Cytology Ductal Washing

CPT Codes

  • 88112 - QTY (1)

Performing Laboratory

Cleveland Clinic Laboratories

Specimen Requirements

Volume Type Container Collect Temperature Transport Temperature Special Instructions
UnspecifiedWashings, ductalCytoLyt solution  Place collected fluid into container of CytoLyt solution. (See special information).

Days Performed

Mon - Fri

Turnaround Time

1 day

Reference Range

Cytology Ductal Washing
Sex Age From Age To Type Range Range Unit
       Refer to report and evaluation for atypical cells, suspicious or diagnostic of malignancy. 

Special Info

30 mL tubes containing CytoLyt solution are available through the Cleveland Clinic Client Services or in the Storeroom under Solution, CytoLyt. Label container with patient's name, clinic number, date and specimen submitted. REQUIRED BY FEDERAL LAW: Specimen must be accompanied by Cytology requisition or electronic test request giving patient's name, age, clinic number or unique identifier, clinician, clinical history, procedure, location, specimen submitted, time and date.