Brushing Cytology

CPT CODE: 74013
DAYS PERFORMED: Mon-Fri, 0730-1700;
TURNAROUND TIME: 24-48 hours
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Specify the site brushed. If brushings are obtained from different sites, a separate fixative vial should be used for each site. Suspected infectious diseases should be specified.
CONTAINER TYPE: Cytolyt fixative vial
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Brush from lesion area
TEST SYNONYM(S):Cytology, Brushing