Endocrine Pathology

CPT Code(s):

  • 88302, 88304, 88305, 88307 or 88309, depending on the case complexity
  • 88312 and 88313 if special stains are used
  • 88342 if immunoperoxidase stains are utilized

Specimen Requirements:

Tissue must be fixed in formalin. For thyroid FNA collection and specimen requirement specifications, see Cytopathology: Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) in this directory. For fixative and more information, contact the UF Health Pathology Laboratories Client Services Department at 888.375.LABS (5227).

Storage/Transport Temperature: Submit specimen according to Biological Substance, Category B, shipping guidelines.

Unacceptable Conditions:
  • Frozen specimens
  • Specimens not in appropriate fixative
Stability (collection to initiation of testing):
  • Ambient: Indefinitely
  • Refrigerated: Indefinitely
  • Frozen: Unacceptable


Microscopic exam


1 - 5 days


Monday - Friday