Endocervical Brushings (performed in lieu of endocervical curettage)

CPT CODE: 88112

SYNONYMS: none

TEST INCLUDES: Specimen preparation and cytologic evaluation.

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENT: Cellular material with or without the collection brush in appropriately labeled ThinPrep Preservcyt vial.

TESTING SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday 08:00 - 15:30, turnaround time 2 working days.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Collect the cellular sample in the routine manner using an endocervical brush. Rinse the brush thoroughly in the solution in the Preservcyt vial pushing the brush against the side of the container to dislodge all material. Preservcyt vials are obtained directly from the Cytology Laboratory.

REFERENCE INTERVAL: Normal cells.