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Cytology, Bronchoalveolar Lavage, Malignancy (INACTIVE as of 10/05/15; Refer to 2000623)
8280005
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
BAL 2
Methodology
Microscopy
Performed
Mon-Fri
Reported
1-5 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Use this for all nonopportunistic infection indications (e.g., malignancy). 
Collect
Refer to Cytology, Bronchoalveolar Lavage Specimen Collection for specific collection and transportation guidelines. 
Specimen Preparation
 
Storage/Transport Temperature
 
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data


Note
CPT Code(s)
88108 or 88112 and/or 88106 - Additional CPT codes may apply if special studies are required
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
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Aliases
  • BAL, Cytology
  • Bronchoalveolar Lavage