in fixative

Additional Specimen Instructions

Incisional biopsy of abdominal fat pad – 2 cm of tissue preferred.
Contact 4M Dermatology (x3-9400) and ask for the Dermatology resident doing consults for procurement.

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Turnaround Time

24 – 72 HRS.

Performing Lab Section

Surgical Pathology

CPT(s)

88305