Cytopathology: Vitreous Fluid
Additional CPT codes may apply if special studies are required.
We recommend for specimens to be immediately transported to the lab and kept cool. If immediate transportation is unavailable, place the specimen into a sterile container and refrigerate it.
Storage/Transport Temperature: Submit specimens according to Biological Substance, Category B, shipping guidelines.
Unacceptable Conditions: Frozen specimens greater than 72 hours old
- Sterile Container: 24 hours
- Refrigerated: 72 hours
This test is used to detect cancer or the presence of malignant cells in the eye.
1 - 3 days
Monday - Friday